Green Science and Engineering (M.S. , Ph.D.)

As a rule, application materials must be submitted via email electronically. Read the “Application Procedure” carefully for details.
Before contacting the Admissions Office with questions concerning the English-taught graduate programs, please make sure to check the FAQ.

For Applicants who intend to apply to the Green Science and Engineering program (M.S. , Ph.D.) for AY2025 and after

Starting from the admissions for 2025 entry, TOEFL® Home Edition and IELTS online will not be accepted as Proof of English Proficiency. Only TOEFL® iBT or IELTS (Academic) scores will be accepted as Proof of English Proficiency.

Overview of the program

The Green Science and Engineering Division is a new division, which started in the year 2013. It occupies a special position among the nine divisions. First of all, the whole educational program, including the lectures and thesis research guidance, is available in English. Also, there is an emphasis on environment and sustainability related studies, important for the future of mankind. To foster cross-disciplinary education, faculty members drawn from all other eight divisions will be involved in the teaching. At the same time, the student is expected to associate with a faculty member of one of the other eight regular divisions and join his/her research group to pursue advanced education for thesis research. The thesis research advisor can be chosen from among all faculty members of the graduate program in science and technology.

Click here for more information about the program.
Download program brochure(4.38 MB)

For detailed course information, please click the link below, which will take you the Syllabus Inquiry page on Loyola.
Syllabus inquiry




Entry Semester:

Spring (April)* and Autumn (September)
*Spring entry is only for Ph.D.

Method of Admissions:

Document screening, Interview


Contact Potential Supervisors (M.S. and Ph.D.)

Prospective students (both M.S. and Ph.D.) must contact a potential dissertation supervisor before submitting their application. Information about the disciplinary specialties and research interests of faculty members is available on the “List of Thesis Advisors for 2024 Entry.” (200.97 KB)
Additional information about the faculty members’ area of research can also be found here (Sophia’s education and research Information Database).

【How to contact faculty members】
Send your CV and a short research proposal (1 page max.) to the email admission-g-co@sophia.ac.jp. Make sure to include the full name of the faculty member(s) you want to contact in the email message. The Admissions Office will forward the message accordingly.

Application Procedure

※2024 entry applicants can find the 2024 Application Booklet here.

Application Schedule

*Spring entry is only for Ph.D.

Application Forms

Recommendation Letter Form PDF (46.31 KB) / WORD (31.00 KB)

Fees, Scholarships and Housing

-Details of Tuitions and Fees (*Go to our Web Piloti website)
-Details of Scholarships (*Go to our Web Piloti website)
-Details of Housing (*Go to our Web Piloti website)

New Scholarship opportunity!
“Sophia University Graduate School Scholarship for Fostering Researchers in Doctoral Program”

Starting April 2022, Sophia University has established a new scholarship program, the “Sophia University Graduate School Scholarship for Fostering Researchers in Doctoral Program”. The scholarship is provided to all regular students who are enrolled in Doctoral Programs of Sophia University Graduate School and satisfy the requirements annually within their required residence term. Students do not need to submit scholarship application at admission. For more information, click here.(*Go to our Web Piloti website)

MEXT Scholarship for Degree Students

If you are interested in MEXT scholarship, click here (*Go to our Web Piloti website).


Japan Africa Dream Scholarship (JADS) Program

If you are interested in JADS Program, click here (*Go to our Web Piloti website).

Figures

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FAQ

Before contacting the Admissions Office with questions concerning the English-taught graduate programs, please make sure to check the FAQ.

Request for Withdrawal

The refund policy will be notified to admitted students via the Entrance Procedures booklet.
Following the instructions in the booklet, fill out both forms (A&B) below and submit the files to the Admissions Office if you decide to withdraw.
A. Request for Refund of Matriculation Fee
B-1. Notification Sheet for Remittance (Domestic)
B-2. Notification Sheet for Remittance (Overseas)
*Fill out only the one which applies to the kind of remittance you used (Domestic or Overseas)

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