The international prospective students who wish to study at Department of Geophysics, Graduate School of Science, can choose either IGPAS (International Graduate Program for Advanced Science) program or General Graduate Program.
The IGPAS program is a 5-years graduate program consisting of 2-year master's program and 3-year doctoral program, and is conducted in English language. Applicants may apply either for the master's program or doctoral program depending on their eligibility. Applicants are evaluated by the admission committee in the Geophysics Department in January and the lectures begin in October. Scholarship opportunities are available for those who meet our qualifications and academic standards.
The General Graduate Program also consists of 2-years master's program and 3-years doctoral program, and is conducted not only in English but also in Japanese. We recommend that applicants should have an ability to understand lectures in Japanese. Applicants may apply either for the master's program or doctoral program depending on their eligibility. To be admitted as the general program student, applicants are evaluated by "Special qualification for international students" of the Department of Geophysics. The applicant must be consulted with the faculty members of the Department of Geophysics about specific requirements for the admission well beforehand. The course begins in April or October, depending on the time of the qualification.
For more information, visit "Admission" page of the Graduate School of Science and Faculty of Science.
The following pages would be also useful for the international applicants.