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Application for Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Program for admission in October 2023 as Degree Students (University recommendation)
-Transborder Medical Program for Emerging Infectious Diseases-

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 Medical Sciences) at the University of Tsukuba. Application is now open.

Application forms must be received by September 15, 2022. 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-inun.tsukuba.ac.jp

General Selection Process and Special Selection Process for Working Individuals

2023 enrollment

Master’s Program in Medical Sciences, Master's Program in Public Health April 2023 enrollment (August 2022 / January to February 2023 examination)
Application Period
(Web Entry)

August: Friday, July 1, 2022 (from 12 p.m. JST) – Thursday, July 21, 2022 (to 3 p.m. JST)

January to February: Thursday, December 1, 2022 (from 12 p.m. JST) – Friday, December 16, 2022 (to 3 p.m. JST)

Submission of Documents

August: Thursday, July 21, 2022 by 3 p.m. JST.

January to February: Friday, December 16, 2022 by 3 p.m. JST.

Examination Dates

August: Wednesday, August 31, 2022

January to February: Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Announcement of Acceptance

August: Friday, September 16, 2022

January to February: Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Doctoral Program in Medical Sciences April/October 2023 enrollment (August 2022 / January to February 2023 examination)
Application Period
(Web Entry)

August: Friday, July 1, 2022 (from 12 p.m. JST) – Thursday, July 21, 2022 (to 3 p.m. JST)

January to February: Thursday, December 1, 2022 (from 12 p.m. JST) – Friday, December 16, 2022 (to 3 p.m. JST)

Submission of Documents

August: Thursday, July 21, 2022 by 3 p.m. JST.

January to February: Friday, December 16, 2022 by 3 p.m. JST.

Examination Dates

August: Tuesday, August 30, 2022

January to February: Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Announcement of Acceptance

August: Friday, September 16, 2022

January to February: Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Doctoral and Master's Programs in Nursing Science April 2023 enrollment (August 2022 examination)
Application Period
(Web Entry)
Friday, July 1, 2022 (from 12 p.m. JST) – Thursday, July 21, 2022 (to 3 p.m. JST)
Submission of Documents Thursday, July 21, 2022 by 3 p.m. JST.
Examination Dates
(Doctoral Program)
Tuesday, August 30, 2022
Examination Dates
(Master's Program)
Tuesday and Wednesday, August 30, 31, 2022
Announcement of Acceptance Friday, September 16, 2022

Application Guideline (Doctoral Program)
*Doctoral Program is open only for General Selection Process.

Application Guideline (Master’s Program)

Special selections of international applicants and Japanese national living abroad

October 2022 enrollment

Master’s Program in Medical Sciences and Dual Master’s Degree Program*
Application period April 25 - May 13, 2022
Entrance examination May 18 - May 27, 2022
Announcement of application results early July, 2022

*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.

Application forms

Doctoral Program in Medical Sciences (including Dual Doctoral Degree Program*)
Application period April 25 - May 13, 2022
Entrance examination May 18 - May 27, 2022
Announcement of application results early July, 2022

*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.

Application forms

April 2023 enrollment

Master’s Program in Medical Sciences, Public Health Program and Dual Master’s Degree Program*
Application period July 4 - September 15, 2022
Entrance examination October 17 – October 28, 2022
Announcement of application results mid December, 2022

*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.

Application forms

Doctoral Program in Medical Sciences (including Dual Doctoral Degree Program*)
Application period July 4 - September 15, 2022
Entrance examination October 17 – October 28, 2022
Announcement of application results mid December, 2022

*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.

Application forms

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