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Settling In

In order to stay in Japan and pursue research and studies, you must comply with various formalities including acquisition of a status of resident in accordance with the "Immigration and Refuge Act" and other relevant laws of Japan. For official information, please see the Ministry of Justice website, below.


Patents, trademarks, copyright and other intellectual property are under Japanese law at TMDU. For details please consult with the Intellectual Property Division.


The required number of credit hours and requirements for a graduate thesis vary between departments and programs. For detailed information on graduation requirements and other university rules, please consult with your department office.