Doctoral Program Application Guidelines

◆Due to a schedule revision, the Kyoto City buses that stop at Kyodai Nogakubu-mae (the nearest bus stop) have changed their route numbers below. Please be careful when visiting the university for entrance examinations, etc.

Former: Bus No. 17 (bound for Ginkakuji, Kinrin Shako-mae via Kawaramachi-dori St.)
Current: Bus No. 7 (bound for Ginkakuji, Kinrin Shako-mae via Kawaramachi-dori St.)

(For reference)
Kyoto City Official Website…


For October 2024 enrollment: Kyoto University Graduate School of Science Doctoral Program Application Guidelines

Please download the Doctoral Program Application Guidelines from below and print out necessary forms by yourself to use as application documents (Paper size: A4, Single-side printing).

For currently enrolled students in the Master's Program of the Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University

Those advancing from the master's to doctoral program within the same department (or within the Division of Chemistry) do NOT need to apply in accordance with these Guidelines. Instead, they should proceed in accordance with the department (or the division)'s instructions.

For Reference

Links to Divisions and Departments:


Applicants who graduated from universities overseas, and who intended to apply for the status of research student, master's degree student, doctoral degree student are advised to begin the AAO (Admission Assistance Office) application procedure prior to beginning the graduate admissions process. Further information, please refer to the following link:

Admissions guide for graduates of overseas universities