This is a program that Tokyo Metropolitan University (TMU) promotes co-tutorial studies with international partner institutions with the purpose to undertake joint supervision of a research project and dissertation of postgraduate students enrolling in each institution under the program based on mutual international academic co-operation.
Process from preparation to completion of the program (for example)
（１）Coordination between TMU and the partner institution
（２）Concluding an international academic exchange agreement between TMU and the partner institution
（３）Selection of eligible outbound and inbound students by both of the academic instructors of TMU and the partner institution
（４）Formulation of joint supervision plan by both of the academic instructors of TMU and the partner institution
（５）Final decision on outbound and inbound participating students at TMU and the partner institution
（６）Commencement of the joint supervision of the research project
（７）Bilateral examination of the dissertation by both of the academic advisors of TMU and the partner institution
（８）Conferment of a diploma
TMU confers a diploma on the TMU postgraduate student participating in the co-tutorial program and a certificate on the student of the partner institution.