ADMISSION

Admissions for AY 2023

As of August 25, 2022
SOKENDAI plans to shift to a system to set up 20 programs under Graduate Institute for Advanced Studies in April 2023. The following information is subject to change.
For information on the 2023 application guidelines, please visit the following website:
https://www.soken.ac.jp/en/admission/general_admission/gias_guideline/index.html
Number of Students to be accepted
Program
Five-year doctoral program
Three-year doctoral program
Anthropological Studies
Around
-
Around
4
Japanese Studies
Around
-
Around
3
Japanese History
Around
-
Around
3
Japanese Literature
Around
-
Around
2
Japanese Language Sciences
Around
-
Around
3
Informatics
Around
8
Around
12
Statistical Science
Around
2
Around
6
Particle and Nuclear Physics
Around
6
Around
1
Accelerator Science
Around
2
Around
1
Astronomical Science
Around
5
Around
1
Fusion Science
Around
3
Around
2
Space and Astronautical Science
Around
4
Around
3
Molecular Science
Around
7
Around
5
Materials Structure Science
Around
2
Around
1
Global Environmental Studies
Around
-
Around
2
Polar Science
Around
2
Around
1
Basic Biology
Around
5
Around
3
Physiological Sciences
Around
3
Around
6
Genetics
Around
6
Around
2
Integrative Evolutionary Science
Around
3
Around
1
Schedule
Anthropological Studies
5-year doctoral program:
3-year doctoral program:

3-year doctoral program:

- Application Period: Early December 2022

- Selection Schedule: Late January 2023

Japanese Studies
5-year doctoral program:
3-year doctoral program:

3-year doctoral program:

Application Period: Early December 2022

Selection Schedule: Late January 2023

For Details, see Department of Japanese Studies 2022 P.10_TBA in late August

Japanese History
5-year doctoral program:
3-year doctoral program:

3-year doctoral program:

- Application Period: Early December 2022

- Selection Schedule: Late January 2023

Japanese Literature
5-year doctoral program:
3-year doctoral program:

3-year doctoral program:

- Application Period: Early December 2022

- Selection Schedule: Late January 2023

Japanese Language Sciences
5-year doctoral program:
3-year doctoral program:

3-year doctoral program:

- Application Period: Early December 2022

- Selection Schedule: Late January 2023

Informatics
5-year doctoral program:

5-year doctoral program / 3-year doctoral program:

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3-year doctoral program:
Statistical Science
5-year doctoral program:

5-year doctoral program / 3-year doctoral program:

[First Round]

- Application Period: Late September 2022

- Selection Schedule: Early November 2022

[Second Round]

- Application Period: Middle December 2022

- Selection Schedule: Late January 2023

3-year doctoral program:
Particle and Nuclear Physics
5-year doctoral program:

5-year doctoral program / 3-year doctoral program:

[First Round]

- Application Period: Late September 2022

- Selection Schedule: Late October 2022

[Second Round]

- Application Period: Middle December 2022

- Selection Schedule: Late January 2023

3-year doctoral program:
Accelerator Science
5-year doctoral program:

5-year doctoral program / 3-year doctoral program:

[First Round]

- Application Period: Late September 2022

- Selection Schedule: Late October 2022

[Second Round]

- Application Period: Middle December 2022

- Selection Schedule: Late January 2023

3-year doctoral program:
Astronomical Science
5-year doctoral program:

5-year doctoral program / 3-year doctoral program:

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3-year doctoral program:
Fusion Science
5-year doctoral program:

5-year doctoral program / 3-year doctoral program:

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3-year doctoral program:
Space and Astronautical Science
5-year doctoral program:

5-year doctoral program / 3-year doctoral program:

- Application Period: Early October 2022

- Selection Schedule: Late November 2022

3-year doctoral program:
Molecular Science
5-year doctoral program:

5-year doctoral program:

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3-year doctoral program:

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3-year doctoral program:
Materials Structure Science
5-year doctoral program:

5-year doctoral program / 3-year doctoral program:

[First Round]

- Application Period: Late September 2022

- Selection Schedule: Late October 2022

[Second Round]

- Application Period: Middle December 2022

- Selection Schedule: Late January 2023

3-year doctoral program:
Global Environmental Studies
5-year doctoral program:

3-year doctoral program:

- Application Period: Early December 2022

- Selection Schedule: Late January 2023

3-year doctoral program:
Polar Science
5-year doctoral program:

5-year doctoral program:

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3-year doctoral program:

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3-year doctoral program:
Basic Biology
5-year doctoral program:

5-year doctoral program / 3-year doctoral program:

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3-year doctoral program:
Physiological Sciences
5-year doctoral program:

5-year doctoral program / 3-year doctoral program:

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3-year doctoral program:
Genetics
5-year doctoral program:

5-year doctoral program / 3-year doctoral program:

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3-year doctoral program:
Integrative Evolutionary Science
5-year doctoral program:

5-year doctoral program / 3-year doctoral program:

[First Round]

- Application Period: Late September 2022

- Selection Schedule: Late October 2022

[Second Round]

- Application Period: Early January 2023

- Selection Schedule: Early February 2023

3-year doctoral program:
Schedule
Program
Five-year doctoral program
Three-year doctoral program
Anthropological Studies
-

3-year doctoral program:

- Application Period: Early December 2022

- Selection Schedule: Late January 2023

Japanese Studies
-

3-year doctoral program:

Application Period: Early December 2022

Selection Schedule: Late January 2023

For Details, see Department of Japanese Studies 2022 P.10_TBA in late August

Japanese History
-

3-year doctoral program:

- Application Period: Early December 2022

- Selection Schedule: Late January 2023

Japanese Literature
-

3-year doctoral program:

- Application Period: Early December 2022

- Selection Schedule: Late January 2023

Japanese Language Sciences
-

3-year doctoral program:

- Application Period: Early December 2022

- Selection Schedule: Late January 2023

Informatics
-

5-year doctoral program / 3-year doctoral program:

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Statistical Science
-

5-year doctoral program / 3-year doctoral program:

[First Round]

- Application Period: Late September 2022

- Selection Schedule: Early November 2022

[Second Round]

- Application Period: Middle December 2022

- Selection Schedule: Late January 2023

Particle and Nuclear Physics
-

5-year doctoral program / 3-year doctoral program:

[First Round]

- Application Period: Late September 2022

- Selection Schedule: Late October 2022

[Second Round]

- Application Period: Middle December 2022

- Selection Schedule: Late January 2023

Accelerator Science
-

5-year doctoral program / 3-year doctoral program:

[First Round]

- Application Period: Late September 2022

- Selection Schedule: Late October 2022

[Second Round]

- Application Period: Middle December 2022

- Selection Schedule: Late January 2023

Astronomical Science
-

5-year doctoral program / 3-year doctoral program:

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Fusion Science
-

5-year doctoral program / 3-year doctoral program:

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Space and Astronautical Science
-

5-year doctoral program / 3-year doctoral program:

- Application Period: Early October 2022

- Selection Schedule: Late November 2022

Molecular Science
-

5-year doctoral program:

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3-year doctoral program:

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Materials Structure Science
-

5-year doctoral program / 3-year doctoral program:

[First Round]

- Application Period: Late September 2022

- Selection Schedule: Late October 2022

[Second Round]

- Application Period: Middle December 2022

- Selection Schedule: Late January 2023

Global Environmental Studies
-

3-year doctoral program:

- Application Period: Early December 2022

- Selection Schedule: Late January 2023

Polar Science
-

5-year doctoral program:

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3-year doctoral program:

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Basic Biology
-

5-year doctoral program / 3-year doctoral program:

Click here for details

Physiological Sciences
-

5-year doctoral program / 3-year doctoral program:

Click here for details

Genetics
-

5-year doctoral program / 3-year doctoral program:

Click here for details

Integrative Evolutionary Science
-

5-year doctoral program / 3-year doctoral program:

[First Round]

- Application Period: Late September 2022

- Selection Schedule: Late October 2022

[Second Round]

- Application Period: Early January 2023

- Selection Schedule: Early February 2023

For information about the October 2022 Entrance Examination, please see this page.
Application Guidelines

Announcement Regarding the Entrance Examination in AY 2022

As of January 4, 2022

1. April 2023 / october 2023 Admissions (The Entrance Examination to be held in AY 2022)

SOKENDAI has been considering restructuring our graduate schools from Academic Year 2023. Due to this, we plan to change the admissions schedule for April 2023 or October 2023 admissions in AY2022.
Regarding details and additional information, please see the SOKENDAI's website. We will keep the information updated. (https://www.soken.ac.jp/en/)
School Changes Point
Cultural and Social Studies No changes
Physical Sciences
High Energy Accelerator Science
Multidisciplinary Sciences
Life Science
Advanced Sciences
The application guidelines will be distributed after the end of August 2022. The entrance examination schedule will be changed as well. We will post the details later.

2. October 2022 Admissions (The Entrance Examination to be held in August 2022)

(1) Application Guidelines
The application guidelines will be distributed from late April to early June 2022.

(2) Changes in student recruitment
We plan to suspend the following admission selection.
*Only in Academic Year 2022
Department Admission Doctoral Program
Structural Molecular Science General Admission 3-year Doctoral Program
(Selection Schedule: August, 2022)
Functional Molecular Science General Admission 3-year Doctoral Program
(Selection Schedule: August, 2022)
Accelerator Science General Admission 5-year Doctoral Program
(Selection Schedule: August, 2022)
Materials Structure Science General Admission 5-year Doctoral Program
(Selection Schedule: August, 2022)
Particle and Nuclear Physics General Admission 5-year Doctoral Program
(Selection Schedule: August, 2022)
Statistical Science General Admission 5-year Doctoral Program
(Selection Schedule: August, 2022)
Polar Science General Admission 3-year Doctoral Program
(Selection Schedule: August, 2022)