Graduate School of Global Food Resources Hokkaido University

Prospective Students


The Doctoral Course

Important Notice

  1. The enrollment period of the Doctoral Course, the enrollment period is in April and October, but only the Selection for International Students is available for the October enrollment.
  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】 Update on April 27th, 2022
    Applicants are required to take English proficiency (TOEIC, TOEFL, etc.) test in advance.
    Please make sure to request the application guidelines (booklet) when applying.
    The application guidelines (booklet) will be available from mid-June.
    * To prevent an infection of COVID-19, there is a possibility that the examination will be carried out with different contents from Application Guidelines, or the examination will be postponed or canceled.

  4. 【for General Admissions applicants and International Students】 Updated on February 9th, 2022
    We would like to inform you about the official English certificate for applications after the 2023 entrance examination.
    Since advanced language skills are required for research activities achieved in Japan or overseas through Wandervogel training and for presenting research at international conferences after enrolling in the Graduate School of Global Food Resources. the following scores are desirable as an effort target. Please try to get more than a point.
     ・ TOEIC L & R 700 points or more
     ・ TOEFL-iBT 72 points or more
     ・ IELTS band score 5.5 points or higher
    * The above is an outline, and details should be confirmed in the application guidelines for each selection.

 

2022 October Enrollment

Selection

Release date Preliminary Review*1 Application Period Examination Period Application Guidelines
(PDF)
Application Form
For
International
Students
(October Enrollment)*2
Apri.
2022.4.27
5/10-5/13 5/24-5/27 6/16-7/1 DC Personal History
Application for Admission
Statement of Applicant’s Reason for Applying
Certificate of English Proficiency

2023 April Enrollment

Selection Release
date
Preliminary Review*1 Application Period Examination Period Application Guidelines
(PDF)
Application Form
General Admissions
(first-term)
mid-Jun.
2022.6.8
6/20-24 7/11-7/15 8/22 DC Statement of Applicant’s Reason for Applying
For International Students(April Enrollment)*2

mid-Jul.

2022.7.21

9/9-9/15 9/9-9/15 10/14-
11/11
DC Personal History
Application for Admission
Statement of Applicant’s Reason for Applying
Certificate of English Proficiency
General Admissions
(second-term)
Undecided
 
 
 
※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.

 

Requesting the Application Guidelines (booklet)  *in Japan only

The application guidelines (booklet) 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 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 470 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