For details, please carefully read both the 'Admission Guide of Graduate School of Information Science and Technology' and the 'Admission Guide' of each department (available below).
International students should consider their entrance date carefully as the immigration restriction by the Japanese government may still continue.
Application Submission Period
June 3 (Fri), 2022－at 17:00 (JST), June 9 (Thu), 2022
Application Submission Period
November 16 (Wed), 2022－at 17:00 (JST), November 22 (Tue), 2022
→The announcement of successful applicants will be posted here.
Entrance Examination Briefing for AY2023 Admission will be held as follows. Those who wish to participate in the briefing should register from the entry form. All the participants who have completed the registration will receive the information to access the online briefing via email.
Date: May 21 (Sat), 2022
Method: online by ZOOM
*Before this entrance examination briefing, you will be required to watch the guidance videos of each department on our exclusive website.
＜Briefing Session on the Graduate School＞
This session includes;
*Introduction of the Graduate School of Information Science and Technology
*Introduction of the education programs of the Graduate School of Information Science and Technology
Offered in Japanese: 13:00-13:30 (JST)
Offered in English: 13:30-14:00 (JST)
＜Briefing Session for each department＞
This session includes;
*Guidance of each department including online lab tours (vary by department)
【AY2023 Admission Guide for Master’s and Doctoral Programs of the Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, the University of Tokyo】
【Admission Guide for Each Department】
Those who wish to apply for the AY2023 Summer Entrance Examinations should follow the procedures below.
Check the Admission Guide and prepare the necessary materials for your application.
This may include your transcripts, certificates, photograph, the proof of your examination fee payment (See 3. below), etc.
Depending on the department, some additional documents other than the above may be required. Please be sure to check the Admission Guide of the department of your choice.
(*available from 6/3)
WEB Application System (Master’s Program)
WEB Application System (Doctoral Program)
WEB Application System (Doctoral Program [Special Selection for Professionals])
■ Notes on Photograph Data
・Upload your photograph to the WEB Application System.
・This photograph will be used for your Examination Admission Card to verify your identity at the entrance exams. Processed or modified images cannot be accepted. Failure to verify your identity may result in disqualification. The photograph will also be used for your student ID card after your enrollment.
・Prepare a photograph as guided below:
－Size: length 308 pixels × width 236 pixels
－A clear photograph taken within the past 3 months that shows your upper body facing forward with your head uncovered, with plain background
When you pay your examination fee, you can choose one of the following methods:
1) Bank Transfer:
Use the Transfer Application Form output from the 'WEB Application System' and transfer your examination fee at a bank counter.
2) E-shiharai.net (by credit card / at a convenience store, etc.):
Refer to the 'How to make Payment of Examination Fee at E-shiharai.net' and pay your examination fee as instructed.
→Click here to navigate to 'E-shiharai.net'. 【available period: 5/26 - 6/9】
● Examination fee for AY2023 entrance examination is 30,000 JPY.
● Applicants who correspond below are exempted from their examination fee payment.
・those who are expected to complete a Master's program or special degree program at the University of Tokyo in March 2023 and proceed to a Doctoral program in April 2023
・those who are expected to complete a Master's program or special degree program at the University of Tokyo in September 2022 and proceed to a Doctoral program in October 2022
・international students on scholarships from the Japanese government (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, MEXT)
● Entrance Examination Fee Exemption for Applicants for Admission Affected by Natural Disasters. The University of Tokyo has taken the decision to waive the payment of entrance examination fees by applicants affected by natural disasters such as earthquakes, typhoons, floods, etc., to lighten the economic burden and to secure the opportunity of admission for applicants.
If you wish to apply for the exemption of the examination fee for the AY2023 Summer Entrance Examinations of the Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, please refer to the following notice and submit the required documents by post in a recordable way during the period below.
Application Period: May 17 (Mon), 2022 –May 24 (Mon), 2022
If you wish to apply after the application period, please contact us directly by email.
Office of Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo
Engineering building No.8 (Room# 162), 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan 113 8656
TEL 03 5841 7926
【Important】 Application documents must be submitted only by uploading the files to the WEB Application System. (*No need to mail them by post.)
Convert all the required documents into PDF files and upload them to the WEB Application System:My Page. (*available from 6/3)
The deadline for uploading: 17:00 (JST), June 9 (Thu), 2022
*Uploading your application documents to 2 or more courses or departments cannot be accepted.
*Applications which do not contain all the required documents by the deadline cannot be accepted.
Some departments require the applicants to submit recommendation letters. Check the Admission Guide of the department of your choice and request one from your recommender in advance of your application if necessary. If a prescribed form is provided by the department, you should also forward the form to your recommender in advance.
Read carefully the "Notes on Difference between Online and On-site Examinations", follow the instructions on the WEB Application System to submit "AY2023 Entrance Examination of the Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, the University of Tokyo: Transfer Application for the Online Written Examinations"
Examination Admission Card will be delivered via E-mail to each applicant by July 15 after accepting the application. Follow the instructions to download your Examination Admission Card.
For details on how to submit your TOEFL Institutional Score Report, refer to the 'Guidelines for Submission of TOEFL Scores (for AY2023 Entrance Examinations)'. Download the format of ‘Notice of unacquired TOEFL iBT Scores (for AY2023 Entrance Examinations)’ from here.
【Important】On the Winter Entrance Examination of Department of Computer Science
From AY2023, the Department of Computer Science will not recruit new students for the Master’s program in the winter entrance examination. The department will continue to recruit new students for the Doctoral program, but will not conduct written examinations and will evaluate applicants through submitted documents and oral examinations, in the winter entrance examination.
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