Information offered in these pages is selective. Applicants should obtain official documents in Japanese providing a detailed account of admission. A full list of entrance examination requirements is available in Japanese only.
I. Requirements for Admission
Foreign students will be enrolled in one of the following four programs of the Faculty of Arts and Letters/Graduate School of Arts and Letters, Tohoku University.
Admission through examination into the third year class is carried out at the Faculty of Arts and Letters, Tohoku University.
This is basically a non-degree program open to those students who intend to engage in the study of a particular subject. Research students are classified into the following categories:
Relevant materials on educational history should be submitted when applying to take the entrance examination.
At the Tohoku University Graduate School of Arts and Letters, visa application can only be made by the individual applicant in person. Please be careful of this requirement.
Application for research student is distributed, when obtaining professor's consent of your admission.
As a rule, students must be affiliated with another university and admission requests are handled by agreements between departments of the universities or between the universities themselves.
II. Tuition and Fee
For further information on Tohoku University and studying in Japan in general, prospective applicants are advised to refer to the following web sites. Some of them provide information in Chinese, Korean, or other languages, as well as in English.