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Graduate Program Office, National Institute for Materials Science

Doctoral Program in Materials Science and Engineering,
Graduate School of Pure and Applied Sciences, University of Tsukuba

The Graduate Program in Materials Science and Engineering is jointly operated by National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) and Graduate School of Pure and Applied Sciences, University of Tsukuba.

[ IMPORTANT ]
In April 2020, organizational restructuring comes into effect to the graduate schools.
University of Tsukuba - NIMS Joint Graduate School Program belongs to "Degree Programs in Pure and Applied Sciences, Graduate School of Science and Technology".
From 2020 entry, the applicants will choose "Master's Program in Engineering Sciences, Subprogram in Materials Science", "Master's Program in Engineering Sciences, Subprogram in Applied Physics" or "Doctoral Program in Engineering Sciences, Subprogram in Materials Science and Engineering".

NEWS

18 Nov, 2019 The university application guidelines (April and October 2020 entry) became available.
31 Oct, 2019 The entrance exam outlines (April and October 2020 entry) is out now. [Master's Program] [Doctoral Program]
The university application guidelines will be available in mid-November.
31 Oct, 2019 Application for NIMS Graduate Assistantship (April and October 2020 admission) is closed. The next application (for April 2021 admission) will be open in April 2020.
3 June, 2019 Application for NIMS Graduate Assistantship (April 2020 admission) is now closed. The next application (for April and October 2020 admission) will be open in September 2019.
4 April, 2019 An informative session for the NIMS-University of Tsukuba postgraduate program takes place at NIMS on 21 April 2019. NIMS open day is held on the same day. See the details here.
1 April, 2019 Application for NIMS Graduate Assistantship (April 2020 admission) is open. The application closing date is Monday, 3 June 2019.
4 Jan, 2019 Masanobu Naito have been appointed as a professor.
1 Dec, 2018 Tetsushi Taguchi have been appointed as a professor, Ken-ichi Uchida and Satoshi Ishii have joined our program as associate professors.