International Technology Management Program in the Department of Technology Management for Innovation (TMI)


The TMI Master’s course aims to nurture the next generation of technology managers thorough rigorous training in the theories and practice of innovation management. Courses are delivered by faculty as well as visiting lecturers from industry and government.

Course Title


International Technology Management Program in Department of Technology Management for Innovation (TMI) (G30-TMI)


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

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Technology Management for Innovation


Number to be Admitted


Seven (7) master's degree students

Starting Date


21 September 2018

Admission and/or course registration to take place at the University of Tokyo's School of Engineering, Hongo Campus.

Intended Applicants This program welcomes students who are willing to learn about technology and management from a different perspective. Students are encouraged to aspire to become central figures in industry and governments in the drive for innovation.



The curriculum consists of classes offered by the Department of TMI, project-based training courses and the completion of a master’s thesis.

The classes are divided into three groups based on a main topic of study.
• Technology Development (Group A)
• Management Science (Group B)
• Intellectual Property Management (Group C)

To obtain a master’s degree, at least three classes from Group A; three classes from Group B; and one class from Group C must be taken. The classes are taught in English, with some also taught in Japanese. Supplementary Japanese courses are also provided if necessary.

In addition to project-based training and group-work, students will also be expected to write a thesis on a topic of their own choosing. Students also have the opportunity to take an internship at a company, with students in the past working at electronics, automobile, trading, international law, and consulting firms. We accept seven students each year; exceptional candidates will be nominated for a Japanese government scholarship.

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How to Apply Online


  1. Please read the Application Guidelines for Global 30 programs; September 2018 enrollment and confirm your application eligibility and some important information.
  2. Detailed application information including the Course Summary for September 2018 enrolment will be announced on August 1, 2017.
  3. Meanwhile read the Guidance Information for September 2017 and understand the eligibility requirements, enrollment period, required documents, language scores, etc.
  4. G30-TMI applicants must submit both TOEFL and GRE-General (required) and GRE-Subject Mathematics(strongly recommended) . G30-TMI does not accept IELTS and GMAT.
  5. Standardized Test Scores' Requirements for September 2018 enrollment
    (as of June15, 2017)


    Test score requirement How to Submit Official Test Scores' Submission Deadline Validity


    DI code: 8596
    Dept. code: 99
    Your official score report forwarded directly from test center (ETS) must be submitted

    December 25, 2017

    The validity period for scores from an external testing office center are as follow. At the date for document submission (November 30, 2017), scores must be within the period of validity. TOEFL:2 years IELTS: 2 years GRE: 5 years
    DI code: 8596
    Dept. code: 99



    Your official score report forwarded directly from test center (ETS) must be submitted.

    December 25, 2017

    Subject - Mathematics Strongly recommended
    • A photocopy of Test Taker (Examinee) Score Report is not necessary to submit.
    • To thoroughly and fairly assess your application, it is essential for us to receive the official ETS test scores before December 25th, 2017. If you are not able to submit such scores by then, you will not be considered for admission. Please check the test schedule well in advance and prepare for it.
  6. Go to "Application Procedures" to create your account in T-cens.

  7. the Guidance Information for September 2017