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

●Detail for the Winter Examination (April 2022 for International Students)【Oct. 1 update】

List of courses that offer Winter Exmaninations (Mater’s/Doctral Course)
Details of Winter Exmaninations (Mater’s Course)
Details of Winter Exmaninations (Doctral Course)

  

●Notice about the Winter Examination (April 2022 for International Students) related to COVID-19【Oct. 15 update】

■How to conduct the examination
Due to the impact of COVID-19, there will be some changes in the method of conducting the above entrance exam. Those who are planning to apply, please make sure to check the details. (The application period will not be changed.)
Changes in the method of conducting the Winter Examination

■Information of the Rescheduled Examination
Applicants who are currently in Japan and who may have been infected with COVID-19 should apply for the Rescheduled  Examination according to the following instruction.
How to apply for the Rescheduled Examination for the Winter Examination *Japanese only

    

      
【To those who are planning to submit a TOEIC® Official Score Certificate as one of the application materials】
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

【To those who are planning to submit a TOEFL® Test Taker (Examinee) Score Record as one of the application materials】
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)

  

※Regarding the 2021 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 the website of the Graduate School of Engineering as appropriate. Please be sure to check the website.

   
Application Guidelines

The following are the Master’s and Doctoral Course application guidelines and the application forms for international students.

<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.

<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.

 

【International Students, Master’s Course】

Master’s Course, April 2022 for International Students

Guideline Application Form

【International Students, Doctoral Course】

Doctoral Course, October 2021 for International Student【Reception Closed】 Guideline Application Form

Doctoral Course, April 2022 for International Students

Guideline Application Form

【Degree Programs Conducted in English】

■Enrollment in October 2022 
Master’s Degree Program Guideline
Application Form
Doctoral Degree Program Guideline
Application Form
Doctoral Degree Program For students who are expected to complete one of the above Master’s programs Guideline Application Form
■Enrollment in April 2022
Master’s Degree Program Guideline Application Form
Doctoral Degree Program Guideline Application Form
Doctoral Degree Program For students who are expected to complete one of the above Master’s programs Guideline Application Form
■Enrollment in October 2022【MEXT
Master’s Degree Program for Japanese Government Scholarship Students(Special Programs)【New】 ・International Program of Maritime and Urban Engineering
(International Program of Maritime and Urban Engineering by Promoting Open Innovation at Co-creation Field for Solution of Global Problems)
Guideline Application Form_Master

■Program Website

Biotechnology Global Human Resource Development Program
for Industry-University-Co-Creation
HP
Chemical Science Course HP
International Priority Graduate Program on Applied and Engineering Physics HP
International Program of Mechanical Engineering HP
International Program of Materials and Manufacturing Science HP
Global Science and Engineering Course on Electrical, Electronic and Infocommunications Engineering HP
International Program of Sustainable Energy and Environmental Engineering HP
International Program of Maritime and Urban Engineering HP

【Chinese Government Graduate Student Overseas Study Program ※Chinese Students Only】

To Study at OU under the “Chinese Government Graduate Student Overseas Study Program”
[国家建設高水平大学公派研究生項目]
HP

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

Divisions, Departments of Graduate School

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

Graduate School Divisions, Departments

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

For Prospective Students from China

【龍門窓口】supports you to contact with an academic advisor at OU. Please apply from following.

大阪大学龍門窓口

●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 here.

Entrance Guide

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 2021

Guideline* The content of the Guideline “3. How to Pay the Application Fee” has been changed.(April 1, 2021)

※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