Application

Requirements

  • Courses
    All FoPM students are required to obtain eight credits from the course list attached below. If a student has obtained credits for some of these courses prior to enrolling in FoPM and after entering the graduate school, the credits will be counted toward their required coursework credits.
    List of courses
  • International Career Seminar and Diversity and Ethics Training
    It is required to attend International Career Seminar by the end of the second year of their Doctoral studies where students can learn the diversity of career options outside of Japan and outside of academia. In addition, students must attend the Diversity and Ethics Training during the first year of their Master's studies (during the first year of their Doctoral studies for those admitted in the program from the Doctoral course) where students can learn the importance of respectful interaction and collaboration with people of different genders and backgrounds. Details will be announced after the selection of FoPM students.
  • International Research Experience
    To complete FoPM, students must take part in joint research or a corporate internship abroad during the end of the second year of their Master's studies and the second year of their Doctoral studies. Note that all of these activities require prior application. Refer to the application guidelines in the For FoPM Students webpage for more details.

In addition, FoPM students are required to regularly discuss with secondary supervisors, participate in the lab rotation, and attend events including 4PM seminar.