Department of Earth and Planetary Science

Admission to the Special Selection for International Applicants

Applicants to the Department of Earth and Planetary Science of the University of Tokyo are required to submit the documents listed in Section 3 "Application Documents" of the Instructions for Graduate School Application for International Students

 

<Dates of oral examinations>

   • May 30, 2017: for applicants wishing to enroll in September, 2017
   • December 1, 2017: for applicants wishing to enroll in April, 2018
   • December 1, 2017: for applicants wishing to enroll in September, 2018,  
             applying for "University Recommended Monbukagakusho
             (MEXT) Scholarship for 2018"
   • January 29, 2018: for applicants wishing to enroll in September, 2018,  
             applying for "University Recommended Monbukagakusho
             (MEXT) Scholarship for International Priority Graduate
              Programs 2018"

 

 

<For Applicants to the master’s program>

The selection of successful applicants to the master’s program will be made on the basis of application documents (including GRE score, TOEFL score, "Personal Statement" and “Statement of Purpose”) submitted as part of their application, and also by oral examination. 

 

The following points must be included either in the “Statement of Purpose” (Application Document 9) or in the “Personal Statement” (Application Document 8) :

- Your proposed thesis research topic(s) and your reasons for choosing it
- A summary of your undergraduate study (and previous graduate study, if any)
- Any work experience relevant to your proposed research in our department
- Any particularly significant experience or achievement in your academic or
  working career, and its possible relevance to your master’s program

 

 

  <For Applicants to the doctoral program>

The selection of successful applicants to the doctoral program will be made on the basis of application documents (including GRE score, TOEFL score, "Personal Statement" and “Statement of Purpose”) submitted as part of their application, and their master’s theses and an oral presentation on their master’s research subject. Please note that only the applicants who passed the documentary examination will proceed to oral examinations.

 

The following points must be included either in the “Statement of Purpose” (Application Document 9) or in the “Personal Statement” (Application Document 8) :

- Your proposed thesis research topic(s) and your reasons for choosing it
- A summary of your undergraduate and previous graduate study
- Any work experience relevant to your proposed research in our department
- Any particularly significant experience or achievement in your academic or
  working career, and its possible relevance to your doctoral program
-Details of research plan, research method and the status of your preparation
to the proposals (less than 500 words)

 

 

<Contact information for inquiries>
    Office of the Department of Earth and Planetary Science

      Email: gakumu-eps.s[at]gs.mail.u-tokyo.ac.jp

 

•  Instructions for Graduate School Application for International Students