Study Abroad at TMU

2019 Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship(Embassy Recommendation)

For those who have passed the primary screening of the 2019 MEXT Scholarship (Research Student) conducted by the Embassy/Consulate General of Japan in their home countries and wish to study at TMU

■Contact TMU

If you wish to study at TMU, please read the following procedures carefully and send required documents to the International Affairs Office. Please ensure that your documents reach us no later than August 24, 2018.  

(1) Please find a supervisor from the list of researchers on the following webpage and others.
 ※If the e-mail address of your desired supervisor is listed on TMU webpage, you may contact her/him before the release of the result of the primary screening. In this case, be sure to contact the International Affairs Office soon after passing it.
http://www.tmu.ac.jp/english/researcher.html

The following graduate schools require Japanese language proficiency.
・Graduate School of Humanities:Adequate Japanese language proficiency for taking courses taught in
Japanese.
・Graduate School of Law and Politics: Adequate Japanese language proficiency for taking courses taught
in Japanese.
・Graduate School of Management: High-level Japanese language proficiency for taking the Business
Administration Program (Master’s) and the Finance Program
(Master’s).

(2)Send us a set of the same documents as those submitted to the embassy, together with a certificate of preliminary selection issued by the embassy.
Please also inform us of the due date to submit a letter of acceptance issued by the graduate school to the embassy.


※you may send them by PDF files via E-mail with a password "tmu2019" or by registered mail such as EMS. The due date is August 24, 2018 (NLT).

(3)The International Affairs Office will forward your documents to your desired graduate school.

(4)Document Screening conducted by the graduate school.
  ※At this stage, additional documents or all original documents may be required depending on the graduate school.

(5)If the graduate school decides to accept you as a MEXT scholarship recipient, a letter of acceptance will be issued and sent to you by EMS from the International Affairs Office.

■List of Required Documents

(a)Application Form
(b)Field of Study and Research Program Plan (a prescribed form)
(c)Academic transcript of each academic year of the last university attended (issued by the university
attended)
(d)Graduation certificate a degree certificate of the last university attended (or an attested document
certifying that the applicant will graduate from the school, where applicable)
(e)Recommendation from the president/ dean or the adviser of the last university attended
(f)Certificate of language proficiency (only if submitted to the diplomatic mission)
(g)Recommendation from the present employer (only if submitted to the diplomatic mission)
(h)Abstracts of theses (only if submitted to the diplomatic mission)
(i)Certificate of preliminary selection issued by the embassy.

 ※Documents from (a) to (h) are a set of the same documents as those submitted to the embassy

■List of Researchers, Faculties & Graduate Schools

http://www.tmu.ac.jp/english/researcher.html

■Inquiry

If you have any inquiry, contact the International Student Exchange Section of the International Affairs Office, Tokyo Metropolitan University .
【E-mail】 tmu-mextscholarship※jmj.tmu.ac.jp
     (Put @ into the above e-mail address instead of ※)
【Address】International Student Exchange Section,International Affairs Office,
Tokyo Metropolitan University
 1-1 Minami-Osawa, Hachioji-shi, Tokyo 192-0397 JAPAN
【Tel】+81-42-677-2030