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Why should you consider pursuing a degree at a university in Japan? You most probably think that going West for higher studies is a better option - right?
Many Japanese universities offer study programs at the undergraduate, master’s and doctoral level in English.
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This Japanese university also known as Todai or UTokyo, is a public research university that was instituted in 1877. It is one of the most reputed Japanese universities with notable alumni comprising seventeen prime ministers, sixteen Nobel laureates, three Pritzker Prize laureates, three astronauts and one Fields Medalist.
The University’s mission is to be a world-class platform for research and education, contributing to human knowledge in partnership with other leading global universities. It aims to expand the boundaries of human knowledge in partnership with society.
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The Graduate Program admission requirements are:
Although there are no minimum scores expected, the university evaluates applications like their counterparts at the top graduate schools in the USA and UK.
Specific admission requirements for the Graduate Schools at this Japanese university differ.
To know more visit: https://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en/prospective-students/admissions_gs.html
The acceptance rate hovers around 20%. To stand a chance of being accepted, ensure that your test scores are good. Being a class topper will only make things easier for you.
Financial aid for the Master’s program is available in the form of scholarships that are offered by private institutions as well as by the University.
For more information: https://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en/prospective-students/scholarships.html
October 1 - 31 for applicants wishing to enroll in April
April 1 - 22 for applicants wishing to enroll in September
Notable alumni - Yasuhiro Nakasone, Takeo Fukuda, and Hamaguchi Osachi (All former Prime Ministers of Japan)
For more information: https://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en/
This is the second oldest Japanese university and prestigious university in Asia. This leading research-oriented Japanese university can boast of notable alumni that include nineteen Nobel laureates, two Fields Medalisst, and one Gauss Prize winner.
The University’s mission is to sustain and develop its historical commitment to academic freedom and to pursue harmonious coexistence within the human and ecological community on this planet.
To know more visit : http://www.opir.kyoto-u.ac.jp/study/en/curriculum/inenglish/
Ensure that your scores are high to stand a better chance of being accepted. Specific admission requirements for the Graduate Schools at this Japanese university differ.
To know more visit : https://www.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/about/publications/admissions-guide-for-international-applicants.html
The acceptance rate is 37%. While this may look easy, you must be competitive and begin preparing for your application well in advance.
Scholarships for international students are available but the selection is competitive. So it’s best you ensure you have the resources before heading to this Japanese University. For more information : https://www.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/current/how_to/financial_aid/scholarships-applied-for-through-the-university-1
The online application invariably commences on 1 November.
The deadline for submission of all application documents is in early February.
Notable alumni - Hideki Yukawa, Kenichi Fukui, and Shinya Yamanaka (All Nobel laureates)
For more information: https://www.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/
This Japanese university also known as Todai or UTokyo, is a public research university that was instituted in 1877. It is considered among the top three Japanese universities and its graduates have one of the highest employment rate in 400 major Japanese companies.
The University’s mission is to provide education in science and technology through leading-edge R&D in a conducive environment that can make a real contribution to society.
Osaka University has 16 graduate schools that foster excellent professionals.
For more information : https://www.osaka-u.ac.jp/en/academics/graduate
Specific admission requirements for the Graduate Schools on this Japanese university differ.
To know more visit: https://www.osaka-u.ac.jp/en/admissions/faculty/admission_policy
The acceptance rate is 10% in keeping with the reputation of the University.
Scholarships are offered for the Master’s program by the Japanese government.
About 40% of international students receive some kind of financial aid
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1st semester (spring): online preliminary application November 1. Documents must arrive by November 10.
2nd semester (autumn): online preliminary application March 20. Documents must arrive by March 30.
Notable alumni - Akio Morita, Osamu Tezuka, and Akira Yoshino.
For more information: https://www.osaka-u.ac.jp/en