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Graduate School of Engineering, Doctoral Program
(Special Admissions for International Students)

※To apply for the Special Admission for International Students, first, applicants need to find an academic advisor beforehand. Applicants are advised in this regard to contact a potential advisor (faculty member) to obtain his/her consent first. For the details, please contact us by email.

※A person who have graduated or will graduate from Japanese universities in Japan is not qualified to apply for the Special Admission.

Admission Guidelines

  ・Admission Gidelines of the Doctoral Program

  ・Admission Guidelines of the Doctoral Program(Japanese original version)

Application Forms

  (1)Statement of Purpose

  (2)Research Plan

  (3)List of Achievement

  (4)Application form for Individual Screening

*For only applicants who need Individual Screening of Qualification for Application. See the “Qualification to Apply” on the Admission Guidelines for details.

Application Period and Online Registration Period

The 1st selection

Application Period: May 15 (Wednesday) – May 21 (Tuesday), 2024
Online Registration Period: May 8 (Wednesday) – May 21 (Tuesday), 2024

The 2nd selection

Application Period: October 10 (Thursday) – October 17 (Thursday), 2024
Online Registration Period: October 3 (Thursday) – October 17 (Thursday), 2024

Selection Procedures

Successful applicants will be selected on the basis of an achievement test (interview), transcripts of the educational institution(s) they attended, and submitted master’s thesis. Applicants who are deemed by the Institute to have outstanding academic ability may be selected on the basis of the submitted documents alone and will be exempted from an interview. If you wish to be exempted from an interview, it is necessary to consult a professor whom you wish to be your supervisor before you apply. If you are selected as an exempt applicant on the basis of the submitted documents alone, the Institute will notify by mail with examination card.

Date and Venue of Examination

1. Date of Examination

The 1st selection: July 1 (Monday), 2024
The 2nd selection: November 23 (Saturday), 2024

2. Venue of Examination

Tobata Campus of Kyushu Institute of Technology

Announcement of the Examination Results

The 1st selection:10 AM, July 10 (Wednesday), 2024
The 2nd selection:10 AM, December 4 (Wednesday), 2024

Examinee seat numbers of successful applicants will be posted on this Institute’s website (http://www.kyutech.ac.jp/), and a written notification of acceptance will be sent by mail.

Security Export Control

Kyushu Institute of Technology has established the “Kyushu Institute of Technology Security Export Control Regulations” in accordance with the “Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act”, and rigorously screens potential international students on the basis of these regulations.
International applicants who fall under any of the conditions set out in said regulations may be unable to enter their desired course or program.
Access the following webpage for more details:

Contact Us

Graduate School Section, Administrative Office, Faculty of Engineering, Kyushu Institute of Technology
E-mail :
1-1 Sensui-cho, Tobata, Kitakyushu 804-8550, JAPAN

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