Application for Graduate Admission

Announcement of change of entrance examination of Graduate Schools of Veterinary Medicine/Infectious Diseases in 2018

From the entrance examination in 2018, Special Selection Quota for International Students (Program for Development of Global Professionals for One Health) and Selection Quota for International Students (Self-Financed) will be integrated into the Entrance Examination for International Students(admission in April in 2019). For more details, please refer to the Doctoral Program Application Guidelines of Graduate Schools of Veterinary Medicine/Infectious Diseases (will be announced around May 2018).

 

Introduction of External English test

  Graduate School of Infectious Diseases will change the evaluation method of English ability of applicants from the Entrance Examination for Academic Year 2020. The current original English examination by Graduate School of Infectious Diseases will be replaced by external English tests (TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS, etc…). In principle, all applicants of all examination categories are required to submit a score from an external English tests, together with the other application forms for Entrance Examination. A minimum TOEFL iBT score of 55 or an equivalent score from other English tests (within 2 years before the date of the Entrance Examination) is required for application. Therefore, all potential applicants for Graduate School of Infectious Diseases are advised to plan obtaining a score of external English tests well in advance.

  For the Entrance Examination for Academic Year 2019, Graduate School of Infectious Diseases will implement the original English examination for all applicants. However, applicants who submit the abovementioned external English test score are exempted from the English examination.

  Note that obtaining English ability equivalent to TOEFL iBT score of 75 is advised for a smooth start and successful PhD training since all lectures in Graduate School of Infectious Diseases are given in English.

  Please contact us at an address below for further information.

 

Exemption of English proficiency test

1. Applicants who have satisfactorily completed within the last 2 years either a postgraduate degree of at least two years duration or an undergraduate degree, where the degree was taught and assessed entirely in English, are exempt. If the degree was completed within the last five years, applicants can provide evidence of sustained work in an English language environment and/or writing in English since completing the degree for consideration by the selection committee.

2. Applicants who are citizens of designated countries* and have completed undergraduate studies in English and have subsequently worked in an English speaking country are exempt.

*designated countries: Australia, Canada (except Quebec), New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, United Kingdom and United States.

  Please provide formal advice from the institution to support your claim that you have satisfied this requirement.

 

Contact:  

Academic Affairs Section,

Administration Office for Veterinary Medicine,

Hokkaido University

Kita 18, Nishi 9, Kita-ku, Sapporo 060-0818, Japan

Tel:+81-11-706-5279

Email:kyomu@vetmed.hokudai.ac.jp

 

 

Admission in April 2019

Doctoral Program Application Guidelines 2019 (1st round application)

 Following the examination category is available for international students.

   1. Regular Selection

    

     Please see the details in the icon_pdf.png application guidelines (1st round application)

 

Doctoral Program Application Guidelines 2019 (1st round application)

Entrance Examination for International Students(admission in April in 2019)

  ※For International Students ( residing outsaide Japan in principal )

 

 For the details please see the website below.

 

   Entrance Examination for International Students(admission in April in 2019)

   Fostering Global Scientists to Expand the Network of Veterinary Science for Contributing One Health   

 

 

Admission in October 2018

Doctoral Program Application Guidelines 2018

  Following the examination category is available for international students.

   1. Regular Selection


     Please see the details in the icon_pdf.png application guidelines (October 2018)

 

 

Application Forms

1) Regular Selection

 Application for admission   icon_excel.png    icon_pdf.png 
 Curriculum vitae   icon_excel.png    icon_pdf.png 
 Examination admission card   icon_pdf.png
 Form to attach the Examination fee receipt   icon_pdf.png  
 Payment slip  Designate form is provided at
 the Academic Affiars Section
 (administration office)

  Note: Be sure to check all the necessary documents on the application guidelines.