'Special International Program for Urban Infrastructure Engineering in Developing Countries' is belonging to Department of Infrastructure and Urban Society for the master course and Department of Urban Innovation for the doctor course in Graduate School of Urban Innovation, Yokohama National University. It is the all-English graduate program at the doctor and master level in the field of civil engineering.
We have initiated the all-English graduate program at the doctor and master level in the field of civil engineering since 1989. The Japanese government (MEXT) scholarships have been collocated to the program as priority, and at present, two MEXT scholarships for the master course and five MEXT scholarships for the doctor course are allocated every year (2018 Oct. enrollment to 2020 Oct. enrollment). So far, 225 international students have successfully graduated from this program, and now 44 international students are studying in this program (as of October 1st, 2017). The program is rather a research-oriented although coursework is necessary. Courses are offered in English, and all dissertation works including adviser's guidance, progress report, writing, and presentation are done in English.
Students can enroll this program both Spring (April enrollment) and Fall (October enrollment) semester. Please proceed to the page how to apply for further detail information on admission procedures.