Admissions-closed

International Master’s/Doctoral Degree Program: Information, Technology, and Society in Asia (ITASIA)
Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies, The University of Tokyo

The application period for admission in 2018 is now closed; application materials for 2019 will be available in early September 2018.

Degree Programs

M.A.S. Program

  • To be eligible for admission to the M.A.S. program, you must be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent status.

Ph.D. Program

  • To be eligible for admission to the Ph.D. program, you must be a holder of a Master’s degree or an equivalent status.
  • Students applying for the Ph.D. program should have already received extensive training that will have prepared them for advanced research. If the applicants for the Ph.D. program have received a Master’s degree in a field that is not directly related to the emphasis of the ITASIA Program or to the applicants’ proposed field of study, then it is strongly encouraged that they apply instead to the M.A.S. program.

Application Requirements

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) official score report or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic test report*

  • The official TOEFL score report must be sent by ETS (Educational Testing Service) directly to the Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies, the University of Tokyo (Institution Code: 0440). (The Examinee’s Score Record is not acceptable.) Applicants must explicitly request the submission early enough taking into consideration the time required for processing and handling. ETS will issue the Official Score Report only for a PBT or iBT taken within two years. (ITP is not acceptable.)
  • The IELTS Academic test report form must be sent by IELTS to the Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies at The University of Tokyo. Applicants must explicitly request the submission early enough taking into consideration the time required for processing and handling. IELTS will issue the test report form only for exams taken within two years.
  • The application will not be reviewed without the arrival of either the official TOEFL score report or IELTS Academic test report form.
  • The TOEFL and IELTS requirement does not apply to native speakers of English. You may identify yourself as a native speaker of English only if English is your first language or you have been educated in the English-language since early childhood.

GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) General Test Official Score Report.*

  • The Official Score Report must be sent by ETS (Educational Testing Service) directly to the Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies, the University of Tokyo (Institution Code: 3560). The Examinee’s Score Record or copy is not acceptable.
  • Applicants must complete the exam and request the scores early, taking into consideration the time required for processing and handling.
  • Please note that ETS will issue the Official Score Report only for the tests taken within five years.

* not necessary for applicants who are currently enrolled in the ITASIA Program or applying within two years of graduation from the ITASIA Program.