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)


► For more detailed information on G30-UDA, please view the G30 digital pamphlet located on the home page.

► Information on Architecture and Urban Design Course (G30-UDA)

Topics of study in the G30-UDA course must be within a field approved by Associcate Professor Yusuke Obuchi, a faculty member at the Dept. of Architecture. If you are interested in fields other than those explored in G30-UDA, please visit the Department of Architecture's web page for information on other courses.





Number of Students to be Admitted


Ten (10) master's degree students

Start Date


Late September (tentative)
Further details of the enrollment period will be announced later.

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. For more details about the research topics explored in G30-UDA, please refer to ► Information on Architecture and Urban Design Course (G30-UDA).

NOTE: If you are an applicant for the MEXT Scholarship through the Japanese Embassy and are interested in the G30-UDA course, you should e-mail the Global30 Office with "G30-UDA" in the subject line.



► Global30 Architecture and Urbanism Course Requirements
► Lectures and Symposium at Global30 Architecture and Urbanism

How to Apply Online


  1. Read the Guidance Information and understand the eligibility requirements, enrollment period, required documents, language scores, etc.
  2. G30-UDA applicants must submit both TOEFL / IELTS and GRE scores.
  3. Go to "Application Procedures" to create your account in T-cens.
  4. Detailed application information including the Guidance Information for October 2016 entry was announced on August 3, 2015.