Exchange Program (Special Auditors, Special Research Students etc.)

Special Auditors / Special Research Students

The Faculty / Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University accepts international exchange students from our partner university based on the student exchange agreement. Students status are “Special Auditor” to take courses (undergraduate and graduate students) and “Special Research Student” to conduct their own research under the instruction by academic supervisors (only graduate students). Both “Special Auditor” and “Special Research Student” are non-degree seeking student status at Kyoto University.

Please check the guides as below.


undergraduate_Guide for Exchange Program_2024/2025

undergraduate_Exchange Program Application forms_2024/2025


Exchange Programs, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University

*Application Process for Special Research Student

*Application Process for Special Auditor


Direct application from students will not be accepted. Application should be submitted through the coordinator of the student exchange agreement or the international office of applicant’s home universities.

Short-term International Students    

Call for participation:
  2024 Kyoto University Amgen Scholars Program 

 from June 7 to August 2, 2024                               
(deadline: 3 pm on February 1, 2024 (UTC+9hrs))

            -An Undergraduate Summer Research Program in Life Science and Biotechnology-

  Kyoto University is pleased to announce “2024 Kyoto University Amgen Scholars Program”, a summer undergraduate research program in life science and biotechnology sponsored by Amgen Foundation. It is an eight-week program from June 7 to August 2, 2024.

Application is now open and will be closed at 3 p.m. on February 1, 2024. (JST)[UTC+9 hrs].
We welcome your applications and interests!!
  Official website:    Kyoto University Amgen Scholars Program


A brief description of Kyoto University Amgen Scholars Program is:
– 10 slots will be offered to undergraduate students from colleges and universities throughout Asia to undertake laboratory experience.
– Financial support will be provided such as a round-trip ticket, accommodation and scholarship.
– Students will gain research knowledge, and opportunity to network with other students and professionals, and gain invaluable insight to life as a graduate student.
– In addition to research experience, students also participate in various workshops, educational and cultural based activities, as well as a two-day Asia Symposium.

[ Contact ]
International Education and Student Mobility Division, Kyoto University
    URL: https://www.opir.kyoto-u.ac.jp/study/en/curriculum/amgenscholars/
    E-mail: amgenscholars*mail2.adm.kyoto-u.ac.jp (replace * with @)