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Judgment of Eligibility (Doctoral Program)

Applicants who wish to apply for the Master's Program at JAIST under the eligibility requirement (7) or (8) are required to pass through the Judgement of Eligibility prior to applying.

Eligibility Requirement(7)
Eligible applicants are those who have been designated as eligible by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology. Specifically, eligible applicants are those who have engaged in at least 2 years of research at a university or research institute after graduating from a Japanese university or completing a 16-year curriculum of school education in a foreign country, and who have been recognized by JAIST as having equivalent or greater academic ability than a holder of a master's degree.

Eligibility Requirement(8)
Eligible applicants are those who have been recognized by JAIST through the Judgment of Eligibility as having equivalent or greater academic ability than a holder of a master's degree or a professional degree, and will have reached 24 years of age by the day prior to the day of desired enrollment.

Application Procedure

Applicants must download the Guide to Application for Judgment of Eligibility and application forms from this website, prepare all the required documents and send them to the Admissions Section by post before the designated deadline.

Click here to download the Guide to Application for Judgement of Eligibility and designated forms.

◆ Application forms in Word format
Forms are available for download below. Please fill out the appropriate forms and print them on A4-sized paper. Applicants who cannot complete the forms on a computer, must download them in Word or PDF format, print out and fill in handwriting.

We do not accept applications via email.

※Forms
Form 1: Application Form
Form 2: Curriculum Vitae
Form 3: Address Labels
Form 4: Certification of Research Experience
Form 5: Work Experience
(Example) Form 5: Work Experience


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)

Contact

Please direct all inquiries via email in English or Japanese.

Admissions Section
E-mail: nyushi@jaist.ac.jp

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