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

Application Information and Entrance Examination Dates

Annual schedule

The schedule is subject to change.

Support for Pioneering Research Initiated by the Next Generation (SPRING) - A financial support program (living & research allowance) to our promising doctoral students, provided by JST.

General Selection Process and Special Selection Process for Working Individuals

April 2022 enrollment

Application Guidelines for April 2022 University of Tsukuba Graduate School Enrollment are now available.

There is a possibility that there will be changes in the method of the entrance examinations, depending on the situation regarding the spread of the infections of the COVID-19, such as changes to online entrance examinations, etc., after these application guidelines have been published. Also, there is a possibility that entrance examination dates will be added, in connection with the changes in the examination method.
Information environment necessary if there is a change to online entrance examinations is shown at the above URL.

The latest information on the entrance examinations is published on the Information page of the Graduate Admissions site, so it can be checked at any time. In particular, when applying and before taking the examination, be sure to check the latest information in the Information page of the Graduate Admissions site.

Information page of the Graduate Admissions site

Master’s Program in Medical Sciences, Master's Program in Public Health

April 2022 enrollment (August 2021 / January to February 2022 examination)

Application Period
(Web Entry)
August: Thursday, July 1, 2021 (from 12 p.m. JST) – Friday, July 16, 2021 (to 3 p.m. JST)
January to February: Wednesday, December 1, 2021 (from 12 p.m. JST) – Friday, December 17, 2021 (to 3 p.m. JST)
Submission of Documents August: Friday, July 16, 2021 by 3 p.m. JST.
January to February: Friday, December 17, 2021 by 3 p.m. JST.
Examination Dates August: Wednesday, August 18, 2021
January to February: Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Announcement of Acceptance August: Wednesday, September 8, 2021
January to February: Wednesday, February 16, 2022

Doctoral Program in Medical Sciences

April 2022 enrollment (August 2021 / January to February 2022 examination)

Application Period
(Web Entry)
August: Thursday, July 1, 2021 (from 12 p.m. JST) – Friday, July 16, 2021 (to 3 p.m. JST)
January to February: Wednesday, December 1, 2021 (from 12 p.m. JST) – Friday, December 17, 2021 (to 3 p.m. JST)
Submission of Documents August: Friday, July 16, 2021 by 3 p.m. JST.
January to February: Friday, December 17, 2021 by 3 p.m. JST.
Examination Dates August: Tuesday, August 17, 2021
January to February: Tuesday, February 1, 2022
Announcement of Acceptance August: Wednesday, September 8, 2021
January to February: Wednesday, February 16, 2022

Doctoral and Master's Programs in Nursing Science

April 2022 enrollment (August 2021 examination)

Application Period
(Web Entry)
Thursday, July 1, 2021 (from 12 p.m. JST) – Friday, July 16, 2021 (to 3 p.m. JST)
Submission of Documents Friday, July 16, 2021 by 3 p.m. JST.
Examination Dates
(Doctoral Program)
Tuesday, August 17, 2021
Examination Dates
(Master’s Program)
Tuesday and Wednesday, August 17, 18, 2021
Announcement of Acceptance Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Special selections of international applicants and Japanese national living abroad

October 2021 enrollment

Master’s Program in Medical Sciences, Dual Master’s Degree Program*

Application period late April - May 14, 2021
Entrance examination May 19 - May 28, 2021
Announcement of application results early July, 2021

*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 Program in Medical Sciences (including Dual Doctoral Degree Program*)

Application period late April - May 14, 2021
Entrance examination May 19 - May 28, 2021
Announcement of application results early July, 2021

*To apply for the Dual Doctoral 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.

April 2022 enrollment

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

Application period July 5 - September 16, 2021
Entrance examination October 18 – October 29, 2021
Announcement of application results mid December, 2021

*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 Program in Medical Sciences (including Dual Doctoral Degree Program*)

Application period July 5 - September 16, 2021
Entrance examination October 18 – October 29, 2021
Announcement of application results mid December, 2021

*To apply for the Dual Doctoral 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.