Graduate School of Global Food Resources Hokkaido University

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Application Guidelines

Important Notice

  1. The enrollment period is only in April every year.
  2. Applicants are required to make contact with a preferred academic advisor before submitting application materials. Contact information of each professor is listed on the “Staff” page.
  3. 【for General Admissions applicants】
    1. Applicants are required to take English proficiency (TOEFL, TOEIC, etc.) test in advance.
      Master’s Course / Doctoral Course
    2. Please make sure to request the application guidelines (booklet) when applying.

2020 Enrollment

The Master’s Course

Selection Release
date
Preliminary Review Application Period Examination Period Application Guidelines
(PDF)
Application Form
(PDF)
General Admissions
(first-term)
mid-Jun. 6/21-28
            *1
7/16-22 8/26・27 MC(J)
MC(E)
Reason for Applying
For International Students mid-Jul. 9/12-19 10/8-15 10/18-11/15 MC(J)
MC(E)
Personal History
Application for admission
Statement of Applicant’s Reason for Appliying
Certificate of Proficiency
General Admissions
(second-term)
                *2
mid-Nov.
(tentative)
late Nov.(tentative)
               *1
12/16-23 2/5

※Note

  1. Applicants who have graduated from university (including prospects) are not required to apply for a preliminary examination. For details, please check on the application guidelines.
  2. If the number of students to be admitted as a result of the first-term exam reaches the admission limit, the second-term exam may not be conducted.

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The Doctoral Course

Selection Release date Preliminary Review Application Period Examination Period Application Guidelines
(PDF)
Application Form
(PDF)
General Admissions
(first-term)
mid-Jun. 6/21-28
           *1
7/16-22 8/27 DC(J)
DC(E)
Reason for Applying
For International Students Residing Abroad
          *2
mid-Jul. 9/12-19 10/8-15 10/18-11/15 DC(J)
DC(E)
Personal History
Application for admission
Statement of Applicant’s Reason for Appliying
Certificate of Proficiency
General Admissions
(second-term)
          *3
mid-Nov.
(tentative)
late Nov.(tentative)
           *1
12/16-23 2/5

*Note

  1. Applicants who have been awarded a master’s degree from university (including prospects) are not required to apply for a preliminary examination. For details, please check on the application guidelines.
  2. This selection is for individuals whose residents are not in Japan, and whose circumstances make it difficult to come to Japan to take the entrance examination.
  3. If the number of students to be admitted as a result of the first-term exam reaches the admission limit, the second-term exam may not be conducted.

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Requesting the Application Guideline

The application guidelines of general category are available at the address below.
If you request the guidelines by mail, send an envelope with “Request for the application guidelines for the (Master / Doctoral) Course of the Graduate School of Global Food Resources” written in red ink on the envelope to the address below. The envelope should contain a self-addressed stamped envelope (24 cm × 33.2 cm; be sure to write your zip code, address and name, and use stamps to the value of 205 yen for standard mail or 485 yen if you would like express mail).

【Address】
Student Affairs Section, Administrative Office of Agriculture and Global Food Resources, Hokkaido University
Kita 9, Nishi 9, Kita-ku, Sapporo 060-8589, Japan

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2019 Enrollment   *Application period is over.

Master’s Course

Entrance exam (General category) 【first-Term】

平成31年度修士課程(博士前期課程)【2次】学生募集要項(PDF)
2019 Master’s Course【2nd Term Exam】Application Guidelines – PDF

○Application Forms
2019 志望理由書 Statement of Applicant’s Reason for Applying – PDF

○Application Forms
2019 志望理由書 Statement of Applicant’s Reason for Applying – PDF

Entrance exam for international students
平成31年度【外国人留学生特別選抜】修士課程(博士前期課程)学生募集要項(PDF)
2019【For International Students】Master’s Course Application Guidelines – PDF

○Application Forms
Personal History – Word
Application for admission – PDF
Statement of Applicant’s Reason for Applying – PDF
Certificate of English Proficiency – Word

Entrance exam (General category) 【second-Term Exam】
2019 Doctoral Course【2nd Term Exam】Application Guidelines -PDF

○Application Forms
2019志望理由書 Statement of Applicant’s Reason for Applying – PDF

*Applicants are required to take either TOEFL or TOEIC in advance.
[Important]Regarding TOEFL/TOEIC Scores in the Entrance Exam – PDF

Doctoral Course

Entrance exam (General category) 【First-Term Exam】

2019 Doctoral Course Application Guidelines -PDF

○Application Forms
2019志望理由書 Statement of Applicant’s Reason for Applying – PDF

*Applicants are required to take either TOEFL or TOEIC in advance.
[Important]Regarding TOEFL/TOEIC Scores in the Entrance Exam – PDF

Entrance exam for international students
2019【For International Students Residing Abroad】Doctoral Course Application Guidelines -PDF

Application Forms
○Personal History(Word)
○Application for admission(PDF)
○Statement of Applicant’s Reason for Applying(PDF)
○Certificate of English Proficiency(Word)

Entrance exam (General category) 【second-Term Exam】

2019 Doctoral Course【2nd Term Exam】Application Guidelines -PDF

○Application Forms
2019志望理由書 Statement of Applicant’s Reason for Applying – PDF

*Applicants are required to take either TOEFL or TOEIC in advance.
[Important]Regarding TOEFL/TOEIC Scores in the Entrance Exam – PDF