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Guidelines for Application 2018
Kobe Global Graduate Program for Agricultural Science (Master's program)

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Master's Course for Foreign Students

Undergraduate Course for Foreign Students

Research Students

Scholarships

Master's Course for Foreign Students

Qualifications for Application

  • Getting a bachelor degree (or expected to complete) or 
    completing sixteen year's school education (or expected to complete) or 
    over 22 years old and being admitted equivalent to a bachelor degree by Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Kobe University

*For details, please refer to student affairs section, Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Kobe University

Documents Generally Required for Application

  • Master's Course Application Form
  • Official Academic Transcript
  • Certificate of Graduation (or expected to complete)
  • Photographs
  • Entrance Examination Fee
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Certificate which tells you have enough Japanese Language skill to study in Japan

*Applicants intend to have been enrolled in other universities (or company) during their study in Master's Course of Kobe University have to submit Letter of Approval from your University (or company) 
*Foreign residents in Japan have to submit Certificate of Alien Registration

Examination

Written examination about the subject which you'd like to major in Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Interview in Japanese

Place of Examination

Kobe University

Undergraduate Course for Foreign Students

Qualifications for Application

  • Taking the Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) given by the Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) in 2006 , and getting 60% score or more in each of the required subjects mentioned below.

<< Subjects which you have to take in EJU>>
* Japanese as a Foreign Language
* Science (*Select two subjects from physics, chemistry and biology)
* Mathematics (*Course 2)

  • Completing twelve year's school education (or expected to complete) or being admitted having twelve year's scholastic ability by Faculty of Agriculture, Kobe University

Documents Generally Required for Application

  • Undergraduate Course Application Form
  • Student's School Report or Official High School Transcript and Certificate of Graduation (or expected to complete) from High School
  • Photographs
  • Entrance Examination Fee
  • Result of EJU (*Copy is OK)

*Foreign residents in Japan have to submit Certificate of Alien Registration

Examination

Foreign Language, Mathematics, Science, and Interview in Japanese

Place of Examination

Faculty of Agriculture, Kobe University

Research Students

Qualifications for Application

  • Getting a bachelor degree (or expected to complete) or 
    completing sixteen year's school education (or expected to complete) or 
    being admitted equivalent to a bachelor degree by Graduate School of Agricultural Science , Kobe University

Documents Generally Required for Application

  • Research Student Application Form
  • Certificate of Graduation (or expected to complete)
  • Official Academic Transcript
  • Medical Certificate
  • Examination Fee
  • Photograph

*Foreign residents in Japan have to submit Certificate of Alien Registration
*Applicants who work at company have to submit the following documents:

  • Pledge certifying that you will study for yourself
  • General Manager's Pledge certifying that you will not study for company's benefit
  • General Manager's Consent certifying that you are admitted to be a research student during your tenure of office

Examination

Applicants are screened by examining their applications.

Tuition and Fees

( as of April 1, 2007)

  Undergraduate Students Research Students
Entrance Examination Fee 17,000 yen 9,800 yen
Admission Fee 282,000 yen 84,600 yen
Tuition 535,800 yen (per annum) 29,700 yen (per month)

Scholarships

Japanese Government (Monbu-Kagaku-sho) Scholarship

Stipend
Graduate Students : 172,000 yen a month (as of 2007)
Application (There are three ways to apply for the Japanese Government Scholarship for foreign students.)

  • Embassy Recommendation (Application through Japanese embassies before applicants arrive in Japan). For details, you should contact the Japanese embassy in your own specific country or region.
  • University Recommendation (Selection of new applicants before applicants arrive in Japan)

*We recommend student who is enrolled in a foreign university which has signed an agreement of academic exchange with Kobe University, Faculty of Agriculture or Graduate School of Science and Technology. For further details, you may contact your current university of enrollment.

  • Domestic Selection (Selection of Privately Financed Students Already in Japan)

*We recommend the privately financed foreign students currently studying in Kobe University.

Scholarship by Foundations, Private Organizations

Other types of scholarships are also available for the privately financed foreign students studying in Kobe University. The notification, eligibility, selection and the amount of stipend differ for each scholarship. Monthly stipends ranges from 25,000 yen to 200,000 yen. For further information, contact relevant staff after your admission to Kobe University.

Inquiring Address

If you make inquiries in English, please use e-mail, fax or letter.
Mailing Address : Student Affairs Section, Faculty of Agriculture, Kobe University
1-1 Rokkodai, Nada-ku, Kobe, 657-8501, Japan
Tel: +81-78-803-5928, FAX: +81-78-803-5932, e-mail: ans-kyomu@office.kobe-u. ac.jp

References

Kobe University : http://www.kobe-u.ac.jp/en/
Kobe University International Student Center (KISC) 
Japan Student Services Organization : http://www.jasso.go.jp/en/study_j/index.html