How to Enter

Entrance Examination for admission

The Course of Advanced Nanomaterials Science and Engineering offers a 3-year Doctoral Program in the Graduate School of Engineering, Kyushu University.

Before you apply, please contact supervisor whom you wish to be supervised as your research advisor and obtain approval for you to take the entrance examination.

University Enrollment University Guidelines Release Pre-assessment of Applicants' Qualifications Application Period University Entrance Examination Result Announcement
October 2021 Late May 2021 21 - 25 June 2021 6-13 July 2021 26-27 August 2021 7 September 2021
April 2022
Late November 2021 Early January 2022 Mid January 2022 15 February 2022 Early March 2022

How to Apply

Contact with potential prospective supervising professor

Applicants are to have earned or to be expected to have a master's degree or an equivalent by the date of admission.

See a list of faculty professors to find the matches between their research and your interested research field. Email the professor your CV with a cover letter expressing your interest in the research subject.

Prepare the application documents

Read the application guidelines and the university website carefully to prepare the application documents.

University application submission

Follow the university application guidelines and send the application documents to the university. These documents have to be arrived to the university during the application period.

University Entrance Examination

The university entrance exam takes place at Kyushu University. The admission will be determined based on the interview and the application documents.


Enrollment procedure guidelines will be delivered to the successful applicants after the announcement of the exam result.
Meanshile, registration for National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) needs to be completed before the enrolment.