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To Applicants for the Graduate Program for Social ICT Global Creative Leaders (GCL)

Eligibility for application
Applicant must be a doctoral course student who has enrolled in October in the previous year of enrollment or an expected doctoral course student who will enroll in April, at one of the departments of the University of Tokyo listed below:

Graduate School Department
Information Science and Technology
  • Computer Science
  • Mathematical Informatics
  • Information Physics and Computing
  • Information and Communication Engineering
  • Mechano Informatics
  • Creative Informatics
Interdisciplinary Information Studies
  • Interdisciplinary Information Studies
Engineering
  • Urban Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering and Information Systems
Medicine
  • Medical Science
  • Health Science and Nursing
  • Public Health
Agricultural and Life Sciences
  • Global Agricultural Sciences
Education
  • Clinical Psychology Course of Integrated Clinical Sciences
Public Policy
  • Public Policy
Law and Politics
  • Legal and Political Studies

Remark that, the students who are entering doctoral course in April must apply to the entrance examination to the doctoral course of one of the above departments, pass the entrance examination, and enroll the department. The application deadline depends on the department, and may be much earlier than the deadline of application to GCL course.

Details about the entrance process are provided by each graduate school, and students must check them by themselves. Decisions of admission to doctoral course and acceptance as a GCL course student are independent. (One can study for usual Ph.D. degree even if one is not accepted as GCL course student.)

The above information may change without notice. Please check on this website for the latest information.

For any inquiries, please contact us:
GCL program office
Room #621, Eng. Bldg. 8, 7-3-1, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, JAPAN 113-8656
Tel:+81-(0)3-5841-8746 Fax: +81-(0)3-5841-8762
E-mail: gcl_gakumu[at]gcl.i.u-tokyo.ac.jp  (Please replace [at] with @)


FY2019 – M1 New Student

Eligibility: Applicant must be a Master’s course student who enrolls in April 2019 or has enrolled in September 2018

Number of students: about 60.

Period for submission:
Complete application forms must reach the GCL Office as follows.
From 10:00, Apr. 1 (Mon), 2019 to 15:00, Apr. 8 (Mon), 2019.

Application Guide 2019 (pdf): Japanese English

Application Form (pdf) :(Choose one of the predetermined folders.)
Japanese English

Application Sheet (Excel):(Choose one of the predetermined folders.)
Japanese English
※If you can’t open the Excel file, please contact the GCL program office, please note.

Place to be submitted: Application Form and Application Sheet should be submitted to GCL program office via e-mail. (The e-mail address is shown in the last.) The office will send an e-mail at receipt of each application. If you do not get e-mail within 24 hours from your application, ask the office.

For any inquiries, please contact us:
GCL program office
Room #621, Eng. Bldg. 8, 7-3-1, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, JAPAN 113-8656
Tel:+81-(0)3-5841-8746
E-mail (for Students’ Division of GCL Office): gcl_gakumu[at]gcl.i.u-tokyo.ac.jp
(Please replace [at] with @)

 

 

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Note: The following application guides are provided as a reference only.      

FY2018 – D1 Transfer Student as the third year of GCL (3rd Call)

Eligibility: Applicant must be a doctoral course student, having enrolled in April, 2018

Number of positions: a few

Briefing Session: Monday, April 2 (start/16:30) at Ele. Conference Room #3, 3rd Floor, Engineering Bldg. #2, Hongo Campus.

Period for submission: From Monday, April 9, 2018 (10:00) to (by no later than) Monday, April 16, 2018 (12:00/noon) (Japan Standard Time). Submit the documents directly to the GCL office. Postal mail valid with postmark no later than Friday, April 13, 2018.

Oral interview:Interview will take place on Friday, April 20, 2018 (around 13:00-18:00) in principal.
Applicants may be allowed to take interview on another appointed day, if he/she cannot take interview on April 20 because of special reasons.

Documents:
To download the Application Guide Book and Forms, please see the below.

1. GCL_Application Guide book 2018_no3
2. GCL_Application Form 2018_no3

FY2018 – M1 New Student (1st Call, 2nd Call)

Eligibility: Applicant must be a Master’s course student who enrolls in April 2018 or has enrolled in September 2017

Number of students: 40 for 1st Call, 20 for 2nd Call

Period for submission:
Complete application forms must reach the GCL Office as follows.
From 10:00, Mar. 9 (Fri), 2018 to 15:00, Mar. 14 (Wed), 2018, for 1st call.(Completed)
From 10:00, Apr. 2 (Mon), 2018 to 15:00, Apr. 6 (Fri), 2018, for 2nd call.

Application Guide 2018 (pdf): Japanese English

Application Form (pdf) :(Choose one of the predetermined folders.)
Japanese English

Application Sheet (Excel):(Choose one of the predetermined folders.)
Japanese English
※If you can’t open the Excel file, please contact the GCL program office, please note.

Place to be submitted: Application Form and Application Sheet should be sent to GCL program office via e-mail( Please see details below.). An E-mail with application ID and related information will be sent from GCL office. If no mail has been arrived within 24 hrs. after the deadline, please ask it to GCL office.

For any inquiries, please contact us:
GCL program office
Room #621, Eng. Bldg. 8, 7-3-1, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, JAPAN 113-8656
Tel:+81-(0)3-5841-8746
E-mail (for Students’ Division of GCL Office): gcl_gakumu[at]gcl.i.u-tokyo.ac.jp
(Please replace [at] with @)

FY2018 – D1 Transfer Student as the third year of GCL (2nd Call)

Eligibility: prospective doctoral course student who will enroll in September 2017 or in April 2018.

Number of positions: a few

Briefing Session: Wednesday, January 17 (start/18:00) at Ele. Conference Room #3, 3rd Floor, Engineering Bldg. #2, Hongo Campus.

Period for submission: From Monday, January 29, 2018 (10:00) to (by no later than) Monday, February 5, 2018 (12:00/noon) (Japan Standard Time). Submit the documents directly to the GCL office. Postal mail valid with postmark no later than February 2, 2018.

Oral interview:Interview will take place on Sunday, February 18, 2018 in principal.
Applicants may be allowed to take interview on another appointed day, if he/she cannot take interview on February 18 because of special reasons.

Documents:
To download the Application Guide Book and Forms, please see the below.

1. GCL_Application Guide book 2018_no2
2. GCL_Application Form 2018_no2

FY2018 – D1 Transfer Student as the third year of GCL (1st Call)

Eligibility: prospective doctoral course student who will enroll in September 2017 or in April 2018.

Number of positions: a few

Briefing Session: Wednesday, July 19 (start/18:00) at Ele. Conference Room #3, 3rd Floor, Engineering Bldg. #2, Hongo Campus.

Period for submission: from Monday, July 24, 2017 (10:00) to (by no later than) Thursday, July 27, 2017 (12:00/noon) (Japan Standard Time). Submit the documents directly to the GCL office. Postal mail valid with postmark no later than July 25, 2017.

Oral interview:Interview will take place in the evenings or later on Monday, August 7, 2017 in principal.
Applicants may be allowed to take interview on another appointed day, if he/she cannot take interview on August 7 because of special reasons.

Documents:
To download the Application Guide Book and Forms, please see the below.

1. GCL_Application Guide book 2018_no1
2. GCL_Application Form 2018_no1

FY2017 – D1 Transfer Student as the third year of GCL (3rd Call)

Eligibility: Applicant must become a doctoral course student, having enrolled in April, 2017. Note that a student cannot belong to more than one leading graduate programs.

Number of students: A small number of students

Briefing Session: Monday, April 4 (start/16:30) at Ele. Conference Room #3, 3rd Floor, Engineering Bldg. #2, Hongo Campus.

Period for submission: The application documents must be submitted to the GCL office (Please see below for the details.) within the period from 10:00, Monday, April 10, 2017 to 12:00, Friday, April 17, 2017. Submission by postal mail is also valid, if it has the postmark date no later than April 14, 2017.

Oral interview:Interview will take place in the afternoon(around 13:00-18:00) on Friday, April 21, 2017 in principal.
Applicants may be allowed to take interview on another appointed day, if he/she cannot take interview on April 21 because of special reasons.

 Documents (pdf):
To download the Application Guide Book and Forms, please see the below.

  1. GCL_Application Guide book 2017_no3
  2. GCL_Application Form 2017_no3

FY2017 – M1 New Student (1st Call, 2nd Call)

Eligibility: Applicant must be a Master’s course student who enrolls in April 2017 or has enrolled in September 2016

Number of students: 40 for 1st Call, 20 for 2nd Call

Period for submission:
Complete application forms must reach the GCL Office as follows.
From 10:00, Mar. 13 (Mon), 2017 to 15:00, Mar. 16 (Thurs), 2017, for 1st call. (Completed)
From 10:00, Apr. 4 (Tue), 2017 to 15:00, Apr. 7 (Fri), 2017, for 2nd call.

Application Guide 2017 (pdf): Japanese English

Application Form (pdf) :(Choose one of the predetermined folders.)
Japanese English

Application Sheet (Excel):(Choose one of the predetermined folders.)
Japanese English
※If you can’t open the Excel file, please contact the GCL program office, please note.

Place to be submitted: Application Form and Application Sheet should be sent to GCL program office via e-mail( Please see details below.).  An E-mail with application ID and related information will be sent from GCL office. If no mail has been arrived 3 days after the deadline, please ask it to GCL office.

For any inquiries, please contact us:
GCL program office
Room #621, Eng. Bldg. 8, 7-3-1, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, JAPAN 113-8656
Tel:+81-(0)3-5841-8746
E-mail (for Students’ Division of GCL Office): gcl_gakumu[at]gcl.i.u-tokyo.ac.jp
(Please replace [at] with @)

FY2017 – D1 Transfer Student as the third year of GCL (2nd Call)

Eligibility: Applicant must become a doctoral course student, having enrolled in September, 2016, or enrolling in April, 2017
Note that a student cannot belong to more than one leading graduate programs.
Remark that this is the last call for application for students who have enrolled in September, 2016.

Number of students: A small number of students

Briefing Session: Monday, January 16 (start/17:30) at Ele. Conference Room 3, 3rd Floor, Engineering Bldg. #2, Hongo Campus.

Period for submission: The application documents must be submitted to the GCL office (Please see below for the details.) within the period from 10:00, Monday, January 30, 2017 to 12:00, Thursday, February 2, 2017. Submission by postal mail is also valid, if it has the postmark date no later than Tuesday, January 31, 2017.

Oral interview:Interview will take place on the afternoon of Saturday, February 18, 2017 (around 13:00 – 18:00) in principle. Applicants may be allowed to take interview on another appointed day, if he/she cannot take interview on the afternoon of Saturday, February 18, 2017 because of special reasons.

Documents (pdf):
To download the Application Guide Book and Forms, please see the below.

  1. GCL_Application Guide Book 2017_no2
  2. GCL_Application Form 2017_no2

FY2017 – D1 Transfer Student as the third year of GCL (1st Call)

Eligibility: prospective doctoral course student who will enroll in October 2016 or in April 2017.

Number of students: A small number of students

Briefing Session: Tuesday, July 12 (start/17:30) at Ele. Conference Room 2, 3rd Floor, Engineering Bldg. #2, Hongo Campus.

Period for submission: The application documents must be submitted to the GCL office (Please see below for the details.) within the period from 10:00, Thursday, July 21, 2016 to 12:00, Thursday, July 28, 2016. Submission by postal mail is also valid, if it has the postmark date no later than Tuesday, July 26, 2016.

Oral interview:Interview will take place on the afternoon of Friday, August 5, 2016 (around 13:00 – 18:00) in principle. Applicants may be allowed to take interview on another appointed day, if he/she cannot take interview on the afternoon of Friday, August 5, 2016 because of special reasons.

Documents (pdf):
To download the Application Guide Book and Forms, please see the below.

  1. GCL_Application Guide Book 2017_no1
  2. GCL_Application Form 2017_no1