Admissions Information

Notes Regarding Admissions

  • In the event of changes in the examination procedure, schedule or selection process due to a natural disaster or epidemic, etc., information will be posted on our website: Please check this website regularly for the latest information, especially before application and examination dates.

Admission Policy

The Graduate School of Informatics aims to foster intellectuals who can utilize the new horizon of informatics and persons who can lead in the creation of new value, new discovery and new solutions to problems through the design of fundamental structure within the information society by using informatics.
In addition, our goal is to train intellectuals who can manage corporations, government agencies and international organizations from the view point of information, and informatics researchers who can play an active role in various fields of sciences. For this reason, we are selecting students who have diverse backgrounds.
In order to form a foundation to foster such intellectuals, the following qualifications are required:

  • Have basic skills and academic abilities in the informatics field that are necessary to acquire advanced knowledge and skills in informatics
  • Have awareness and sufficient fundamental understanding of the world from the viewpoint of information, and have motivation to advance various sciences by making full use of information technology
  • Have the willingness and awareness to solve current and future social problems by using informatics to create value, while having sufficient fundamental knowledge to do so
  • Have a fundamental understanding of informatics that can contribute to humanity through the creation of information technologies that harmonizes with society and brings value to it
  • Have a sense of responsibility, vision and communication skills necessary to play a leading role in society through informatics research and practice

Schedule for Admissions

Programs Examination Dates Date of Application Remarks
Doctoral Program (Initial Two-year Program)
(Master’s Course) 1st Calling / April Admission
(2022 Application Guidelines (MC))
Department of Mathematical Informatics
(Oral Presentation and Examination)
July 3, 2021
(1)Department of Mathematical Informatics
(Oral Presentation and Examination)
(2)Department of Complex Systems Science, Department of Social Informatics, Department of Cognitive and Psychological Sciences
(Written Examination exemption applicant)
June 11 to 18, 2021 by 4 pm
Those who are considering taking the exam should contact a faculty member who you wish to receive research guidance from in advance (as soon as possible).
(Written Exam and Interview)
August 5 & 6, 2021
July 2 to 9, 2021 by 4 pm
Doctoral Program (Final Three-year Program)
(Doctor’s Course)
 
(2021 October Application Guidelines (DC))
(Oral Presentation and Examination)
August 5, 2021
July 2 to 9, 2021 by 4 pm
Japanese Government Scholarship International Student to the Education Program for Data Scientist in Future Value Creation Doctoral Course (Initial Two-Year Course)/ October Admission (2021 Application Guidelines (MC)) TBA TBA Those who are considering taking the exam should contact a faculty member who you wish to receive research guidance from in advance (as soon as possible).
Japanese Government Scholarship International Student to the Education Program for Data Scientist in Future Value Creation Doctoral Course(Final Three-Year Course))/ October Admission (2021 Application Guidelines (DC)) TBA TBA
Doctoral Program (Initial Two-year Program)
(Master’s Course) 2nd Calling / April Admission
 
(2021 Application Guidelines (MC))
(Oral Presentation and Examination)
 
TBA
TBA Those who are considering taking the exam should contact a faculty member who you wish to receive research guidance from in advance (as soon as possible).
Doctoral Program (Final Three-year Program)
(Doctor’s Course)
April Admission
 
(2021 Application Guidelines (DC))
 
(Tentative Translation)
2021 Application Guidelines (DC)
)
(Oral Presentation and Examination)
 
TBA

 

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[Contact]
Student Affairs Section
Graduate School of Informatics, Nagoya University B4-1,
Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya, Japan, 464-8601
Email: admission::i.nagoya-u.ac.jp
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Exam Questions

Past Entrance Examination Questions, Graduate School of Informatics

 

Contact Regarding Admission

Academic and Students Affairs Section, Graduate School of Informatics, Nagoya University

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