|Applicants are required to have strong interests in a variety of issues occurring in tropical Asian regions, also to have basic capacity of natural / social sciences and comprehensive perspective, additionally to have high motivation of solving global issues by environmental sciences approach to lead to sustainable society. Applicants are examined by two screenings, the first one is by each university independently and the second one is by both universities jointly, leading to final decision of candidates.|
Before applying, please contact the faculty member of your desired research area in advance of the application.
Joint Master's Degree Program in Sustainability and Environmental Sciences (JMSES) Office
Open: Monday - Friday, 9:00 - 16:00 (Lunch Time: 12:15 - 13:15)
General Admissions in February 2022 for enrollment in April 2022
|Maximum Number||A few students (who choose the faculty members of University of Tsukuba as supervisor)|
|Notices Before Applying||
The minimum score of 61 for TOEFL iBT, 500 for TOEFL PBT, 650 for TOEIC, or 5.0 for IELTS is required to meet the eligibility for application, as this program conducts every lecture and research guidance in English.
|Admission Guidelines||Check Application Guideline and List of Faculty before you apply.|
Application Period: Wednesday, December 1, 2021
to Friday, December 17, 2021
Oral Examination: Tuesday, February 1, 2022
Results Announcement: Wednesday, February 16, 2022
Download the forms below. All documents must be typed/written in English and printed on singe-sided A4 paper.
0. Envelope Cover (only pdf) (pdf)
1. Application guidline (only pdf) (pdf)
(only for the applicants who have work history)
Those who wish to choose the faculty members of Malaysia-Japan International Institure of Technology (MJIIT) as their supervisor shall apply separately for each university.
JDP open a Resercher position accordint to following file (Application Guidline).
We are appliciate it very much if you could apply to this position.
Dr. Zaini Ujang (Secretary General, Ministry of Environment and Water, Malaysia), who is also a visiting professor in
University of Tsukuba, will give a lecture on
During his sabbatical, he conducted research on "Japanese Ecosophy" on Tsukuba at 2018.
Ms. Mariko Saito, an alumnus of JDP-UT home, will participate as a panelist.
If you would like to attend the lecture, please use the QR code in the image.
When you put your name, please input your "Affiliation_Name".
You will be able to enter the webinar after approval from MJIIT, the organiser of this event.
We are sorry for the last minute notice, but we hope you will consider joining us.
Our JDP was established in September 2017, and after three years of operation, we invited external experts (from Japan and Malaysia) to form an External Evaluation Committee and undergo an external evaluation.
We would like to express our gratitude for your continued support and encouragement.
This year's SDGs internship is held online.
Join us for group work and lectures on the SDGs with students from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia and other
universities in Malaysia.
If you would like to attend, please contact us for more information.
Participants are invited to the “SDGs Internship in Malaysia” sponsored by the JMSES (period: February 23rd to March 1st, 2020). The application deadline is Wednesday, December 11th.
SDGs internship wii be opend at Malaysia for about a week,
Group work with the students of the UTM and other University (the theme of the SDGs) and visiting to the Malaysian environment.
Students who are selected for this internship will receive 100,000 yen (planned).
Academic students (graduate students are OK) are looking forward to your application.
The purposes of this internship are as follows.
・ Experience the actual education and research of this major
・ Inspired to consider going to JMSES as master course student
・ Learn how students in other countries think through student exchanges
・ Share issues and solutions for implimentation of the SDGs
To apply, fill out the required information on the application documents (← click),
Please submit the document converted to a PDF by e-mail or submit the hard copy to the office of this Program
(1st floor of the Environmental Disaster Prevention Research Building) or as a pdf.
jmses [at] outlook.jp (Please change [at] to @) when submitting by email.
In group work, each group has discuss the issues for achieving the SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals)
and the solution. Therefore, for grouping, select from the 17 SDGs that will be the theme of the group work,
and describe from first to the third choice on the application document.
Advance briefing will be held at the following date and time. You can apply even if you cannot participate.
If you have any questions, please contact us (click on the banner (contact us) on the left to contact us).
[Explanation date and time]
November 29, 16:00, Environmental Disaster Prevention Research Building, 2nd floor, Lecture Room 203
December 3rd, 16:00, Lecture Room 203, 2nd floor, Environmental Disaster Prevention Research Building
Co-hosted with Professional with JMSES
Seminars on the environment, environmental policy, environmental awareness, and culture will be held on the following dates.
The speaker is Professor Zaini Ujang.
Professor Zaini is a world-renowned environmental engineering scientist who has published many research papers via international academic journals on top level.
He also served as the Secretary-General on the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education (currently the Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education) and the Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water.
This seminar is based on these experiences.
JAPANESE ECOSOPHY -10 Lessons on Environmental Sustainability-
Date and time: Friday, October 4 from 16:00 to 17:30
Place: University of Tsukuba Environmental Disaster Prevention Research Building, 2nd floor, Lecture Room 203
This seminar summarizes the research results byDr. Zaini's on environmental policy, education and culture in Japan and abroad for many years. There is also content from "Japanese Ecosophy-a traveler's notes-".
Please feel free to join this seminar.
We are pleased to inform that JMSES's first student, Ms. Hasleeda Kamarudin, has been awarded Outstanding Presentation Award of Japan Section of the Regional Science Association International (JSRSAI).
Her research is focused on water sustainability in Malaysia related to SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals). She presented at JSRSAI meeting in Hokkaido, Japan in last October. Congratulation!
The title of presentation:
Integrated Water Resources Management Implementation for Langat and Sagami River Basins: A Comparison
Comments from Ms. Hasleeda:
By participating in JSRSAI, you will not only present your research but also be able to attend other presentations. From that, you will learn from others and improve your own skills and knowledge about your field. It is also a great platform for you to engage with others, ask questions and see them after the panel to build networking.
*Application period is closed for this year. Thank you.
Our joint course by University of Tsukuba and MJIIT is held at Kuala Lumpur campus at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia every February. This February, we are recruiting undergraduate and graduate level students who will participate in our Joint Seminar at MJIIT-UTM in KL, Malaysia. Up to JPY 100,000 will be covered by program for your airfare and accomodation in Malaysia.
We are recruiting...
Deadline: 5PM Friday 14th December
Office of JMSES at 103 Laboratory for Environmental Disaster Prevention Research
For other undergraduate students, you are able to apply for "International Study Group Project with Universiti Teknologi Malaysia 2018" which is recruited by Global Commons. Please go to Global Commons Website and apply for it.
Professor Dato' Seri Zaini UJANG
Former Secretary General KeTTHA (Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water), Malaysia / Visiting Professor University of Tsukuba
Professor Zaini was succesively held the position of vice-president of IWA (International Water Association), who is a specialist of water engineering and environmental policy making. We welcome students who are interested in global environment and water issue.
Lecture1 ECO-SHIFT: HOLISTIC TRANSFORMATION TOWARDS ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY
Date&Time：Thursday, November 8, 2018 16:45～18:00
Lecture2 JAPANESE ECO-SOPHY: A TRAVELLER'S NOTES
(Graduate & public level)
Date&Time：Monday, November 12, 2018 17:00～18:30
Venue: 203 Laboratory for Environmental Disaster Prevention Research, University of Tsukuba
These lectures are free and open to the public. All lectures will be given in English.
This is an announcement of our open seminar.
”Potential sustainable biotechnology application of microalgae and Recent Research In Environmental and Green Technology Department, MJIIT”
”Antimicrobial Bioplastics for Food Packaging and Recent Research Development in MJIIT”
”Algal biomass research in Malaysia: utilization of local resources for sustainable development”
All lectures are given in English. Free Admission.
Guest Speakers from MJIIT will give a lecture about their research in Malaysia.
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