Application Guideline (AIMS-HU)

Before Applying

Please note that we do not accept applications directly from individual students.
Applicants should make sure that he/she has been officially nominated by their home institutions and check if they meet all criteria listed in the eligibility information.

Application Instructions

URL for the online application form will be provided after official nomination by the exchange program coordinator of their home institution.
Applicants are required to complete online application form and submit application materials through the exchange coordinator of their home institution.

Documents to be Submitted (Must be submitted by exchange coordinators)

1. UCTS Study Plan

Form (word)

2. AIMS-HU Research Proposal Applicable area: Economics and Engineering.   
Form (word)

3. Certificate of Student Registration

Issued by applicants' home university

4. Official Academic Transcript

Issued by applicants' home university
Explanation of grading system and GPA must be attached

5. Letter of Recommendation

Must be signed and completed by professor/lecturer who has taught the applicant in an academic course at his/her home institution

6. Proof(s) of Language Proficiency in
    English (and Japanese if applicable)

For non-native English speakers only.
See Language Proficiency Requirement. eligibility information

7. Copy of AIMS-HU online application form

Download your answer after completing AIMS-HU online application form

8. Photo copy of Passport

Must be valid through the end of exchange period

9. Photo data (for HU student registration)

JPEG format (must be taken within 6 month, passport sized, colour, clear, sharp and in focus)

  [All documents must be in English unless otherwise indicated.]

Approximate Timeline

  Spring admission Fall admission
Nomination deadline September - October (previous year) (will be informed to partner university)
Application deadline October (previous year) March to April
Notification of admission January June
Deadline for application for Certificate of Eligibility January June
Expected arrival date Beginning of April ・Mid-September (Food Science/Agriculture)
・Beginning of October (Engineering)