IAS PhD Scholarships 2021 @ United Nations University (UNU), Japan


United Nations University-Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) invites applications for UNU-IAS PhD Scholarships, Japan 2021 from students who wish to pursue a three-year PhD program in Sustainability Science.

Full tuition fee waiver
A monthly allowance of JPY 120,000 for living expenses for a maximum of 36 months

Important Dates

19th April, 2019


Have a strong interest in sustainability studies.
Be a Master’s degree holder in sustainability studies or related disciplines.
Demonstrate a commitment to study and understand global issues.
Have a GPA of 3.5 or above on a scale of 4.0 during the Master’s degree.

Fulfil the minimum English language proficiency requirements:
600 on TOEFL – Paper-Based Testing (PBT) OR
100 on TOEFL – Internet-Based Testing (IBT) OR
7.0 on IELTS – Academic format
Have at least 2 years of practical field experience related to UNU-IAS research themes OR Have two completed Master’s degrees, at least one of which must be in a discipline related to sustainability studies.

How to Apply

 Applicants can apply online mode only

Last Date

The last date for application is  09th April 2021

Contact Details

For any further details, the applying candidates can refer to official notification using the following link.  https://unu.edu/admissions/scholarshipshttps://ias.unu.edu/en/admissions/degrees/

5-53-70 Jingumae
Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-8925

Tel: +81 3 5467-1212
Fax: +81 3 3499-2828