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.

*The application process for PEAK 2021 enrollment will be conducted online.
The application period will be from December 7, 2020 to January 7, 2021.
Detailed instructions for completing the online application process will be made available at the beginning of November on this official PEAK website.
We kindly ask you to check the website again around that time.

If you believe your application will be affected by the novel corona virus situation (e.g. due to cancelation of a standardized test), please consult with the PEAK Undergraduate Admissions Office before applying.


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

Application Documents

1. Application Form
2. Essay
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. Evaluations
8. School Profiles (if applicable)
9. Other Documentary Evidence of Achievements (if applicable)

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

Application Schedule for 2021 Enrollment

1. Application Period

December 7, 2020 - January 7, 2021

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

January 2021

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

Late January 2021

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

4. Second Screening:


February, 2021 - March, 2021

All interviews are conducted online. During the interview, the applicant may be asked to provide written answers to questions given by the interviewers.

5. Acceptance

April 5, 2021

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

6. Enrollment Decision

May 7, 2021

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

7. The First Package:

Enrollment Procedures

Mid May, 2021

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, 2021

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

Late August, 2021

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. The Second Package:

Orientation Information

Late July, 2021

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

10. Enrollment

September 1, 2021

The University of Tokyo (PEAK) academic year commences.


Application Fee


The applicant should make a payment of the application fee.
The payment procedure will be provided in advance of the payment period.