School of Integrative and Global Majors (SIGMA)

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General Admission Examination for Ph.D. Program in Empowerment Informatics (First Year Enrollment)
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8. Student Support

  1. (1)Students enrolled in the Ph.D. Program in Empowerment Informatics are eligible for financial support in the form of stipend under the Financial Support Scheme for Special Fellows. Financial Support of 180,000 Japanese Yen until March 2020, and 70,000 Japanese Yen after April 2020 will be paid to the students on a monthly basis. Any students receiving other forms of financial aid such as the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship and JSPS Research Fellowship for Young Scientists (DC) are not entitled to apply for the scheme.
  2. (2)Students enrolled in the program will be offered an on­campus student dormitory room for the first two years.

9. Applicants Who Need Special Assistance

If you need special assistance due to disability, contact the Office of Ph.D. Program in Empowerment Informatics by September 7, 2018.
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10. Examination Instructions

We will post the “Information for Examinees” on our website on October 5, 2018.

11. Contact Us

Office of Ph.D. Program in Empowerment Informatics
School of Integrative and Global Majors, University of Tsukuba
1-1-1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-8573 Japan
Phone: +81 29.853.8740
Hours: 9am to 12:15pm and 1:15pm to 5pm on Monday through Friday except national holidays
* The Office will close from December 29, 2018 to January 3, 2019.

Security Export Control

University of Tsukuba has established the University of Tsukuba Rules on Security Export Control in accordance with the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act, and conducts strict examinations for acceptance of international students, etc. International applicants who fall under any of the conditions set out in said regulations may be unable to enter their desired course or program.