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Admission Requirements

Applicants are screened for admission on the basis of their professional qualifications and their achievements, as well as their background assessment test, the purpose of application and plans of post-CLTP. English proficiency is also essential. Admission decision is made by the CLTP Admissions Committee.


  • Academic researchers and graduate students both at home and abroad who belong to universities or research institutes . A PhD degree holder is preferable.
  • Company employees who wants to use CLTP as an education and training program.

Follow-up Report

The CLTP participant will be expected to make a follow-up report to the CLTP Office within two years after the completion of the CLTP Program.
The report may touch on how your hands-on activity will be sustainable in your country.

Participation Fees

  • The participation fee is divided into two categories:
    - Academic Fee: 330,000 yen (about 3,028 USD, @109 yen)
    - Corporate Fee: 550,000 yen (about 5,046 USD, @109 yen) (Government, Company, etc.)
  • The participation fee covers course materials including HEPTA Sat kits, launching fee (by drone), use of test facilities, working room fee, etc.
  • Purchase of HEPTA Sat Kits (alternative)
    - The HEPTA Sat kits which you use during the training period will be brought back to use for an educational or training purpose at home. The price will be announced later.
  • Other Cost
    The participant is responsible for
    - A round airfare between your place and Narita (Tokyo),
    - Daily meals in Japan (except UNISEC welcome and farewell receptions),
    - Travel insurances.
    - Hotel Accomodations
    - Transportation fee between a hotel and Nihon University (Funabashi).

    *Payment will be made via bank transfer and will be announced later.

Application Procedure

Application deadline:

  1. For a Partial Scholarship
  2. For Self-Funded

Submission of an application form

Step1: The completed application form must be submitted to the CLTP Office at the University Space Engineering Consortium (UNISEC) in Tokyo, Japan, by using the Online Application Service. (
The online service is open by the deadline.
Step2: The recommendation letter should be sent by email in pdf directly from your recommender to the CLTP Office at, or to be sent directly by email from the candidate if the candidate has already held the letter sent by the recommender.
Step3: The following additional documents should be uploaded in pdf to the online application form, or to be sent by email directly from the candidate to the CLTP Office at the email address above.

Additional Documents

  1. The Background Assessment Test
    The Background Assessment Test ID and password will be provided to those who completed submission of necessary application documents.

  2. The Letter of Recommendation
    This is a free format, which will be sent by your recommender to secretariat(at)

  3. Purpose of Application and Plans after CLTP
    Describe briefly in a free format your purpose of appling for and plan of teaching after CLTP, then, upload online or email to

  4. Scanned Copy of Your Passport (must be valid for during the period of the CLTP program)
    (Upload online or email directly to the CLTP Office at

Note: Please check if all required documents are included, according to the application check list provided below. You will be notified if your application is incomplete. The submitted documents will not be returned and will remain confidential under UNISEC’s privacy policy.


  • Online Application Form
  • The Background Assessment Test
  • Pupose of Application and Plans after CLTP
  • Scanned Copy of Your Passport
  • The Letter of Recommendation (from the recommender to the CLTP Office)

Where to send

Complete and submit the documents above to:

See also the CLTP FAQ page for your reference.

The additional required documents should be sent to:
CLTP Office
c/o University Space Engineering Consortium (UNISEC)
Central Yayoi 2nd floor,
2-3-2 Yayoi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-0032, Japan
Tel: +81-3-5800-6645
E-mail: secretariat(at)

Future Schedule

  • Announcement of Selection:
    1. For a Partial Scholarship
    2. For Self-Funded
  • Visa Application: by the end of June 2020
  • CLTP-11: August 17 (Mon)-28 (Fri), 2020

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