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International Students Admissions

School Admissions

Entrance Examination for Privately-funded International Students (Undergraduates)
Special Entrance Procedures for Privately-Funded International Students Living Overseas

Graduate School Admissions

 

Important Notices

●Winter Examination for International Students (Enrollment in April 2023)【Sep.30 update】

List of Courses offering Winter Examinations(Master’s/Doctoral Course
Examination Details(Master’s Course)
Examination Details(Doctoral Course)

*The following courses have been updated.【Oct. 6 update】
 Course of Precision Engineering
 Course of Management of Industry and Technology

  

●Notice about Winter Examination for International Students (Enrollment in April 2023) Related to COVID-19【Oct.17 update】

■How to conduct the examination
Due to the influence of COVID-19, how to conduct the entrance examination will be
change. For all applicants, please be sure to check.【*The application period will NOT be
changed.*】
Change of how to conduct the examination

■Rescheduled Examination
Applicants who are currently in Japan and may have been infected with COVID-19 should apply
for the Rescheduled Examination.
How to apply for Rescheduled Examination

  

●Changes in the entrance examination for the Master’s Course at the Graduate School of Engineering

The Graduate School of Engineering will change the selection method for the Master’s Course (International Students (*)) from the entrance examination for April 2023.Please check from the link below.

Changes in the entrance examination for the Master’s Course(International Students) at the Graduate School of Engineering

(*) This change is NOT related to the Master’s Degree Program Conducted in English.

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To those who are planning to submit  TOEIC® or TOEFL® scores

<TOEIC>
We only accept an Official Score Certificate of TOEIC® obtained through the following tests. Please be sure to check the details in Application guidelines when you apply.

International students, Master’s / Doctor’s Course
TOEIC® Listening & Reading Test

Degree Programs Conducted in English
TOEIC® Listening & Reading Test / TOEIC® Speaking & Writing Test / TOEIC® Speaking Test / TOEIC Bridge® Test

<TOEFL>
We only accept a Test Taker (Examinee) Score Report. Official Score Report is acceptable only if there is a compelling reason unable to obtain TOEFL Test Taker (Examinee) Score Report. Please be sure to check the details in Application guidelines when you apply.

International students, Master’s / Doctor’s Course
TOEFL iBT® / TOEFL iBT® (Special) Home Edition

Degree Programs Conducted in English
TOEFL iBT® / TOEFL iBT® (Special) Home Edition / TOEFL-ITP (*taken as a group application)

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Application Guidelines

In order to apply for one of the programs, please download the application form from the webpage and fill it in.

※Regarding the 2023 Graduate School of Engineering graduate school entrance examination for International students, there is a possibility that some changes will be made to the post-announcement application guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19 infection. We will post any changes on this website  as appropriate. Please be sure to check.

<Approval of Application>
 ・Applicants have to get approval from their prospective academic advisor and the head of the Division/Department for which they will be applying before they submit the application materials.
・Admissions Assistance Desk supports prospective international graduate students from overseas during the initial stage of application by working as a liaison between students and their prospective supervisors.
_Admissions Assistance Desk

<Notes on the Application Form>
 The application form can be edited on the PDF data, including course selection and text input.
Please save the PDF data on your PC and edit it on PDF viewing software.
*Please note that editing the application form on an Internet browser may cause problems.>
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■Enrollment in April 2023 

Curriculum Course Guideline Application Form
Master’s

Master’s Course for International Students

Guideline Application Form

Master’s Degree Program Conducted in English

Guideline Application Form
Doctoral

Doctoral Course for International Students

Guideline Application Form

Doctoral Degree Program Conducted in English

Guideline Application Form

Doctoral Degree Program Conducted in English

*Internal Application
 (For students who are expected to complete Master’s Degree Programs Conducted in English of Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University)

Guideline Application Form

■Enrollment in October 2023

Curriculum Course Guideline Application Form

Master’s

Master’s Degree Program Conducted in English

Guideline Application Form

Doctoral

Doctoral Course for International Students
*Enrollment in October 2022 is now posted 【CLOSED】.

Guideline Application Form
Doctoral Degree Program Conducted in English Guideline Application Form

Doctoral Degree Program Conducted in English

*Internal Application
 (For students who are expected to complete Master’s Degree Programs Conducted in English of Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University)

Guideline Application Form

■Enrollment in October 2023【MEXT】
 * For Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship Students (Special Programs)
   (Only eligible for those who do NOT apply for another MEXT scholarship in 2023 fiscal year)

Curriculum

Course

Guideline Application Form
Master’s and Doctoral

Master’s Degree and Doctoral Degree Programs Conducted in English 
*For MEXT Scholarship Students(Special Programs)

【NEW】

・Biotechnology Global Human Resource Development Program for Industry-University Co-Creation
 (Global Leaders Development Program for Industrial Biotechnology)

・Chemical Science Course / International Priority Graduate Program on “Applied and Engineering Physics”
 (Human Resources Development Program of Materials Innovation by Quantum Design and Experimental Verification)

Guideline Application Form

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Divisions, Professors, Program Websites

Divisions, Departments of Graduate School

For the details of each major, please visit the corresponding websites.

Graduate School Divisions, Departments

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Information on Professors

Before applying, prospective students must receive approval from an academic advisor at Osaka University. To find an academic advisor, please refer to the researchers database.

Researchers Database

Laboratories at the School/Graduate School of Engineering

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Websites for Programs Conducted in English

The following links will take you to detailed information about each of the Programs Conducted in English

Division

Program

Website

Division of Biotechnology

Biotechnology Global Human Resource Development Program for Industry-University-Co-Creation

HP

Division of Applied Chemistry

Chemical Science Course

HP

Division of Precision Engineering and Applied Physics

International Priority Graduate Program on Applied and Engineering Physics

HP

Division of Mechanical Engineering

International Program of Mechanical Engineering

HP

Division of Materials and Manufacturing Science

International Program of Materials and Manufacturing Science

HP

Division of Electrical, Electronic and Infocommunications Engineering

Global Science and Engineering Course on Electrical, Electronic and Infocommunications Engineering

HP

Division of Sustainable Energy and Environmental Engineering

International Program of Sustainable Energy and Environmental Engineering

HP

Division of Global Architecture

International Program of Maritime and Urban Engineering

HP

 

Student Supports

Admissions Assistance Desk

Admissions Assistance Desk (hereinafter called “AAD”) supports prospective international graduate students from overseas during the initial stage of application by working as a liaison between students and their prospective supervisors.

Admissions Assistance Desk

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To Study at OU under the “Chinese Government Graduate Student Overseas Study Program”

If you wish to receive support through this program, please refer to the following link.
*Students of Chinese nationality only

Chinese Government Graduate Student Overseas Study Program
[国家建設高水平大学公派研究生項目]

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To Study at OU under the “Indonesia Presidential Scholarship Lembaga Pengelola Dana Pendidikan (LPDP)“

If you wish to receive support through this program, please refer to the following link.
*Students of Indonesia nationality only

Indonesia Presidential Scholarship Lembaga Pengelola Dana Pendidikank
 (LPDP)

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●Financial Aid

If you want to know more about scholarships and various exemptions, please refer to the following link.

Financial Aid

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To Students with Japanese nationality or “permanent resident” status

If you are Japanese or those with “Permanent” residence status in Japan, please take examinations for Japanese, excluding a part of “Degree Program Conducted in English”.  (*Some degree programs conducted in English allow Japanese to take the exam.)  You can check exams for Japanese at the following link.

Entrance Guide for Japanese

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Other Types of Admission

【Research Students】
This system allows selected persons who want to conduct specific research to enroll and receive instruction in the School/Graduate School of Engineering under the guidance of the academic supervisor. Persons who would like to enroll should get the approval of the academic supervisor and the department director or major director.

  • (1)Application Requirements (School of Engineering)
    University graduates or persons with equivalent or higher academic achievements
  • (2)Application Requirements (Graduate School of Engineering)
    Persons with a Master’s degree or equivalent or higher academic achievements

Application Guidelines for Research Student Admission for 2023

Guideline

※Please ask Admission Section if you need an application form and a “Certificate of Acceptance for the Research Assignment by Academic Advisor” form.

【inquiries to】
〒565-0871
Yamadaoka 2-1, Suita, Osaka, JAPAN
Osaka University
Graduate School of Engineering Student Affairs Division
Admission Section
Phone : +81-6-6879-7228
e-mail : iso-staff ”at” eng.osaka-u.ac.jp