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Graduate School of Medicine

Table of Contents

  1. Information
  2. Application guide
  3. Application Guide of Postgraduate Foreign Research Student
  4. Entrance exam schedule
  5. Obtaining a copy of the Application Guide
  6. Guidance for prospective student
  7. Homepage of each major
  8. Past entrance exam questions
  9. Inquiries

1.Information

Information on entrance examination for Academic Year 2024 entry

 

Last Updated: Jan 10, 2024

2.Application guide

If you wish to apply, please prepare for the application by checking the following documents.

Also please obtain a copy of the latest Application Guide from the Graduate Student Affairs Section. It is available at our window. Or you can obtain it via postal mail too. For details, please see "5.Obtaining a copy of the Application 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(3).

Master's Program
Health Sciences and Nursing Application Guide
Entrance Examination Guideline
Attachment A
【Format】Personal Essay
【Format】Declaration
International Health /
 Global Health Sciences
Application Guide
Entrance Examination Guideline

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. Details will be provided separately to the relevant applicants after the application is submitted.
Application Guide
Entrance Examination Guideline
Professional Degree Course
School of Public Health Application Guide
Entrance Examination Guideline
Doctoral Program
Health Sciences and Nursing Application Guide
Entrance Examination Guideline[Updated on Aug 29]
Attachment B
【Format】Essay
【Format】Declaration
International Health Application Guide
Entrance Examination Guideline
Doctoral Program in Medicine

Doctoral Program in Medicine

*For those who live abroad and have difficulty in coming to Japan, the examination will be conducted online. Details will be provided separately to the relevant applicants after the application is submitted.
Application Guide
Entrance Examination Guideline(Updated Jul 1/List of Research Supervisors)
<Points to note>
  • The application eligibility criteria are listed in each Application 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 "Examinee Notes" that will be sent after application.
 

3.Application Guide of Postgraduate Foreign Research Student

Postgraduate Foreign Research Student
Application Guide
Application Form
SAMPLE of Application Form
Certificate of Japanese Language Ability
Payment for Examination Fee
Guideline for Eligibility Screening
Eligibility Screening Form

4.Entrance exam schedule(Academic Year 2024)

*Please double check the details of the entrance exam schedule on the latest Application Guide.

Program Department Application form issued period Application form accepted period Entrance exam dates Announcement of results
Written exam Oral exam
Master's Program Health Sciences & Nursing 2023/5/8

2023/6/30
2023/6/21

2023/6/30
[Online written exam]
2023/8/21
[Online oral exam]
2023/8/25
2023/9/8
International Health [Online written exam]
2023/8/1

2023/8/10
[Online oral exam]
2023/8/23
Medical Science 2023/8/21 2023/8/22
Professional Degree Program School of Public Health 2023/5/8

2023/6/30
2023/6/21

2023/6/30
2023/8/21 2023/8/24 2023/9/8
Doctoral Program International Health
[October 2023 admission]
2023/5/8

2023/6/21
2023/6/9

2023/6/21
Foreign language assessment
(Submission of TOEFL/IELTS Score)
[Online oral exam]
2023/7/26
2023/9/8
Health Sciences & Nursing 2023/5/8

2024/1/9
2024/1/4

2024/1/9
Document screening & Foreign language assessment
(Submission of TOEFL score)
[Online oral exam]
2024/1/29
※alternative date 1/30
2024/2/9
International Health
[April 2024 entry]
Foreign language assessment
(Submission of TOEFL/IELTS Score)
[Online oral exam]
2024/1/29
Doctoral Program in Medicine. 2023/5/8

2023/7/18
2023/7/7

2023/7/18
2023/10/19 2023/10/20 2023/11/24
For those who live abroad and have difficulty in coming to Japan, the examination will be conducted online. Details will be provided separately to the relevant applicants after the application is submitted.

Notes


  • For details of the entrance exam schedule(exam times etc,), please refer to 'Examinee Notes' that will be sent after application.

  • See '7. Past entrance exam questions' for details of questions appearing in previous entrance exams.


  • 5.Obtaining a copy of the Application Guide

    Obtaining a copy of the Application 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 Application Guide you require, i.e. Master's Program, Professional Degree Program, Doctoral Program, or Doctoral Program in Medicine and Desired Department.

    * See '8.Past entrance exam questions' for details of questions appearing in previous entrance exams.

    Requesting a copy of the Application Guide by post

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

    Request form etc.

    The Application 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 Application 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' ('Application Guide Request') in red ink on the front of the envelope.

    1. Application Guide Request Form (download form)
      If you cannot download the form, write down the type of Application 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 Application 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 "Application Guide Request" form.


    Please be aware that we will not be able to send the Application Guide 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' ('Application 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 Application Guide well in advance of the application deadline to allow sufficient time to collect all necessary documents.

     

    6. Guidance for prospective student

    Please click HERE(Updated on April 10) 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.

     

    7.Homepage of each major

    Program Major
    Master's Program Health Sciences and Nursing
    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

     

    8.Past entrance exam questions

    【By the end of February 2024】Past entrance exam questions are available at the Tokyo Society of Medical Sciences listed below.

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

    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)


    【From March 2024】Past entrance exam questions are available at the "東京大学 文学部 複写センター" listed below.

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

    〒113-0033
    B1 Faculty of Law & Letters Bldg.2, the University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033
    Email:print@create-d.info
    Tel: 03-3814-9301

    ※2023 Entrance Exam Questions will be available from March 2024 at the "東京大学 文学部 複写センター".

    9.Inquiries

    For inquiries about entrance exams and requesting the Application Guide, contact to the email address below.

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