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

Kyushu-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 Depart of Applied Chemistry and Department of Materials Science and Engineering )

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

Program Outlines


Without valid TOEIC/TOEFL/IELTS score, applications of NIMS Graduate Assistantship (October 2020 entry, application closes on June 5) will be accepted. Please read the application page for details.

Eligibility for NIMS Graduate Assistantship (application closing date 5th June 2020) has been changed acccording to the changes at the university. This call is only for October 2020 entry.

Application for NIMS Graduate Assistantship (for October 2020 and April 2021 entry) is open. The closing date is 5th June 2020.

Professor Koji Morita joined the Kyushu Unviersity - NIMS Joint Graduate School Program.