The International Priority Graduate Program (PGP) is an initiative by the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) which enables universities to provide priority allocation on certain degree programs for government-financed foreign students.
The following two programs have been selected as PGP programs:
International Development Leadership Program (two-year master’s degree)
- Nine places on this program have been allocated for overseas students.
- Applicants can select any one of the following three programs:
International Program for Advanced Industrial Technology (two-year master’s or three-year doctoral degree)
- Eight master’s and three doctoral degree places have been allocated for overseas students on the PGP program.
1)Eligibility And Conditions
Applicants must be graduate students who will newly enter Japan for the purpose of study.
Applicants must have nationality of a country that is recognized by the Japanese government as of April 1.
Applicants must have been born on or after April 2, 1973 .
4) Educational Qualifications
Applicants must have at least an undergraduate degree.