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Doctoral Program - Examination for general track

Application Guide

Please read the application guide carefully before applying.

Printed application guidebook

If you want to get the printed application guidebook and forms, please email us at to request them . Write the name of your desired program (doctoral program), school, admission term, full postal address, telephone number, and full name in the email.

Application Procedure

◆ If you wish to use Microsoft Word forms

The application forms are available for download below. Please fill out the appropriate forms and print them on A4-sized paper. Print the Application Form (Form 1) double-sided. Other forms should be printed single-sided.
Place all the required documents in an envelope and bring the documents yourself or send them via registered express mail for applicants in Japan or via courier delivery ( such as DHL, FedEX, or EMS ) for applicants from abroad to the Admissions Section. We do not accept applications via email.

    Form 1:Application Form
    Form2:Curriculum Vitae
    Form3:Examination Admission Card and Photograph Card
    Form4:Statement of Purpose
    Form5:Label for Official Use and Address Labels

◆ If you have obtained the printed application guidebook

Please fill out the forms at the back of the guidebook. Place all the required documents in the envelope at the back of the guidebook and bring it yourself or send to the Admissions Section via registered express mail for applicants in Japan or via courier delivery (such as DHL, FedEX, or EMS) for applicants from overseas.

Mailing Address: Admissions Section
         Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST)
         1-1 Asahidai Nomi Ishikawa 923-1292 JAPAN

Open from 9:00 to 17:00 (except Saturdays and Sundays)


Please direct all inquiries via email in English or Japanese.

Admissions Section