Admission Information of Graduate School

1. Entrance Examinations and Schedule

【Important Notice for International Students】Change in evaluation method for English ability on the entrance examination held in winter

On and after the examination in January 2017, English ability will be evaluated in the winter examinations as follows:

Special Admissions for Privately Financed International Students: Master’s Program & Doctoral Program at Graduate School of Agriculture (GSA)

Applicants must submit the score sheet (original) of TOEFL-iBT or IELTS test held within two years before the first day of application period.

※Those who have graduated Master’s program from GSA, Kyoto University are not required to submit the above mentioned score sheet.

March 2016, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University

 

The entrance examinations for the Graduate School of Agriculture are as follows.

Master’s Program
Regular Admissions
Special Admissions for Professionals
Special Admissions for Privately Financed International Students
Doctoral Program
Regular Admissions
Special Admissions for Professionals
Special Admissions for Privately Financed International Students

Those examinations are held on the following annual schedule.

【Master’s Program (Regular Admissions, Special Admissions for Professionals ) 】
Early in June : Distribution of Guidelines for Applicants
Middle of July : Application Period
Middle of August : Entrance Examination
End of August : Announcement of Successful Applicants

【Master’s Program (Secondary Admissions,
Special Admissions for Privately Financed International Students) 】
【Doctoral Program (Regular Admissions, Special Admissions for Professionals,
Special Admissions for Privately Financed International Students) 】

Early in November : Distribution of Guidelines for Applicants
Early in December : Application Period
End of January : Entrance Examination
End of January : Announcement of Successful Applicants

【Admission Procedures for Master’s Program and Doctoral Program students 】
End of February : Distribution of Documents for Enrollment
Middle of March : Admission Procedures

2. Guidelines for Applicants

Those guidelines for applicants will be uploaded onto this website once available. However, you will need to obtain the official copy of the guidelines and read the contents thoroughly in the event that you would like to apply.

In order to request the guidelines by mail, please send an envelope (H330 mm × W240 mm size) with a 250 yen stamp attached, your address, name and postal code to the address below. In that case, the type of guidelines that you are requesting must be indicated (such as Doctoral Program Regular Admissions/Master’s Program Special Admissions for Professionals) in the front of the envelope.

If you reside in other countries than Japan, please consult the Student Affairs Office.

Address for Requesting the guidelines
To: Student Affairs Office, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University
Address: Kitashirakawa Oiwake-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, 606-8502 JAPAN

The official guidelines of the below listed are being distributed from beginning of November, 2017. Applicants are required to obtain the official copy of the guidelines and read its contents thoroughly.

Types of Admissions
Guidelines
Application Period
Master’s Program Secondary Admissions
PDF  (Japanese)
Monday, 27th November to Friday, 1st December, 2017
Master’s Program Special Admissions for Privately Financed International Students

PDF

Monday, 27th November to Friday, 1st December, 2017
Doctoral Program Regular Admissions
PDF  (Japanese)
Monday, 27th November to Friday, 1st December, 2017
Doctoral Program Special Admissions for Professionals
PDF  (Japanese)
Monday, 27th November to Friday, 1st December, 2017
Doctoral Program Special Admissions for Privately Financed International Students
PDF
Monday, 27th November to Friday, 1st December, 2017
** The guidelines of the past entrance examinations are available for your reference.
Types of Admissions
Guidelines
Application Period
Master’s Program Regular Admissions
PDF
(Japanese)
Monday, 10th to Friday, 14th July 2017
Master’s Program Special Admissions for Professionals
PDF
(Japanese)
Monday, 10th to Friday, 14th July 2017
Types of Admissions
Guidelines
Application Period
Master’s Program Secondary Admissions
PDF  (Japanese)
Wednesday, 30th November to Friday, 2nd December, 2016
Master’s Program Special Admissions for Privately Financed International Students

PDF

Wednesday, 30th November to Friday, 2nd December, 2016
Doctoral Program Regular Admissions
PDF   (Japanese)
Wednesday, 30th November to Friday, 2nd December, 2016
Doctoral Program Special Admissions for Professionals
PDF  (Japanese)
Wednesday, 30th November to Friday, 2nd December, 2016
Doctoral Program Special Admissions for Privately Financed International Students
PDF
Wednesday, 30th November to Friday, 2nd December, 2016
Types of Admissions
Guidelines
Application Period
Master’s Program Regular Admissions
PDF
(Japanese)
Tuesday, 12th to Friday, 15th July 2016
Master’s Program Special Admissions for Professionals
PDF
(Japanese)
Tuesday, 12th to Friday, 15th July 2016

Please click here for the outline of Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University.

3. Information about past entrance examination

Please contact at the prospective laboratory, if you would like to review the past years’ entrance examination questions.

4. Contact Information about Admissions

Student Affairs Office, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University

Address: Kitashirakawa Oiwake-cho, Sakyo-ku Kyoto 606-8502
Office Hours: 9:00-12:00/13:00-17:00 (Excluding Saturdays, Sundays and National Holidays)