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For applicants residing abroad:

Department of Astronomical Science offers the following types of entrance examinations for applicants residing abroad. For details, please refer to the application guidelines.


【2021.10.11】
Important notice about changes in screening procedures for 5-year doctoral program (PDF)

Types of entrance examination

Selection method


Score(s) to be used for paper screening


Schedule

Admission Application period Interview Announcement of acceptance
April 2022 (Privately financed) From October 4, 2021 to November 3, 2021 December 3, 2021 late December 2021
October 2022 (Privately financed) From October 4, 2021 to November 3, 2020 December 3, 2021 late December 2021
October 2022 (MEXT scholarship) From October 4, 2021 to November 3, 2021 December 3, 2021 April 2022 (Preliminary) and July 2022 (Final)

Application guidelines

    Privately Financed Students: Guidelines and Forms (SOKENDAI)
    MEXT Scholarship Students: Guidelines and Forms (SOKENDAI)


Department of Astronomical Science
School of Physical Sciences
The Graduate University for Advanced Studies (SOKENDAI)

Contact Information:
Graduate Student Affairs Section
Research Promotion Division, Administration Department
National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ)
E-mail: daigakuin[at]nao.ac.jp


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