Obtain a graduate degree from Yokohama National University, by research at NIMS

The collaborative program “Specialization in Energy Materials” is established in 2 departments in the Graduate School of Engineering Science at Yokohama National University; Department of Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, and Ocean Engineering, and Department of Chemistry and Life Science.
The program is for Doctoral students, and the main campus is at the National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS). From program entry until completion of the doctoral degree, NIMS researchers and Yokohama National University professors jointly supervise the student's research and study.
Applicants for this program can apply for the NIMS Graduate Research Assistantship. Before university application, it is encouraged to contact a professor and inquire about opportunities. Please see this website and the website of Graduate School of Engineering Science and contact the professor directly.

Program Outlines

NEWS

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

NIMS Open House will be held on 8th August 2023 - 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. Event website will be launched in mid-July.(only in Japanese)

Application for NIMS Graduate Assistantship (for October 2023 and April 2024 entry) is open from 3 October to 25 May 2023.

Application for NIMS Graduate Assistantship (for April 2023 entry) is open from 3 October to 7 November 2022.

The Graduate School of Engineering Science at Yokohama National University and NIMS has concluded the NIMS Joint Graduate School Program and the collaborative program "Specialization in Energy Materials" was established in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, and Ocean Engineering, and Department of Chemistry and Life Science.
This website has been launched to provide information about the program.