The following is the overview of the admission process for PEAK programs. Full details on eligibility and application requirements can be found in the Application Guidelines.


Please see "2. Eligibility" of the Application Guidelines.

Application Documents

1. Application Form
2. Essay Form
3. Official School Transcripts
4. Official Examination Results for Academic Ability (Standardized Examinations)
5. Official Test Scores for English Proficiency (if applicable)
6. Certificate of (Expected) Graduation
7. Evaluation Forms (two forms: a) Academic b) Character)
8. Photo
9. Receipt of Payment of the Application Fee
10. School Profile

For further details, please see "4. Required Documents" of the Application Guidelines.

Application Schedule for 2019 Enrollment

1. Application Period

October 26, 2018 - November 28, 2018

Submit the application materials during this period. Applicants must choose one of the two programs (Japan in East Asia or Environmental Sciences) when applying. They will be evaluated based on the program they choose.

2. First Screening:Document Review

December 2018 - January 2019

Applicants are initially assessed on their educational achievements and the content of their application essays. Reviewers also take into consideration the evaluation forms and other materials submitted by the applicant.

3. Invitation of an Interview

January 23, 2019 - January 30, 2019

Applicants receive the result of the first screening via their Mypage accounts. Those selected are invited to attend an interview. The applicants must reply promptly to confirm their attendance at the interview.

4. Second Screening:


February 9, 2019 - March 26, 2019

During the interview, the applicant may be asked to provide written answers to questions given by the interviewers.

5. Acceptance

April 3, 2019

Places for the PEAK programs at the University of Tokyo are offered to successful applicants.

6. Enrollment Decision

May 9, 2019

Deadline for the return of your Letter of Intent. Administrative procedures for preparation to study in Japan begin.

7. Enrollment Procedures

Package 1

Mid May, 2019

Instructions about enrollment procedures are sent to those who have returned the Letter of Intent to accept a place at the University of Tokyo.

8. Payment of Admission Fee

Late May, 2019

Students who have been given an unconditional offer are asked to pay the admission fee.

Late August, 2019

Students who have been originally given a conditional offer and admitted on the submission of the final scores/grades are asked to pay the admission fee.

9. Orientation Information:

Package 2

Late July, 2019

Instructions about orientation and enrollment registration are sent to the students.

10. Enrollment

September 1, 2019

The University of Tokyo (PEAK) academic year commences.


Application Fee