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Entrance Exam Information, Graduate School of Medicine

Table of Contents

  1. Information
  2. Admissions guide
  3. Obtaining a copy of the Admissions Guide
  4. Admissions guidance
  5. Homepage of each major
  6. Past entrance exam questions
  7. Inquiries

1.Information

Information on entrance examination for April 2023 entry

  • Due to the new coronavirus, there may be changes in the entrance examination schedule, etc. This website will be continuously updated if there is any change, so please check the newest information constantly.
  • Regarding Past entrance exam, please contact at Tokyo Society of Medical Sciences via email.

  • [June 20, 2022](New) To those residing abroad who plan to take the entrance examination for the Master's Program in Medical Sciences
    For those who currently reside overseas and are unable to take the examination at the examination site due to restrictions on entry into Japan caused by the new type of coronavirus infection, the online examination will be available.
    Before applying (by June 30 (Wed.) for those who have already completed the application procedures), please be sure to confirm the following communication environment. Please make sure to check the communication environment at the same place where you will take the examination on the day of the examination.
    Details of the communication environment check can be found here.

  • [May 26, 2022]Revised Admission Guide of Doctoral Program in Medicine has been released.
  • [May 20, 2022]Attachments for Master's Program of Health Sciences & Nursing and Nursing Course have been released.
  • [May 16, 2022]Doctoral Program in Medicine & Master's Program of Medical Science
    *We plan to offer an online examination for prospective applicants living outside Japan who are unable to take the examination in person because of pandemic-related border restrictions. For details regarding the application procedure and administration of alternative examinations, please check for updates on the Graduate School of Medicine website (https://www.m.u-tokyo.ac.jp/daigakuin/apply/appguidemain.html) in the coming weeks.
  • [May 9, 2022]
    Application Guide and Entrance Examination Information for 2022 October/2023 April admission have been released.
  • [Feb 18, 2022]
    Language exam of 2023 entry for the School of Public Health won't be substituted by submission of TOEFL/IELTS score and written examination will be carried out.
  • [Feb 18, 2022]
    "Changes regarding the written exam of Language of 2023 entry" for the Doctoral Program of Medicine
  • [Feb 18, 2022]
    "Changes regarding the written exam of Language of 2023 entry" for the Master's Program

 

Last Updated: June 20, 2022

2.Admissions guide

If you wish to apply, please prepare for the application by checking the following documents which are application guidelines and Entrance Examination Information.

Also please obtain a copy of the latest Admission Guide from the Graduation Student Affairs Section. Admission guides are available at our window. Or you can obtain it via postal mail. Please see details "3.Obtaining a copy of the Admissions Guide".

If you have a difficulty in submitting the application documents by post, you may submit them online. In that case, please follow the instructions in the Application Guide 6. Application.

Master's Program
Health Sciences and Nursing Application Guide
Entrance Examination Information
Attachment A[Released on May 20]
【Format】Application Form
*Photo data with extention ".jpg" should be uploaded to the photo pasting field. Files with ".jpeg" cannot be adccepted.
【Format】Certificate of Japanese Language
【Format】Personal Essay
【Format】Opinion Essay
【Format】Declaration
International Health /
 Global Health Sciences
Application Guide
Entrance Examination Information
【Format】Application Form
*Photo data with extention ".jpg" should be uploaded to the photo pasting field. Files with ".jpeg" cannot be adccepted.

Medical Science

*We plan to offer an online examination for prospective applicants living outside Japan who are unable to take the examination in person because of pandemic-related border restrictions. For details regarding the application procedure and administration of alternative examinations, please check for updates on the Graduate School of Medicine website (https://www.m.u-tokyo.ac.jp/daigakuin/apply/appguidemain.html) in the coming weeks.
Application Guide
Entrance Examination Information
【Format】Application Form
*Photo data with extention ".jpg" should be uploaded to the photo pasting field. Files with ".jpeg" cannot be adccepted.
【Format】Certificate of Japanese Language
Master’s Program (Public Health Nursing Course / Nursing Course)
Public Health Nursing Course /
 Nursing Course
Application Guide [written in Japanese]
Entrance Examination Information [written in Japanese]
Attachment Z[Released on May 20]
【Format】Application Form
*Photo data with extention ".jpg" should be uploaded to the photo pasting field. Files with ".jpeg" cannot be adccepted.
【Format】Certificate of Japanese Language
【Format】Personal Essay
【Format】Opinion Essay
【Format】Declaration
Professional Degree Course
School of Public Health Application Guide
Entrance Examination Information
【Format】Application Form
*Photo data with extention ".jpg" should be uploaded to the photo pasting field. Files with ".jpeg" cannot be adccepted.
【Format】Certificate of Japanese Language
Doctoral Program
Health Sciences and Nursing Application Guide
Entrance Examination Information
Attachment E
【Format】Application Form
*Photo data with extention ".jpg" should be uploaded to the photo pasting field. Files with ".jpeg" cannot be adccepted.
【Format】Certificate of Japanese Language
【Format】Essay
【Format】Declaration
International Health Application Guide
Entrance Examination Information
【Format】Application Form
*Photo data with extention ".jpg" should be uploaded to the photo pasting field. Files with ".jpeg" cannot be adccepted.
Doctoral Program in Medicine

Doctoral Program in Medicine

*We plan to offer an online examination for prospective applicants living outside Japan who are unable to take the examination in person because of pandemic-related border restrictions. For details regarding the application procedure and administration of alternative examinations, please check for updates on the Graduate School of Medicine website (https://www.m.u-tokyo.ac.jp/daigakuin/apply/appguidemain.html) in the coming weeks.
Application Guide[Revised on May 25]
Entrance Examination Information
【Format】Application Form
*Photo data with extention ".jpg" should be uploaded to the photo pasting field. Files with ".jpeg" cannot be adccepted.
【Format】Certificate of Japanese Language
<Points to note>
  • The application eligibility criteria are listed in each Admission Guide. However, if you have any questions please contact the Graduate Student Affairs Section.
    Email: in.m@gs.mail.u-tokyo.ac.jp
  • Please check details about the entrance exam in "Notes on the examination" that will be sent after application.
 

3.Obtaining a copy of the Admissions Guide

Obtaining a copy of the Admissions Guide from the Graduate Student Affairs Section counter

Location etc.

Graduate Student Affairs Section counter, 1F Faculty of Medicine Building.2 (No.44)
*turn left upon entering the building and follow the hallway along

Reception hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on weekdays

Other important information

Please tell the staffs which Admissions Guide you require, i.e.: Master's Program (Health Sciences/Medical Science); Professional Degree Program; Doctoral Program; or Doctorate of Medicine)/Desired Department.

* See '6.Past entrance exam questions' for details of questions appearing in previous entrance exams.

Requesting a copy of the Admissions Guide by post

Mailing of the Admissions Guide may be delayed if you fail to indicate the program for which you wish to sit the entrance exam (particularly for the Doctoral Programs and the Doctorate of Medicine) and your desired major. Therefore, please confirm your desired program and major before lodging your request.

Request form etc.

The Admissions Guide can only be obtained either directly from the Graduate Student Affairs Section counter or by postal mail (phone or fax orders will not be accepted). To request a copy of the Admissions Guide by post, fill out request form (1) below and send it to the below-mentioned address together with a self-addressed envelope (2). Be sure to write '大学院募集要項請求' ('Admissions Guide Request') in red ink on the front of the envelope.

  1. Admissions Guide Request Form (download form)
    If you cannot download the form, write down the type of Admissions Guide you require along with the name of your desired program and your contact details on a piece of paper and send it together with the self-addressed envelope.
  2. Self-addressed return envelope
    Fill in your name and address, and attach the required postage to the envelope.

※Guide to postage fees

Copies Postage Envelope size
1 ¥250 No. 2 Rectangular (240x332mm)

If you require express delivery, add the express delivery fee to the postage fee listed on the left. Also, please write '速達' on the reply envelope with red ink.

If your sending address is outside Japan, please enclose sufficient IRC(International Reply Coupons, 1 piece of IRC=130 yen)with the request form. We will send application form by EMS(Express Mail Service). If IRC is not available in your region, please enclose International Postal Money Order.

Our weight of the Admissions Guide is about 200grams. The cost depends on the area where you receive. Please confirm here(the rate from Japan post) before sending it.

When you enclose IRC or International Postal Money Order, please also include the EMS dedicated envelope or an envelope larger than 240×332mm, 9.45×13.07 inch. In this case, you do not need to fill in your name and address on the envelope, but please make sure to write your address on the "Admission Guide Request" form.


Please be aware that we will not be able to send the application form if the amount of stamp (or IRC) is insufficient for reply.

Address

7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033
Graduate Student Affairs Section, Faculty of Medicine, the University of Tokyo

*Please write '大学院募集要項請求' ('Admissions Guide Request') in red ink on the front of the envelope.

Other important information

You must submit your university/postgraduate transcripts etc. when filing your application so be sure to request the Admissions Guide well in advance of the application deadline to allow sufficient time to collect all necessary documents.

 

4. Guidance for prospective student

Please click HERE for the Guidance for Prospective Students.

※However, it may change due to COVID-19, so please make sure to check above PDF for the newest information.

 

5.Homepage of each major

Program Major
Master's Program Health Sciences and Nursing
Health Sciences and Nursing, Public Health Nursing Course
Health Sciences and Nursing, Nursing Course
International Health
Medical Science
Profes- sional Degree Program Public Health
Doctoral Program Health Sciences and Nursing
International Health
Doctoral Program of Medicine Molecular Cell Biology
Functional Biology
Pathology, Immunology & Microbiology
Radiology & Biomedical Engineering
Neuroscience
Social Medicine
Internal Medicine
Reproductive, Developmental & Aging Sciences
Surgical Science

 

6.Past entrance exam questions

Past entrance exam questions can be obtained directly from the Tokyo Society of Medical Sciences listed below.

Regarding Past entrance exam, please contact at Tokyo Society of Medical Sciences via email.

Tokyo Society of Medical Sciences
Faculty of Medicine, the University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033
Email: igakukai@m.u-tokyo.ac.jp
Tel: 03-5841-3681 (extension: 23681)

The type, cost, and method of obtaining previous entrance exams are described on this website.

 

7.Inquiries

For inquiries about entrance exams and requesting the Admissions Guide, contact: Graduate Student Affairs Section: 03-5841-3309 (9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Mon - Fri)

Email: in.m@gs.mail.u-tokyo.ac.jp