"HU-IAO" is the support page for those who have graduated from universities outside of Japan and wish to study abroad in HU. HU-IAO also runs the system called "Hiroshima University International Admissions Assistant System (HU-IAAS)" which is geared toward prospective students who wish to study at HU especially as a regular graduate student through the Special Selection Examination for International Students or as an international research student (non-degree student).
Notable Undergraduate and Graduate Degree Programs
English-taught Undergraduate Degree Program
- Overseas Entrance Interview Examination for International Applicants in July
- Overseas Entrance Interview Examination for International and Japanese Applicants in November
- On Campus Entrance Interview Examination for International and Japanese Applicants in November
- On Campus Entrance Interview Examination for International Applicants in February
Joint Degree and Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs
Joint International Master’s Programme in Sustainable Development（Hiroshima University and University of Graz）
Joint International Master's Programme in Sustainable Development (Hiroshima University and the Leipzig University)
Please see the above link about Phoenix Leader Education Program (Hiroshima Initiative) for Renaissance from Radiation Disaster, TAOYAKA PROGRAM for creating a flexible, enduring, peaceful society and The Frontier Development Program for Genome Editing.
Online Application Procedures
- Hiroshima University - Online Application
- Procedures for applying through UCARO (Online admission application portal)（2.08MB）
- Application Fees Exemption for prospective students（202.57KB）
- Application form for "Application Fees Exemption"（135.75KB）
- Online application procedures for "Application Fees Exemption"（250.38KB）
Announcement of Successful Applicants (Undergraduate Programs)
*If you want to apply for admission examinations for Graduate School, please contact your preferred Graduate School directly.
Scholarship and Useful Guides for International Students
Here are some useful links for prospective international students.
- Admission Guide for International Students
- Profiles of Faculty and Research Scholars in Hiroshima University
- Researcher Directory
- Japanese Government (MONBUKAGAKUSHO:MEXT) Scholarship
- Foreign Government Sponsored Special Programs
- Japanese Language and Culture Programs
- International Exchange
- Hiroshima University International Admissions Office (HU-IAO)