Prospective Students


Department of Community and Global Health offers master degree and Ph.D. programs for those who have professional experiences in medicine or public health. These programs consist of course works conducted in English as well as field studies for dissertation research. Students typically conduct quantitative analysis based on their field studies.

Our master degree program starts in April every year whereas our Ph.D. program receives new students twice a year, in April and October. For admission, including application procedures and deadlines, visit the website of Graduate School of Medicine, the University of Tokyo.

Note that Department of Community and Global Health currently stopped accepting new Ph.D. students. After accepting new master students in April 2021, Department of Community and Global Health will stop accepting new master students.


Visit the websites of Office of International Students and School of International Health for introduction to scholarship for overseas students. In addition to the scholarship programs listed in that website, the school helps prospective students to obtain scholarship offered by external organizations, including Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT or Monbukagakusho) and Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO). For prospective students from developing member countries of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), Department of Community and Global Health accepts applicants of ADB – Japan Scholarship Program (JSP).

Exemptions of admission and tuition fees are offered for self-funded students who have financial difficulties in funding the fees and demonstrate outstanding academic achievement. Housing Office helps prospective and current students to find accomodations during their studies at the University of Tokyo.