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Research Student Course

To be a full-time student of the Graduate School of Engineering, Kagawa University, you are strongly recommended to study at our campus first as a research student for six months or one year.

Required documents for application;

  1. Application (form 1): available only in Japanese
    * for undergraduate degree holder
    pdfアイコン PDF (45KB) wordアイコン WORD (13KB)
    * for master's degree holder
    pdfアイコン PDF (46KB) wordアイコン WORD (29KB)
  2. CV: academic background must be from elementary school to final school
  3. Graduation certificate and academic transcript from final school
  4. Recommendation letter from final school
  5. Medical check-up / Health certification: no specified format
  6. Guarantor's certification for your tuition fee and living expense in Japan
    e.g. bank account certification, certificate of employment, certificate of salary
  7. Two color ID photos: Size: 40mm x 30mm
  8. Passport copy
  9. Language proficiency certificate (Japanese, English or both)


*Applicant must submit original copy for document 1,2,3,4,5 and 6.

*Prior to the application, applicant must contact a professor to discuss about application (form 1). For contact details, please click here (researchers database).

*Applicant must submit all documents in Japanese or English. If documents are written in any other language besides Japanese or English, translation must be attached.

Required fee for application:

1. Examination fee 9,800 yen (non-refundable)
* Fees are subjected to change.
* Admission fee of 84,600 yen and tuition fee of 29,700 yen per month must be paid after examination process is completed.

Please submit your application to;

Faculty of Engineering and Design, Kagawa University
Educational Affairs Section
2217-20 Hayashi-cho, Takamatsu, Kagawa, 761-0396 Japan
Tel: (+81) 087-864-2028