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Notice of Change-Graduate School Entrance Examinations in August 2020
Due to the outbreak of the COVID-19, we have decided to make the following changes to the entrance examinations for August admission to the Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University.
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* Basically, the Japanese applicants should use the Japanese forms. To obtain it, please mail the academic affairs section (refer to below).
* Foreign applicants can use the English forms. Please download from below.
* Entrance examination of this degree program is held in Sendai, Japan. Many applicants from outside Japan enter a couple of months before the exam as a Research Student first, and prepare for the exam while familiarizing to the new environment, although this is not required for admissions.
*IMPORTANT! Notice of Change-Graduate School Entrance Examinations in August 2020(Jun 16, 2020)
*IMPORTANT! Regarding the Certificates of English Language Ability for Graduate School Entrance Examinations in August 2020(Jun. 1, 2020)
* Information about August 2020 Entrance Examination of the departments of Metallurgy, Materials Science and Materials Processing (Master's Program: Special Selection Program for Foreign Students, Special Selection Program for Working Adults)
* Information about August 2021 Entrance Examination of the departments of Architecture and Building Science (Master's Program: Special Selection Program for Foreign Students)

Application Forms

When requesting printed application forms by mail, enclose a self-address return envelope for A4-sized documents (approximately 34 cm by 24 cm) with your name, address and postal code with 250 yen postage affixed. Also, you should attach details below.We can not accept the request of printed application forms from outside Japan.

  • name
  • address / phone number / e-mail address
  • program name (either master's program, doctoral program, IMAC-G master's program, IMAC-G doctoral program, or IMSE program)
  • enrollment season (either April or October)


Graduate Academic Affairs Section, Academic Affairs Division
Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University

6-6-04 Aramaki Aza Aoba, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi 980-8579, Japan
Phone: +81-22-795-5820
Facsimile: +81-22-795-5824

International Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Course, IMAC, is a fully English taught engineering degree program organized by the division of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering. It has the Undergraduate Course, IMAC-U (Bachelor Degree), and the Graduate Course, IMAC-G (Master and Doctoral Degree). IMAC-U directly connects to the international graduate course (IMAC-G).
Students will have opportunities to learn fundamental and cutting-edge knowledge in laboratories studying fluid dynamics, thermal engineering, materials engineering, micro/nanotechnologies, aerospace engineering, robotics, biomedical engineering, informationscience, quantum science and energy, and environmental studies etc.

IMAC Web Site
Laboratory introduction
The International Robotics Program (IRP) will start from October 2018

The International Materials Science and Engineering Master Course (IMSE) is the program offered for graduate students. The departmentsof Metallurgy, Materials Science and Materials Processing are participating in this program. Institutes related to IMSE includethe Institute for Materials Research (IMR), Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials (IMRAM) and New IndustryCreation Hatchery Center (NICHe). An International Doctoral Program is also provided in the departments.

Information about 2021 IMSE Entrance Examination for enrollment in October 2021
Change in Examination Subjects

IMSE Web Site

The International Civil and Environmental Engineering course (I-CEEC) is engineering degree program organized by the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering. The I-CEEC is aiming at enthusiastic global-minded international students who aspire to assume key international leadership roles in the future. Students will have the opportunity to learn fundamental and cutting-edge knowledge through the study and research on water environmental engineering and science, disaster sciences, human-social information sciences, infrastructure planning, engineering materials and mechanics, etc.

I-CEEC Web Site

As of April 1, 2020
Mechanical Systems Engineering PDF Website
Finemechanics PDF Website
Robotics PDF Website
Aerospace Engineering PDF Website
Quantum Science and Energy Engineering PDF Website
Electrical Engineering PDF Website
Communications Engineering PDF Website
Electronic Engineering PDF Website
Applied Physics PDF Website
Applied Chemistry PDF
(As of July 8, 2020)
Chemical Engineering PDF Website
Biomolecular Engineering PDF Website
Metallurgy PDF Website
Materials Science PDF Website
Materials Processing PDF Website
Civil and Environmental Engineering PDF Website
Architecture and Building Science PDF Website
Management Science and Technology PDF Website