Admission Information

Admission to Graduate Programs

1. Before you apply

Those who graduate or expect to graduate from university in a country other than Japan must follow the procedures prescribed below prior to application to the entrance examination to graduate programs in Medicine, Kyoto-McGill International Collaborative Program in Genomic Medicine, Medical Science, and Public Health, offered by Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University.

1. If you graduate or expect to graduate from a University or a Graduate School in a country other than Japan China/Taiwan/Hong Kong, apply to Kyoto University Admissions Assistance Office (AAO) and upload applicants’ information and required documents. 【No later than approx. three months before the application deadline for the entrance examination】

https://www.aao.opir.kyoto-u.ac.jp/



2. Receive the result from AAO
If the result is Positive, proceed to 3 and contact a prospective supervisor.



3. Contact a professor of Research Fields (laboratory) you are interested in and obtain the prior approval of applying.
[List of Research Fields of Medicine and Medical Science, and Genomic Medicine]
http://www.med.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/grad_school/research/doctoral_course/
[List of Research Fields of Public Health]
http://sph.med.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/field/



4. Request Preliminary Eligibility Check via Email

Fill in and submit Preliminary Eligibility Check Sheet via email, together with the PDF of ①certificate of graduation of university/graduate school, ②academic transcript, and ③document that shows the length of the program you completed (e.g. four years doctoral program; website URL is acceptable ).
Send to: kyoumu-in(*)mail2.adm.kyoto-u.ac.jp (Change * to @)
Email title: Preliminary Eligibility Check request (Name: 〇〇〇〇)
Items to be included:
(1) Your name
(2) Preferred entrance year and month: April, 20XX

The application period for Preliminary Eligibility Check for Entrance Examination (2020 intake) is as follows;
A. Master’s Program in Medical Sciences: April 1422, 2019 to June 12, 2019
B. Professional Degree Program in Public Health: April 1422, 2019 to June 12, 2019
C. Doctoral Program in Medicine: May 13, 2019 to August 6, 2019
D. Kyoto-McGill International Collaborative Program in Genomic Medicine (Doctoral Program): May 13, 2019 to August 6, 2019
E. Doctoral Program in Public Health: May 13, 2019 to August 6, 2019
F. Doctoral Program in Medical Science: May 13October 1, 2019 to TBD

We will send you the check result via email, approx. 2 or 3 weeks after the request.

 

Updated on May 15, 2019
Office of Student Affairs, Graduate School of medicine, Kyoto University
Yoshida Konoe-cho, Sakyoku, Kyoto 606-8501, Japan

 

・Scholarship Opportunity:
The application for admission to our graduate program and application for scholarship are operated separately.
Refer to the following page for information on scholarship application.
http://www.med.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/students/scholarship-2/

 

2. Outlined Schedule for Admission

-Master’s Program in Medical Science
-Professional Degree Program in Public Health
-Doctoral Programs in Medicine
-Doctoral Program in Public Health
-Kyoto-McGill International Collaborative Program in Genomic Medicine (Joint Ph.D.)
-Doctoral Programs in Medical Science*
Preliminary Eligibility Check request accepted from:  April 22April 14 May 13 May13October 1
Admission Guideline (English version) available from:
 late May July October
Deadline for Preliminary Eligibility Check and Eligibility Screening: mid June early August November
Application Period: mid July mid September January
Admission Examination: late August early November February
Admission Decisions: mid September late November February
Enrollment Procedure Notification: early March
Enrollment April 1
*For detailed schedule, refer to each Admission Guideline.
*Doctoral Programs in Medical Science is a continuous program of our Master’s Program in Medical Science, therefore there are very few vacancies for those who will transfer from other graduate schools.

3. Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

Applicants are recommended to confirm “Frequently Asked Questions and Answers” before they start their application procedures.

4. Admission Guidelines and Application Forms

Programs Entrance Year Guideline and Forms
Doctoral Program in Medicine
  Updated on July 16, 2019
April 2020 LINK

Master’s Program in Medical Sciences
   Updated on May 16, 2019

April 2020 LINK
Doctoral Program in Medical Science April 2019 LINK
Kyoto-McGill International Collaborative Program in Genomic Medicine (Doctoral Program)
 Updated on July 11, 2019
April 2020 LINK
Professional Degree Program in Public Health
   Updated on May 16, 2019
April 2020 LINK
Doctoral Program in Public Health
 Updated on July 16, 2019
April 2020 LINK

5. Past Written Exams

Refer to the Japanese page.

6. Announcement of Application Results

Refer to the Japanese page.

7. Enrollment Information

Guide for International Students(For successful candidates) This guide provides general information on admission procedures for successful candidates at Kyoto University. The detailed information regarding admission will be provided with the required documents which students will receive in the beginning of March 2019.     TBA