International Graduate Program on Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Graduate School of Science and Engineering at Saitama University.In this prospectus you will find all the necessary information about the program for prospective international students. The program offers excellent opportunities to highly qualified international students for pursuing graduate studies and research in the field of Civil and Environmental Engineering. This program first started accepting students in 1992 and has since awarded Master’s and Doctorate Degrees to 268 students from 24 countries. Currently, we have 71 students from 14 countries enrolled in the program.
The program is highly competitive and admits about 20-25 students each year. Moststudents are awarded scholarships by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports,Science and Technology of the Japanese Government, Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarship Program, Joint World Bank-Japan Scholarship Program, or Special Program for Studies at Japanese Universities Program of the Inter-American Development Bank.In addition to these programs, several public and private organizations also grant scholarships to international students in our program. Not all students, however, are awarded scholarships, and we accept a few qualified self-financed students each year.
We are committed to offering the best education both in terms of research and coursework. Our faculty is comprised of well-known experts in their respective fields andboasts excellent experimental, computing, and reference facilities.
Application for Admission
Application forms are available from this web page for downloading in PDF format (you need Adobe Acrobat Reader for this). If you have any difficulty in downloading, you can request the application forms by writing to the FSO.
The following documents must be submitted when you are applying to the program:
* Completed application form (Form A) [This form consists of two pages]
* Certified copies of previous academic records
* Two letters of recommendation (Form B)
* Essays on selected topics (Form C)
* A concise resume (Form D) [This form consists of two pages]
* Filled out address labels and return postcard (enclosed in the application package) [Not necessary if you use the downloaded forms]
* Certificate of English proficiency (an official score of TOEFL, IELTS or equivalent)
More info: http://www.civil. saitama-u. ac.jp/fso/