Admission Information [Graduate School of Medicine]

1. Preparation

Please confirm  Procedure Guide (PDF) to prepar for the appilcation.
Applicants who have  graduated or are expected to graduate from a university/graduate school outside of Japan are recommended to request official letters/certificate to their schools before they start the appilcation procedure. For further information, please see “Frequently Asked Questions and Answers”

2. Preliminary Eligibility Check

Those who graduated or expected to graduate from a university(s) outside of Japan and who have completed  or are expected to complete programs a graduate school(s) outside of Japan must submit a copy (PDF) of their graduate certificates and fill out  “Preliminary Eligibility Check Sheet” to Office of Student Affairs (kyoumu-in(*)mail2.adm.kyoto-u.ac.jp (Please change * to @). As the guidelines are updated every year, please submit the check sheet around the update time.

The eligibility check will take few days to one week to receive the result. So candidates are strongly recommended to check their eligibility before starting the procedure.

3. Schedule for Amission 2017

Master’s Program in Medical Sciences and Professional Degree Program in Public Health

Master’s Program in Medical Sciences 2018 is scheduled to be updated around late May 2017.
 Program  May 26 (Medical Science) and May 30 (Public Health),  2016  June 15 , 2016  July 14,  2016 August 23, 2016  September 9, 2016  March, 2017  April, 2017
Medical Sciences (Master) / Public Health (Professional Degree) Admission Guideline Update (English version) Deadline for Preliminary Eligibility Check / Eligibility Screening  Deadline for Application  Admission Examination  Admission Decisions  Enrollment Procedure Notification  Enrollment

Doctoral Programs in Medicine and Public Health

Doctoral Program in Medicine 2018 and Doctoral Program in Public Health  2018 are scheduled to be updated July 2017.
 Program  July 28, 2016 August 22, 2016  September 13 – 15, 2016  November 1, 2016 November 25, 2016  March, 2017  April, 2017
Medicine /  Public Health Admission Guideline (English version)Update Deadline for Preliminary Eligibility Check / Eligibility Screening  Application Period  Admission Examination  Admission Decisions  Enrollment Procedure Notification  Enrollment

Doctoral Programs in Medical Sciences

This program is a continuous program of our Master’s Program in Medical Sciences. Application guideline for those who wish to enter from other program is available at Japanese site (in Japanese only) Please go to; http://www.med.kyoto-u.ac.jp/apply/entrance_examination/

This program is basically the latter program of our Master’s proram in Medical Sciences, therefore there are very few vacancies for those who will transfer from other graduate schools.
 Program  October, 2016 November, 2016 Januar, 2017 February, 2017 February, 2017  March, 2017  April, 2017
Medical Sciences Admission Guideline (English version)Update Deadline for Preliminary Eligibility Check / Eligibility Screening  Application Period  Admission Examination  Admission Decisions  Enrollment Procedure Notification  Enrollment

4. Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

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

5. Admission Guidlines

Admission Guidelines for Doctoral  Program in Medicine 2017 and Doctoral Program in Public Health has been released as below.

Guideline Booklet in Japanese will be available at Office of Student Affairs, Graduate School of Medicine.

Overseas Candidates must request the electronic application forms after they pass the Preliminary Eligibility Check to; kyoumu-in(*)mail2.adm.kyoto-u.ac.jp (Change * to @ for sending email)
 Programs Entrance year
Doctoral Program in Medicine, Admission Guidelines (PDF)  Aacdemic Year 2017
Doctoral Program in Public Health, Admission Guidelines(PDF)   Aacdemic Year 2017
Master’s Program in Medical Sciences, Admission Guidelines (PDF) Aacdemic Year 2017
Professional Degree Program in Public Health, Admission Guidelines(PDF)   Aacdemic Year 2017
Doctoral Program in Medical Sciences

*Application guideline for those who wish to enter from other program is available at Japanese site (in Japanese only) Please go to; http://www.med.kyoto-u.ac.jp/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/h28_ikagaku_d_01_youkou.pdf
 Academic Year 2016

6. News (Important notification)

Application documentation for some programs requires a valid English proficiency test score from this year. Please refer to the notification below.
Treatment of change in the foreign language examination for the entrance examination of the Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University for academic year 2015.(Uploaded 2014/01/23) The foreign language examination for the entrance examination of the Graduate School of Medicine for academic year 2015 (The examination will be taken place in academic year 2014) will be partially changed. For the detailed information, refer to the PDF file. PDFファイル
Treatment of change for the entrance examination of Master of Medical Sciences for academic year 2016-2017.(Uploaded 2015/03/10) Some changes are scheduled for entrance examination for Master’s Program in Medical Sciences for academic year 2016-2017. For the detailed information, refer to the PDF file. PDFファイル
Treatment of change for the entrance examination of Doctor of Medical Sciences for academic year 2016-2017.(Uploaded 2015/03/10) Some changes are scheduled for entrance examination for Doctor’s Program in Medical Sciences for academic year 2016-2017. For the detailed information, refer to the PDF file. PDFファイル
Treatment of change for the entrance examination of Master of Public Health for academic year 2017.(Uploaded 2015/03/10) Some changes are scheduled for entrance examination for Master’s Program in Public Health for academic year 2017. For the detailed information, refer to the PDF file. PDFファイル

8.  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 2016. PDFファイル

9. Contact Information

Graduate School of Medicine,Kyoto University
Yoshida Konoe-chō, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, 606-8501
Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University
Academic Affairs/Student Support Office
(Manager of Graduate School Academic Affairs)
kyoumu-in(*)mail2.adm.kyoto-u.ac.jp (Please change * to @)

( General Information for international students ) : The International Center, Kyoto University