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University of Tsukuba

筑波大学 

School of Integrative and Global Majors

Overview

Departments and Divisions
Academic Program
Typical Length of Program
Degrees
Ph.D. Program in Humanics
Consistent five-year Program
5
Doctoral
(Philosophy in Medical Sciences/Philosophy in Science/Philosophy in Engineering)
Academic Calendar

Consistent five-year Program

Academic Calendar: semester
Entry Timing: Apr.
Term Commencement: Apr. / Oct.
List of Courses and Schedule
Curriculum
Link
Syllabus
Link
List of Courses and Schedule
Link
Degree Programs Offered in English
Consistent five-year Program
Available
Link
The Ph.D. Program in Humanics cultivates leaders equipped with doctoral-level knowledge and skills in the fields of both biomedical sciences and physical sciences/engineering/informatics, together with the scientific expertise to achieve integration of these fields and the capacity to apply them in wider society.

Curriculum Policy of Institution
Contact Info (for International Students)
School of Integrative and Global Majors (SIGMA) Office
81-29-853-7076
sigma@un.tsukuba.ac.jp
Degree Awarding Policy

Program Profile

Official Website
Brochures and App Form
Application Form
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
Double/Dual/Joint Degree Programs

MEXT Research Students Scholarship

Types of Professional Qualifications

Students

As of May 1, 2020

total
80
Students

Students

Number of International Students by Nationality

Consistent five-year Program

Number of Spring Admissions
12
Number of Spring International Admissions
8
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students

Faculty

As of May 1, 2020

List of Academic Staff/Faculty Members (Title, Degree and Achievements)
Total Number of Academic Staff/Faculty Members
121
  • Student : Faculty Ratio (both Full-time)

    80:121

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

Professors
Associate Professors
Lecturers
Assistant Professors
Research Associates
Total
%
Male
58
19
5
24
0
106
87
Female
3
3
3
6
0
15
12
International Faculty
3
1
0
1
0
5
4

Post-graduate Pathways

As of May 1, 2020

Consistent five-year Program

Main Pathways for International Students
Number of International Graduating Students Employed in Japan (Upon Graduation)
Information on Career Prospects
Internships and Other Opportunities
  • Internships/On-the-job training in Japan (Convert to credit)
  • Internships/training outside Japan (Convert to credit)
Link
Career Support
Available
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
Name of Procedures for International Admissions and Program
Consultation for Prospective Students Overseas
Special Arrangement on Admission for Persons with Disabilities
  • Time for exam extended by 1.5 times or 1.3 times
  • Consideration given to location of exam room (e.g., distance from restroom and elevator)
Transfer within the Institution
Transfer from Another Institution
Options for Testing / Qualifications
Remarks
Application Timing

Entrance Exam for All Students

Information on Selection Method (for All Students)

Consistent five-year Program

  • General

Tuition and Fees

As at 01st 10 2020

Consistent five-year Program

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
Fifth 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
Fees Charged during Student Short-time Leave
no payment

Special Payment Arrangements

As at 01st 10 2020

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