Department of Systems Innovation: Regular Admission

About the Department:

In modern days, multifaceted challenges involving humans, artifacts and nature require more attention and more versatile experts. The Department of Systems Innovation tackles those challenges, offering a unique combination of resources and expertise in a community that provides unique intellectual opportunities.

We at the Department of Systems Innovation are committed to implement both education and research for materializing innovative systems that would enable a better harmony between natural systems, human-made objects, and social systems. The Department of Systems Innovation prepares graduate students for distinguished careers in research and as experts in the public or private sectors. Master’s students are trained to assess information and trends in their fields, and to create original works. Doctoral students perform research at the highest level, advancing knowledge in their fields. We encourage all prospective students to contact with our faculty to discover which field of study or topic is best suited for their interests. By doing so, the prospective students will get a feel of what it is like to collaborate with our distinguished faculty and work in our state-of-the-art facilities.


Information Sessions: (detail)

Department of Systems Innovations offers information sessions on:

  • 17:30-20:00 May 25, 2018 (FRI)    (Place: Hongo Campus, Eng. Bldg. No. 3, 2F  Room31)
  • 13:00-15:30 June 9, 2018 (SAT)    (Place: Hongo Campus, Eng. Bldg. No. 3, 2F  Room31)


Information sessions cover a variety of topics including the admissions processes as well as academic and campus life. In addition, the Department brochure will be distributed to all participants. Immediately following each information session is a poster session. All prospective students are encouraged to attend the poster session to meet with our faculty members and discover firsthand the wealth of educational opportunities available at the Department of Systems Innovation.


Guide to Entrance Examination:


Important Dates:

  • Application Period:July 3, 2018 – July 12, 2018
  • Examination Schedules:
    • August 28 (Mon) Written Examination
      • English / 9:00-11:30
      • Mathematical Problems Designed to Test Ability to Think Logically* / 13:00-15:30
      • Reading Comprehension / 16:30-18:00
    • August 29 (Tue) Oral Examination (Master) / 9:00-
    • August 30 (Wed) Oral Examination (Doctor) / 9:00-


< Previous Tests  of Mathematical Problems Designed to Test Ability to Think Logically>

*Part of the problems of “Mathematical Problems Designed to Test Ability to Think Logically” are going to be the same problems as the mathematics problems of “Regular education subjects” of School of Engineering. Examinee will be instructed to choose 2 of from 6 problems in “Regular education subjects” of School of Engineering, and 4 from our department’s 6 original problems. The past problems of “Regular education subjects” are available on the following website.



< Previous Tests of Reading Comprehension >

If you wish to receive a previous test, follow the following steps:

  • Contact the administrative office of the Department of Systems Innovation (see below).
  • Mail a pre-addressed envelope (big enough that fits A4 size papers) to administrative office (see the address below).



Contact us:
The Administrative Office of the Department of Systems Innovations,
Graduate School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo

Hongo Campus, Eng. Bldg. No. 3, 2F
7-3-1 Hongo Bunkyo-ku
113-8656 Tokyo,
Tel:03-5841-6533, 03-5841-2900(English speaking staff)