Admission

【IMPORTANT】2 new Graduate Schools to be opened at HU in April 2020

Hiroshima University will establish new graduate schools (Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences & Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering) opened in April 2020. All of admitted applicants(April 2020 Admission) will be enrolled in a new graduate school.

※For the program following your enrollment in April 2020, please ask your supervisor about it.

Please see below for the details.

Application Schedule

Please read the Application Guideline carefully as ADMISSION QUALIFICATIONS and REQUIREMENTS differs for each selection.
Important Reminder: Special Selection for International Students is ONLY applicable for non-Japanese citizen residing outside of Japan.

Master's Program

Category of Selection

  • General Selection
  • Student with Careers
  • Professional Associate
  • Senior Citizens
Enrollment October 2019
 Closed
Submission Period for Preliminary Evaluation of Admission Requirements(* 1) Jul. 4 to Jul. 10, 2019
Application Period Jul. 22 to Jul. 26, 2019
Written Exam
(Exclusion "Senior Citizens")
Aug. 28, 2019
Interview Aug. 29, 2019
Announcement of Admission Sep. 5, 2019
Enrollment April 2020
 Closed
Submission Period for Preliminary Evaluation of Admission Requirements(* 1) Jul. 4 to Jul. 10, 2019
Application Period Jul. 22 to Jul. 26, 2019
Written Exam
(Exclusion "Senior Citizens")
Aug. 28, 2019
Interview Aug. 29, 2019
Announcement of Admission Sep. 5, 2019
Enrollment April 2020 [Second Selection]
Submission Period for Preliminary Evaluation of Admission Requirements(* 1) To Be Determined
Application Period To Be Determined
Written Exam
(Exclusion "Senior Citizens")
To Be Determined
Interview To Be Determined
Announcement of Admission To Be Determined

Application Guideline (PDF File) : To Be Determined

Note: (*1) Some Applicants are required to undergo a preliminary evaluation of admission requirements.
For detailed information with preliminary evaluation, please refer the Application Guideline.

Information for Joint Japan/World Bank Scholarship Program(JJ/WBGSP)

Doctoral Program

Category of Selection

  • General Selection
  • Student with Careers
  • Senior Citizens
Enrollment October 2019
 Closed
Submission Period for Preliminary Evaluation of Admission Requirements(* 1) Jul. 4 to Jul. 10, 2019
Application Period Jul. 22 to Jul. 26, 2019
Written Exam
(Exclusion "Senior Citizens")
Aug. 28, 2019
Interview Aug. 29, 2019
Announcement of Admission Sep. 5, 2019
Enrollment April 2020
Submission Period for Preliminary Evaluation of Admission Requirements(* 1) To Be Determined
Application Period To Be Determined
Written Exam
(Exclusion "Senior Citizens")
To Be Determined
Interview To Be Determined
Announcement of Admission To Be Determined

Application Guideline (PDF File) : To Be Determined

Special Selection for International Students

Enrollment April 2020
Application Period Nov.1 to Nov. 11, 2019
Announcement of Admission Dec. 24 2019

※This entrance examination will be conducted by new graduate schools. For details, please check out the websites of new graduate schools.

Application Mailing & Contact Address

Student Support Office
Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation (IDEC)
Hiroshima University
1-5-1 Kagamiyama, Higashi-Hiroshima, 739-8529 JAPAN
koku-gaku(at)office.hiroshima-u.ac.jp
+81-82-424-4680


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