To Prospective Students

Becoming a graduate student at ERI

ERI cooperates with Graducate Schools of Science, Engineering, Interdisciplinary Information Studies, and Information Science and Technology, and is deeply related to the graduate education. The faculty at ERI give lectures and also instructs over 70 graduate students as mentors.To study at ERI in either a master’s or a doctor’s course, it is necessary to take the exam of the major/course of the instructor you wish to be instructed by.Please refer to the Faculty list to see the research fields of the instructors. Feel free to contact them to the e-mail address in the list. Following is the list of the major/courses by the instructors at ERI.

Global Science Graduate Course (GSGC)

The GSGC is a graduate course to allow students to obtain their degrees using English only, provides them with financial support in the form of a scholarship, and assists them under the framework of its industry-government-academia cooperation as they seek employment after obtaining their degrees.  The Earthquake Research Institute is taking part in this program and can host GSGC students of the Department of Earth and Panetary Science, Graduate School of Science.
Please refer the following URLs for details:
Faculty members who can host GSGC students are listed here.

ERI Graduate School Entrance Examination Guidance

The guidance is held every year around June. This would be an opportunity for you to know more about ERI, and ask further questions directly to the faculty. We look forward to seeing you there. *Further information for the next guidance will be updated on the website.

Open House / Open Lectures

ERI holds an Open House every year, around August. We will have some of our researches diplayed on panels and open experiments by students. This event is open to public, including prospective students. *Further information for the next Open House will be updated on the website.