Tokyo Institute of Technology

Department of Transdisciplinary Science and Engineering

What is GSEP?

The Global Scientists and Engineers Program (GSEP) is the first international Bachelor of Engineering degree program of Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech). The program started from April 2016. In this program, all of the subjects are taught in English, allowing qualified international students who have little or no proficiency in the Japanese language to pursue an engineering bachelor’s degree in Tokyo Tech.

Every year, selected students will be awarded a scholarship by the Japan Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) for four years. These students are exempted from paying fees for application, admission, and tuition (more information about MEXT scholarship can be found here). Monthly stipends for living expenses is also provided under the scholarship. Students without MEXT scholarships are also admitted to this program. They may apply for other scholarships after successful admission.

Recipients of GSEP will be belong to the Department of Transdisciplinary Science and Engineering which includes science, engineering, and management courses. GSEP is a transdisciplinary degree program not limited to any specific science or engineering field. Transdisciplinary knowledge is essential for scientists and engineers to solve real-world global problems, as well as acquire intercultural leadership skills and a future vision. Many of the core courses will be team taught in project-based learning or hands-on formats covering various fields of science and engineering. Students can choose course topics and acquire advanced knowledge.

Latest News and Announcements

GSEP Admission guideline for the intake in April 2023

July 8th, 2022

The admission guideline for the intake in April 2023 has been published today. GSEP will start its recruitment for the April 2023 admissions from this August. Call for Applications for the April 2023 admissions will take from August 16 – September 1, 2022. For more details on application requirements and procedures, please visit the Tokyo […]

Visionary Project
Natsu Nakajima and Butoh

June 15th, 2022

  Every year, first year students of the Global Scientists and Engineers Program (GSEP) attend a course entitled, “Visionary Project”. With the aim of expanding future pathways of students, the course introduces various lives of successful individuals that cover areas outside natural science and engineering fields. Invited guest speakers have included artists, teachers, photographers, policy-makers, […]

GSEP Webinar for the April 2023 Admissions

May 30th, 2022

GSEP will start its recruitment for the April 2023 admissions from this August. Students who are interested to apply to the Tokyo Tech Global Scientists and Engineers Program (GSEP) can attend our webinar on 6/11 (Sat) 15:30-17:00 JST or 7/23 (Sat) 15:30-17:00 JST to learn more about the requirements and admissions procedures. Pre-registration is required […]

Announcement of important dates for admission to the GSEP in April 2023

April 28th, 2022

Important dates for the Global Scientists and Engineers Program (GSEP) 2023 admissions are now announced on the GSEP website and the Tokyo Tech web page for GSEP. Applicants are advised to carefully read and follow the application instructions and deadlines.

GSEP students visit museums around Tokyo

March 23rd, 2022

Last March 2, 2022, GSEP students, together with their teachers, visited Edo-Tokyo Museum and National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo. Below, 6th batch students, Le Cong Minh Hieu, Ivan Andrew Gunawan, and Thanaphat Lertmongkhon report of their experiences throughout the day. Edo-Tokyo Museum by Le Cong Minh Hieu During the spring break, GSEP faculty […]