Graduate Admissions

Engineering Science 21st Century
Application Guide

The Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University, seeks to achieve a more prominent international reputation through their increased involvement in the exchange of students and researchers as well as joint research projects. Our program now offers interdisciplinary courses in which lectures, instruction, seminars and research-related supervision are given entirely in English. Eligible students can now sequentially attain both a Master's and Doctoral degree from Osaka University, a leading Japanese University, while having minimal to no experience in the Japanese language. These highly qualified and globally recognized graduate students will not only participate in cutting edge research, but also gain a sophisticated understanding of advanced engineering science topics. In this course, globally recognized and highly qualified graduates are expected to be educated under the guiding principles of the Graduate School of Engineering Science, which strives to integrate science and technology. Please join us in exploring science and technology in the 21st century, through the guiding principles of the Graduate School of Engineering Science.

Number of Openings

A few positions for Master's and Doctoral Course
Note: This application is not related to the Monbukagakusho Scholarship (MEXT). The applicant is not pre-guaranteed to be supported by any scholarships.

Application Guide and Form

Master’s Program
Call for Application[Winter 2022] Enrollment in April 2023 Guideline Form
Call for Application[Summer 2023] Enrollment in October 2023 Guideline Form
Doctoral Program
Call for Application[Winter 2022] Enrollment in April 2023 Guideline Form
Enrollment in October 2023
Call for Application[Summer 2023] Enrollment in October 2023 Guideline Form
Enrollment in April 2024

How to Apply

STEP1 Read the Guideline over carefully.

STEP2 Find the professor (laboratory) that best matches your field of research.
    Refer to the following link:
    https://www.es.osaka-u.ac.jp/en/faculty-research/academic-staff/index.html

STEP3 Be sure to contact the Admissions Assistance Desk/AAD (*) before getting in touch with the professor      of your choice.
     You need to receive approval in order to contact the professor.
      (*) Admissions Assistance Desk/AAD is an application support system for those who
         apply from an overseas university which serves as a liaison between students and
         their prospective supervisors.
         [ How to apply to AAD ]
         → https://www.osaka-u.ac.jp/en/international/inbound/dragongate

STEP4 Contact your prospective supervisor/laboratory after receiving approval from AAD.

STEP5 Submit the necessary application documents.

[Note]

  1.  1. It will take at least three weeks for AAD to process your application. Make sure to apply to the AAD
      service well in advance before the program deadline.
  2.  2. Applicants who are currently enrolled at the Graduate School of Engineering Science are not required to
      take STEP 2 through STEP 4.

Contact Information

Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University
1-3, Machikaneyama, Toyonaka, Osaka 560-8531 JAPAN

E-mail: office.osaka-u.ac.jp