1) The University of Tokyo Research Internship Program (UTRIP)
2017 Online Application period: from 6th January to 2nd February.
UTRIP is a 6-week summer internship program for students majoring in natural science and other relevant fields. It provides students with an opportunity to gain the experience of “real graduate-school life” or “research-centered life.” UTRIP is a gateway to pursuing an advanced degree and experiencing academic life at our university. Participants on UTRIP will also be granted financial support to cover their costs and expenses. They will also get the opportunity to take part in cultural activities and excursions to learn more about Japan.
Apply online: http://www.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en/utrip/
UTRIP flyer: https://www.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en/utrip/promo/
2) The Global Science Course (GSC)
2017 Online Application Period: From 10th January to 7th April 7.
GSC is an undergraduate transfer program that was designed to enhance cross-cultural interactions among young minds and foster the next generation of leaders in science. Students study alongside current UTokyo students in an all-English and research-focused academic environment, which includes rotations in world-renowned laboratories. Successful applicants to this program are also provided a monthly scholarship alongside fully supported accommodation. This is an invaluable opportunity for those looking to expand their worldviews and experience something unique during their time as an undergraduate student specializing in the sciences.
Apply online: http://www.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp/GSC/
GSC promotional materials: http://www.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp/GSC/about/download.html