Application Guidelines for Research Students

Application Guidelines for Research Students
October 2024 Enrollment

Eligible Applicants

Graduated from a university or are recognized as having an academic aptitude equivalent or superior to that of university graduates.

Application Period

【Newly-arrived International Students】
Online application: June 10, 2024 – June 14, 2024
Submission deadline: June 24, 2024

【Japanese and International Students residing in Japan】
Online application: August 19, 2024 – August 23, 2024
Submission deadline: August 27, 2024

Click here for online application

*Available from June 10, 2024, 10:00 a.m.
*Applicants must complete online application, pay application fee and send copies of the application documents by registered mail.


Graduate School Educational Affairs Section
Science and Life Science Administration Department, Hokkaido University
Science Building 2, first floor, Kita-10 Nishi-8, Kita-ku, Sapporo 060-0810, Japan
Email: r-gakuin[at] *Please replace [at] with @
Phone: +81-11-706-3677


  1. In principle, the research period for research students is one year. (from October 1, 2024 to September 30, 2025)
  2. If applicants have any questions regarding the application, please contact the office above.

Please refer to the PDF for more information:

Application Guidelines for Research Students October 2024 Enrollment