When international students desire to enroll in degree programs, there are two methods do so, such as taking an entrance examination to directly become a degree student of the graduate school, or enroll in the university as a non-degree research student and preparing for taking the entrance examination to become a graduate student.
Those who desire to become a degree student of the graduate school, please refer to the Graduate School Degree Student page.
Also check the Special Selection of International Students.
Non-Degree Research Students (Kenkyusei) refers to students who perform research on specific research topics under the guidance of an instructor at the University of Tsukuba. Although research students are able to attend classes related to research upon the approval of an instructor or faculty in charge of a class, they cannot acquire credits, or Master’s or Doctoral degrees.
Those who desire to become a research student, please refer to the International Research Student page.