UTokyo Summer Internship Program 2024 – UTRIP

UTokyo Summer Internship Program

Applications to the UTokyo Summer Internship Program are now open for international students. It is a golden opportunity for students who want to do a internship abroad as the University of Tokyo is offering international participants with UTokyo Summer Internship Program opportunity.

UTokyo Summer Internship Program is a research internship program conducted by the University of Tokyo. Helps in developing skills and knowledge that will help students with advanced degrees in the future helping students with a better future.

UTokyo Summer Internship Program:

UTRIP stands for the “University of Tokyo Research Internship Program,” an initiative launched by the Graduate School of Science (GSS) at the University of Tokyo, a globally recognized research-education institution. This program, established in June 2010, is part of the university’s commitment to internationalization, aiming to attract talented young students from around the world. UTRIP is a rigorous summer research program designed for undergraduate students with a strong interest in pursuing future M.S. or Ph.D. degrees. Throughout the program, participants receive intensive instruction and guidance in research methodologies from distinguished faculty members within the GSS’s five departments: physics, astronomy, chemistry, earth & planetary science, and biological sciences.

The University of Tokyo summer internship is also known as (UTRIP) intended to be offered to natural sciences or other relevant fields. UTokyo Summer Internship Program is a fully funded international internship program in Tokyo, Japan. Internees will get to work with professional and best researchers in Japan and will be provided with multiple tasks according to the related research field.

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This internship will be held in Japan for six weeks for international students. This is a short summer internship program offered to all international students with ongoing bachelor’s degrees. In this article, we have explained all the details regarding UTokyo Summer Internship Program.

Host Country: Japan

Host University: University of Tokyo

Internship Fields: Natural Sciences and related field

Benefits of UTokyo Summer Internship Program:

  • UTokyo Internship Program has no application fee, students do not need to pay any fee.
  • Free lodging and meals are provided.
  • All participants will receive a stipend, except for those who are recipients of the FUTI Award.
  • The program encompasses in-depth research projects.
  • A visit to cultural sites in Japan is included.
  • A thorough Japanese language course is part of the program.
  • Upon completion, participants will receive a certificate.

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Eligibility criteria for UTRIP Summer Internship Program:

  • Students must study a minimum of two semesters of their Bachelor’s degree.
  • Participating students must not be studying in Japan, they must be from outside Japan.
  • Students must be related to the natural sciences field.
  • Must be motivated to learn new ideas and skills.
  • Students should attend the Internship Program.

Documents Required for UTRIP Summer Internship Program:

  • Scanned copy of the academic transcript.
  • If student’s transcript does not show the proper grading system then the student needs to provide with legend that is an official explanation of the grading system provided by the university.
  • Letter of recommendation.
  • A Resume / CV.

How to Apply:

  • Students need to apply online and fill out the application form for the UTokyo Summer Internship Program 2024.
  • Students must be related to the natural sciences field and must select the research project in the application form and also select the laboratory.
  • Student must answer all the required questions.
  • Write a personal statement of 700 words.
  • Complete the application form.


The application deadline to apply for UTokyo Summer Internship is  9 January 2024.

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