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Kyoto University provides researchers with a world-class research environment. If you wish to study at Kyoto University, please read the information provided on the website before submitting an application to the graduate school that you wish to enter.

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Those who have graduated or are expected to graduate from a university in a country other than Japan may be required to apply as a research student. Please check the application guidelines of the graduate school, research institute, or research center in which you wish to enroll.

This website provides information for those seeking to enroll in a graduate school at Kyoto University. Information about undergraduate enrollment can be found here.

Learn about admission

Those who have graduated or are expected to graduate from a university in a country other than Japan may be required to apply as a research student. Please check the application guidelines of the graduate school, research institute, or research center in which you wish to enroll.

Learn about Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship

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Those who have graduated or are expected to graduate from a university in a country other than Japan may be required to apply as a research student. Please check the application guidelines of the graduate school, research institute, or research center in which you wish to enroll.

(p.8, Admissions Guide for International Applicants)

Learn about research students

Admissions guide for graduates of overseas universities

Visa and life in Japan

Housing

List of useful information

Check the admission schedule

(p.9, Admissions Guide for International Applicants)

(p.10, Admissions Guide for International Applicants)

(p.10, Admissions Guide for International Applicants)

(p.10, Admissions Guide for International Applicants)

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This website is managed by the International Admissions Assistance Office (IAAO) of Kyoto University. For detailed information about each graduate school and its admission procedures, please see the application guidelines for each school, or contact the school directly.

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