Application Guidelines for Research Students

Application Guidelines for Research Students October 2021 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 14, 2021 – June 18, 2021
Submission deadline: June 28, 2021

【Japanese and International Students residing in Japan】
Online application: August 16, 2021 – August 20, 2021
Submission deadline: August 26, 2021

Click here for online application

*Available from June 14, 2021 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
Phone: 011-706-3676


  1. Enrollment date is October and research period is one year in principle October 1, 2021 – September 30, 2022)
  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 April 2021 Enrollment