Schedule of Admissions

Schedule of General Admissions, MEXT scholarship students, and IGP

General Admissions

<First Round>

Application Period: June 30 to July 6, 2017
Examination Date: August 6 and August 7, 2017
Application Period for Qualification Screening (if applicable): June 5 to June 8, 2017

Summer Schedule
<Second Round>

Application Period: December 8 to December 14, 2017
Examination Date: January 31 and February 1, 2018
Application Period for Qualification Screening (if applicable): November 17 to November 22, 2017

Winter Schedule

Early Admission Process for MEXT scholarship

* Information for October 2018 enrollment will be up in the summer

People interested in applying for October 2017 enrollment with full financial support should apply either this Early Admission Process or International Graduate Program (IGP) (see next). If SOKENDAI is your top choice for graduate studies, and and you can make an accept/decline decision on a potential offer by Feb 28, 2017, you can apply to this Early Admission Process. A selected group of applicants are invited to Dept. Genetics and take the admission exam on-site (Jan 27 – Feb 4, 2017). Successful candidates will be offered MEXT scholarship for October 2017 enrollment. To get invited, one must choose the prospective mentor(s) and send your CV and an essay by Nov 14, 2016. Please see here for details and timeline for the application process. IGP Schedule

International Graduate Program (IGP)

* Information for October 2018 enrollment will be up in the summer

People interested in applying for October 2017 enrollment should send application documents by December 9th, 2016. Application to IGP does not require coming to Japan for the selection process. Please see here for details and timeline for the application process. IGP Schedule