Degree Programs in Medical Sciences, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences

Application Information and Entrance Examination Dates

Application for February Exam for April 2020 Enrollment Students (General Admission, Special Selection of Working Individuals)

Application period (Web Entry) December 2, 2019 (from 12 p.m. JST) – December 20, 2019 (to 3 p.m. JST)
Submission of Documents Friday, December 20, 2019 by 3 p.m. JST.
Application form
Examination dates

Doctoral Program in Medical Sciences, Doctoral Program in Nursing Science*, Master's Program in Nursing Science
January 30, 2020

*"Doctoral Program in Nursing Science" is open only for "General Admission".

Master's Program in Medical Sciences, Master's Program in Public Health
January 31, 2020

Application for Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Program for admission in October 2020 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 25, 2019.

Please verify all the documents carefully and submit the documents by courier (Fedex/EMS etc) 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 2020 enrollment (August examination)

Master’s Program in Medical Sciences

Application period July 19, 22, 23, 2019
Entrance examination August 21, 2019
Testing Location University of Tsukuba(Tsukuba Campus)
Announcement of Acceptance September 10, 2019

Doctoral Programs in Biomedical Sciences and Clinical Sciences

Application period July 19, 22, 23, 2019
Entrance examination August 20, 2019
Testing Location University of Tsukuba(Tsukuba Campus)
Announcement of Acceptance September 10, 2019

Doctoral and Master's Programs in Nursing Science

Application period July 19, 22, 23, 2019
Entrance examination
(Doctoral Program)
August 20, 2019
Entrance examination
(Master’s Program)
August 20 and 21, 2019
Testing Location University of Tsukuba(Tsukuba Campus)
Announcement of Acceptance September 10, 2019

*Doctoral Program is open only for General Admission.

Special selections of international applicants and Japanese national living abroad

October 2019 enrollment

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

Application period April 26- May 16, 2019
Entrance examination late May - May 31, 2019
Announcement of application results early July, 2019

*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 Sciences (including Dual Doctoral Degree Program*)

Application period April 26- May 16, 2019
Entrance examination late May - May 31, 2019
Announcement of application results early July, 2019

*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 2020 enrollment

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

Application period July 2 - September 19, 2019
Entrance examination late October - early November, 2019
Announcement of application results mid December, 2019

*Japanese national living abroad can apply only for the Medical Science Program
**To apply for the Dual Master’s Degree 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 Programs in Biomedical and Clinical Sciences (including Dual Doctoral Degree Program*)

Application period July 2 - September 19, 2019
Entrance examination late October - early November, 2019
Announcement of application results mid December, 2019

*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.