Part of our unique culture is that every student, including undergraduate level students, belongs to a laboratory under a supervising professor. Therefore, you must find a professor who will accept your studying in his/her lab, and supervise you during your EAP program. (You can undertake course work during your research period as well.)
Please use the T-cens Online Application System to apply for the EAP program. Contact your home university coordinator to receive the URL to begin the online registration process and follow the instruction below.
1) Please understand the purpose of this T-cens system. It is to obtain an approval from a professor whom you desire to study under.
2) Therefore, firstly, register yourself via the T-cens Online Application System, then finish filling out the application forms and uploading the necessary documents.
3) Look for a couple of desired supervising professors to whom you are going to submit a request for an approval. You can go to How to Find a Supervising Professor page in the left-side navigation to collect some infomration about professors and their labs.
4) Then, check the List of Professors under the Supervising Professor section on your T-cens page and make sure that the names of the desired supervising professors you found are there.
Now you are finally ready to inquire a professor one by one through the T-cens system!
5) You MUST go to How to Inquire a Supervising Professor page in the left-side navigation for the detailed inquiring procedures.
I ALREADY HAVE AN APPROVAL (a private consent)
Exception: You suppose to obtain the approval from a supervising professor through T-cens system. However, if you happened to receive it beforehand for any reasons, please click here ⇒ YES, I have a private consent already .
★Please view the Application Tips for over all flow that is linked on this page in the left-side navigation menu before you start your application procedure for your successful application.
The University of Tokyo, as the top university in Japan, has a research-oriented culture. Therefore, it is in competition with other top universities around the world as a research-oriented university.
At the School of Engineering and Faculty of Engineering, all students, including UNDERGRADUATE students, must belong to a laboratory under a supervising professor and spend substantial time on research. Therefore, by providing various kinds of lab programs with a rich research environment and high quality facilities, students are afforded abundant opportunities to cultivate their creativity.
Keeping this in mind, we are organized so that all exchange students also belong to a lab and experience this culture. Therefore, we expect all exchange students to actively conduct research in the lab to which they are attached.