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Doctoral Admission

Note) The following information is only applicable for Tsurumai Campus, and not applicable for the School of Health Sciences(Daiko Campus).

Doctoral Admission, April 2022 intake

April admission which the entrance examinations are to be held twice as follows. Please obtain an application booklet from the Graduate School of Medicine before applying.
If you are an overseas resident, please obtain a booklet through your prospective laboratory.

First Round
Preliminary Screening Deadline: May 17 (Mon.), 2021
Application Filing Period: June 7 (Mon.) to June 11 (Fri.), 2021 (from 9:00 to 16:00) ※Except 12:00-13:00
Date of Entrance Examination: August 3 (Tue.), 2021
Announcement of Admission Results: At 10:00, September 6 (Mon.), 2021

Second Round
Preliminary Screening Deadline: October 15 (Fri.), 2021
Application Filing Period: November 15 (Mon.) to November 19 (Fri.), 2021 (from 9:00 to 16:00) ※Except 12:00-13:00
Date of Entrance Examination: December 21 (Tue.), 2021
Announcement of Admission Results: At 10:00, February 7 (Mon.), 2022.

※Schedule may be subject to change due to COVID-19. Please check our website to get the latest information.

Note) Applicants are required to attend the entrance examination(written exam) to be held at Nagoya University.

Doctoral Admission, October 2022 intake

Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine offers October admission through the framework of the Global 30 International Program.

First Round
Preliminary Screening Deadline: November 15, 2021
Application Period: January 5 to January 14, 2022 (no later than 16:00)
Selection Method: Document screening and interview (Zoom, etc.) will be conducted.
Announcement of Admission Results: March 29, 2022

* For details of the admission procedure, please refer to the section of the "Medical Science Graduate Program" on the website of Nagoya University Global 30 International Program.

Note) Applicants can take October admission from their home countries by using Zoom, etc.

Application for Admission, PhD studentship to support training of the next generation of leaders in medical science for the academic year of 2021 (Doctoral Admission, October 2021) 

In addition to the above October admission(G30 programs), the Graduate School of Medicine has an entrance examination mainly target for university-recommended MEXT scholarship candidates.
Although top candidates that meet the criteria will be recommended as MEXT scholarship candidates through the Graduate School of Medicine, applicants who are not recommended can still enter the doctoral program as a privately-sponsored international student if you pass the entrance examination.

〇Application Filing Period: November 23 (Mon.) to December 3 (Thurs.), 2020
*Those who fall under Eligibility review for application prescribed by "2021 Application for Admission" must submit the "Forms for Eligibility Review" and determined documents by October 23, 2020.
 ・Forms for Eligibility Review(Those who needs Eligibility review)
For more details, please refer to the "2021 Application for Admission" below.

〇Application for Admission
Applicants need to fulfill an academic GPA 2.30 or more (which is designated by MEXT) in a transcript in the last two years.
Those who wish to apply for this program, please contact to Student Affairs Division, Graduate School of Medicine (e-mail: in advance after getting approval from your prospective supervisor.

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Contact for Inquiries
Student Affairs Division
Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine