Admission information

Examination Schedule A

Aug. 1, 2018: Written Examination for Master course applicants (Usual selection) Completed

Aug. 2 and 3, 2018: Oral Examination for Master course and Doctor course applicants (All categories) Completed

Application period: June 14 to 20, 2018

Examination Schedule B

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

Application period: November 20 to 27, 2018

Application period of Schedule A

14 to 20 June 2018 (All applicants. Postmarked deadline is June 20, 2018).

Notes:  It is recommended to contact potential supervisors in advance to discuss research plans (A4 size, 2 pages 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, freestyle 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 consult 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) from the website here

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

※ Please visit the website here to know Postgraduate Research Student Program and Postgraduate Foreign Research Student Program.

Briefing sessions on entrance exams in 2017

May 6th (Sun.) at Yayoi Auditorium, Hongo Campus (2:00 pm) Completed

May 12st (Sat.) at Environmental Building, Kashiwa Campus (2:00 pm) Completed

May 27th (Sun.) at Lecture Room 5, 5th Floor, Environmental Building, Kashiwa Campus (12:30 pm-) Completed
Course of Terrestrial Environmental Studies: Laboratory excursions (13:00 pm-)
Course of Marine Environmental Studies: AORI Briefing session for examinees (13:00 pm- at Auditorium of Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute (AORI))

Contents: Explanations on the 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 6 and May 12 (presented in Japanese).


Contacting address

nyushi_nenv (atmark)

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