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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

General Information

Application Guidelines for MPP/IP AY2024 (for reference)

Application Guidelines 2024 (308KB)

GraSPP Web Entry System User Guide for Applicants 2024 (for reference)

GraSPP Web Entry System User Guide for Applicants 2024 (1854KB)


Those, who have completed or expect to complete their undergraduate education (a bachelor’s degree or the equivalent) by the enrollment date, are eligible to apply for MPP/IP. Those, who expect to complete their undergraduate education (bachelor’s degree or the equivalent) from the enrollment date through September 30, 2024, are required to contact the MPP/IP Desk in advance. For more details, read Eligibility Requirements. Applicants seeking ADB and/or WB scholarships, read carefully the information on the following links as well.

Policy Streams

MPP/IP offers two policy streams below for students to develop in-depth knowledge in their chosen fields.

Admission Categories

  • MPP/IP admissions for fresh graduates and early career professionals
  • MPP/IP admissions for professionals

English Proficiency Requirement

Caution: English proficiency test score requirements have changed since the 2024 intake. Bachelor’s degree holders from outside Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the UK, or the U.S.A. must submit English proficiency test scores. Please take the test well in advance.

Enrollment Date

Late September, 2024 (April 1, 2024 is also available.) April enrollment is only for Japanese nationals and non-Japanese nationals who, at the time of application, have a visa valid through March 31, 2024 that allows applicnats to study in Japan. Non-Japanese nationals are required to contact the MPP/IP Desk by December 6 to be pre-checked. The MPP/IP Desk does not guarantee that the pre-check will be done by the application deadline if the inquiry arrives at the MPP/IP Desk after December 6, which could result in non-eligibility for April enrollment.

Application, Admission and Tuition Fees

(All fees are as of AY2023 and subject to change.)

Application Fee: JPY 10,000.
Admission Fee: JPY 282,000.

(The Admission Fee is non-refundable for any reason.)

Tuition Fee (annual): JPY 535,800.