Architecture and Urban Design (UDA)


The Global 30 Urban Design and Architecture Course at the University of Tokyo is dedicated to the interdisciplinary design research connecting architecture, engineering and computations to explore the emerging discourses on architecture and urbanism. It seeks to develop and speculate new knowledge for architecture where the practice of design engages in both social constructs and material performances. It aims to explore the potential of architecture as the essential element to theorize, analyze, organize and generate new ideas of and for the evolving built environments.


Course Title


Architecture and Urban Design Course (G30-UDA)


► Information on Dept. of Architecture





Number of Students to be Admitted


Ten (10) master's degree students

Start Date


Admission date is scheduled to be October 01, 2022.

Admission and/or course registration to take place at the University of Tokyo's School of Engineering, Hongo Campus.
Intended Applicants Entry for G30-UDA is open to talented international graduate students. Previous education in architecture is not required, but it is strongly preferred.
Topics of study in the G30-UDA course must be within a field approved by the faculty member at the Dept. of Architecture.

► List of Faculty Members at the Dept. of Architecture



► Dept. of Architecture Activity

How to Apply Online


Things to be checked out;
  1. the Application Guidelines for Global 30 programs;
  2. Read both
      1). Application Guidlines for all Special English Graduate Program, and
      2). Application Guidlines for Globabl30 Special English Progam
  3. G30-UDA applicants must submit both TOEFL / IELTS and GRE-General scores.

    (G30-IUDA) Acceptable Standardized Tests Scores

    Click-> [Submission Methods & Deadlines for Official Score Reports from External Testing Centers]


  1. Go to "Application Procedures" to create your account in T-cens.

  2. Confirm "Course Summary" about the details of your chosen course.

  3. (This site will be updated on 2021/8/1 for October 2022 entry.)

    Research plan is required for all applicants.
    In adddition, a digital portfolio is required for those who select prospective academic supervisors whose research area is Design or Planning (either Prof. CHIBA Manabu, Prof.IMAI Kotaro, Prof. MITANI Toru, Assoc. Prof. KAWAZOE Yoshiyuki, Assoc. Prof. YASUHARA Motok, or Aooc. Prof. OBUCHI Yusuke).
    Portfolio must be uploaded in T-cens, and it must not exceed 10MB.