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Summer courses at University of Tokyo

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About the course

University:  University of Tokyo

About the course: The University of Tokyo's "Global Unit Courses" (GUC) provides a great opportunity for students around the world to gain what it is like to study at one of the world's leading universities in East Asia.

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  • Media in Japan and the World
  • Group Theory and Its Applications
  • Introduction to Beautiful Modern Mathematics
  • Law in Transnational East Asia
  • Writings About Japan – Analyzing Cultural Representations,
  • From Orientalism to Artificial Intelligence
  • Early Language Acquisition – How Human Infants Learn
  • Language Within Their Social Environment
  • Japanese Language Courses

Language: English

Fee: 50,000 yen per unit(approximately 5000 SEK), or 25,000 per 0.5 unit (approximately 2500 SEK)

When: Mid June to August, depending on how many courses you take

Credits: one or a half, depending on you choice of courses


Full time undergraduate or graduate student at KTH. TOEFL (iBT) 90 or IELTS 6.5. Each course has different prerequisites. 

Application and deadline

The second application period is now open.

Application via University of Tokyo

Your application must include the following: 

  • A color ID photo, plain background (taken within the last 3 months)
  • A copy of your identification (passport or student ID card)
  • An official transcript(s) from all the institutions of higher education one has attended
  • Grading scale (if not mentioned in the above official transcript)
  • Consent Form (docx 22 kB) . Download the form from below link, read it carefully and sign. Please scan and save the data as a PDF file.
  • Statement of purpose for each course you want to apply for

Deadline: 10 May 2.00 am (10.00 am Japanese time)

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Last changed: May 10, 2021