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Waseda University

Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering

Doctoral Program

Degree Information
Degree Doctoral
Type of Degree Doctor of Engineering
Doctor of Science
Subject - Complex Systems (Biomedical Engineering, Biomolecular Science, etc.)
- Engineering (Civil Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, etc.)
- Environmental Science (Environmental Conservation, Sustainable and Environmental System Development, etc.)
- Humanities (History, Linguistics, etc.)
- Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering (Computational Science, Nano/Micro Science, etc.)
Major Pure and Applied Physics
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Applied Chemistry
Life Science and Medical Bioscience
Electrical Engineering and Bioscience
Intergrative Bioscience and Biomedical Engineering
Nanoscience and Nanoengineering
Nuclear Energy
Duration 3 years
Entry Date April 1 and September 21
Location Center for Science and Engineering, Waseda University
3-4-1 Okubo, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 169-8555
Area Kanto Region (Tokyo, etc.)
Postgraduate Program Started
No. of Students
No. of Full and Part-Time Faculty Members
Tuition Fees Please refer to the "Admission Fee, Tuition Fee, Seminar Fee, and Student Health Promotion Mutual Aid Association Fee" on the top of website below.
Additional Information
Contact Addressee: Graduate Admissions Office, Center for Science and Engineering, Waseda University
Phone: +81-3-5286-3808
Fax: +81-3-5286-1689
Admission Information
Admission Capacity Limited
Application Type Open to everyone
Eligibility Applicants must satisfy the following qualifications (includes applicants who are expected to graduate by September 20 for September entrance):
Applicants who have been educated and conferred a Master's Degree, professional degree or
equivalent in countries other than Japan. (However, applicants who have graduated from Japanese universities where a degree can be obtained by taking courses in English only are also eligible.)

If you have studied at schools or university in Japan, accelerated to complete elementary/secondary/ higher education curriculum in less than 16 years and have any inquiries about your qualifications, please make sure to contact Graduate Admissions Office by phone (+81-3- 5286-3808) or e-mail us at "" by one month before applying.
Application Period Please refer to the application guideline on the website below.
Examination Type & Date Selection will be made based on document screening. However, depending your prospective department and/or supervisor, there may be a question and answer session via phone or email. If you are contacted for such a session, please follow instructions.
Presence in Japan Required for Screening Process No
Admission Fee Overseas applicants: 5,000 yen
Domestic applicants: 30,000 yen

As of December 12, 2016


University and program information, costs, dates, policies are subject to change; please confirm important facts with university admission personnel.