Subsidized Project by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

AIE - WISE Program for AI Electronics


  • Summary of Program
    (Prof. Kaneko)

  • Summary of PBL
    (Prof. Hariyama)

  • Application Guidelines for Academic Year 2020
    (Prof. Omachi)

Application guidelines for additional students of Academic Year 2020 (Summary)

We will additionally invite approximately 10 students in their 2nd year of Master’s program.

Number of Students to be accepted Approx. 10 (for students in their 2nd year of Master’s program)
Application Qualifications

Those who, as of April 1, 2020, are enrolled in their 2nd year of Master’s program and majors listed in the following table and are going to proceed to Doctoral programs of these courses and majors.

* Applications to other multiple doctorate programs in addition to this program are effective. However, this program does not allow its students to take overlapping courses. Therefore, they must decline other programs if they desire to take this course.

Faculty of Arts and LettersDepartment of Japanese Studies/ Department of Global Humanities/ Department of Integrated Human Sciences
School of Economics and ManagementDepartment of Business and Economics
School of ScienceMathematical Institute/ Department of Physics
School of EngineeringDepartment of Electrical Energy Systems Engineering/ Department of Communication Engineering/ Department of Electronic Engineering/ Department of Applied Physics/ Department of Science and Technology
School of Information SciencesDepartment of Computer and Mathematical Sciences / Department of System Information Sciences/ Department of Applied Information Sciences
School of Biomedical EngineeringDepartment of Biomedical Engineering
Application Procedures

Period of Acceptance: from February 21 (Fri) 2020 to February 26 (Wed) 2020 (Time of Acceptance: from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm)
Place of Acceptance: Secretariat of WISE Program for AI Electronics

Documents to Be Submitted

Submit a set of your application documents as follows within the period of acceptance.

1. Application for registration (Form 1)
2. Personal statement (Form 2)
3. Recommendation letter from a professor who will accept the applicant (Form 3)
4. Academic transcript (issued by the faculty of the university the applicant graduated from or the advanced course of the college of technology the applicant graduated from)
5. Copy of an English proficiency test score
   (Any of TOEFL® Test PBT, TOEFL iBT® Test or TOEIC® Listening & Reading Test) (It does not matter when the applicant took the concerned test.)

Process for Selection

Applicants will be selected with the screening of submitted documents and an interview.

Acceptance notification by document screening: February 28 (Fri), 2020 to March 3 (Tue), 2020
Interview: March 5 (Thu), 2020 to March 10 (Tue), 2020

Final Acceptance Notification

Acceptance is scheduled to be notified to successful applicants individually by the end of March 2020.

Financial Support Excellent graduates, who have been selected for this program, will receive financial support. The amount of support will be determined separately.
Requirements for completion Those who have been accepted need to meet the requirements for completion specified separately in addition to the requirements by the graduate course they belong to.
Refer to the website of WISE Program for AI Electronics ( for more details.
Others As a general rule, graduates who have been selected for this program should apply for Postdoctoral Fellowship for Research of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.


Secretariat of WISE Program for AI Electronics

No. 214, Electrical, Information and Physics Engineering Future Hall,
School of Engineering, Tohoku University
6-6-05 Aramaki Aza Aoba, Aoba-ku, Sendai,
Miyagi 980-8579 Japan

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