Tohoku University

Future Global Leadership Program

Degree Courses Taught in English

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Frequently Asked Questions - Graduate Programs

General Questions

Q: Who should I contact if I have questions regarding the FGL graduate courses?

A: Please contact the program you are interested in directly. See your prospective course's website for contact information.


Q: When does the application period start and what materials will I have to prepare?

A: The application details differ from one course to another. After deciding which course you want to apply to, please contact them directly. Go to the course's website listed here to find contact information.

Q: Do you accept students only once a year?

A: Some courses have admission twice a year and others once a year. For more information,please inquire with your prospective course.

Q: Can I change my course after I am accepted?

A: In general, you cannot change your course. If you need to do so, you will have to talk to your academic advisor.


Q: What sort of scholarships do you have?

A: The following scholarships are available to international students:
  • Japanese Government (Monbukagakusyo) Scholarship
  • Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) Honors Scholarship for Privately Financed International Students
  • Other Private Scholarships – please refer to the following websites:
    Financial aid information from Tohoku University
    Japan Student Services Organization
  • President Fellowship
  • Institute for International Advanced Research and Education Master's/Doctoral course students
  • Teaching Assistant System

In addition, some graduate schools provide their own financial support. For details, please contact your prospective course directly.

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