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Tohoku University of Art and Design (TUAD) is accepting foreign students who can speak and read Japanese. For more detailed information, please read an “外国人留学生特別選抜試験: Special selection examination for foreign students” of TUAD application guidebook from here.


Outline of 外国人留学生特別選抜試験:
Special selection examination for foreign students

Departments and number of students

Art Department Conservation for Cultural Property Several students
Historic Heritage
Fine Arts: Japanese Painting
Fine Arts: Oil Painting
Fine Arts: Prin Graphic
Fine Arts: Sculpture
Fine Arts: Arts and Communication
Craft Design
Literary Arts
Design Engineering Department Product Design Several students
Architecture and Environmental Design
Graphic Design
Film and Media
Project Design
Community Design

Application qualification

All classes and exercises of TUAD are conducted in Japanese. Adequate ability to understand and express in Japanese is essential in order to enroll.

  1. Have a foreign nationality.
  2. Take an “Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU)” by Japan Student Services Organization.
  3. Satisfy the conditions for admission described in TUAD application guidebook.

Subjects of Examination: Practical valuation and oral interview established by each department Site of Examination: Yamagata campus or Tokyo Gaien Campus of TUAD Date of Examination: Please read “外国人留学生特別選抜試験: Special selection examination for foreign students” of TUAD application guidebook.