Degree Awarded-
Foreign Students Examination-
Admission Capacity (AY 2022)Unavailable
Applicants (AY 2021)1
Successful Candidates (AY 2021)1
Distribution of Application Forms5 months before enrollment
How to Obtain Application Guideline/Forms
  • Obtain at the graduate school office for free.
  • Send a self-addressed stamped envelope (24×33.2cm) to the graduate school office. Please contact the graduate school office for details.
  • Please refer to the graduate school's website .
  • To request from abroad, please contact the graduate school office.
Availability of Past ExaminationUnavailable (examination based on screening of submitted documents)
Japanese Language RequirementSufficient for understanding lectures and related documents
Entry (AY 2020)April, October
Pre-Evaluation for Eligibility*-
Starting Date of Application

[April entry]
Early Feb. 2022 (Early Nov. 2021 for applicants living outside Japan)

[October entry]
Aug. 2, 2021 (May. 6, 2021 for applicants living outside Japan)

Deadline of Application[April entry]
Early Feb. 2022 (Early Nov. 2021 for applicants living outside Japan)

[October entry]
Aug. 2, 2021 (May. 11, 2021 for applicants living outside Japan)
Date of Examination-
Date of Result-
Pre-Arrival AdmissionUnavailable
Application from outside JapanAvailable
Visiting Japan for Entrance ExamUnnecessary
Kobe Univ. Entrance Examination Subjects

Application Document Screening
1. Research Plan
2. One of the documents below from your home institution
- Letter of recommendation from dean of graduate school
- Letter of recommendation from university president
- Letter of recommendation from school principal
- Letter of recommendation from the professor/supervisor

*Required to obtain an approval from the professor/supervisor in advance.

EJU Requested SubjectsNot required to take EJU
Language in EJU-
Referred EJU-
English ExaminationN/A
OthersRequired following: application form, resume, graduation (completion) certificate, transcript, photos of the applicant.

*Pre-Evaluation for Eligibility is a screening to confirm that you are qualified to apply prior to submitting a formal application for admission.
For details, please make sure to refer to the Application Guideline/Forms.