Requirements for enrolling in the ALPS course

To join the ALPS course, you must be a graduate student belonging to one of the following three departments:

  • Department of Physics, Graduate School of Science, the University of Tokyo
  • Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, the University of Tokyo
  • Department of Applied Physics, Graduate School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo
and fulfill all of the requirements listed below:
  1. You aim to acquire a PhD degree in photon science, in the broad sense of the term
  2. You are interested in the social/industrial applications of science, and eager to actively learn about them
  3. You fully understand the purpose of the ALPS course, as well as its rules, such as course requirements
  4. You intend to enroll in the Doctoral program at one of the above-listed three departments*
  5. You agree to apply for DC1 in the JSPS Research Fellowship for Young Scientists, and should you be accepted, you also agree to stay in the ALPS course**
  6. You understand and agree to the fact that your PhD diploma will bear a note saying that you have completed the ALPS course

*
You may not enroll in the ALPS course if you are planning to find business employment when you finish your Master's program.
**
Requirement 5 does not apply to those who are in the second year of their Master's program at the time of the January 2012 application.