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 Admission 2018

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

 Program  May 22, 2017  June 14, 2017  July 13,  2017 August 29, 2017  September 15, 2017  EarlyMarch, 2018  April 1, 2018
Medical Sciences (Master) / Public Health (Professional Degree) Admission Guideline Update (English version) Deadline for  submission of documents for Preliminary Eligibility Check / Eligibility Screening  Deadline for Application  Admission Examination  Admission Decisions  Enrollment Procedure Notification  Enrollment

Doctoral Programs in Medicine and Public Health

 Program  July 21, 2017 August 8, 2017 August 23, 2017  September 13, 2017  November 1, 2017 November 27, 2017  March, 2018  April 1, 2018
Medicine /  Public Health Admission Guideline (English version)Update Deadline for  submission of documents for Preliminary Eligibility Check Deadline for  submission of documents for 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.

Doctoral Program in Medical Science schedule 2018 will be updated in October
 Program  October, 2017 November, 2017 January, 2018 February, 2018 February, 2018  March, 2018  April, 2018
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

Guideline Booklets in Japanese are 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) NEW! 2017/07/21  Aacdemic Year 2018
Doctoral Program in Public Health, Admission Guidelines(PDF) NEW! 2017/07/21 Aacdemic Year 2018
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 2017
Master’s Program in Medical Sciences, Admission Guidelines (PDF) Aacdemic Year 2018
Professional Degree Program in Public Health, Admission Guidelines(PDF) Aacdemic Year 2018

6.  Important Notifications

Regarding the Change of Subjects in the Entrance Examination for
Master’s Program in Medical Sciences 2019 (scheduled in 2018)
    PDF

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 2017.  PDF

8. 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