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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

Selection for AY 2023 intake is over. Application Guidelines for MPP/IP AY 2024 will be available in the summer.

Application Guidelines for MPP/IP AY2023 (reference only)

Application Guidelines for 2023 (136KB)

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

GraSPP Web Entry System User Guide for Applicants (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, 2023, 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

Those who seek scholarship opportunity with ADB-JSP should apply for the admissions for professionals category.

Enrollment Date

Late September, 2023 (April 1, 2023 is also available.)

April enrollment is only for Japanese nationals and non-Japanese nationals who have a visa valid through the end of March 2023 that allows applicnats studying in Japan. Non-Japanese nationals who seek April enrollment are required to contact the MPP/IP Desk by December 7 to be pre-checked. The MPP/IP Desk does not guarantee that the pre-check will be done by the application deadline if the request for pre-checking arrives at the MPP/IP Desk after December 7, which could result in non-eligibility for April enrollment.

Application, Admission and Tuition Fees

(All fees are as of AY2022 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.