International Technology Management Program Entrance Examination Information

1) Application Process and documents

Application process and documents are found here.

Once complete, please send a copy by registered express mail to:

Global 30 Office, Office of International Cooperation and Exchange (OICE),
School of Engineering, University of Tokyo
7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-Ku, Tokyo, 113-8656, Japan

Any enquiries should be addressed to the G30 Office:

2) Selection

- The pre-screening result of application materials will be announced by the end of December.

- Those who pass this pre-screening will be offered an interview by the faculty member of the Department of Technology Management for Innovation, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo

- Details of the interview arrangements will be informed individually.

- The final results will be announced by the end of March. Those who will be nominated for a Japanese Government Scholarship will also be notified at this time.


3) Frequenty Asked Questions


Below are some answers to some of the questions that we regularly receive:


a. Are scores for TOEFL and GRE/GMAT essential?

Yes, scores for both are essential to apply for the program. However, if you are a native speaker of English then the TOEFL may not be necessary. Please communicate with us individually.

b. Is a score for GRE Subject Test Mathematics also essential?

No, it is not obligatory, but submitting a score for GRE Subject Test Mathematics is strongly recommended.

c. Do you have minimum scores for TOEFL, GRE and GMAT?

No, we undertake a comprehensive assessment of all materials submitted in the Application Package.

d. I have an IELTS score. Is it possible for me to use this instead of a TOEFL score?

No, it is not possible – only a TOEFL score will be accepted.

e. I will not meet the deadline for submitting the necessary scores. What should I do?

To thoroughly and fairly assess your application it is essential for us to receive all relevant scores before the end of December. If you are not able to submit such scores you will not be considered for entry.

f. What is the ETS Department Code?

The ETS Department Code is: 8596

g. Do you return the application materials following review?

No, materials are not returned following review.

h. I am currently studying a totally different field, is it possible to be accepted?

Yes, we accept students coming from different disciplinary fields.

i. I have taken the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT). Should I send this certification?

If you have such certification you may submit it. However, it is not a necessary requirement.

j. Is it possible to work while participating in the program?

It would be difficult to work and successfully fulfill the requirements of the program. It is not recommended.

k. Is this program only for Master students? Is it possible to study for a Ph.D. degree at your department?

Yes, we also accept Ph.D. students. In this case there is a specific examination for Ph.D. entry. Please consult the following webpage.