Graduate School of Library, Information and Media Studies


Examination Information


Event Information


LIS English Program

LIS English program is designed for international students who pursue a career of information professionals in global context. Graduate School of Library, Information and Media Studies at the University of Tsukuba is the first and only institution in Japan that offers a full-time, two years master’s degree as an English Master's program and three years doctoral degree as English doctoral program in Library and Information Science.

Research Unit and Group

Research Units and Research Groups

Latest News


Dr. Hiroyoshi Ito has been appointed as an Assistant Professor.


Final Presentation of Dissertation by Mr. Atsushi Otsuka will be held on March 31. 

Job Opportunities (Assistant Professor)
We invite applications for a position of assistant professor who will conduct research in a Special Collaborative Research Project. 
Deadline: 5PM (JST) on May 7th, 2020 (more information

Graduation Ceremony will be held on March 25. [LINK]

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Awards, Grants, and Media coverage


Masaki Kobayashi (Supervisor: Prof. Atsuyuki Morishima) received an online presentation award in DEIM2020. 


Daisuke Aritomo (Supervisor: Prof. Atsuyuki Morishima), Associate Prof. Chiemi Watanabe (Tsukuba University of Technology), Assistant Prof. Masaki Matsubara and Prof. Atsuyuki Morishima received a best paper award in iiWAS2019. The title is "A Privacy-Preserving Similarity Search Scheme over Encrypted Word Embeddings."


Assoiciate Prof. Yohei Seki received an Award for Development of International Standard for issueing ISO/IEC 30146: 2019 Information technology - Smart City ICT Indicators.


Hibiki Miyazawa (Supervisor: Prof. Yuzuru Hiraga) won the second place and an audience award in the second student presentation competition of the Piano Teachers' National Association of Japan. [LINK]


Masaki Kobayarhi (Supervisor: Prof. Atsuyuki Morishima) received an enterprize award in WebDB Forum 2019 (LIFULL award,FRONTEO award). [LINK]


Associate Prof. Norihiko Uda, Prof. Saori Donkai, Associate Prof. Hideo Joho, Prof. Yuko Yoshida, and Prof. Chieko Mizoue received a best paper award in A-LIEP 2019. 


Qianxiu Liu (Supervisor: Prof. Hiroshi Itsumura) received a presentation encouragement award in JSLIS 2019. [LINK]


Yuya Yamamoto (Supervisor: Prof. Yuzuru Hiraga) received a student encouragement award in the 124th SIGMUS of IPSJ. [LINK]


Yuji Demura (Supervisor: Assistant Prof. Makoto Fujisawa) received a best paper award in IEVC2019. [LINK]


Masaki Oguni (Supevisor: Associate Prof. Yohei Seki) received a student encouragement award and a student poster presentation award in the ARG WI2. [LINK]

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