Early Completion Program Slection Requirements

Number of papers and oral presentations required to apply for the selection of the Early Completion Program
(as of April 2021)

note: If you have any questions about the selection requirements, please contact the academic service office corresponding to each degree program.

Degree Programs in Business Sciences

Doctoral Program in Doctoral Program in Law

Number of peer-reviewed academic papers
At least 2 peer-reviewed academic papers equivalent.However, one of the editions should be about over 100,000 letters.
Number of oral presentations

Doctoral Program in Business Administration

Number of peer-reviewed academic papers
At least 2 peer-reviewed papers published in academic journals.
Number of oral presentations

Degree Programs in Pure and Applied Sciences

Doctoral Program in Mathematics

Number of peer-reviewed academic papers
At least 2 papers.
(The manuscript must have been published or accepted for publication in an international journal. One of the papers must be a single author.)
Number of oral presentations
The number of oral presentations does not matter.

Doctoral Program in Physics

Number of peer-reviewed academic papers
At least 3 papers.
(Already published or accepted for publication in an international journal.)
Number of oral presentations
The number of oral presentations does not matter.

Doctoral Program in Chemistry

Number of peer-reviewed academic papers
At least 3 papers.
(The paper must have been published or accepted for publication in an international journal. Must be first author or contributing author)
Number of oral presentations
The number of oral presentations does not matter.

Doctoral Program in Engineering Sciences
-Subprogram in Applied Physics

Number of peer-reviewed academic papers
At least 3 papers.
(The manuscript must have been published or accepted for publication in an international journal. Must be first author.)
Number of oral presentations
The number of oral presentations does not matter.

Doctoral Program in Engineering Sciences
– Subprogram in Mate-rials Science

Number of peer-reviewed academic papers
At least 3 papers.
(The manuscript must have been published or accepted for publication in an international journal. Must be first author.)
Number of oral presentations
The number of oral presentations does not matter.

Doctoral Program in Engineering Sciences
– Subprogram in Materials Science and Engineering

Number of peer-reviewed academic papers
At least 3 papers.
(The manuscript must have been published or accepted for publication in an international journal. Must be first author.)
Number of oral presentations
The number of oral presentations does not matter.

Degree Programs in Systems and Information Engineering

Doctoral Program in Policy and Planning Sciences

Number of peer-reviewed academic papers
At least 2 peer-reviewed academic papers.
(First authorship is preferred.)
Number of oral presentations
The number of oral presentations does not matter.

Doctoral Program in Risk and Resilience Engineering

Number of peer-reviewed academic papers
At least 1 peer-reviewed academic paper.
(First authorship is preferred.)
Number of oral presentations
At least 2 oral presentation materials.
(Refereed international conference papers are preferred.)

Doctoral Program in Computer Science

Number of peer-reviewed academic papers
At least 1 peer-reviewed journal article.
(You must be the primary author. Peer-reviewed international conference papers may be accepted.)
Number of oral presentations
The number of oral presentations does not matter.

Doctoral Program in Intelligent and Mechanical Interaction Systems

Number of peer-reviewed academic papers
At least 2 peer-reviewed academic papers.
(One of the papers may be accepted as a refereed international conference paper. As a rule, you must be the first author.)
Number of oral presentations
At least 1 oral presentation at an international conference.
(As a rule, the first author must be the author of the paper and must have presented the paper himself/herself. This includes poster presentations.)/dd>

Doctoral Program in Engineering Mechanics and Energy

Number of peer-reviewed academic papers
At least 2 peer-reviewed academic papers.
(First authorship is preferred.)
Number of oral presentations
At least 2 oral presentation materials.

Degree Programs in Life and Earth Sciences

Doctoral Program in Biology

Number of peer-reviewed academic papers
At least 2 original papers by the first author.
(Material that has been published or accepted for publication in a peer-reviewed international journal.)
Number of oral presentations

Doctoral Program in Agricultural Sciences

Number of peer-reviewed academic papers
At least 2 papers in English or 4 papers in Japanese, or 1 paper in English and 2 papers in Japanese. All authors must be first authors.
(Material that has been published or accepted for publication in a peer-reviewed international journal.)
Number of oral presentations

Doctoral Program in Life and Agricultural Sciences

Number of peer-reviewed academic papers
At least 2 original papers by the first author.
(Material that has been published or accepted for publication in a peer-reviewed international journal.)
Number of oral presentations

Doctoral Program in Bioindustrial Sciences

Number of peer-reviewed academic papers
At least 2 papers in English or 4 papers in Japanese, or 1 paper in English and 2 papers in Japanese. All authors must be first authors.
(Material that has been published or accepted for publication in a peer-reviewed international journal.)
Number of oral presentations

Doctoral Program in Geosciences

Number of peer-reviewed academic papers
At least 2 original papers by the first author.
(Material that has been published or accepted for publication in a peer-reviewed international journal.)
Number of oral presentations

Doctoral Program in Environmental Studies

Number of peer-reviewed academic papers
At least 2 published, original papers directly related to the dissertation. Must be the first author.
Number of oral presentations

Doctoral Program in Life Science Innovation
(Cross-disciplinary degree programs in which each course belongs to its own degree pro-gram)

Course: Bioinformatics
(Degree Programs in Systems and Information Engineering)

Number of peer-reviewed academic papers
At least 2 peer-reviewed first author English language papers directly related to the dissertation.
(One of the two papers may be peer-reviewed proceedings. However, it must be independent of the other one.)
Number of oral presentations
At least 1 presentation at an international conference as the first presenter.
(Regardless of whether it is a poster presentation or oral presentation.)

Course: Food Innovation
(Degree Programs in Life and Earth Sciences)

Number of peer-reviewed academic papers
At least 2 peer-reviewed first author English language papers directly related to the dissertation.
Number of oral presentations
At least 1 presentation at an international conference as the first presenter.
(Regardless of whether it is a poster presentation or oral presentation.)

Course: Environmental Man-agement
(Degree Programs in Life and Earth Sciences)

Number of peer-reviewed academic papers
At least 2 peer-reviewed first author English language papers directly related to the dissertation.
Number of oral presentations
At least 1 presentation at an international conference as the first presenter.
(Regardless of whether it is a poster presentation or oral presentation.)

Course: Biomolecular Engineering
(Degree Programs in Life and Earth Sciences)

Number of peer-reviewed academic papers
At least 2 peer-reviewed first author English language papers directly related to the dissertation.
Number of oral presentations
At least 1 presentation at an international conference as the first presenter.
(Regardless of whether it is a poster presentation or oral presentation.)

Course: Disease Mechanism
(Degree Programs in Comprehensive Human Sciences)

Number of peer-reviewed academic papers
At least 2 peer-reviewed first author English language papers directly related to the dissertation.
Number of oral presentations
At least 1 presentation at an international conference as the first presenter.
(Regardless of whether it is a poster presentation or oral presentation.)

Course: Drug Discovery
(Degree Programs in Comprehensive Human Sciences)

Number of peer-reviewed academic papers
At least 2 peer-reviewed first author English language papers directly related to the dissertation.
Number of oral presentations
At least 1 presentation at an international conference as the first presenter.
(Regardless of whether it is a poster presentation or oral presentation.)