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International Student Eligibility to Apply to Study in Our Laboratory

  For students who desire to study in our laboratory as a master or doctoral student or a research student:
  We will only review applications from students who meet the following conditions. International students who desire to study in our laboratory are required to send an e-mail to your intended professor with your CV, a detailed research plan that you are going to conduct, which relates to the field of our specialization, and documents that prove that you meet all of the following conditions.

1.Financial Eligibility: You must meet the following conditions

  1. If you are applying as a master student or a research student:

      You must provide documents showing that you will not face any financial difficulties during your study period by being the recipient of a scholarship from MEXT (the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan) or the government of your country, or other any scholarship.

  2. If you are applying as a doctoral student:

      You must provide documents showing that you will not face any financial difficulties during your study period by being the recipient of a scholarship from MEXT or the government of your country.

  3. Language skills:

      You must have English or Japanese skills that fulfill one of the following two conditions.

2.Scholastic Capability

  You must have the academic equivalent to a 3.0 or higher GPA in your undergraduate or graduate school.

3.Language skills

  You must have English or Japanese skills that fulfill one of the following two conditions.

  1. English Skills:

      You are a native English speaker or have a minimum score of 79 in the TOEFL iBT (or 550 in the TOEFL PBT), 780 in the TOEIC, or 6.0 in the IELTS.

  2. Japanese Skills:

    You have a level 3 or higher in the previous Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) or an N3 or higher in the current JLPT.

  3. English Skills:

      You are a native English speaker or have a minimum score of 61 in the TOEFL iBT (or 500 in the TOEFL PBT), 550 in the TOEIC, or 5.0 in the IELTS.

    Japanese Skills:

      You have a level 1 in the previous JLPT or an N1 in the current JLPT.



  Students from mainland China, Hong Kong, or Chinese Taipei should contact the Admissions Assistance Office (AAO) of Kyoto University.