Tokyo Tech Winter Program - 2019

Tokyo Tech is the top national university for science and technology in Japan with a history spanning more than 130 years. You will work with leading researchers in cutting-edge research facilities and to learn about state-of-the-art Japanese technologies through our winter program. Take part in the program and become a front-runner in the fields of science and engineering!

Winter Program Overview

Participants will conduct individual research projects under the supervision of Tokyo Tech faculty members and enroll in a Japan Studies course developed specifically for the Winter Program.

Period of Program

November 26, 2019 - February 5, 2020 (10 weeks)


You must –

  1. Be enrolled in the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Research and Development) or the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) program with a GPA of 6.0 or above;
  2. Have successfully completed a minimum of 96 Units of ENGN Courses towards your program;
  3. Not be intending on graduating in December 2019;
  4. Not have breached the University’s Academic Progress, Academic Integrity or Discipline Rules.


Number of Participants

Up to 2 students will be selected to participate from CECS.


How to Apply:

  1. Carefully read the Tokyo Tech Winter Program 2019 Leaflet (attached).
  2. Review the potential research projects at Tokyo Tech ( and submit a proposed study plan for your time at Tokyo Tech, as well as how your current study, knowledge and skills satisfy the requirements/prerequisites for the project you are most interested in undertaking (300 – 500 words) to by 5pm Friday 14 June, 2019.
    Please ensure that you include the following details in your email:
    - Your full name;
    - Your ANU ID number;
    - Your best contact phone number. 

Please do not directly contact any professors from Tokyo Tech at the time of application. Tokyo Tech will match successful applicants to host faculty members after you have been shortlisted by the ANU.

*Important Note: This Winter Program will not count for credit towards you ANU Degree; however, it is an excellent opportunity to enhance your research capabilities and travel with the support of a one-off Travel Grant offered by the Research School of Electrical Energy and Materials Engineering valued up to $3,000AUD.



Your written submission and you academic transcript will be ranked against the other candidates by the Research School of Engineering. You will be notified of the outcome by Tuesday 18 June at the latest. 

If you are shortlisted as part of this process, you will be provided with instructions on how to complete the next steps for formal selection by Tokyo Tech and will be provided with the necessary supporting documentation for your online application.

Once you have been formally selected by Tokyo Tech, you will be receive a formal offer for the Travel Grant to assist you in covering travel and accommodation expenses in Japan.  


Closing Date

Friday 14 June, 2019. 



Application closing date

14 June 2019
Applications open for this opportunity: 
31 May 2019
Eligible degree type(s): 

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