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At the International Research Institute of Disaster Science, there are full time and adjunct faculty members that have colaboration with graduate schools related to engineering, science, law, economics, medicine, international cultural studies, information science and environmental sciences.

Faculty members in this research institute have responsibility as a research guidance for graduate students as well as lecturers. At the International Research Institute of Disaster Science, students looking for undergraduate, master course and doctoral course will need to take a graduate school exam to the desired responsible faculty member.

For further information, please feel free to contact us anytime at the email shown in each faculty list.

About Admissions

There are four laboratories in Disaster Control Research Center, which are Tsunami Engineering Laboratory, Disaster Potential Research Laboratory, Earthquake Disaster Research Laboratory andDisaster Mitigation Research Laboratory.

There are 5 different ways to enroll in Disaster Control Research Center.

  1. Undergraduate (General entrance examination / Administration Office exam.)
  2. Transfer students
  3. Graduate (Master's Program)
  4. Graduate (Doctoral Program)
  5. Research students and others

Undergraduate

Foreign students are required to have a good command of the Japanese language. Enroll in Tohoku University, School of Engineering, Civil Engineering and Architecture Program after passing the General or Administration Office entrance examination. In the spring semester of the third year you will be assigned to a course. You will enroll in a laboratory in the spring of the fourth year.

Transfer students

Foreign students are required to have a good command of the Japanese language and to submit the certificate of Japanese Language Proficiency. Enroll in the third year of Tohoku University, School of Engineering, Civil Engineering and Architecture Program after passing the entrance examination for transfer students. In the spring semester of the third year you will be assigned to a course. You will enroll in a laboratory in the spring of the fourth year.

Master's Program

Enroll in Tohoku University, School of Engineering after passing an entrance examination for Master's Program. The examinations for foreign students are usually held twice a year. Foreign students are required to submit the original of TOEFL/TOEIC score sheets.

Doctoral Program

Enroll in Tohoku University, School of Engineering after passing an entrance examination for Doctoral Program. The examinations for foreign students are usually held twice a year. Foreign students are required to submit the original of TOEFL/TOEIC score sheets.

Research students and others

A student may be enrolled in the university as a research student who studies specific subjects in an undergraduate faculty, a division in a Graduate School, or a research institute. A research student cannot in principle acquire an academic degree.

To those who wish to study at the research institute