Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences

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Special Selection of Working Individuals Examination for
Doctoral Programs (August)

9. Applicants Who Need Special Considerations

Applicants who need special considerations due to disability must submit a designated application form, a doctor’s certificate, and a copy of their disability certificate to the Division of Educational Promotion, Department of Educational Promotion (1-1-1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8577 Japan +81.29.853.2111) by Friday, June 30, 2017.

Examples of special considerations:
  • Extended exam time, separate testing room, preferred seating location, etc.
  • Braille and other accessible formats
  • Use of a computer for writing, vision aid, hearing aid, and other aids
  • Sign language interpreter and other assistants

To request these accommodations, applicants must submit documents to prove their condition.

10. Early Completion Program

Refer here for the Early Completion Program in Doctoral Program in Earth Evolution Sciences, Doctoral Program in Biological Sciences, Doctoral Program in Appropriate Technology and Sciences for Sustainable Development, Doctoral Program in Biosphere Resource Science and Technology, Doctoral Program in Life Sciences and Bioengineering, Doctoral Program in Bioindustrial Sciences and Doctoral Program in Sustainable Environmental Studies, and Doctoral Program in Integrative Environment and Biomass Sciences (Entry to the Third-Year).

11. Instructions for Taking the Examination

Read through and follow the instructions in the “Information and Hints for Examinees” to take the examination.
Information and Hints for Examinees will be posted on the University of Tsukuba’s website on Monday, July 31, 2017.

12. Contact Us

If you have any questions about the application procedure, contact us at:

305-8572 Graduate Admissions, Academic Service Office for the Life and Environmental Sciences Area, University of Tsukuba
1-1-1 Tennoudai, Tsukuba-city, Ibaraki-ken, Japan
Phone: +81-29-853-7808/4570
Hours of Operation: 9:00am – 12:15pm, 1:15pm – 5:00pm on Monday through Friday
[except national holidays]