Obtain a graduate degree from Kyushu University, by research at NIMS

Kyushu University - NIMS Joint Graduate Program was formalized in 2009, with opening "Course of Advanced Nanomaterials Science and Engineering" in Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Department of Materials Physics and Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyushu University.

The PhD students undertake research activity at the National Institute of Materials Science (NIMS), supervised by NIMS researchers and professors of Kyushu University (from Department of Applied Chemistry and Department of Materials )

We strongly recommend contacting a potential supervisor prior to apply for the program. Please find the contact details of the professors here.

Program Outlines

NEWS

Application for NIMS Graduate Assistantship (for April 2022 entry) is open. The closing date is 8th November 2021.

Application Guidelines became available on the university website. There is a possibility that there will be changes in the method of the entrance examinations, depending on the COVID-19 related situations. Please check the latest information on the university website.

Application for NIMS Graduate Assistantship (for October 2021 and April 2022 entry) is open. The closing date is 7th June 2021.

Due to reorganization, Kyushu University - NIMS Joint Graduate School Program is now placed in Department of Applied Chemistry and Department of Materials which belong to Faculty of Engineering at Kyushu University. When you apply for the PhD program, please choose the department corresponding to the professors assignment.

NIMS openhouse will be held online on 23th May. The professors will be present in some contents. Find out more on the website. (Online live and website are only in Japanese)

Introduction of NIMS student programs from NIMS WEEK 2020 is also available on YouTube (only in Japanese).

Ms. Viola PAUL (Kyushu University, Professor Ohmura) received the Excellent Poster Award at the Micromechanism Research Society, The Japan Institute of Metals and Materials.