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

SelectionRelease
date
Preliminary ReviewApplication PeriodExamination PeriodApplication Guidelines
(PDF)
Application Form
(PDF)
General Admissions
(first-term)
mid-Jun.6/21-28
            *1
7/16-228/26・27MC(J)
MC(E)
Reason for Applying
For International Studentsmid-Jul.9/12-1910/8-1510/18-11/15MC(J)
MC(E)
Personal History
Application for admission
Statement of Applicant’s Reason for Appliying
Certificate of Proficiency
General Admissions
(second-term)
mid-Nov.
(tentative)
11/21-28
               *1
12/16-232/5MC(J)
MC(E)
Reason for Applying

※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.

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The Doctoral Course

SelectionRelease datePreliminary ReviewApplication PeriodExamination PeriodApplication Guidelines
(PDF)
Application Form
(PDF)
General Admissions
(first-term)
mid-Jun.6/21-28
           *1
7/16-228/27DC(J)
DC(E)
Reason for Applying
For International Students Residing Abroad
          *2
mid-Jul.9/12-1910/8-1510/18-11/15DC(J)
DC(E)
Personal History
Application for admission
Statement of Applicant’s Reason for Appliying
Certificate of Proficiency
General Admissions
(second-term)
mid-Nov.
(tentative)
11/21-28
           *1
12/16-232/5DC(J)
DC(E)
Reason for Applying

*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.

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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 210 yen for standard mail or 500 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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