Students are accepted twice annually, either in April or September. Acceptance is granted upon careful review of application documents such as an official high school transcript, a statement of purpose, a recommendation letter, and English test scores. Japanese language proficiency or previous Japanese learning experience is not required at the time of application.

  • Online Application
  • Application Guideline / Download PDF
  • Certificate of Education in English / Download PDF

Application Procedures


Online Application

Please read the Application Guideline carefully before you apply.

If you wish to apply via physical documentation in lieu of our electronic application, please contact the TIU E-Track Office.


Important Dates



Application Period

Announcement of Results

April, 2016


September 11 - September 25, 2015

October 16, 2015

April, 2016 2nd November 6 - November 20, 2015 December 11, 2015
April, 2016 3rd* January 15 - January 29, 2016 February 19, 2016
September, 2016 1st November 6 - November 20, 2015 December 11, 2015
September, 2016 2nd January 15 - January 29, 2016 February 19, 2016
September, 2016 3rd February 19 - March 4, 2016 March 25, 2016
September, 2016 4th April 8 - April 22, 2016 May 13, 2016

*Only for Applicants Residing in Japan.


Application Eligibility

Applicants must fulfill both of the following requirements

Requirement 1 : Educational Background

Applicants must have completed, or be scheduled to complete one of the following criteria before the enrollment date at TIU.

  1. Applicants must have completed a standard 12-year education from a recognized education system.
  2. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age before the enrollment date at TIU, and have obtained one of the following qualifications.
    • International Baccalaureate (awarded by the International Baccalaureate Organization)
    • Abitur (issued by Federal Republic of Germany for college entrance)
    • Baccalaureate Diploma (issued by the French Republic for college entrance)
  3. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age before the enrollment date at TIU. They must also have completed their studies at a Japanese pre-university preparatory institution, a preparatory school outside of Japan for students planning to study in Japan, or a Japanese secondary school.

*If you have other education qualifications, please send your inquiries before application periods start using

the Eligibility Vertication Form .

Requirement 2 : English Proficiency

Applicants must be able to demonstrate sufficient English ability to understand lectures in English.

To demonstrate English proficiency, applicants must take one of the following English tests and achieve at least the minimum score indicated below.









Second Year or Third Year Transfer Students

Students who wish to transfer from other schools to TIU will be given special consideration.

※Please confirm eligibility as a transfer applicant by submitting the relevant documents listed below:
・Academic Transcript
・Course Description
・Timetable of Courses
*All documents must be submitted before the desired enrollment period.


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