General AdmissionGeneral admission is the most basic type of entrance to SOKENDAI. It is available for all departments of SOKENDAI and open to every applicant, regardless of nationality or place of residence. Admissions are held twice a year, in April and October. All departments accept applications for the April and some for the October admissions. In either case, the entrance examination is held in Japan. It is highly recommended that you contact the department of your interest or an academic advisor with whom you wish to study regarding your eligibility and your research plan, prior to the submission of a formal application. Please contact the Student Affairs section for more details.
Application GuidelinesThe Application Guidelines(PDF) on this page are only for reference.Applicants are required to obtain a booklet of Application Guidelines to start the application procedure.Please contact us to ask for a booklet or any further information. [Point of Contact] Student Affairs Section,Division of Academic and Student Affairs SOKENDAI(The Graduate University for Advanced Studies) E-mai:gakusei*ml.soken.ac.jp Please replace * with @ to send an e-mail.
Special Scholarship for Department of Space Astronautical Science
Department of Space and Astronautical Science will supply a special scholarship as from October 2017, aiming to support excellent applicant students who will bear the future of space science.
Please see the details in the Application Requirements.