Poster PEPP


Program in Economic and Public Policy (PEPP) at University of Tsukuba, Japan has just launched its recruitment activities for General Track for fall 2021 intake.

PEPP program is designed so that students with different backgrounds in education can master the cutting-edge knowledge of International Public Policy within 18-months. The program starts in October with introductory classes, followed by more advanced courses in economics and a variety of applied policy-oriented courses. In addition to these classes, students also attend weekly research workshops, where they present the progress of their respective master theses research. Students who successfully pass the oral defence of the master’s thesis and obtain 30 credits or more of mandatory courses offered in our program will be awarded a degree of Master of Arts in International Public Policy.

Application period

July 1, 2020 - August 25, 2020

Financing the Study at PEPP

There are three ways to finance your study at PEPP General Track. 1. Self-finance 2. MEXT (Japanese government Monbukagakusho) scholarship: Those who are already receiving the scholarship from Japanese government (MEXT scholarship) are eligible to apply. In addition, those who are now applying for the scholarship from the Japanese government and who have a certificate of the primary selection issued by the Japanese embassies (Embassy Recommendation) can apply to our program. 3. Scholarship from other funding sources: Any applicants who have other scholarships are eligible to apply regardless of their nationality.

Note that if you are interested in studying in PEPP and if you are eligible for applying for WB/ADB scholarship, you can apply both for PEPP General track and WB/ADB scholarship track. The application period of PEPP WB/ADB Scholarship Track starts in November.

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