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Admissions

We encourage applications from international students worldwide. For admission information, contact our offices as noted below.

For this program Contact this office for admission information
Undergraduate program The Examination Section of the Admissions Office
University of Toyama
3190 Gofuku, Toyama-shi, Toyama, 930-8555, Japan
Phone: +81-76-445-6100
Graduate program:
Graduate School of Science and Engineering Master's degree (Science)
Academic and Student Affairs Section
University of Toyama
3190 Gofuku, Toyama-shi, Toyama, 930-8555, Japan
Phone: +81-76-445-6546
Graduate program:
Graduate School of Science and Engineering Master's degree (Engineering) / Doctoral degree
Academic and Student Affairs Section
University of Toyama
3190 Gofuku, Toyama-shi, Toyama, 930-8555, Japan
Phone: +81-76-445-6701
Graduate program:
Graduate School of Innovative Life Science Doctoral degree
The Examination Section of the Admissions Office for Educational Affairs Group (Sugitani Campus), Student and Academic Affairs Division
University of Toyama
2630 Sugitani, Toyama City, Toyama 930-0194, Japan
Phone: +81-76-434-7138

Note that the information provided in this publication is accurate as of February 2012. The admissions process is revised frequently; hence, be sure to contact the appropriate office for current information.

Language requirement

Most classes are conducted in Japanese, making knowledge of Japanese essential for successful study. The university's International Student Center provides Japanese learning support services for international students.

Undergraduate program

The undergraduate school year begins in April. Foreign national applicants who have completed 12 years of formal education mainly outside of Japan are eligible to apply. To determine whether you are eligible, contact the appropriate admissions office.

As part of the application process, you must take an entrance examination. You may also have to take one or more additional examinations, as described below.

These students Must take one of these examinations Additional details
Privately Financed Students General entrance examination Exam is held in February and March.
National Center Test results for University Admissions held in January is required as well.
Special entrance examination for privately financed students Interview is held in February. Test of English as a Foreign Language(TOEFL) score and Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students are also required as well.
Japanese Government Scholarship students Various eligibility requirements for this scholarship may apply. If you reside ouside of Japan, consult your local Japanese Embassy or Consulate General. For more information, see http://www.studyjapan.go.jp/en/toj/toj0302e.html.

Graduate programs

The graduate school year begins in April or October, depending your choice. As part of the application process, you must take an entrance examination. International students must take an additional examination as well.