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熊本大学 | Kumamoto University

Science and Technology

  • Entrance exam information
Postal code 860-8555
Address 2-39-1 Kurokami, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto-shi, Kumamoto
Department to contact Educational Affairs Office of Graduate School, Natural Sciences Unit
Phone 096-342-3013,3016
Fax 096-342-3509
Type of research department Researcher development., There are graduate courses and programs where you can earn a degree through classes taught entirely in English.
Program Master's program
Major Science, Mathematics, New Frontier Sciences, Applied Chemistry and Biochemistry, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical System Engineering, Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Architecture
International students examination offered Special selection of international students
Prior qualification screening Necessary.
Japanese language ability examination You must take Japanese Language Proficiency Test (Level does not matter) or takeExamination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) required
Availability of previous examination papers Available for reference
Please make an inquiry for details.
Qualification to apply Completion of undergraduate degree or equivalent
Applicants who have completed 16 years and above of school education in their home countries or expect to complete it by the designated date.
Applicants who are 22 years old or older and are recognized to have abilities equivalent to graduates by special admission qualification screening.
Notes Approval from an academic advisor is required. (A list of academic advisors are available.)
Graduates of Japanese universities are required to take the same examination as Japanese students.
Number of international students in 2015 74
Number of privately financed students 65
Number of exchange international students 15
Examination fee 30,000 yen
Admission fee 282,000 yen
Tuition per year 535,800 yen
Other expenses 2,500 yen
Total expenses (First year) 850,300 yen
Remarks Please make a detailed inquiry as expenses differ for individual conditions.
Entry October, 2015
Application category Entrance Examination for International Students of New Frontier Sciences
Deadline for prior qualification screening June 25, 2015
Starting date for application submission July 22, 2015
Deadline of application July 24, 2015
Date of examination August 20, 2015
Notification of examination result September 10, 2015
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Oral examination
Entry April, 2016
Application category Examination for international students
Deadline for prior qualification screening December 10, 2015
Starting date for application submission January 4, 2016
Deadline of application January 6, 2016
Date of examination January 21, 2016 - January 22, 2016
Notification of examination result February 11, 2016
Remarks The examination schedule varies by majors.
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Major subjects, Oral examination, Subjects differ by major. Please make an inquiry.
Entry October, 2015
Application category IJEP (International Joint Education Program for Science and Technology)
Deadline of application June 8, 2015
Remarks Please make an inquiry for details of the examination schedule.
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Interview
Entry April, 2016
Application category IJEP (International Joint Education Program for Science and Technology)
Deadline of application December, 2015
Remarks The examination schedule is not yet determined.
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Interview
Program Doctoral program
Major Science, New Frontier Sciences, Advanced Technology, Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, Architectural and Civil Engineering
International students examination offered Special selection of international students
Application from outside Japan Available.
Prior qualification screening Necessary.
Japanese language ability examination You must take Japanese Language Proficiency Test (Level does not matter) or takeExamination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) required
Availability of previous examination papers Not available.
Qualification to apply Completion of Masters degree or equivalent.
Completion of an undergraduate degree or completion of at least 16 years of school education in one's home country, and has done research for at least 2 years in a research institution or a university.
Recognized as having completed the equivalent of a masters degree by a special admission qualification screening and be at least 24 years old.
Please make an inquiry for details.
Notes Approval from an academic advisor is required. (A list of academic advisors are available.)
Graduates of Japanese universities are required to take the same examination as Japanese students.
Number of international students in 2015 82
Number of privately financed students 32
Number of exchange international students 1
Examination fee 30,000 yen
Admission fee 282,000 yen
Tuition per year 535,800 yen
Other expenses 2,500 yen
Total expenses (First year) 850,300 yen
Remarks Please make a detailed inquiry as expenses differ for individual conditions.
Entry October, 2015
Application category Examination for international students
Deadline for prior qualification screening June 25, 2015
Starting date for application submission July 22, 2015
Deadline of application July 24, 2015
Date of examination August 19, 2015
Notification of examination result September 10, 2015
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Oral examination
Entry April, 2016
Application category Domestic Application 2nd (Application from oversea is possible)
Deadline for prior qualification screening December 10, 2015
Starting date for application submission January 4, 2016
Deadline of application January 6, 2016
Date of examination January 20, 2016
Notification of examination result February 11, 2016
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Oral examination
Entry October, 2015
Application category IJEP (International Joint Education Program for Science and Technology)
Deadline of application June 8, 2015
Remarks Please make an inquiry for details of the examination schedule.
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Interview
Entry April, 2016
Application category IJEP (International Joint Education Program for Science and Technology)
Deadline of application December, 2015
Remarks Please make an inquiry for details of the examination schedule.
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Interview

Last update: Jun. 01, 2015


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