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For International Students

Visa and life in Japan

After passing the GSGES Entrance Exams, contact your GSGES academic supervisor at least 3 months prior to your arrival to ask for an application to issue a Certificate of Eligibility (CoE), which will be needed to obtain a student visa. When you ask, you need to email a copy of “Notice of success in the entrance examination”.
* Not required for MEXT scholarship students.

Please refer to Kyoto University website “Visa and Life in Japan

Scholarships

MEXT scholarship with embassy recommendation

Please apply through the embassy in your home country.
For details, please refer to Kyoto University website “Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship – Embassy Recommendation“.

MEXT scholarship with university recommendation

Please refer to Kyoto University website “Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship –University Recommendation“.
Recruitment notice for MEXT scholarship university recommendation at GSGES is annually made in around early January to each lab.
Please ask your intended academic supervisor about the application details.

ADB-JSP Program

Applicants wishing to apply for the ADB-JSP program need to take the IEMP Entrance Examinations.

Others

Please refer to Kyoto University website “(For international students) Scholarships“.

Housing

For other students

For education and support for students, refer to Kyoto University’s website