Schedule of Admissions

Schedule of General Admissions, MEXT scholarship students, and IGP for FY2017

General Admissions

<First Round>

Application Period: July 1 to July 7, 2016
Examination Date: July 30 and July 31, 2016
Application Period for Qualification Screening (if applicable): June 6 to June 9, 2016

Summer Schedule
<Second Round>

Application Period: December 9 to December 15, 2016
Examination Date: February 1 and February 2, 2017
Application Period for Qualification Screening (if applicable): November 21 to November 24, 2016

Winter Schedule

Early Admission Process for MEXT scholarship

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)

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