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National

University of Tsukuba

筑波大学 

School of Informatics

Overview

Departments and Divisions
Academic Program
Typical Length of Program
Degrees
College of Information Science
4
Bachelors
(Information Science/Information Engineering)
College of Media Arts, Science and Technology
4
Bachelors
(Science in Media Sciences and Engineering)
College of Knowledge and Library Sciences
4
Bachelors
(Arts in Library and Information Science)
Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar: semester
Entry Timing: Apr. Sep.
Term Commencement: Apr. / Oct.
List of Courses and Schedule
Syllabus
Link
List of Courses and Schedule
Link
Degree Programs Offered in English
Curriculum Policy of Institution
Contact Info (for International Students)


Degree Awarding Policy

Program Profile

Official Website
Brochures and App Form
School Overview
Link
Application Form
Link
School Brochures
Link
School Features
Criteria for Awarding Degrees
Supplementary Japanese Language Class

Curriculum Policy of Institution
Japanese Language Course at an Affiliated School (Separate Admission Process for the University)

Study Abroad Programs (Incl. in and outbound) / Length of Program
Exchange Programs with Partner Institutions Overseas

Double/Dual/Joint Degree Programs

MEXT Research Students Scholarship

Types of Professional Qualifications
  • Teacher's License
  • Librarian
  • Curator

Students

As of May 1, 2020

total
1102
Students

Students

Number of International Students by Nationality

Number of Spring Admissions
245
Number of Spring International Admissions
7
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
8
Number of Graduating Students in 2020 (International Students)
267 (2)
Completion Rate in 2020
Completion Rate of Doctoral Programs for International Students in 2020

Faculty

As of May 1, 2020

List of Academic Staff/Faculty Members (Title, Degree and Achievements)
Total Number of Academic Staff/Faculty Members
134
  • Student : Faculty Ratio (both Full-time)

    1102:134

Number of International Academic Staff/Faculty Members (by Gender)

Professors
Associate Professors
Lecturers
Assistant Professors
Research Associates
Total
%
Male
41
41
5
32
119
88
Female
3
7
3
3
16
11
International Faculty
1
1
1
7
10
7

Post-graduate Pathways

As of May 1, 2020

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
122
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
135
Main Pathways for International Students
Number of International Graduating Students Employed in Japan (Upon Graduation)
1
Information on Career Prospects
Internships and Other Opportunities
Career Support

Voices of International Students
International Alumni Networks

Campus Location

Campus
Tsukuba Campus
305-8577 1-1-1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8577, Ibaraki Google Map
Access Map
Location Type
Suburban
Facilities and Services
  • Athletic grounds and facilities (e.g., gyms)
  • Facilities for extracurricular activities
  • Rest areas
  • Computer rooms
  • Environments for independent learning other than the library (e.g., learning commons)
  • Barrier-free universal design
  • Cafeteria/On-campus store
  • Halal food provided in the cafeteria and elsewhere (certified Halal)
  • Free Wi-Fi for students
  • Places for worship (Qibla not indicated / washing place available)

Entrance Exam for International Students

Admission Policy of Institution
Entrance examination provisions for international students
Available
Name of Procedures for International Admissions and Program
Global Entrance Examination
Consultation for Prospective Students Overseas
Special Arrangement on Admission for Persons with Disabilities
Transfer within the Institution
Eligible to Apply
Transfer from Another Institution
Eligible to Apply
Options for Testing / Qualifications
  • Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU): Japanese as a Foreign Language
  • Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU): Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology)
  • Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU): Japan and the World
  • Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU): Mathematics
  • Requires English language proficiency (TOEFL)
Remarks
  • Online application available
  • Examination fees and other charges payable by credit card or online payment system
  • Exam must be taken in Japanese
Application Timing
Jan.

Entrance Exam for All Students

Information on Selection Method (for All Students)
  • General
  • Comprehensive selection
  • Recommendation (open recruitment, designated schools)
  • Entrance examination provisions for international students
  • Transfer between schools

Tuition and Fees

Tuition Fees
First Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Second Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Third Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Fourth Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Link
Admission Fee
282,000 yen
Other Charges
Estimated Housing and Utilities Cost (Per Month)
47,750 yen

Special Payment Arrangements

Late Payment Plan
Installment Payment Plan
Tuition Waivers
Student may Apply for Waiver or Reduction of Tuition
Link

Scholarships/Loans

Grants (All Students may Apply)
Grants (All International Students may Apply)
Loans (All Students may Apply)
Details