Admission: For working individuals

One-Year Doctoral Program
for Working Individuals

The One-Year Doctoral Program is designed for Working Individuals who have demonstrated a certain level of research result, ability, etc., in their field.

In this program, students can receive a PhD in only one year instead of the standard 3-year doctoral program.

The numbers of papers and presentations required by the Department to complete the Program are as follows:

  • At least one academic paper (preferably as the first author) that has been refereed
  • At least two oral presentations (preferably refereed, made at international conferences)

In addition, the minimum numbers of credit units required to complete the Program are as follows:

  • Advanced Research 6 units
  • Advanced Seminar 2 units

There should also be 4 units from other courses, for a total of 12 units.

For more information, please see the brochure for this program or the Website. (in Japanese)

Day and Evening Class Program
for Doctoral Students

In this program, students can continue working at their jobs as they take day or evening classes at the Tokyo campus (in the Otsuka district of Bunkyo-ku).

It was launched in the 2009 academic year to promote the development and expansion of graduate school education for working individuals.

In some fields, students can receive instruction through a cooperative relationship with the Research Organization of Information and Systems of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics. (Link)

Entrance examinations are administered twice a year - once in August, and once in February.

For more information, please go to the Website of Degree Programs in Systems and Information Engineering, Graduate School of Science and Technology.

Entrance examination at Tokyo Campus for Doctoral Program

Entrance examinations for Doctoral Program are also held at Tokyo Campus in August and February. For working individuals only.

Please see here.

Address of Tokyo Campus: 3-29-1 Otsuka, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 112-0012 (Access)


Inquiry from working individuals (including inquiry about the department)


Inquiry for admission


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