Admissions

■How to apply for the HIGO program from abroad

In order to apply for the HIGO program of the Master and doctoral courses of Kumamoto University Graduate School of Medical Sciences and Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences,

 

1. You have to select one of the following departments, which belong to either Graduate School of Medical Sciences or Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences of Kumamoto University, according to your research interests.

Departments of Graduate School of Medical Sciences
Departments of Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
2. You have to send an e-mail to the professor or chairperson of the department to ask whether he/she can accept you as a graduate student of the HIGO program, when you pass the exam.
3. Ask the professor or chairperson of the department for the details of the application forms and schedule.

 

AY2018
Application
period
Examination
Date
Announcement
of Results
Admission
procedure
term
Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Doctoral course (4-year course, International Students)
Guildelines for HIGO [PDFPDF:123KB]

Application Form(form1)
[PDFPDF: 128KB]・[MS WORD: 84KB]

Photo Identity Slip for Entrance Examination(form2)
[PDFPDF: 94KB]・ [MS WORD: 55KB]

Written Statement for Reasons(form3)
[PDFPDF: 65KB]・[MS WORD: 49KB]

Health cerrificate(form4)
[PDFPDF: 48KB]・[MS WORD: 171KB]

Recommendation Letter(form5)
[PDFPDF: 58KB]・[MS WORD: 32KB]

Internet Interview
[PDFPDF: 69KB]・[MS WORD: 41KB]

2017, 6 Nov.(Mon.)
~
13 Nov.(Mon.)
2017, 28 Nov. (Tue.) 2017, 28 Dec.(Thu.) -
Graduate School of Medhical Sciences
Doctoral course (4-year course, International Students)Guildelines for HIGO[PDF:121KB]

Application Form(form1)
[PDFPDF:121KB]・[MS WORD: 82KB]
Photo Identity Slip for Entrance Examination(form2)
[PDFPDF: 49KB]・ [WORD: 54KB]
Written Statement for Reasons(form3)
[PDFPDF: 60KB]・[MS WORD: 49KB]
Health cerrificate(form4)
[PDFPDF: 63KB]・[MS WORD: 171KB]
Internet Interview
[PDFPDF: 114KB]・[MS WORD: 41KB]

2017, 6 Nov.(Mon.)
~
13 Nov.(Mon.)
2017, 28 Nov. (Tue.) 2017, 28 Dec.(Thu.)

Test Resuluts 

-

 

AY2017
Application
period
Examination
Date
Announcement
of Results
Admission
procedure
term
Associate Students AY2017 :Application Guidelines for Associate Students in HIGO Program [PDF PDF: 84KB ]Application Form
[PDFPDF: 130KB ]・[  MS WORD:67KB]
Written Statement for Reasons
[PDF PDF: 77KB]・[ WORD: 35KB]Subjet list 2016 [PDFPDF: 53KB]
2017, 16 May(Tue) 17:00 - - -
 Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Doctoral course (4-year course, International Students)
Guildelines for HIGO [PDFPDF:123KB]Application Form(form1)
[PDFPDF: 113KB]・[MS WORD: 84KB]
Photo Identity Slip for Entrance Examination(form2)
[PDFPDF: 76KB]・ [MS WORD: 56KB]
Written Statement for Reasons(form3)
[PDFPDF: 71KB]・[MS WORD: 49KB]
Health cerrificate(form4)
[PDFPDF: 63KB]・[MS WORD: 171KB]Recommendation Letter(form5)
[PDFPDF: 41KB]・[MS WORD: 32KB]
Internet Interview
[PDFPDF: 114KB]・[MS WORD: 41KB]
 2016, 4 Nov.(Mon.)
~
14 Nov.(Mon.)
 2016, 25 Nov. (Fri.)  2016, 27 Dec.(Tue.)  -
Graduate School of Medhical Sciences
Doctoral course (4-year course, International Students)Guildelines for HIGO [PDFPDF:120KB ]Application Form(form1)
[PDFPDF: 122KB]・[MS WORD: 82KB]
Photo Identity Slip for Entrance Examination(form2)
[PDFPDF: 62KB]・ [MS WORD: 54KB]
Written Statement for Reasons(form3)
[PDFPDF: 60KB]・[MS WORD: 49KB]
Health cerrificate(form4)
[PDFPDF: 63KB]・[MS WORD: 171KB]
Internet Interview
[PDFPDF: 114KB]・[MS WORD: 41KB]
2016, 4 Nov.(Mon.)
~
14 Nov.(Mon.)
2016, 25 Nov. (Fri.) 2016, 27 Dec.(Tue.)Test Resuluts  -

 

AY2016
Application
period
Examination
Date
Announcement
of Results
Admission
procedure
term
Associate Students AY2016 :Application Guidelines for Associate Students in HIGO Program [PDFPDF: 87KB]Application Form
[PDFPDF: 130KB]・[ MS WORD:67KB]
Written Statement for Reasons
[PDFPDF: 77KB]・[MS WORD: 35KB]
Subjet list 2016 [PDFPDF: 53KB]
201616 May(Mon)17:00  -  -  -
Graduate School of Medical Sciences Doctoral course (4-year course)Guildelines for HIGO [PDFPDF: 60KB]Application Form(form1)
[PDFPDF: 122KB]・[MS WORD: 82KB]
Photo Identity Slip for Entrance Examination(form2)
[PDFPDF: 72KB]・ [MS WORD: 54KB]
Written Statement for Reasons(form3)
[PDFPDF: 64KB]・[MS WORD: 49KB]

Internet Interview[PDFPDF: 70KB]・[MS WORD: 41KB]
  2015, 9 Nov.(Mon.)
~
16 Nov.(Mon.)
 2015, 27 Nov. (Fri.)  2015, 25 Dec.(Fri.)Test Resuluts  -
Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Doctoral course (4-year course)Guildelines for HIGO [PDFPDF: 53KB]Application Form(form1)
[PDFPDF: 128KB]・[MS WORD: 82KB]
Photo Identity Slip for Entrance Examination(form2)
[PDFPDF: 94KB]・ [MS WORD: 56KB]
Written Statement for Reasons(form3)
[PDFPDF: 65KB]・[MS WORD: 49KB]
Recommendation Letter(form4)
[PDFPDF: 73KB]・[MS WORD: 30KB]
Internet Interview[PDFPDF: 174KB]・[MS WORD: 41KB]
 2015, 9 Nov.(Mon.)
~
16 Nov.(Mon.)
 2015, 27 Nov. (Fri.)  2015, 25 Dec.(Fri.)Test Resuluts  -
Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Master course(Basic course / 4-year course)
Guildelines for HIGO [PDFPDF: 80KB]
Application Form(form1)
[PDFPDF: 107KB]・[MS WORD: 83KB]
Photo Identity Slip for Entrance Examination(form2)
[PDFPDF: 83KB]・ [MS WORD: 56KB]
Written Statement for Reasons(form3)
[PDFPDF: 71KB]・[MS WORD: 49KB]
Recommendation Letter(form4)
[PDFPDF: 41KB]・[WORD: 31KB]
Internet Interview [PDFPDF: 175KB]・[MS WORD: 41KB]
Deadline:2015 16 Jun.(Tue.) 2015 4 Jul.(Sat.) 2015 24 Jul.(Fri.) -
AY2015
Application
period
Examination
Date
Announcement
of Results
Admission
procedure
term
Associate Students AY2015 : Application Guidelines for Associate Students in HIGO Program [PDFPDF: 85KB]Application Form
[PDFPDF: 130KB]・[MS WORD: 67KB]
Written Statement for Reasons
[PDFPDF: 76KB]・[MS WORD: 34KB]Subjet list 2015 [PDFPDF: 16KB]Syllabus 2015 [PDFPDF: 1623KB]
201518 May(Mon)17:00  -  -  -
Graduate School of Medical Sciences
Master course (Basic course)
Guildelines for HIGO [PDFPDF: 58KB]
Application Form(form1)
[PDFPDF: 220KB]・[MS WORD: 82KB]
Photo Identity Slip for Entrance Examination(form2)
[PDFPDF: 121KB]・ [MS WORD: 56KB]
Written Statement for Reasons(form3)
[PDFPDF: 88KB]・[MS WORD: 49KB]

Internet Interview [PDFPDF: 147KB]

Graduate School of Medical Sciences
Doctoral course (4-year)
Guildelines for HIGO [PDFPDF: 61KB]
Application Form(form1)
[PDFPDF: 220KB]・[MS WORD: 82KB]
Photo Identity Slip for Entrance Examination(form2)
[PDFPDF: 121KB]・ [MS WORD: 56KB]
Written Statement for Reasons(form3)
[PDFPDF: 88KB]・[MS WORD: 49KB]

Internet Interview [PDFPDF: 147KB]
Note: Persons who intend to apply under categories ③ and ④ of the basic course’s  and ⑤or⑥ of the 4-year course’s must undergo a preliminary qualification screening prior to formal registration. Their prospective supervisors must submit “Application Form for Preliminary Qualification Screening ” to the the student affairs section, Graduate School of Medical Sciences (Tel: +81-96-373-5025、E-mail:iyg-igaku@jimu.kumamoto-u.ac.jp) by December 10.
201417 Dec.(Wed.)
~
24 Dec.(Wed.)
201510 Feb.(Tue.) 20152 Mar.(Mon.)Test Resuluts -
Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Master course(Basic course)
Guildelines for HIGO [PDFPDF: 53KB]
Application Form(form1)
[PDFPDF: 129KB]・[MS WORD: 82KB]
Photo Identity Slip for Entrance Examination(form2)
[PDFPDF: 95KB]・ [MS WORD: 56KB]
Written Statement for Reasons(form3)
[PDFPDF: 65KB]・[MS WORD: 49KB]
Recommendation Letter(form4)
[PDFPDF: 73KB]・[MS WORD: 30KB]
Internet Interview [PDFPDF: 69KB]・[MS WORD: 41KB]

Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Doctoral course (4-year course)
Guildelines for HIGO [PDFPDF: 53KB]
Application Form(form1)
[PDFPDF: 128KB]・[MS WORD: 82KB]
Photo Identity Slip for Entrance Examination(form2)
[PDFPDF: 94KB]・ [MS WORD: 56KB]
Written Statement for Reasons(form3)
[PDFPDF: 65KB]・[MS WORD: 49KB]
Recommendation Letter(form4)
[PDFPDF: 73KB]・[MS WORD: 30KB]
Internet Interview [PDFPDF: 174KB]・[MS WORD: 41KB]
Note: Applicants who would like to apply with educational backgrounds ③~④ of the basic course’s and  ⑤or⑥ of the 4-year course’s should contact the Student Affair Section, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences (Tel: +81-96-371-4635, E-mail: sky-kyomu@jimu.kumamoto-u.ac.jp).
201417 Dec.(Wed.)
~
24 Dec.(Wed.)
201510 Feb.(Tue.) 20152 Mar.(Mon.)Test Resuluts -
HY2014
Application
period
Examination
Date
Announcement
of Results
Admission
procedure
term
HIGO Program (For Additional Admission Offer) Guidelines for Additional Admission Offer [PDFPDF]Application Form  [PDFPDF]・[MS WORD] 201423 Jun.(Mon)
~
26 Jun.(Thu)
20145 Jul.(Sat.) 201425 Jul.(Fri.)
Test Results
-
Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Master course(Basic course)/Doctoral course (4-year)

Guidelines for HIGO [PDFPDF]
Application Form(form1)
[PDFPDF]・[MS WORD]
Photo Identity Slip for Entrance Examination(form2)
[PDFPDF]・ [MS WORD]
Written Statement for Reasons(form3)
[PDFPDF]・[MS WORD]
Recommendation Letter(form4)
[PDFPDF]・[MS WORD]
Internet Interview [PDFPDF]
201417 Jun.(Tue) 20145 Jul.(Sat.) 201425 Jul.(Fri.)
Test Results
Associate Course Students : Guidelines for Associate Course Students [PDFPDF: 134KB]Application Form
[PDFPDF: 129KB]・[MS WORD: 69KB]
Written Statement for Reasons
[PDFPDF: 126KB]・[MS WORD: 34KB]Subjet list 2014 [PDFPDF: 44KB]
201421 May(Wed)17:00 - early in June -
HIGO Program and Selective Exam: The candidate students who enter the Graduate School of Medical Sciences and the Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences in April, 2014Guildelines for HIGO [PDFPDF: 133KB]Application Form
[PDFPDF: 74KB]・[MS WORD: 131KB]
Photo Identity Slip for Examination
[PDFPDF: 90KB]・[MS WORD: 54KB]
Written Statement for Reasons
[PDFPDF: 67KB]・[MS WORD: 28KB]
Scholarship Application Form
[PDFPDF: 61KB]・[MS WORD: 45KB]
 
Apr. 7- Apr. 10, 2014 Apr. 19, 2014 Apr. 30, 2014
Test Results
-
Graduate School of Medical Sciences
Master course (Basic course)
Guildelines for HIGO [PDFPDF: 133KB]
Application Form(form1)
[PDFPDF: 220KB]・[MS WORD: 82KB]
Photo Identity Slip for Entrance Examination(form2)
[PDFPDF: 121KB]・ [MS WORD: 56KB]
Written Statement for Reasons(form3)
[PDFPDF: 88KB]・[MS WORD: 49KB]
Internet Interview [PDFPDF: 147KB]

Graduate School of Medical Sciences
Doctoral course (4-year)
Guildelines for HIGO [PDFPDF: 133KB]
Application Form(form1)
[PDFPDF: 220KB]・[MS WORD: 82KB]
Photo Identity Slip for Entrance Examination(form2)
[PDFPDF: 121KB]・ [MS WORD: 56KB]
Written Statement for Reasons(form3)
[PDFPDF: 88KB]・[MS WORD: 49KB]
Internet Interview [PDFPDF: 147KB]
* The Preliminary Qualification Screening will be conducted to those who meet ③or④ of the basic course’s qualification of applicants and ⑤or⑥ of the 4-year course’s qualification of applicants in the guidelines.Consult to the prospective supervisor of Kumamoto University beforehand and submit “Application Form for Preliminary Qualification Screening ” to the prospective supervisor by 13rd December.
Dec. 20- Dec. 26, 2013 Feb. 4, 2014 Mar. 3, 2014 For entrance in April, 2014; Mar. 27, 2014.For entrance in October, 2014;
in mid-September, 2014.Test Results
Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Master course(Basic course)
Guildelines for HIGO [PDFPDF: 133KB]
Application Form(form1)
[PDFPDF: 220KB]・[MS WORD: 82KB]
Photo Identity Slip for Entrance Examination(form2)
[PDFPDF: 121KB]・ [MS WORD: 56KB]
Written Statement for Reasons(form3)
[PDFPDF: 88KB]・[MS WORD: 49KB]
Recommendation Letter(form4)
[PDFPDF: 77KB]・[MS EXCEL: 30KB]
Internet Interview [PDFPDF: 174KB]
Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Doctoral course (4-year course)
Guildelines for HIGO [PDFPDF: 133KB]
Application Form(form1)
[PDFPDF: 220KB][MS WORD: 82KB]
Photo Identity Slip for Entrance Examination(form2)
[PDFPDF: 121KB] [MS WORD: 56KB]
Written Statement for Reasons(form3)
[PDFPDF: 88KB][MS WORD: 49KB]
Recommendation Letter(form4)
[PDFPDF: 77KB][MS EXCEL: 30KB]
Internet Interview [PDFPDF: 174KB]
* The Preliminary Qualification Screening will be conducted to those who meet ③or④ of the basic course’s qualification of applicants and ⑤or⑥ of the 4-year course’s qualification of applicants in the guidelines.Consult to the prospective supervisor of Kumamoto University beforehand and submit “Application Form for Preliminary Qualification Screening ” to the prospective supervisor by 13rd December.
Dec. 20- Dec. 26, 2013 Feb. 4, 2014 Mar. 3, 2014 For entrance in April, 2014; Mar. 27, 2014.For entrance in October, 2014;
in mid-September, 2014.Test Results
HY2013
Application
period
Examination
Date
Announcement
of Results
Admission
procedure
term
Graduate School of Medical Sciences
Doctoral course (4-year)Guildelines for HIGO [PDFPDF: 186KB]
Application Form(form1) [PDFPDF: 170KB]
Photo Identity Slip for Entrance Examination(form2) [PDFPDF: 92KB]
Written Statement for Reasons(form3) [PDFPDF: 112KB]
Internet interview [PDFPDF: 147KB]
*Not applicable for Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Feb. 27-Mar. 5, 2013 Mar. 13, 2013 Mar. 22, 2013
test results
For entrance in April, 2013; Mar. 27, 2013.
For entrance in October, 2013; in mid-September, 2013.
Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Master course(basic course)
Doctoral course (4-year course)Guidelines for HIGO [PDFPDF: 133KB]
Recommendation Guidelines [PDFPDF: 231KB]
Application Form(form1) [PDFPDF: 220KB]
Photo Identity Slip for Entrance Examination(form2) [PDFPDF: 121KB]
Written Statement for Reasons(form3) [PDFPDF: 88KB]
Recommendation Letter(form4) [PDFPDF: 77KB]
Internet Interview [PDFPDF: 175KB]
Scholarship Application Form [PDFPDF: 159KB]
Jun. 10- Jun.18, 2013 Jul. 6, 2013 Jul. 26, 2013 For entrance in October, 2013; by September 12, 2013.
For entrance in April, 2014; in mid-March, 2014.
Graduate School of Medical Sciences
Master course(basic course)Guildelines for HIGO [PDFPDF: 184KB]
Application Form(form1)[PDFPDF: 209KB]
Photo Identity Slip for Entrance Examination(form2) [PDFPDF: 99KB]
Written Statement for Reasons (form3) [PDFPDF: 82KB]
Internet Interview [PDFPDF: 147KB]
Scholarship Application Form [PDFPDF: 159KB]
Jun. 10- Jun.18, 2013 Jul. 6, 2013 Jul. 26, 2013 by Sep. 12,2013

【Notes】

 

You have to submit your score of English tests which are listed below to certificate your ability to communicate in English.
The oral exam will be an internet interview or will be conducted on the campus of Kumamoto Univ.
The list of English tests is as follows (Need one of the following 1 to 5).

 

1. TOEFL-iBT(total score must be 50 or more)
2. TOEFL-CBT(total score mustbe 143 or more)
3. TOEFL-PBT(total score must be 463 or more)
4. TOEIC(totalscore must be 480 or more)
5. IELTS(Overall Band Score must be 4.5 or more)

 

If you have any questions, please mail to here.
Please indicate ‘HIGO program’ in the Subject.

 

■How to apply for the HIGO program by new students

The selection exam of the HIGO program for students, who enter either Graduate School of Medical Sciences or Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences of Kumamoto University in this April and wish to take the HIGO program (including students who proceed to the Ph.D. course from the Master course), has been scheduled on April 20, 2013. The exam consists of TOEFL-ITP, short essay, and interview. If you are interested in the HIGO program, please consult with your supervisor. The information session of the HIGO program and the selection exam will be held at 4 pm on April 4 at the Conference room of Institute of Molecular Embryology and Genetics. If you have any questions, please send a mail to here.

 

Application
period
Examination
Date
Annoucements of
test results
HIGO Program Guidelines for HIGO [PDFPDF: 86KB]
Application Form [PDFPDF: 180KB]
Photo Identity Slip for Examination [PDFPDF: 106KB]
Written Statement for Reasons [PDFPDF: 63KB]
Scholarship Application Form [PDFPDF: 159KB]
Apr. 5-Apr. 10, 2013 Apr. 20, 2013 May. 1, 2013Test Results

 

■How to apply for the HIGO program Associate Course

HIGO Program Associate Course guidelines are available.

Application
period
Annoucements
of results
HIGO Program Associate CourseGuidelines for Associate Course [PDFPDF: 130KB]
Application Form [PDFPDF: 177KB]
Application From [MS WORD: 77KB]
Written Statement of Reasons [PDFPDF: 104KB]
Written Statement of Reasons [MS WORD: 34KB]
List of Subjects
 [PDFPDF: 51KB]
May 24-May 31 , 2013 in end-Jun, 2013

 

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