Application Guidelines for Research Students

Application Guidelines for Research Students
April 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: December 4, 2023 – December 8, 2023
Submission deadline: December 18, 2023

【Japanese and International Students residing in Japan】
Online application: February 6, 2024 – February 12, 2024
Submission deadline: February 16, 2024

Click here for online application

*Available from December 4, 2023, 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: 011-706-3677


  1. Enrollment date is October and research period is one year in principle. (April 1, 2024 – March 31, 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 April 2024 Enrollment