Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) offers YSEP (Young Scientist Exchange Program), which gives you the unique opportunity to experience Research Project under direct guidance of an experienced professor as well as related subjects and Japanese language. We are conducting a half-year (single semester) program in Spring and Autumn. The program is all conducted in English.
|Admission Qualifications (When you join YSEP)||
At the time of participation, be enrolled at a Tokyo Tech partner university(*1) and
|Period of Study||One Academic Semester (2 quarters)
Spring: March to August
Autumn: September to February
The study period cannot be extended.
|Courses Offered in the Program||
Compulsory Subjects (6 credits)
|Students can also take other courses at Tokyo Tech for which they are qualified(*2), including Japanese language courses and courses taught in English.|
|English Language Proficiency||(Required document) Official Test Score of TOEFL (iBT, PBT), TOEIC, or IELTS (PDF)
or other official test score which will certify the applicant’s English proficiency and the conversion tables between this test score and TOEFL, TOEIC, or IELTS
Native speakers of English are exempt from this requirement
Monthly Stipend: 80,000 yen
|Application Deadline(*4)||Autumn Semester: February 28
Spring Semester: August 20 (of the previous year)
|Capacity||25 students per semester|
|Website||http://www2.gakumu.titech.ac.jp/ysep/ (program website)
https://form.gsic.titech.ac.jp/ryu/ (YSEP online application system)
1.YSEP participants must have student status at their home university during their period of study at Tokyo Tech.
2.Undergraduate students, with permission, can take courses from the List of Graduate Courses Available to Undergraduate-Level International Exchange Students, as well as courses from GSEP, our English language-taught bachelor’s degree program. Graduate students can enroll in any courses for which they are qualified. Many courses in our graduate program are provided in English.
3.JASSO determines awards according to its own criteria. Allocation of JASSO Scholarship funding is limited.
4.All application forms and related documents must be submitted through the YSEP online application system. Only nominated students from Tokyo Tech partner universities are able to use this system. After receiving your nominations, we will send a unique ID and password to each nominated student so they may access the YSEP online application system.
*For your references: The overview of the old YSEP program thet was conducted until AY2019 is here.