2022 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 for the Post-Corona Society
(The application period for this program has ended.)
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
(As this program will not be offered this year, there will be no call for applications.)
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: 4 Master’s course positions & 4 PhD course positions*
*Students currently enrolled in the master's course for this program who apply for the doctoral course will be given priority, but this does not mean that other applicants are not competitive candidates as well, so long as space allows.
- Program for Biomechanical Engineering: *No call for applications this year.
Qualifications of Applicants (excerpt)
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.
- Language ability: Both course applicants are required to have good understanding of English.
* For details regarding qualifications for applicants, please contact us using the email found below.
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.
【Program for Robotics Engineers】
November 29, 2021
【Program for Biomechanical Engineering】
To be decided
Program Start Date
October 1, 2022
Program for Robotics Engineers for 2022 are announced.
Program for Biomechanical Engineering for 2022 : To be decided
Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University
1-3, Machikaneyama, Toyonaka, Osaka 560-8531 JAPAN