The Master in Information, Technology, and Society in Asia at The University of Tokyo is tailored to both international and Japanese students who are motivated to pursue active professional careers on the regional and global stages. All instruction is in English, so proficiency in Japanese is not a prerequisite.
The Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies (GSII), which houses the ITASIA Program, offers graduate-level education on:
- the most important concept needed to understand modern society
- promotes interdisciplinary research and education in a wide variety of fields covering the social sciences, humanities and natural sciences.
- Introduction to Asian Studies: History and International Relations
- Introduction to Media and Communication in Asia
- Introduction to Social Research
- Introduction to Information Technology
- Introduction to Media and Communication
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Sociology
- GRE Score
- Bachelor Diploma
International4965 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 4965 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
National4965 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 4965 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
- 535,800 yen/year
Applicants should consider applying for scholarships prior to enrollment such as the Japanese Government MEXT Scholarship program through the Japanese embassy or other government grants in one's home country.
Some applicants with exceptional academic records have been awarded scholarships or tuition waivers at the recommendation of the University of Tokyo, through the courtesy of the donors including NEC and other foundations.Such opportunities will be offered at the time applicants receive notification of acceptance into the program.
The successful applicants for admission can also apply for scholarships directly from the University of Tokyo. Typically, these scholarships are only available to students who have already been accepted into a program of study at the University of Tokyo.
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.