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About University of Tokyo
University of Tokyo (東大) — public non-profit university. It is located in Tokyo, Japan. University of Tokyo is an active member of Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU), International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU), OpenCourseWare Consortium (OCW).
The independent international ranking THE is very attentive to universities' research output. According to THE, this higher education institution is in 39 place among universities with the most research publications per year.
University of Tokyo offers bachelor, master and doctorate programs in different fields of study.
At University of Tokyo, the academic calendar is divided into two semesters. However, tuition fees are calculated per year. Locals and foreigners study at University of Tokyo for the same price — from 3,963 USD per year. Check the university website for up-to-date information on prices and scholarships.
When choosing an educational institution, it is necessary to take into account additional costs: accommodation, transportation, educational materials, meals and personal expenses.
Only students who successfully pass the entrance exams are admitted to bachelor's programs. Before applying to the university, you need to pass an exam for knowledge of the English language. The university accepts the results of IELTS or TOEFL. The minimum TOEFL score is 80. The IELTS score is not lower than 6.5.
Master's degree at University of Tokyo
To confirm your level of English, you must pass IELTS or TOEFL. The minimum TOEFL score for admission is 98. IELTS — 7 or higher.
University of Tokyo campus
The campus of University of Tokyo is urban. This means that students study closely to the sights and the entire recreational infrastructure of the city. This type of campus gives students more options for internships and part-time jobs. The university has a library, in the collection of which you will find not only textbooks and scientific works, but also works of the classics, modern literature and much more. Foreigners who come to University of Tokyo through exchange programs study and live with local students. Thus, the university promotes intercultural exchange and the establishment of interethnic relations.
Japan allows university graduates to stay in the country for one more year. Graduates can spend this time looking for a job in order to change their visa to a work one. We talk about other options for immigration in our article.