Application Procedures for Doctoral Programme

Last Update: September 21st, 2017 

Number of Applicants to be Admitted

  • Approximately 5 international students are admitted to the programme each year. 

Eligibility for Application

  • Applicants who have already obtained or will obtain a Master’s degree including MBA by the enrollment day at Kyoto University.

Application Forms & Guidelines


NOTICE:
Applicants who are enrolled or were enrolled at universities in China, Hong Kong or Taiwan are required to go through the screening process by the Admissions Assistance Office (AAO) as a Pre-Application procedure. Please see the following web page for more details.
(The AAO screening process takes a few week, after this feedback from the AAO will be given.)

http://www.kyoto-u.ac.jp/zh-cn/education-campus/international/students1/aao.html (Chinese)

Overall Schedule for Application and Selection

February Application Announcement
  ↓ Supervisor Matching
1st April to mid-May Submission of Application Documents via Email
End of May Notification of Schedule of Interview and Skype Test
Submission of Hard Copy of Application Documents via Postal Mail
End of May to Early June Interview via VoIP (e.g. Skype)
Mid-June Announcement of Screening Results
      ↓         ↓
August Enrolment Procedures
October Entrance to Programme

Number of Students (by country) Enrolled in the Programme

 2009 M: China 5
 2010 M: Germany 1, Romania 1, Korea 1, China 2
 2011 M: Korea 2, China 8
D: China 4
 2012 M: Korea 1, Indonesia 1, Thailand 1, China 8
D: Korea 2
 2013 M: Nepal 1, Indonesia 2, Egypt 1, China 4
D: China 4, Korea 2, Turkey 1
 2014 M: Italy 1, Indonesia 1, Vietnam 1, Thailand 1, USA 1, China 3
D: Mexico 1, Malaysia 1, Thailand 1, China 5
 2015 M: UK 1, Indonesia 1, Philippines 1, Korea 1, Japan 2, China 3
D: Indonesia 2
 2016 M: Spain 1, Belgium 1, Germany 1, Indonesia 1, China 8
D: Italy 1, Indonesia 1, Vietnam 1, China 5
 2017 M: Uzbekistan 1, America 2, Japanese 1, Japanese/Philippine 1, China 7,
     Indonesia 1
D: Hong Kong 1, China 1, Germany 1