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


Application for NIMS Graduate Assistantship (for October 2024 and April 2025 entry) is open. The closing date is 6 June 2024.

NIMS Open House will be held on 26 May 2024 - an in-person opportunity for university students and prospective students to learn about NIMS, as well as exhibitions lab tours by each research center. You'll meet NIMS professors, current students and alumni and find out which of NIMS student programs fits your career. The event is in Japanese, but many staff are available in English. See the event website for the details.(only in Japanese)

Application for NIMS Graduate Assistantship (for April 2024 entry) is open. The closing date is 9 November 2023.