WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

Those studying in relevant disciplines who have already obtained a PhD, are in the process of obtaining one, or have a Master's degree. PEM candidates may come from inside Tohoku University or transfer from other institutions. By relevant disciplines we mean a topic that can be supervised within the group of eight graduate school departments or divisions, listed below.

  • Agricultural Science: Division of Biological Resource Science
  • Agricultural Science: Division of Life Sciences
  • Economics and Management Engineering: Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering Environmental Studies Information Sciences Life Sciences Pharmaceutical Science
 
COURSE REQUIREMENTS
To obtain the PEM qualification candidates must complete a PhD and coursework in three specially designed programs: Basic Education Program Leading Scientists Program PEM Program PhD students have certain exemptions from coursework on the Basic Education Program.
 
FINANCIAL SUPPORT
PhD students enrolled in both the "Leading Scientists Program" and "PEM Program" will be entitled to financial support.