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International Physics Course (IPC), Offered in English

IPC offers M.S. and Ph.D. programs in many different fields of physics, both in theory and experiment, from nuclear and particle physics to condensed matter physics and so on. Students also have the possibility to conduct research with large-scale lasers or accelerator facilities and to participate in large-scale international collaborations.

IPC Website: http://www.rcnp.osaka-u.ac.jp/~ipc/

Application Guidelines for the Master’s/Ph.D. Program

Enrollment in April or October 2022

Application Period: November 15 – November 19, 2021
Guidelines: PDF
Application Form【Master’s Program】: PDFWord
Application Form【Ph.D. Program】: PDFWord
Form of the Evaluation Letter: PDFWord
Letter of Conditional Acceptance: PDFWord
Letter of Conditional Acceptance(DDP):PDFWord

Special Integrated Science Course (SISC), Offered in English

SISC offers M.S. and Ph.D. programs in the fields of biology, chemistry and macromolecular sciences. It is designed to train the next generation of cutting-edge scientists.

SISC Website: https://sisc.sci.osaka-u.ac.jp/global30/SISC/

Application Guidelines for the Master’s/Ph.D. Program

As of September 2021, it is still difficult to enter Japan.
This situation may continue during the entrance examination.
Please pay attention to the latest information.
https://www.mofa.go.jp/ca/fna/page4e_001053.html

Enrollment in April or October 2022

Application Period: November 15 – November 19, 2021
Guidelines: PDF
Application Form【Master’s Program】: PDFExcel 
Application Form【Ph.D. Program】: PDFExcel
Form of the Evaluation Letter: PDFWord
Letter of Conditional Acceptance: PDFWord
Letter of Conditional Acceptance(DDP):PDFWord

For Entry into the Master Course Program, Offered in Japanese

For Entry into the Master Course Program offered in Japanese Selection is carried out using the same procedure as with Japanese students. Applicants for admission to the program need to contact the head of the Admission Committee of the department in which they want to be enrolled.

For Entry into the Ph. D. Course Program other than the IPC and SISC

Selection is carried out using the same procedure as with Japanese students.
Applicants for admission to the program need to contact the provisional supervisor(s) in order to discuss the research plan and obtain their approval for the application: applicants must decide whom to contact as the provisional supervisor(s) among the professors; the provisional supervisor(s) will help applicants through the admission procedure.

To Enroll as a Research Student in the Graduate School

Selection is carried out using the same procedure as with Japanese students.
Applicants for admission to the program need to contact the provisional supervisor(s) in order to discuss the research plan and obtain their approval for the application: applicants must decide whom to contact as the provisional supervisor(s) among the professors; the provisional supervisor(s) will help applicants through the admission procedure.

Application Guidelines: PDF (November 2021 update)
Application Form: PDF