Admission information

Examination Schedule A

Aug. 2, 2017: Written Examination for Master course applicants (Usual selection) 


Aug. 3 and 4, 2017: Oral Examination for Master course and Doctor course applicants (All categories)


Examination Schedule B

Oral Examination for Master course applicants (Special Selection for Applicants with Overseas Education) and Doctor course (All applicants):  February 7,  2018(provisionally). 


Application period of Schedule

15 to 21 June 2017 (All applicants. Postmarked deadline is June 21, 2017).

Notes:  It is recommended to contact potential supervisors in advance to discuss research plans (2 A4 page research plan is required for Doctor course applicants. Master course applicants who wish to consult potential supervisors are encouraged to do so).

Further details can be found in the Official Guidelines for Applicants section (see below).

To the Master course applicants: a short, free-style essay (1-2 A4 pages) about your research plan is required. This essay would be referred by the interviewers. The research plan may not necessarily be strict; however, if you’re already clear about what you’d like to study, we strongly recommend you to consulting with your potential supervisor(s) before you start writing the essay.

Enrollment Dates

Our Department accepts admissions in April and September for applicants who have passed the entrance exams. However, September admission for Master Course Usual Selection applicants will not be available. Further details can be found in the Official Guidelines for Applicants section (see below).

Official Guidelines for Applicants

How to obtain guidelines:
Download the Guidelines for Applicants and Entrance Examination Guides (Inquiry Sheet, Document Checklist)

※Applicant eligibility for those wishing to enroll in September 2017 according to the Guidelines for Applicants to the 2018 Master/Doctoral Course

Briefing sessions on entrance exams in 2017

May 7th (Sun.) at Yayoi Auditorium, Hongo Campus (2:00 pm)


May 13st (Sat.) at Environment Building, Kashiwa Campus (2:00 pm)


May 14th (Sun.) (1:00 pm-)


*Course of Terrestrial Environmental Studies
Location: Lecture Room 5, 5th Floor, Environmental Studies Building, Kashiwa Campus
For more details, please contact us (nyushi_nenv (atmark)
*Course of Marine Environmental Studies
Location: Auditorium of Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute (AORI)
This briefing session will be hosted by AORI.

Contents: Explanations on curriculum of our Department, Guidance of entrance examinations, Introduction of teachers, Laboratory excursions

Announcements are presented in Japanese, but you may talk with our staff in English.

Before the briefing session of our department, a collaborated session of all departments of the Institute of Environmental Studies GSFS will be held from 1:00 pm on May 7 and May 13 (presented in Japanese).

Contacting address

nyushi_nenv (atmark)

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