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Eligibility (August Examination)

1) Eligibility requirements for applicants

Applicants must have non-Japanese citizenship and hold the residence status of “College Student” at the time of admission, and satisfy any of the following requirements (or will satisfy any of the following requirements by the end of March 2018).

Requirements 

  1. Must have graduated, or be expected to graduate from a Japanese university (excluding Undergraduate School of Global Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Kyoto University) by March 31, 2018
  2. Must have completed, or be expected to complete 16 years of school education by March 31, 2018
  3. Must have received, or be expected to receive a degree equivalent to a bachelor's degree by March 31, 2018 by completing a three-year or longer program at a foreign university or other foreign educational facility. The university or educational facility must have been accredited by the respective foreign government or a person certified by the appropriate foreign governmental agency, or have been so designated by the Minister of MEXT
  4. Must have completed 15 years of school education in a foreign country and must be recognized by the Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University as having earned specified credits with excellent grades (This excludes applicants who satisfy (3).)
  5. Must be qualified by means of an individual entrance examination by the Graduate School of Engineering of Kyoto University, must be judged to have academic ability equivalent or superior to a university graduate, and must be at least 22 years of age by March 31, 2018

※Please note that the partial change of the eligiblity requirement has been made. For notice of the partial change, please click here.

2) Eligibility screening

Applicants filing under Requirement (4) or (5) above are required to submit the following documents for preliminary eligibility screening.

Documents to submit for eligibility screening [applicants filing under Requirement (4) or (5)]

(a) Application Form for Eligibility Screening

Applicants filing under Requirement (4) or (5): Use the attached designated form (Form A). Applicants should contact their preferred supervisor prior to submitting their application documents.

(b) Certificate of Graduation (or Expected Graduation) , Certificate of Bachelor's Degree and Transcript of Academic Record

Applicants filing under Requirement (4) or (5): Submit certificate of graduation, certificate of bachelor's degree and a transcript of your academic record prepared by the university in which you are/were enrolled. If the certification is not written in English or Japanese, both the original and its English or Japanese translation must be submitted. (A translation by the applicant is acceptable.)

(c) Curriculum Sheet

Applicants filing under Requirement (4): Submit a curriculum sheet, provided by the department in which you are/were enrolled, that outlines the contents of the courses. If the certification is not written in English or Japanese, both the original and its English or Japanese translation must be submitted. (A translation by the applicant is acceptable.)

Submission Period for Eligiblity Screening

April 7-April 21, 2017

Address for submission

Applicants should send the required documents to the following office by registered mail(e.g. EMS, UPS, DHL or FedEx). For delivery from within Japan, applicants must use "sokutatsu, kan-i kakitome"

International Course Admissions Office

Graduate Student Section, Student Affairs Division,

Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University

Cluster B, Kyoto Daigaku-Katsura, Nishikyo-ku, Kyoto, 615-8530, Japan