Brain Science
Training Program


Application Form

Registration has been closed.

Eligible applicants

  1. Graduate students or students with equivalent knowledge.
  2. The participants should be residents in Japan.


Candidates should be able to:

Selected candidates should be willing to enthusiastically participate in discussions during the lectures and to cooperate with other students in student presentations.
In case you are interested in limited number of lectures, auditing course is available on the condition that no exams taken, and not given any certificate.

Researchers and students in CBS


4:30pm~   approximately 2 hours

Please refer to the schedule tab for details.

Application documents (All documents must be written in English, with any format except CV)

Auditing students also require the full set of the application document 1-4.

  1. CV (EXCEL, 58KB) Designated form only
  2. Short essay on any topic, such as about yourself, or your research goals (200–400 words)
  3. Paper report: Select one original research paper, read it closely, and then write a report summarizing the paper with the reason for your interest in it, its significance, and how it relates to your future research themes and outlook (400–800 words). (Do not choose a paper that has been published by someone in your own lab.)
  4. One recommendation letter from your research advisor (free form)
    The letter should be uploaded directly by your research advisor by the application deadline. An email including URL will automatically be sent to him/her once you fill in his/her email address in the application form. Applicants should contact their research advisor and ask to submit by the designated date.
    CBS applicants only require “Consent Form” signed by the lab head. You can find the form once you enter the application screen.

Application Deadlines

General & Waseda Students: Sep. 28 Closed, Todai students: Oct. 6

For Todai graduate students: We may close the application as soon as the places are filled. (Please refer to UTAS.)


General admission results: will be notified in early October.
Univ. of Tokyo/Waseda Univ. admission results: will be notified upon screening
Please also read Application Guidance for Univ. for Tokyo & Waseda (PDF, 264KB)

Style of class

  • Online
    Depending on the situation of COVID-19,  lectures may be held both online and in-class at the Wako campus.


Every lecture and discussion will be in English


There is no scholarship for this program.
Tuition free
Transportation fee not covered.