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Outline: Three Fields with International Students from Various Contries

1. Field of International Environmental Rehabilitation and Conservation
(The First Field)

This Field offers the following topics such as: Environmental Changes in Developing Areas, Ecosystem in Agricultural Lands, Investigation Methodology for Environmental Deterioration, Interaction between Biological and Human Activities, and Remediation and Conservation of Regional Environment.

2. Field of International Biological Production and Resource Science
(The Second Field)

Education and research are performed for increasing food production and biological resources recycling by utilizing high biological production potential, in order to realize sustainable agriculture for regional and global environmental conservation.

3. Field of International Development on Rural Areas
(The Third Field)

Education and research are performed for sustainable social development and community planning focused on economic, social, and population studies combined with natural environmental technology and food production technology.

The duration of the master's program is 2 years.

The prerequisite for admission to master's courses at TUAT is principally 16 years institutional education (from primary school to university). The careers of the candidates who had 14 to 15 years of academic backgrounds need to be confirmed by the university comittee.

Master of Agriculture or Master of Philosophy will be conferred to IEAS students.

Number and composition of IEAS master's students as of April 2018

Semester Japanese Students International Students Total Number of Student
First Semester 16 3 19
Second Semester 1 16 17
Third Semester 16 4 20
Fourth Semester 0 18 18
Total 33 41 74

Currently, our master's students come from Japan, South Korea, China, Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Uzbekistan, Iran, Rwanda, Mozambique, Malawi, Ghana, and Brazil. We are also studying with international research students (ABE Initiative by JICA), Japanese undergraduates, Ph.D. students, short-term exchange students (STEP Program by JASSO, AIMS and LaCEP Programs by JSPS), etc.