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Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University 2016 Research Students —Application Guidelines—

Posted Date:

Deadline:Please refer to the part of "Application Period".

Providing that there are no obstacles barring admission, applicants that have passed the Research Institute for Electronic Science Council's screening shall be admitted as research students to work on specific topics of research.

Eligibility Requirements
  1. Applicants must have completed an undergraduate program. Or
  2. Applicants that are recognized as having equal or greater academic achievements as persons in category “1.” above.
Admission Period · Research Period
  1. Admission Periods: April or October 2016
  2. Research Period: 1 year (if there are special circumstances a term less than 1 year is possible)
    * Extension for continuing research can be approved after completing the proper procedure. If the continuing research is under the same research title, tuition is charged but screening and admission fees are not charged.
Application Period
Division Period
Foreign applicants
(residing overseas)
[ April Admissions ] December 14 (Mon.) to December 18 (Fri.), 2015
[ October Admissions ] June 13 (Mon.) to June 17 (Fri.), 2016
[ Other Month Admissions ] Please contact the Northern Campus Area Joint Administration in consideration of a period necessary for visa application(see below)
Foreign applicants
(residing in Japan)
[ Entrance in April Admissions ] February 1 (Mon.) to February 9 (Tue.), 2016
[ October Admissions ] August 15 (Mon.) to August 19 (Fri.), 2016
[ September Admissions ] July 1(Fri.) deadline
[ Other Month Admissions ] Until one month before a month in hope of Admissions
* If the applicant is unable to apply during the application periods stated above due to special circumstances, please contact the Northern Campus Area Joint Administration (see below).
* Extension applications are due during the same period as the above application periods.
Documents to Submit
Application Forms Remarks
1. Research student (and continuing student) application.

Only the form provided by the Institute will be accepted.

Before submitting your application, please get the approval of your prospective advisor.

2. Curriculum vitae

Commercially available forms accepted. Please attach an identification photo.

3. Copy of a diploma(or graduation certificate) from the highest school graduated.

Applicants that have not graduated from a university must submit documents detailing their research background.

4. Screening fee acceptance certificate See 5. Expenditures below
5. Foreign Resident Registration Card or copy of passport
* only applicants that are foreign nationals
  • Applicants residing in Japan must submit a Foreign Resident Registration Card.
  • Applicants who do not live in Japan must submit a copy of their passport.
6. Approval form for entrance (or continuing admission ) as a research student.

Only the form provided by the Institute will be accepted.

Applicants currently employed at a company, etc. must get the approval of their immediate director.

Expenditures
Payment Remarks
Screening fee
(for application)
¥9,800

Use the (bank/postal) transfer form provided and paste the Screening Fee Acceptance Certificate of Form E on the Screening Fee Acceptance Certificate Submission Form.

* Please contact the office below to receive the (bank/postal) transfer form.

Admission fee
(for entrance)
¥84,600 Successful applicants will be informed separately.
Tuition
(after entrance)
¥356,400
(annual rate)

Tuition is due twice a year. The first period is due at the end of May, and the second period is due at the end of November.

* Screening, admission, and tuition fees are non-refundable under any circumstances.
* Revised fee rates will be charged in the event of a fee rate revision.
Admission Results

Candidates accepted for admissions will be notified via post.

Division Period
Foreign applicants
(residing overseas)
[ April Admissions ] The end of January, 2016
[ October Admissions ] The end of July, 2016
[ Other Month Admissions ] One month ago of the Admissions
Foreign applicants
(residing in Japan)
[ Entrance in April Admissions ] The middle of March, 2016
[ October Admissions ] The middle of September, 2016
[ September Admissions ] The end of July, 2016
[ Other Month Admissions ] Ten days ago of the Admissions
Please send your applications and inquiries to:
Research Cooperation Section
Northern Campus Area Joint Administration
Hokkaido University
Kita 21-Nishi 10, Kita-ku, Sapporo, 001-0021 Japan
Tel: +81-11-706-9202
Please note:
  1. In case of withdrawal midway through the research period, please apply to the Director of the Research Institute for Electronic Science one month before the expected withdrawal date (please submit the designated Withdrawal Form).
    Regardless of withdraw during the semester, tuition for that period must be paid in full.
  2. Please contact the office above for questions regarding this application.
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