SERP 2017 Leaflet
SERP 2017 Call for Applications
Tokyo Tech Engineering Schools Research Exchange Vol. 3


Tokyo Institute of Technology Summer Exchange Research Program (SERP)

Organization/Host Institute

Tokyo Institute of Technology


Summer 2017


Various in engineering




Multiple research institutes spread over the Ookayama, Suzukakedai and Tamachi campuses


Tokyo area

Number of Positions



June – August 2017

Primary Internship Duties

In addition to conducting a faculty-mentored research project, students can participate in a 2-day Multidisciplinary International Student Workshop (MISW), factory visits and cultural events such as a Japanese tea ceremony or Rakugo.

Required Qualifications

UW-Madison student with engineering or science major

UW COE nomination, administered by Wisconsin MRSEC

Language Notes

Prior research experience or study of Japanese language or culture are not program requirements, but if you have prior experience please share this in your application essays.

Academic Level Requirements

Junior, Senior, Postbaccalaureate


Housing Information

Tokyo Tech will assist with housing arrangements


Tuition fees are waived; students are responsible for their own travel, accommodation, accident/liability insurance coverage and living expenses

MRSEC scholarship of $5,000 to go toward costs of program participation, see details below

Academic Credit Information

Credit-based courses are optional; there is currently no course-equivalency agreement in place


Scholarship/Nomination Application requirements

Submit application by email to:

-2 short answer questions

-3 essay questions


-academic transcript

-List of 3 professors the applicant would like to be supervised by at Tokyo Tech

-Research intention under each of the selected supervisors

Use the Star Search System to identify potential advisors (

Scholarship/Nomination Application URL

Scholarship/Nomination Application deadline

January 2, 2017

Final application requirements

see host program URL

Final application deadline

February 10, 2017

Host Program URL