Brief Description:
The program can accept students in two semesters, April or October enrollment. Students can admit with Japanese government scholarship (MEXT scholarship) or other scholarship or their private funding. Normally, there are five major methods of being admitted in the program.
They are:

  1. Admission with MEXT* (University Recommendation under the Special Program) Scholorship
  2. Admission with MEXT (Embassy Recommendation) Scholarship
  3. Admission with MEXT (University Recommendation, General) Scholarship
  4. Admission with JICA’s Scholarship (JDS, ABE Initiative, PEACE, JICA-FRIENDSHIP Project etc.,)
  5. Admission with candidate’s home country’s scholarship (Chinese Government Graduate Student Overseas Study Program, Indonesia government LPDP, other countries’ government scholarship)
  6. Admission with private funding for International Students

MEXT: Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology, Japan, Monbukagakusho
Necessary procedures to apply for admission for both master’s or doctoral degree program are as follows:
Other than this program, Faculty of Urban Innovation offers Infrastructure Management Program(IMP), which is all-English master program funded by the World Bank. For more information about IMP, please visit this website.
Location:

  • Japan

Host Institution: 

  • Yokohama National University

No. of Scholarships:

  • Six (6)

Admission Requirements:

Doctoral Degree Program

An applicant willing to admit in the doctoral program must have following academic requirements:

  • An applicant should have outstanding academic records in undergraduate as well as Master degree, and shows robust research potential
  • An applicant should normally possesses a four-year bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree.  The minimum grade required for admission is an equivalence of 3.5 on the 4-point scale
  • Proof of an applicant’s English proficiency

Master Degree Program

An applicant willing to admit in the master degree program must have following academic requirements:

  • An applicant should have outstanding academic records in undergraduate
  • An applicant should normally possesses a four-year bachelor’s degree with the minimum grade above average (normally an equivalence of 3.1 on the 4-point scale
  • Proof of an applicant’s English proficiency

For List of research groups within the department of civil engineering are HERE

Admission with MEXT Scholarships (University Recommendation Under Special Program)

From 2018 October enrollment to 2020 October enrollment, Two MEXT scholarships for the master course and five for the doctor course are going to be allocated to this program. The candidates who wish to receive the MEXT scholarship allocated to this program can only apply for October enrollment.

Qualification for MEXT Scholarships prioritized allocated to this program:

1) have the nationality of a country that has diplomatic relations with Japan
2) Be 34 years of age or younger as of April 1, 2018
3) Be able to arrive in Japan before 2018 Fall semester will begin

For the application for October 2018 enrollment, the following documents must reach the correspondence address no later than January 9th, 2018. All the documents must reach the correspondence address by mail no later than January 9th, 2018. We only accept application documents sent by mail, we don’t accept any application documents sent by email/Fax.

  1. Completed Application Form.
  2.  For the Doctor course, an official transcript showing the applicant’s academic performance from both an undergraduate and a master’s course.
  3. For the Master course, an official transcript showing the applicant’s academic performance from an undergraduate course.
  4. Proof of an applicant’s English proficiency (an official score of TOEFL or IELETS or equivalent)
  5. Two confidential Recommendation Letters in the specific form. Each letter should be in a sealed envelope with the signature of the recommender over the flap of the envelope and should be sent to the correspondence address directly.

Application Deadline:

  • January 9th, 2018



 
 
 

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