Information on Applications for Entry in September 2019 and April 2020

If you have any questions, please also check the FAQ page before contacting us.

Application Period Schedule

Summer Examinations
Master's and Doctoral programs of all departments.
  • Submission period: June 18 (Tue) 2019 — June 24 (Mon) 2019
  • Examination period: August 19 (Mon) 2019 — August 26 (Mon) 2019
  • Entrance time: September 2019 or April 2020
Winter Examinations
Doctoral programs of all departments; Master's programs of Department of Computer Science, Department of Information and Communication Engineering, and the Department of Creative Informatics.
  • Submission period: December 6 (Fri) 2019 — December 10 (Tue) 2019
  • Examination period: Between late January and middle of February 2020 (See departments' admission guides for details)
  • Entrance time: April 2020

Admission Guide for the 2020 Master's and Doctoral Program of the Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, the University of Tokyo

Admission Guide will be available from the following dates:
  • Summer examination: May 7 (Tue), 2019
  • Winter examination: October 15 (Tue), 2019
In order to take entrance examination, all applicants have to submit the prescribed application form. This application form is a paper form which you must obtain via postal mail. We don't accept the electronic version of the application form.
Via Postal Service
If you would like application documents mailed to you, please fill out this form and send it with A4 size return envelope (self-addressed; put the required amount of stamps or enclose the required amount of IRC) enclosed, to the following address.
7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan, 113-8656
Admissions Office, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo.
*If the address is outside of Japan, enclose necessary amount of IRCs.
By Visiting the University
You can receive them at the Office of Graduate School of Information Science and Technology (Faculty of Engineering Bldg. No.8, 1F, Hongo Campus), from 9:00 to 17:00 on weekdays.
Please refer the PDF files of the application forms below. (Note that they cannot be used for application.)
Check List for Application Application Form Declaration of Proficiency in Japanese Record of International Student
Master's Program pdf pdf pdf pdf
Doctorial Program pdf pdf

Doctorial Program
[Special Selection for Professionals]

pdf pdf

*Important* TOEFL Scores

English skills are evaluated by TOEFL. Please refer to the "2020 Guidelines for Submission of TOEFL Scores."

How to make a payment of examination fee

You can pay the examination fee at Please refer to the following for details.
How to make a payment of examination fee at
Please access the following URL to apply for a payment:
Payment Period:
  • Summer examination: May 27, 2019--Jun 24, 2019
  • Winter examination: Nov 11, 2019--Dec 10, 2019

Entrance Exam Briefing

Date: 13:30 May 25 (Sat), 2019
Place: Room 25 (2F) in Faculty of Law & Letters Bldg.1, Hongo campus (map )
Graduate School of Information Science and Technology will hold a briefing of entrance examination. It's free and no prior registrations are necessary. If you are considering the admission to Master's program or Doctoral program of Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, you are welcome to come to the briefing. After the general introduction to the Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, each department has its own briefing session in a separate room. Each department introduces itself and gives the explanation about its entrance examination. Some departments also introduce research groups and have research demos.

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