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Notice

Notice:/31  October 2017

We have revised the English version of The Guidance for Prospective Students (2018 Academic Year) for Master and Doctoral Course.

Notice:/27  October 2017

We have released the English version of The Guidance for Prospective Students (2018 Academic Year) for Master and Doctoral Course.

Notice:/24  July 2017

We have revised “The Guidance for Prospective Students/Global Art Practice for International Students (2018 Academic Year)” we released on June 6th, 2017.

Notice:/6  June 2017

We have released the English version of The Guidance for Prospective Students/Global Art Practice for International Students(2018Academic Year).

Notice:/24 April 2017

Regarding the submission of certificate of English language ability for international applicants to the Global Art Practice course for the academic year 2018

Notice:/24 April 2017

Regarding the schedule of the entrance examination for international applicants to the Global Art Practice course for the academic year 2018

 


 Graduate Students (Master Course)

Guidance for Prospective Students (2018 Academic Year):Japanese
Guidance for Prospective Students (2018 Academic Year):English

※We have revised on October 31st, 2017

English version of the 2018 Guidance for Prospective Students is now available. (27 October, 2017)
1. Eligibility to apply

> Details(Japanese)

> Details(English)

2. When to apply

For Architecture, Conservation (Buildings and Districts/Conservation Science/Preventive Conservation)

・Registration period for online applications and remittance period for screening fees:

Begins at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, August 8, 2017. (Japan time)

・Submission period for application documents:

Must be received by 17:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 10, 2017. (Japan time)

For Painting, Sculpture, Crafts, Design, Intermedia Art, Aesthetics and art history, Conservation (Japanese Painting/Oil Painting/Sculpture/Crafts), Global Art Practice

・Registration period for online applications and remittance period for screening fees:

Begins at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, November 28, 2017. (Japan time)

・Submission period for application documents:

Must be received by 17:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 30, 2017. (Japan time)

> Details (Japanese)

> Details(English)

3. Screening fee

Amount: 36,000 yen
Payment procedure

> Details(Japanese)

> Details(English)

4. Documents to submit
  • Documents proving eligibility to apply
  • Application Form
  • ID Photo
  • Personal statement
  • Letters of recommendations (*Required only for Global Art Practice applicants)
  • Address labels for sending admission procedure documents
  • Certificate of English language ability (*Required only for Non-native English speakers applying to Global Art Practice)
    *Submit certified scores from one of the following exams: 
    ・TOEFL iBT 
    *TOEFL PBT and TOEFL ITP are not accepted
    ・TOEIC Listening & Reading or TOEIC Speaking & Writing   
    *Scores from TOEIC and TOEIC IP are both accepted.
    ・IELTS Academic    
    *​IELTS General Training is not accepted.  
    *​The exam must have been taken on or after March 1, 2016. 
    <Notes>
    1. International students who are residents of Japan must submit their Certificates of Residence
    (showing their visa status and period of residence) issued by the heads of their municipal
    governments or copies of their Residence Card .(This is not required for applicants who are current
    students of the Tokyo University of the Arts or Japanese government-funded international students
    at the University.)
    2. In addition to the documents under 1 above, Japanese government-funded international students
    must submit Japanese Government Scholarship for Foreign Students Certificates issued by their
    current universities (showing their enrolment status and enrollment period).
    3. If the family name shown on your certificates or other documents differs from your current family
    name, attach a certificate or other documentation of your name change (such as an official partial
    copy of a family register).
    Applicants also must submit their portfolio.
    For details, please refer to the Guidance for Prospective Students (2018 Academic Year).

For Architecture, Conservation (Buildings and Districts/Conservation Science/Preventive Conservation)

Must be received by 17:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 10, 2017. (Japan time)

For Painting, Sculpture, Crafts, Design, Intermedia Art, Aesthetics and art history, Conservation (Japanese Painting/Oil Painting/Sculpture/Crafts), Global Art Practice

Must be received by 17:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 30, 2017. (Japan time)

> Details(Japanese)

> Details(English)

5. Screening method/Examination dates

For Painting, Sculpture, Crafts, Design, Architecture, Intermedia Art, Aesthetics and art history, Conservation,Global Art Practice

> Details(Japanese)

> Details(English)

For Global Art Practice

> Detail(English)

6. Announcement Of Results

Architecture, Conservation (Buildings and Districts/Conservation Science/Preventive Conservation),Global Art Practice(for International Students)
10:00 a.m. Friday, September 29, 2017

Painting, Sculpture, Crafts, Design, Intermedia Art, Aesthetics and art history, Conservation (Japanese Painting/Oil Painting/Sculpture/Crafts), Global Art Practice
10:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 20, 2018

> Details(Japanese)

> Details(English)

NOTE:
Information in this section is from the 2018 Guidance for Prospective Students.
Please wait for the updated Guidance for the year you are applying.


Graduate Students (Doctoral Course)

Guidance for Prospective Students (2018 Academic Year):Japanese
Guidance for Prospective Students (2018 Academic Year):English

※We have revised on October 31st, 2017

English version of the 2018 Guidance for Prospective Students is now available. (27 October, 2017)
1. Eligibility to apply

> Details (Japanese)

> Details(English)

2. When to apply

・Registration period for online applications and remittance period for screening fees:
Begins at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, November 28, 2017. (Japan time)

・Submission period for application documents:
Must be received by 17:00 p.m. on  Thursday, November 30, 2017 (Japan time)

Details (Japanese)

> Details(English)

3. Screening fee

Amount: 36,000 yen
Payment procedure

> Details (Japanese)

> Details(English)

4. Documents to submit 
  • Documents proving eligibility to apply
  • Application Form
  • ID Photo
  • Personal statement
  • Letters of recommendations (*Required only for Global Art Practice applicants)
  • Address labels for sending admission procedure documents
  • Certificate of English language ability(required for native Japanese speakers applying for Intermedia Art)
    *Submit certified scores from one of the following exams:
    ・TOEFL PBT
    ・TOEFL iBT
    *​The exam must have been taken on or after January 20, 2016.
  • Certificate of English language ability (required for non-native English speakers applying for Global Art Practice)
    *Submit certified scores from one of the following exams:
    ・TOEFL iBT
    *TOEFL PBT and TOEFL ITP are not accepted
    ・TOEIC Listening & Reading or TOEIC Speaking & Writing
    *Scores from TOEIC and TOEIC IP are both accepted.
    ・IELTS Academic
    *​IELTS General Training is not accepted.
    *​The exam must have been taken on or after March 1, 2016.
    <Notes>
    1. International students who are residents of Japan must submit their Certificates of Residence
    (showing their visa status and period of residence) issued by the heads of their municipal
    governments or copies of their Residence Card .(This is not required for applicants who are current
    students of the Tokyo University of the Arts or Japanese government-funded international students
    at the University.)
    2. In addition to the documents under 1 above, Japanese government-funded international students
    must submit Japanese Government Scholarship for Foreign Students Certificates issued by their
    current universities (showing their enrolment status and enrollment period).
    3. If the family name shown on your certificates or other documents differs from your current family
    name, attach a certificate or other documentation of your name change (such as an official partial
    copy of a family register).
    Applicants also must submit their portfolio.
    For details, please refer to the Guidance for Prospective Students (2018 Academic Year).

Must be received by 17:00 p.m. on  Thursday, November 30, 2017 (Japan time)

> Details (Japanese)

> Details(English)

5. Screening method/Examination dates

Details (Japanese)

> Details (English)

For Global Art Practice

> Details(English)

6. Announcement Of Results

10:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 20, 2018

> Details (Japanese)

> Details(English)

NOTE:

Information in this section is from the 2018 Guidance for Prospective Students.

Please wait for the updated Guidance for the year you are applying.


Graduate Students (Master Course/Global Art Practice Entrance Examinations for International Students)

We are no longer accepting international applications to the Global Art Practice course for the summer entrance examinations. In November, we will accept applications from Japanese and international students for the February entrance examinations for the academic year 2018. See below for more details.

Guidance for Prospective Students/Global Art Practice for International Students(2018Academic Year)

We revised “The Guidance for Prospective Students/Global Art Practice for International Students (2018 Academic Year)”  on July 24th, 2017.

Statement of reasons for application
Address labels for sending admission procedure documents
Portfolio Submission Form
Contents of the Guidance for Prospective Students for Global Art Practice(International Students)

Please see the above PDF for details.

1. Eligibility to apply

Applicants to the Global Art Practice (GAP) MFA program for international students at
Graduate School of Fine Arts must be of a nationality other than Japanese and meet
one of the requirements listed in the Guidance.

2. When to apply

Registration period for online applications and remittance period for screening fees:
Begins at 10am on Thursday, July 13th and ends at 11:59pm on Sunday, July
23rd, 2017.(Japan time)

Submission period for application documents:

Begins on Thursday, July 13th and ends at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 27th, 2017.

3. Screening fee

Amount: 36,000 yen

4. Documents to submit

●Documents proving eligibility to apply
●Application Form
●ID Photo
●Personal statement
●Letters of recommendations
●Certificate of English language ability
and others.
Applicants also must submit their portfolio.

5. Screening method/Examination dates

We decide whether to admit a student based on comprehensive evaluations that
include assessments of academic abilities by the Graduate School and review of documents submitted by the applicant.
Deadline for submitting portfolio: By 5 p.m. Thursday, July 27, 2017

6. Announcement of Results

10 a.m. on Friday, September 29th, 2017
(Successful applicants will be sent admission procedure documents around October 5, 2017.)