MEXT-Granted

2020 Engineering Science for the 21st Century
Master's / PhD Program for Foreign Students

The Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University features TWO MEXT-granted programs in English.

Special training program for Robotics Engineers

The Graduate School of Engineering Science is one of the world-leading schools in the field of Robotics Engineering. Under this program featuring Robotics Engineering as well as other related areas, we would like to welcome top-notch foreign students from all over the world. Based on our educational philosophy: “Fundamentally developing scientific technology by integrating science and technology will create a true culture of humanity,” we will nurture human resources of those who possess a broad spectrum of multidisciplinary expertise, rich comprehensive understanding, synthetic imagination, and transcultural communicability, associated with Robotics-Engineering-related professional capability and skills, who can also contribute to building up future Robotics industries in their mother countries as well as internationally promoting close cooperation with the Japanese industry, academia, and government.

Special training program for the integration of data science and biomechanical engineering to support long-term life society

The Graduate School of Engineering Science is promoting the research and education which integrate data science and biomechanical engineering. In this program, we welcome top-notch foreign students who study mechanical science, bioengineering, computer science, life science, medicine, and allied health science from all over the world.based on our educational philosophy: “Fundamentally developing scientific technology by integrating science and technology will create a true culture of humanity,” we will nurture human resources: 1) of those who possess a broad spectrum of multidisciplinary expertise, rich comprehensive understanding, synthetic imagination, and transcultural communicability, 2) of those who possess the professional capability and skills of bioengineering based on mechanical and data sciences, and of those who 3) also contribute to building up future technologies to support long-term life society in their mother countries, as well as internationally promoting close cooperation with Japanese industries, academia, and government.

Number of Openings

  • Program for Robotics Engineers: 5 Master’s course positions
  • Program for Biomechanical Engineering: 2 Master’s course & 6 PhD course positions

Qualifications of Applicants (excerpt)

  1. Education:

    Master's Course applicants are required to:

    have completed 16 years of formal school education curriculum in countries other than Japan and either have received a Bachelor’s degree, or are expected to graduate from a university/college prior to the date of enrollment to the course.

    PhD Course applicants are required to:

    have a Master’s degree course completed or expected to complete it prior to the date of enrollment to the PhD course.

  2. Language ability: Both course applicants are required to have good understanding of English.
  3. * For details regarding qualifications for applicants, please contact us using the email found below.

Screening

The selection will be made based on the application documents and online interviews.

Scholarship Benefits (excerpt)

  • Students enrolled in master’s courses: 147,000 yen / month.
  • Students enrolled in doctoral courses: 148,000 yen / month.
  • Fees for the application, entrance and tuition at Osaka University will be exempt.

Application Deadline

November 30, 2019

Program Start Date

October 1, 2020

Application Information

The programs for 2020 are announced.

Contact Information

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

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