Admission Policy: Master's program /Doctoral program


International Program in Economics at Graduate School of Economics, the University of Tokyo, began with a Master's program in April, 2010 for English-speaking students. The Doctoral program is open to those who complete UTIPE Master's program with distinction. International Program in Economics has two purposes: i) to nurture students as scholars and educators with international perspectives based on advanced analytical skills in modern economics; ii) to teach students practically and globally useful expertise in economics. Therefore,
students with both English proficiency and an advanced knowledge in mathematics and/or economics are particularly welcome.

Master's Program (April/October 2024 enrollment)

*Application for Master's program (April/October 2024 enrollment) has been closed!


As the UTIPE news announced on June 23, 2023, from the student admission for 2025 enrollments, the Department of Economics is to undertake a further reform by integrating UTIPE with the General Master’s program. It will recruit both Japanese-speaking and English-speaking students through a newly integrated entrance examination. Japanese language ability remains unrequired to obtain the degree. The major changes are announced here. For further details, please refer to the application guidelines to be released in late April 2024.


Please also be reminded that the submission of scores of TOEFL and GRE General Test is required for the application.
For inquiry, e-mail at gradinfo at Please change "at" to "@" when sending.

Doctoral Program

Applicants who are eligible to apply for the UTIPE Doctoral program are limited to those who are expected to complete UTIPE Master's program at Graduate School of Economics, the University of Tokyo and admitted to candidacy for the program.


*Application for Doctoral program (October 2024 enrollment)

Application Period (2024 October Enrollment): June 20 to June 21, 2024.

Guidelines (PDF) Application Form



Scholarship Application for SPRING GX Students who are to pursue the Doctoral Program of April 2023 enrollment


SPRING GX fosters doctoral students advanced human resources to lead Green Transformation (GX) and aims to produce globally competent researchers who will contribute to realizing a GX in all fields on a large scale.


For details, please visit SPRING GX project.
  [Application period: mid to late January 2023 (tentative)]