“Special International Program for Urban Infrastructure Engineering in Developing Countries (‘Civil and Development’ program) ” and “International Graduate Program for Innovation of Civil Engineering through ICT technologies (‘Civil and ICT/IoT’ program)” are belonging to Department of Infrastructure and Urban Society for the master course and Department of Urban Innovation for the doctor course in Graduate School of Urban Innovation, Yokohama National University. It is the all-English graduate program at the doctor and master level in the field of civil engineering.
We have initiated the all-English graduate program at the doctor and master level in the field of civil engineering since 1989. The Japanese government (MEXT) scholarships have been collocated to the program as priority, and at present, two MEXT scholarships for the master course and five MEXT scholarships for the doctor course are allocated every year for “Civil and Development” program, and four MEXT scholarships for the doctor course are allocated every year for “Civil and ICT/IoT” program.. So far, about 250 international students have successfully graduated from this program, and now nearly 50 international students are studying in this program (as of 2020). The program is rather a research-oriented although coursework is necessary. Courses are offered in English, and all dissertation works including adviser’s guidance, progress report, writing, and presentation are done in English.Table of Content
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MEXT scholarships for the master’s course and the doctoral course are going to be allocated to “Civil and Development” program and “Civil and ICT/IoT” program. The candidates who wish to receive the MEXT scholarship allocated to these programs can only apply for October enrollment 2022.
An applicant willing to admit in the Doctor course must have following academic requirements:
An applicant willing to admit in the Master course must have following academic requirements:
For both the Master course and the Doctor course, an applicant should be in good mental and physical health.
Selection will be done by the Program based on the submitted documents. The evaluation of applications will be based on the applicant’s academic achievements in the earlier degrees and research potential assessed from academic documents, recommendation letters, the field of interest and study plan.
During the selection process, the shortlisted candidates might be asked for an interview by e-mail/skype or other suitable means. The result of selection will be notified to the applicant by the middle of March, 2022.
The selected applicants will be asked to fill the more detailed application forms and the other documents for the official procedure. The lists of candidates selected by the Program are sent to the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) for the final approval. The Program will announce the final selection result to the selected applicants and make arrangements to enroll Yokohama National University. Final Scholarship confirmation from MEXT will be at the end of July, 2022.
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For more details,visit Yokohama website