|1||Q||I do not have a good command of Japanese. Can I still apply for Master’s/Doctor’s Program in SIT? Do I need to come to Japan for the Entrance Examination?|
|A||For English-speaking students, we have set up an admission system called "Special Selection for Foreign Students (SSFS)"。As for the Master’s/ Doctor’s Program in SIT, we have many classes/ lectures which are conducted in English, so you can get the degrees in English. We have just implemented new way where application and enrollment for the entrance examination will be done by online, so you do not have to visit Japan for the examination.|
|2||Q||How can I find my supervisor? How can I contact my preferred supervisor?|
|A||Visit T-WEB (SIT Research Profile site) and find your preferred professor(s). Once you have decided on the faculty and the preferred professor, please attach the following documents and email them to Graduate School Section :
· Message to the professor (explain on your interest)
· Research Plan
· Others (Research Achievement, Transcript, etc.)
After the documents are received, the staff will forward the email to the professor and please give us some time to get the feedback from the professor. As this process may takes time, please pay attention to the application deadline.
|3||Q||Do I fulfill the eligibility to take examination?|
|A||Please refer to the link below on the requirement to apply for enrollment. If you do not fulfill the requirement, there is a “Prequalification” stage. If you pass the stage, then you are eligible to sit for the entrance examination. However “Prequalification” cannot be done by online, therefore you must need to come to Japan for the “Prequalification” stage.
|4||Q||Do all the applicants need to submit TOEIC/TOEFL/IELTS?|
|A||Yes, all the applicants need to submit the certificate of TOEFL, TOEIC or other equivalent English proficiency test.|
|5||Q||Does SIT have a scholarship system for International students?|
|A||Unfortunately there is no scholarship system for Master's students. Meanwhile, for Doctoral students with outstanding achievements, there is scholarship system in which the tuition fees, admission fees and monthly living expenses are provided. The scholarship guidelines are posted on the admission application page for your reference.|
|6||Q||Where can I refer to about the entrance examination schedule and application guideline?|
|A||You can check from the link below. Even though application period may already due when you check the link, there are application guidelines from the previous application for your future reference for necessary preparation and required documents. Application Guideline Schedule|
|1||Q||Qualifications and requirements for undergraduate examination are as follows.|
|A||Those who have foreign nationality and have reached 18 years of age at the time of ｴenrollment in SIT. Also, those who meet the following basic qualifications and requirements.
【Qualifications for Undergraduate Examination】
(1) Those who have completed 12 years of study other than Japanese education system, both domestic and overseas, or expected to complete by March 31, 2019.
If you have enrolled in junior and senior high schools based on the Japanese education system, its period should be two years in total.
Those who completed high school based on Japanese education system cannot apply regardless of the number of living years in Japan）
(2) Those who have completed school education in a country where the course of regular education is less than 12 years and has completed a preparatory curriculum (university preparatory course) for entering a Japanese university at an educational facility designated by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (hereinafter referred to as MEXT), or those who are expected to complete.
(3)Those who obtained official university entrance qualifications in foreign countries.
(4) Those who are designated by the Minister of MEXT. Those who have been designated by the Minister of MEXT for holding university entrance qualifications.
【Requirements for Undergraduate Examination】
Qualifications are depends on each special entrance exam for international students. Please check the application guidelines.(in Japanese)
We have the special entrance exam for international students, which is "Special Entrance Examination for foreigners: 外国人特別入試".
If you apply you have to:
1 Take Examination for Japanese University admission for International Students (EJU)
2 Take TOEFL iBT or IELTS or TOEIC.
In case if you want to study in school of Architecture, you are also required Japanese-Language Proficiency Test（JLPT）N2 or N1 level.
Please check the application guidelines.(in Japanese)
Applicants are required high Japanese proficiency in order to read the guidelines, take interviews and lessons in Japanese.
|2||Q||Do you offer English course for undergraduate?|
|A||No. SIT does not offer English based programs for undergraduate.
The students who study in undergraduate are required high Japanese proficiency to be able to take lessons in Japanese.
|3||Q||Does SIT have a scholarship for International student in undergraduate course?|
|A||For private international students, there is a scholarship called ”芝浦工業大学私費外国人留学生学費援助”：
"SIT tuition scholarship aid for private international students". This scholarship will be offered to those who are enrolled in the undergraduate course of SIT and who satisfies the tuition fee assistance standards set by SIT (standard of household difficulty, standard of grades). Scholarship covers a part of annual tuition for private international students. Amount of scholarship will be deducted from payment of 2nd semester.
Private international students who passed the entrance examination must transfer the full amount of payment (971,000 yen) at the time of admission. However, the status of residence is limited to those who have "study abroad"status.
For any inquiry on scholarship, please contact Student Affairs Section after your enrollment.
|4||Q||Do you have dormitory in SIT?|
|A||SIT has international dormitory in Omiya campus.
It costs 35,000yen per month including utility cost. Please be informed that SIT does not have dormitory both in Toyosu and Shibaura campus. SIT supports international students to find accomodation for those who study at Toyosu and Shibaura campus.
|5||Q||When does the academic year start? Is it possible to enroll in Autumn?|
|A||SIT's academic year starts in April and ends in March. SIT does not offer opportunity to enroll in Autumn for undergraduate students at the moment.|
Student Exchange Program
|1||Q||What kinds of “student mobility programs” does SIT offer?|
|A||SIT offers SIT student mobility programs as bellow. Choose the program according to your purpose.
- Course Taking Sandwich Program(Course oriented program)
- Research Exchange Program(Research oriented program)
|2||Q||Am I eligible to apply for the program?|
|A||Each program has it’s requirement, please check each guideline first.
- Guideline for Course Taking Sandwich Program (Link to PDF)
- Guideline for Research Exchange Program (Link to PDF)
|3||Q||I’m not the student from Partnership University of SIT, am I still eligible to apply for the program?|
|A||Even if you are NOT a student from partnership university of SIT, if your university approves and if you can pay the program fees after arrival, you are still eligible to apply for our program The program fees are described in each guideline.|
|4||Q||What kind of courses are offered in SIT?|
|A||SIT has more than 130 courses offered in English in undergraduate and master degree level. Check each courses conducted in English from the guideline of Course Taking Sandwich Program.|
|5||Q||How do I apply for SIT student mobility program?|
|A||Application submission shall only be done through the international exchange coordinator at your university.
1) Have your international coordinator to send us the nomination letter by the deadline.
2) Fill out all the application forms and submit through your international coordinator