English Course - Admissions Information

Admissions Information

General information

1. Type of Program

  • Students supported by the MEXT (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology, Japan) Scholarship.
  • Privately financed students, including those supported by a scholarship from a private company, foundation, and the government of their mother country. Recipients/applicants of the MEXT Scholarship through the Japanese Embassy and Consulate are also admitted as privately financed students.

Program for MEXT Scholarship Students

Enrollment in October

Master Course

Ph.D Course

*No recruitment for enrollment in April

Program for Privately Financed Students

i) Enrollment in April

Master Course

Ph.D. Course

ii) Enrollment in October

Master Course

Ph.D. Course

2. Information on the entrance examination for privately financed students

Candidate for the examination needs select three problems from five problems related to the following categories and answer to them.

Basic Biological Chemistry
Biochemical Engineering
Biological Chemistry
Molecular Cell Biology

The five problems are prepared with referring the book “Voet, Fundamentals of Biochemistry: Life at the Molecular Level”.

3. Before the application

All applicants shall contact a professor by e-mail and take and academic instruction.

Related Information

Detailed information can be updated and confirmed at

Entrance Guide for School/Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University