Currently the e3 programme covers only graduate level, and not undergraduate.
Those who are qualified in English language proficiency and knowledge in the field of specialism do not need to come to Japan for the entrance exam, but shall be screened by application documents and skype interview.
For October entrants, usually the middle of June (9 and 13 June in 2014) is the period for preliminary screening.
This depends on the division, and is not published to the public.
TOEFL 79 / TOEIC 670 / IELTS 6.0 / MTELP 75
*Otherwise, it is also possible to submit MI Medium of Instruction certificate to certify the language of instruction at your previous university was English.
There are annually 16 scholarships (9 for Master’s and 7 for doctoral students) available as the allotments from MEXT, which monthly stipend is set as 143,000 JPY for Master’s and 144,000 JPY for doctoral students. For self-funded international students, JASSO offers 65,000 JPY/month and HU does 50,000 JPY/month, which both allow students to receive the other scholarship at the same time.
As of April 2014, there have been 402 students incl. 63 master graduates who continued their study in doctoral level. The latest entrants in October 2014 were 17 Master’s students (incl. a Japanese student) and 23 doctoral students (incl. an oversea student who passed the Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students held by JASSO.
Until FY 2014, the students have come from 41 countries and regions, and many of them are from Asian countries as 77 Bangladeshi, 35 Pakistani, 35 Chinese, 29 Thai, 23 Nepalese and 20 Sri Lankan.
Those who wish for applying for MEXT scholarship as well need to submit the application requirements to International Affairs Office of Engineering by 15 November a year before.
Self-supported students (incl. students funded by any organisations/companies except MEXT) need to submit the materials to IAOE by 15 November a year before for April entry, and 31 May in the same year for October entry.
Graduate School of Information Science and Technology is a school separated from Graduate School of Engineering, and therefore it does not get covered by e3. To apply for Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, please contact with the academic affairs section of their office.
Besides the coordinator and an associate clerk of the programme, other members of International Affairs Office of Engineering support the students when needed.