Sophia University

Admissions Green Science and Engineering

Green Science and Engineering ( M.S. , Ph.D. )

Established in 2013

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.


Entry Semester:
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 are available on the "List of Thesis Advisors for 2020 entry."(341.95 KB) The contact information is found here.

Download a program brochure(3.32 MB)

Application Procedure

Download "Application Procedure for Spring & Autumn Semester 2020"(173.04 KB)revised on July 25


Application Schedule

Autumn 2019 entry (September)

Application period(on-line) March 27 - April 17, 2019, 23:59 (JST)
Materials Receipt Deadline April 24, 2019
Notice of Results June 19 2019, 10:00 a.m.(JST)
Matriculation Fee Deadline July 22, 2019

Spring 2020 entry (April) for Ph.D. only

Application period(on-line) August 28 - September 18, 2019, 23:59 (JST)
Materials Receipt Deadline September 25, 2019
Notice of Results November 8 2019, 10:00 a.m.(JST)
Matriculation Fee Deadline December 9, 2019

Autumn 2020 entry (September)

Application period(on-line) March 18 - April 8, 2020, 23:59 (JST)
Materials Receipt Deadline April 15, 2020
Notice of Results June 10, 2020, 10:00 a.m.(JST)
Matriculation Fee Deadline July 6, 2020
Application Forms

Application Materials Checklist (94.61 KB)

Recommendation Letter Form PDF (46.31 KB) /WORD (31.00 KB)


Go to Online Application

Fees and Aids

-Details of Tuitions and Fees
-Details of Scholarships

MEXT Scholarship for Degree Students

If you are interested in MEXT scholarships, click here.

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)