Green Science and Engineering ( M.S. , Ph.D. )
The following information was made available as of July 2021.
Subsequent to the above date, unavoidable circumstances due to COVID-19 may result in changes in the University's policies and guidelines. Please note that in cases where any changes are made, the latest information are to be updated on this website as well as the booklet of the "Application Procedure."
The updated information will also be notified to registered applicants via email once the application period opens.
Application materials basically must be submitted via email electronically. Read the "Application Procedure" carefully for details.
Overview of the program
The Green Science and Engineering Division is a new division, which started in the year 2013. It occupies a special position among the nine divisions. First of all, the whole educational program, including the lectures and thesis research guidance, is available in English. Also, there is an emphasis on environment and sustainability related studies, important for the future of mankind. To foster cross-disciplinary education, faculty members drawn from all other eight divisions will be involved in the teaching. At the same time, the student is expected to associate with a faculty member of one of the other eight regular divisions and join his/her research group to pursue advanced education for thesis research. The thesis research advisor can be chosen from among all faculty members of the graduate program in science and technology.
Spring (April)* and Autumn (September)
*Spring entry is only for Ph.D.
Method of Admissions:
Document screening, Interview
Contact Potential Supervisors (M.S. and Ph.D.)
Prospective students (both M.S. and Ph.D.) must contact a potential dissertation supervisor before submitting their application. Information about the disciplinary specialties and research interests of faculty members is available on the "List of Thesis Advisors for 2022 Entry." (207.10 KB)
Faculty members' contact information can be found here.
Download a program brochure(691.14 KB)
For applicants for Autumn 2021: Application Procedure: 2021 entry(378.61 KB)
Spring 2022 entry (April) for Ph.D. only
|Application period(on-line)||August 25, 2021, 10:00 a.m. - September 15, 2021, 11:59 p.m. (JST)|
|Materials Receipt Deadline||September 22, 2021|
|Notice of Results||November 19, 2021, 10:00 a.m.(JST)|
|Matriculation Fee Deadline||December 17, 2021|
Autumn 2022 entry (September)
|Application period(on-line)||March 16, 2022, 10:00 a.m. - April 6, 2022, 11:59 p.m. (JST)|
|Materials Receipt Deadline||April 13, 2022|
|Notice of Results||June 17, 2022, 10:00 a.m. (JST)|
|Matriculation Fee Deadline||July 15, 2022|
Statement of Purpose Form WORD(15.50 KB)
Fees and Aids
New Scholarship opportunity!
"Sophia University Graduate School Scholarship for Fostering Researchers in Doctoral Program"
Starting April 2022, Sophia University establishes a new scholarship program, the "Sophia University Graduate School Scholarship for Fostering Researchers in Doctoral Program”. The scholarship is provided to all regular students who are enrolled in Doctoral Programs of Sophia University Graduate School and satisfy the requirements annually within their required residence term. Students do not need to submit scholarship application at admission. For more information, click here.
MEXT Scholarship for Degree Students
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Download figures for past acceptance information from here(11.49 KB)
Request for Withdrawal
The refund policy will be notified in the booklet of entrance prcodure sent out to admitted students.
If you decide to withdraw, please use the form provided below.
Form of Request for Refund(PDF)(42.55 KB)
Form of Request for Refund(Word)(19.87 KB)