Majors of Medical Sciences, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences

Application Information and Entrance Examination Dates

Application for Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Program for admission in October 2019 as Degree Students (University recommendation)
- Trans-border Program for Advanced Medical Care Specialists -

MEXT (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) offers scholarships to international students who wish to study as graduate students at the Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences (Master’s Program in Medical Sciences and Doctoral Program in Biomedical Sciences/ Clinical Sciences) of the University of Tsukuba. Application is now open.

Application forms must be received by September 21, 2018. Please verify all the documents carefully and submit the documents by courier (Fedex or similar) to:
Room 4A237, Graduate Courses Educational Affairs, Academic Service Office for the Medical Sciences Area, University of Tsukuba.
1-1-1 Tennodai, Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki-ken, JAPAN
Postal Code: 305-8575

For inquiries, E-mail:iga-in@un.tsukuba.ac.jp

General admission and special selection of working individuals

April 2019 enrollment (August examination)

Master’s Program in Medical Sciences

Application period July 18 - 20, 2018
Entrance examination August 22, 2018
Testing Location University of Tsukuba(Tsukuba Campus)
Announcement of Acceptance September 11, 2018

If the number of successful applicants does not reach the quota, additional entrance examination may be held in January, 2019.

Doctoral Programs in Biomedical Sciences and Clinical Sciences

Application period July 18 - 20, 2018
Entrance examination August 21, 2018
Testing Location University of Tsukuba(Tsukuba Campus)
Announcement of Acceptance September 11, 2018

If the number of successful applicants does not reach the quota, additional entrance examination may be held in January, 2019.

Doctoral and Master's Programs in Nursing Sciences

Application period July 18 - 20, 2018
Entrance examination
(Doctoral Program)
August 21, 2018
Entrance examination
(Master’s Program)
August 21 and 22, 2018
Testing Location University of Tsukuba(Tsukuba Campus)
Announcement of Acceptance September 11, 2018

*Doctoral Program is open only for General Admission.

Special selections of international applicants and Japanese national living abroad

October 2018 enrollment

Master’s Program in Medical Sciences (Medical Sciences*, Public Health Program and Dual Master’s Degree Program**)

Application period April 27 - May 17, 2018
Entrance examination late May - June 1, 2018
Announcement of application results early July, 2018

*Japanese national living abroad can apply only for the Medical Science Program.
**To apply for the Dual Master’s Program, the applicant must be enrolled in: The University of Medicine and Pharmacy at Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam), University of Science at Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) or National Taiwan University.

Doctoral Program in Biomedical and Clinical Sciences (including Dual Doctoral Degree Program*)

Application period April 27 - May 17, 2018
Entrance examination late May - June 1, 2018
Announcement of application results early July, 2018

*To apply for the Dual Doctoral Program, the applicant must be enrolled in: The University of Medicine and Pharmacy at Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam), University of Science at Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) or National Taiwan University.

April 2019 enrollment

Master’s Program in Medical Sciences (Medical Sciences*, Public Health Program and Dual Master’s Degree Program**)

Application period July 2 - September 21, 2018
Entrance examination late October - early November, 2018
Announcement of application results mid December, 2018

*Japanese national living abroad can apply only for the Medical Science Program.
**To apply for the Dual Master’s Program, the applicant must be enrolled in: The University of Medicine and Pharmacy at Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam), University of Science at Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) or National Taiwan University.

Doctoral Program in Biomedical and Clinical Sciences (including Dual Doctoral Degree Program*)

Application period July 2 - September 21, 2018
Entrance examination late October - early November, 2018
Announcement of application results mid December, 2018

*To apply for the Dual Doctoral Program, the applicant must be enrolled in: The University of Medicine and Pharmacy at Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam), University of Science at Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) or National Taiwan University.

Message from Chairs of the Doctoral and Master's Programs

  • Chair of the Doctoral Program in Biomedical Sciences
  • Chair of the Doctoral Program in Clinical Sciences
  • Chair of the Master’s Program in Biomedical Sciences
  • Chair of the Doctoral Program in Nursing Sciences