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.

The entrance examinations to be held after October 2019 will be held at  the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences and  the Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering.

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]
 Please see the HP of new graduate schools.

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.

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
 Please see the HP of new graduate schools.

Special Selection for International Students

Enrollment April 2019
 Closed
Application Period Nov.1 to Nov. 12, 2018
Announcement of Admission Dec. 25 2018
Enrollment October 2019
 Closed
Application Period Apr. 1 to Apr. 11,2019
Announcement of Admission May 20,2019

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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