Application Forms and Instructions

The University of Tsukuba aims to cultivate human resources with a global view by promoting international exchange to improve academic standards. The University of Tsukuba was selected as one of" Global 30 Project for Establishing Core Universities for Internationalization" in 2009 by the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) to promote internationalization of Japanese universities. In 2014, the University of Tsukuba was named as one of the 13 universities in the Japanese government's Super Global Universities program, to provide world-class education and research.

Master's and Doctoral Program: Medical Branch at the University of Tsukuba established research and study program for international students, leading to a degree in Doctor in Medical Sciences, Masters of Public Health and Masters in Medical Sciences. These programs are designed for students who have completed a Bachelor's degree or equivalent and wish to pursue in-depth study in the Medical Sciences and Public Health. All courses are offered in English for students to obtain Master's or Doctoral degree. For information about the program, please visit Master's Program in Medical Sciences and Doctoral Program in Biomedical and Clinical Sciences For information regarding application, please inquire by email at: iga-in#@#un.tsukuba.ac.jp (Please remove “#” from the this e-mail address before sending) .

Dual Master's and Doctoral Degree Program: The program is for students currently enrolled in foreign graduate school affiliated with University of Tsukuba to obtain Master's or Doctoral degree from both institutes. As of year 2012, affiliated Universities are: The University of Medicine and Pharmacy at Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam), University of Sciences at Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) and National Taiwan University (Taiwan).

Application for Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Program (University recommendation). Trans-border Program for Advanced Medical Care Specialists. The Faculty of Medicine of the University of Tsukuba established a Trans-border Program for Advanced Medical Care Specialists for international students to obtain a graduate degree with MEXT (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology) Japanese government scholarship (Fall, 2019 admission). Those who are interested in pursuing basic and clinical research for advanced medical care are encouraged to apply. The applicants will select from the list of participating laboratories in the Faculty of Medicine to pursue their original research project. Upon satisfactory completion, students will obtain their Master's degree from the Master's Program in Medical Sciences, or Ph.D.from Doctoral Program in Biomedical / Clinical Sciences, offered by the Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences at the University of Tsukuba. Please visit "http://www.md.tsukuba.ac.jp/gradmed/en/exam/" for application information.

 

Master's Programs

There are 3 different Master's Programs. Please indicate on the application form which program you wish to apply for. Application period and entrance examination date for each program is indicated below.

   

Program

Enrollment

Application period

Entrance Exam

Notification

       
Master of Public Health Program

October, 2018

April 27 – May 17, 2018

late May - June 1, 2018 (a)

early July 2018

 

April, 2019

July 2 – Sept 21, 2018

late Oct - early Nov 2018 (a)

mid Dec 2018

 

 

 

 

Master's Program in Medical Sciences (including Japanese national applicants living abroad)

October, 2018

April 27 – May 17, 2018

late May - June 1, 2018 (a)

early July 2018

 

April, 2019

July 2 – Sept 21, 2018

late Oct - early Nov 2018 (a)

mid Dec 2018

 

 

 

 

Dual Master’s Degree Program

October, 2018

April 27 – May 17, 2018

late May - June 1, 2018 (a)

early July 2018

 

April, 2019

July 2 – Sept 21, 2018

late Oct - early Nov 2018 (b)

mid Dec 2018

 

 

 

 

(a)     The entrance examination date and location will be arranged with the applicant.
(b)     The entrance examination will be held at University of Tsukuba (Japan), and overseas locations.

Doctoral Programs

There are 2 different Doctoral Programs. Please indicate on the application form which program you wish to apply for. Application period and entrance examination date for each program is indicated below.

   

Program

Enrollment

Application period

Entrance Exam

Notification

 

 

 

 

Doctoral Program in Biomedical and Clinical Sciences (including Japanese national applicants living abroad)

October, 2018

April 27 – May 17, 2018

late May - June 1, 2018 (a)

early July 2018

 

April, 2019

July 2 – Sept 21, 2018

late Oct - early Nov 2018 (a)

mid Dec 2018

 

 

 

 

Dual Doctoral Degree Program

October, 2018

April 27 – May 17, 2018

late May - June 1, 2018 (b)

early July 2018

 

April, 2019

July 2 – Sept 21, 2018

late Oct - early Nov 2018 (b)

mid Dec 2018

 

 

 

 

(a)     The entrance examination date and location will be arranged with the applicant.
(b)     The entrance examination will be held at University of Tsukuba (Japan), and overseas locations.

Contact Us

For further information on the International Graduate Programs in Medical Sciences, please contact us at the folowing address or e-mail.

Academic Service Office for the Medical Sciences Area
University of Tsukuba
1-1-1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, JAPAN 305-8575

email: iga-in#@#un.tsukuba.ac.jp (pleae remove “#” from the e-mail address before sending)

Website: http://www.md.tsukuba.ac.jp/int.office/en/

Scholarship information can be found on the International Student Center website.

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