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Tohoku University Graduate School of Life Sciences
Academic Calendar 2017-2018

Course Schedule related

1st semester
Entrance ceremony Apr. 5 (Wed)
Orientation for new students, etc. Apr. 6 (Thu)
Classes Apr. 10 (Mon) - Jul. 28 (Fri)
Anniversary of the founding of Tohoku University Jun. 22 (Thu)
Summer holiday Jul. 31 (Mon) - Sep. 29 (Fri)
 
2nd semester
Classes Oct. 2 (Mon) - Dec. 22 (Fri)
Winter holiday Dec. 25(Mon) - Jan. 3 (Wed)
Classes Jan. 4 (Thu) - Feb. 2 (Fri)
End of term holiday Feb. 5 (Mon) - Mar. 30 (Fri)
Commencement Ceremony Mar. 27 (Tue)

Entrance examination

Master’s Degree Program entrance exam
 (October 2017 Admissions)
Aug. 1 (Tue)
Doctoral Degree Program entrance exam
(October 2017 Admissions)
Jul. 3 (Mon)
Master's Degree Program entrance exam
[self recommendation] (April 2018 Admissions )
Jul. 1 (Sat) - Jul. 2 (Sun)
Master's Degree Program (first term)
entrance examination  (April 2018 Admissions)
Aug. 1 (Tue)
Master's Degree Program (second term)
entrance examination  (April 2018 Admissions)
Nov. 13 (Mon) - Nov. 14 (Tue)
Doctoral Degree Program transfer
entrance examination  (April 2018 Admissions)
Feb. 15 (Thu)

Master's dissertation related

Expected completion in September
Deadline for the title of master's dissertation   Jun. 30 (Fri)
Deadline for the master's dissertation Jul. 24 (Mon)
Review of the master's dissertation
Jul. 27 (Thu) - Aug. 2 (Wed)
Final examinations of the master's dissertation Aug. 3 (Thu) - Aug. 9 (Wed)
Deadline for the master's dissertation
  (for graduate school storage)
Aug. 31 (Thu)
 
Expected completion in March
Deadline for the title of master's dissertation Nov. 30 (Thu)
Deadline for master's dissertation summaries
for final examinations (presentation )
Jan. 5 (Fri)
Deadline for the master's dissertation Jan. 16 (Tue)
Review of the master's dissertation Jan. 18 (Thu) - Feb. 2 (Fri)
Final examinations of the master's dissertation Feb. 5 (Mon) - Feb. 14 (Wed)
Deadline for the master's dissertation
(for graduate school storage)
Mar. 5 (Mon)

Doctoral dissertation related

Expected completion in September
Deadline for the title of doctoral dissertation
Jun. 30 (Fri)
Deadline for the doctoral dissertation Jul. 24 (Mon)
Review of the doctoral dissertation Jul. 27 (Thu) - Aug. 2 (Wed)
Final examinations of the doctoral dissertation
Aug. 3 (Thu) - Aug. 9 (Wed)
Deadline for the doctoral dissertation (for publication)
After the faculty meeting in September
 
Expected completion in March
Deadline for the title of doctoral dissertation Nov. 30 (Thu)
Deadline for the doctoral dissertation Jan. 4 (Thu)
Review of the doctoral dissertation Jan. 5 (Fri) - Jan. 24 (Wed)
Deadline for doctoral dissertation summaries
for final examinations (presentation)
Jan. 5 (Fri)
Final examinations of the doctoral dissertation Jan. 25 (Thu) - Feb. 2 (Fri)
Deadline for the doctoral dissertation
(for publication )
Mar. 27 (Tue)

Promotion to the Doctoral Degree Program related

Period for submission to apply for promotion  Jan. 5 (Fri ) - Jan. 11 (Thu)

Note

  1. The above-mentioned schedule is subject to change. Be careful of notices, etc.
  2. When finishing at any time regardless this schedule, please consult with the supervising teacher.