北海道大学 大学院 生命科学院
北海道大学 大学院 生命科学院

Admission Information

Admission Information

  • The entrance examination will be conducted 1-3 times each fiscal year. The number of times will depend on the division and course. For more details, please contact your prospective supervisor or refer to the guidelines. Previous guidelines are below.
  • Hokkaido University is accepting applications for the “Hokkaido University DX Doctoral Fellowship”, which provides financial support, research support, and career path support to doctoral students in graduate school, enabling them to concentrate on their research without having to worry about living expenses.
    We are also planning to accept applications for students who will enter the university in October 2022 and April 2023, so please consider applying if you are interested. Please refer to the “Hokkaido University DX Doctoral Fellowship” below.

Master’s Course

Summer Selection Recruitment for
Division of Life Science
– Transdisciplinary Life Science Course
– Biosystems Science Course
– Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Science Course
Division of Soft Matter
(Guidelines uploaded on June 6, 2022)
For Residing Abroad
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For Residing in Japan
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Supervisor List
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Special Category for Integrated Science Program Students
(Summer Selection)
Recruitment for
Division of Life Science
– Transdisciplinary Life Science Course
– Biosystems Science Course
– Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Science Course
Division of Soft Matter
(Guidelines uploaded on June 6, 2022)
Guidelines
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Supervisor List
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Part of Specified Forms
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Fall Selection *Application guidelines for the previous year

Recruitment for
Division of Life Science
– Transdisciplinary Life Science Course
– Biosystems Science Course
– Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Science Course
Division of Soft Matter
(Guidelines uploaded on September 6, 2021)

For Residing Abroad
DL
For Residing in Japan DL
Supervisor List
DL
Special Category for Integrated Science Program Students
(Fall Selection)
*Application guidelines for the previous year

Recruitment for
Division of Life Science
– Transdisciplinary Life Science Course
– Biosystems Science Course
– Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Science Course
Division of Soft Matter
(Guidelines uploaded on September 6, 2021)

Guidelines
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Supervisor List
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Part of Specified Forms
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Winter Selection *Application guidelines for the previous year

Recruitment for
Division of Life Science
– Transdisciplinary Life Science Course
– Biosystems Science Course
Division of Soft Matter
(Guidelines uploaded on November 11, 2021) 

For Residing Abroad
DL
For Residing in Japan DL
Supervisor List
DL
Special Category for Integrated Science Program Students
(Winter Selection)
*Application guidelines for the previous year

Recruitment for
Division of Life Science
– Transdisciplinary Life Science Course
– Biosystems Science Course
– Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Science Course
Division of Soft Matter
(Guidelines uploaded on November 11, 2021) 

Guidelines
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Supervisor List
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Part of Specified Forms
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Attention
This is a notice for international students who wish to apply for general category of master course.
For research students in Hokkaido University or other universities in Japan and Intensive Japanese Language Course students in Hokkaido University, a preferential measure on entrance examination may be conducted. Please contact to the Graduate School Educational Affairs Section, Science and Life Science Administration Department, when you submit applications.

Doctoral Course
Summer Selection Recruitment for
Division of Life Science
– Transdisciplinary Life Science Course
– Biosystems Science Course
– Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Science Course
Division of Soft Matter
(Guidelines uploaded on June 6, 2022)
For Residing Abroad
DL
For Residing in Japan
DL
Supervisor List
DL
Winter Selection *Application guidelines for the previous year

Recruitment for
Division of Life Science
– Transdisciplinary Life Science Course
– Biosystems Science Course
– Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Science Course
Division of Soft Matter
(Guidelines uploaded on November 11, 2021)

For Residing Abroad
DL
For Residing in Japan
DL
Supervisor List
DL

Doctoral Course for Clinical Pharmacy Division
Summer Selection Recruitment for
Doctoral Course for Clinical Pharmacy Division
(Guidelines uploaded on June 6, 2022)
Guidelines
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Supervisor List
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Winter Selection *Application guidelines for the previous year

Recruitment for
Doctoral Course for Clinical Pharmacy Division
(Guidelines uploaded on November 11, 2021)

Guidelines
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Supervisor List
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For October 2021 or April 2022 Enrollment

Master’s Course
Summer Selection Recruitment for
Division of Life Science
– Transdisciplinary Life Science Course
– Biosystems Science Course
– Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Science Course
Division of Soft Matter
(Guidelines uploaded on June 8, 2021)
*It is over.
For Residing Abroad
DL
For Residing in Japan
DL
Supervisor List
DL
Special Category for Integrated Science Program Students
(Summer Selection)
Recruitment for
Division of Life Science
– Transdisciplinary Life Science Course
– Biosystems Science Course
– Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Science Course
Division of Soft Matter
(Guidelines uploaded on June 8, 2021)
*It is over.
Guidelines
DL
Supervisor List
DL
Fall Selection Recruitment for
Division of Life Science
– Transdisciplinary Life Science Course
– Biosystems Science Course
– Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Science Course
Division of Soft Matter
(Guidelines uploaded on September 6, 2021)
*It is over.
For Residing Abroad
DL
For Residing in Japan DL
Supervisor List
DL
Special Category for Integrated Science Program Students
(Fall Selection)
Recruitment for
Division of Life Science
– Transdisciplinary Life Science Course
– Biosystems Science Course
– Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Science Course
Division of Soft Matter
(Guidelines uploaded on September 6, 2021)
*It is over.
Guidelines
DL
Supervisor List
DL
Part of Specified Forms
DL
Winter Selection Recruitment for
Division of Life Science
– Transdisciplinary Life Science Course
– Biosystems Science Course
Division of Soft Matter
(Guidelines uploaded on November 11, 2021)
*It is over.
For Residing Abroad
DL
For Residing in Japan DL
Supervisor List
DL
Special Category for Integrated Science Program Students
(Winter Selection)
Recruitment for
Division of Life Science
– Transdisciplinary Life Science Course
– Biosystems Science Course
– Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Science Course
Division of Soft Matter
(Guidelines uploaded on November 11, 2021)
*It is over.
Guidelines
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Supervisor List
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Part of Specified Forms
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Doctoral Course
Summer Selection Recruitment for
Division of Life Science
– Transdisciplinary Life Science Course
– Biosystems Science Course
– Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Science Course
Division of Soft Matter
(Guidelines uploaded on June 8, 2021)
*It is over.
For Residing Abroad
DL
For Residing in Japan
DL
Supervisor List
DL
Winter Selection Recruitment for
Division of Life Science
– Transdisciplinary Life Science Course
– Biosystems Science Course
– Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Science Course
Division of Soft Matter
(Guidelines uploaded on November 11, 2021)
*It is over.
For Residing Abroad
DL
For Residing in Japan
DL
Supervisor List
DL

Doctoral Course for Clinical Pharmacy Division
Summer Selection Recruitment for
Doctoral Course for Clinical Pharmacy Division
(Guidelines uploaded on June 8, 2021)
*It is over.
Guidelines
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Supervisor List
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Winter Selection Recruitment for
Doctoral Course for Clinical Pharmacy Division
(Guidelines uploaded on November 11, 2021)
*It is over.
Guidelines
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Supervisor List
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Office for International Academic Support
http://www.sci.hokudai.ac.jp/international/student/prospective/

If you have any further questions or concerns; please feel free to contact at international@sci.hokudai.ac.jp .

Based on the “Support for Pioneering Research Initiated by the Next Generation” implemented by the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), the purpose of the Hokkaido University DX Doctoral Fellowship is to foster outstanding doctoral researchers who can develop Japan’s science, technology, and innovation, and open up the future by creatively solving important issues.
Therefore, this fellowship program will provide an environment in which doctoral students can devote themselves to research by providing them with research fellowship (amount equivalent to living expenses) and research expenses.
For details on DX Doctoral Fellowship for students entering in October 2022 and April 2023, please refer to the portal site.

Hokkaido University DX Doctoral Fellowship Portal Site
https://sites.google.com/eis.hokudai.ac.jp/dxphd-fellow/application

DX Doctoral Fellowship

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Admission information

Application guidelines for the Summer Selection for 2023 has been released.
Application guidelines has been released (Auditors and Credited Auditors, October 2022)
Application guidelines has been released (Research Students, October 2022)
Online Admission Information Session for Transdisciplinary Life Science Course / Division of Soft Matter on June 11 at 13:00 (JST)
Announcement of Application Results of Entrance Examination -Winter Selection-
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