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“
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.
Applicants wishing to apply for the ADB-JSP program need to take the IEMP Entrance Examinations.
Please refer to Kyoto University website “(For international students) Scholarships“.
- Housing Guidebook for International Researchers and Students
- Apply for Kyoto University International Houses
Applications for Kyoto University International Houses are open early January for enrollment in April and early July for enrollment in October. After passing the GSGES Entrance Exams, please ask your academic supervisor to proceed with the applications at the time of application period.
For details, please refer to the website below.
For other students
For education and support for students, refer to Kyoto University’s website.