M.Eng. On Campus

International Development Engineering

24 months
3737 EUR/year
3737 EUR/year
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International Development Engineering program is offered by the Yokohama National University. The department of civil engineering has initiated the concept of Special graduate program targeting foreign student who are not able to take courses in Japanese.


International Development Engineering from Yokohama National University is specially designed as Doctoral and Master graduate program for foreign student in which the Department of Civil Engineering, Yokohama National University offers courses in English. Full time attendance for three years starting from the winter term (beginning from October) is necessary for a doctor's course, and two years for a master's course. Course work and research work are required. The program is rather research oriented although course work is necessary. 

Learning Goals

Courses are offered in English and all dissertation works including adviser's guidance, progress report, writing and presentation are done in English.The major fields of study are:

  • Structural Engineering
  • Estuarine and Coastal Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Transportation and Urban Engineering
  • Concrete Engineering
Student can enrol for this program both Spring (April) and Fall (October) intake. However, the department recommended scholarships are only available for October intake. About six scholarships are allocated to this program by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (Monbukagakusho), Japan for candidate student with excellent academic records. Please proceed to the page how to apply for further detail information on admission procedures.At present 23 graduate students including 18 Doctoral student and 5 Master degree students are pursuing their study under this program.  By the end of September 2012, Doctoral degree and Master degree has been awarded under special graduate program in English.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Geotechnical and Geo-environmental Engineering in Urban Area 
  • Theory for infrastructure safety design 
  • Infrastructure-environment Interaction 
  • Seismic and durability design 
  • Theory of Geotechnical Design 
  • Advanced Theory of Disaster Prevention System Design 
  • Engineering Structural Dynamics 
  • Environmental processes in inland and coastal waters 
  • Water Disaster Prevention Engineering 
  • Transportation Planning 
  • Urban infrastructure policies 
  • Elastoplastic Theory of Geomaterials and Continuum Mechanics 
  • Structural Dynamics and its application to Design 
  • Theory of Regional Planning 
  • Environment and Development 
  • Cross-border Societies and Region 
  • International aid policy debate 
  • International Economics and Public Policy 
  • Applied International Trade 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

An applicant willing to admit in the Master course must have following academic requirements:

  • An applicant should have outstanding academic records in undergraduate
  • An applicant should normally possesses a four-year bachelor's degree.
  • Proof of an applicant's 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3737 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3737 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • National

    3737 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3737 EUR per year during 24 months.

535,800 JPY/ year

Living costs for Yokohama

111200 - 165260 JPY /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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