Full Scholarship for the Study of Civil Engineering in Master and Ph.D. at Yokohama National University, October 2020
Deadline: 24 November 2019 (by postal mail)
“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)” belong 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.
YNU has initiated the all-English graduate program at the doctor and master level in the field of civil engineering since 1989. 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 (2018 Oct. enrollment to 2020 Oct. enrollment), and four MEXT scholarships for the doctor course are allocated every year for “Civil and ICT/IoT” program (2019 Oct. enrollment to 2021 enrollment). 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 2019).
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.
An applicant willing to be admitted to the Doctor course must have the following academic requirements: outstanding academic records in undergraduate as well as Master degree, and robust research potential; possess a four-year bachelor's degree and a master's degree; proof of English proficiency (an official score of TOEFL, IELTS or equivalent).
An applicant willing to be admitted to the Master course the following academic requirements: outstanding undergraduate academic records; possess a four-year bachelor's degree; proof of English proficiency (an official score of TOEFL, IELTS or equivalent).
For both the Master course and the Doctor course, an applicant should be in good mental and physical health.
Deadline: 24 November 2019 (the application documents must be sent by postal mailand reach Yokohama National University's correspondence address* by this date; application documents sent by email/fax will not be accepted).
* Correspondence address:
Prof. Koichi Maekawa
Foreign Student Officer
Department of Civil Engineering
Yokohama National University
79-5 Tokiwadai, Hodogaya-ku
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[Boletín SIUN 458, 10/11 de octubre de 2019]