Research Student Admissions
Selection is based on the submitted documents, so it is not necessary to come to Japan to apply. Together with the application form, students must submit a "Communication Status with Prospective Academic Advisor Form" completed by the faculty member of this university. Students are required to contact the faculty member concerning their study plans and Japanese language proficiency, then obtain his/her advance approval concerning study plans and Japanese language proficiency before applying for research student status to the Division of Student Exchange.
► Please contact the professors directly. For information regarding professors of University of Tsukuba, refer to "Enrollment Guidebook" for International Students" or "Tsukuba Researchers Information Online System(TRIOS)",and home page of respective graduate school. If their email is not available, you should try contacting them by post.
► Website of each program is available at the end of the "Enrollment Guidebook for International Students, University of Tsukuba", on the "Miscellaneous" page.
Students should contact their prospective academic advisors. To avoid surprising their advisor, students should send a letter in advance including their curriculum vitae and other pertinent documents.
Normally, students are required to send the following documents:
Several exchanges between the student and an academic advisor are usually necessary before acceptance by the academic advisor. Therefore, students are strongly advised to make their first contact with their desired academic advisor a few months before the application deadline.
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