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東京大学公共政策大学院 | GraSPP / Graduate School of Public Policy | The university of Tokyo

博士課程・大学院研究生 入学案内 Doctoral Course & Graduate Research Students Program

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Admissions for Doctoral Course

Application Guidelines and Schedule for 2023-2024

Application Guidelines and Application Forms 1st Recruitment (Zip 1.2MB)
Published on Oct. 20, 2022
2nd Recruitment (Zip 1.2MB)
Published on Oct. 20, 2022
Updated on Jan. 20, 2023
Updated on Mar. 13, 2023
Enrollment Date Late September, 2023 or April 1, 2023
Applicants who wish to enroll on April 1, 2023, please see “IV. Enrollment Dates, p.2” of the Application Guidelines.
Late September, 2023 or
April 1, 2024
Application Period [CLOSED]

November 18 –
December 16, 2022 5pm (JST)


April 3 –
May 12, 2023 5pm (JST)

Announcement of Candidates to be interviewed February 1, 2023 2pm (JST) June2, 2023 2pm (JST)
Interview February 10 and 13, 2023 June 9 and 12, 2023
Announcement of Admitted Candidates February 22, 2023 2pm (JST) June 21, 2023 2pm (JST)

Application Procedures

Application documents must reach in PDF format during the application period above.
Also, documents in their original forms must be sent by post to the PhD Desk during the application period above.

STEP1 ・Download the Application Guidelines and Application Forms from the link above and read through them carefully.
・Prepare the necessary application documents.
・Read through FAQ before proceeding to STEP2.
STEP2 Send the Application Form (Form#1 in Excel format) to the PhD Desk via e-mail.
STEP3 After reviewing the submitted application form, the PhD Desk will notify the applicant via e-mail with an application number and a link to upload application documents.
STEP4 Upload your application documents in one Zip file to the upload link provided.
STEP5 Mail the original application documents to the PhD Desk.

Admissions for Graduate Research Students Program

2024_1st recruitment 2023_2nd recruitment  [CLOSED] 
Application Guidelines and Application Forms (Zip, 250KB)

Published on 28 June, 2023

Enrollment Date April 2023 or October 2023 October 2023 or April 2024
Application Period MEXT Scholarship applicants:
Tuesday, 1 August 2023 to Friday, 25 August 2023 NOON (JST)

Other applicants:
Monday, 4 September 2023 to Monday, 2 October 2023 NOON (JST)


Monday, 24 April 2023 to Friday, 26 May 2023 NOON

Announcement of Successful Applicants by e-mail MEXT Scholarship applicants:
Wednesday, 27 September 2023Other applicants:
Monday, 20 November 2023
Monday, 26 June 2023

 Contact Information

PhD Desk, Graduate School of Public Policy
University of Tokyo