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International Undergraduate Programs: Results Announcement

  • Preliminary Screening Results (To be announced on February 17, 2017)
  • Secondary Screening Results (To be announced on March 27, 2017)

Enrollment: October 2017

The International Undergraduate Program is a four-year bachelor program, in which all classes, with the exception of Japanese language classes, will be taught in English. For more information about the Program, please refer to www.isc.kyushu-u.ac.jp/g30/.

From October 2017, the new "Electrical Engineering and Computer Science" program will be available in the school of Engineering. In addition, the Mechanical Engineering and Aerospace Engineering programs will be merged together as "Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering." 

<Programs Offered for Admission>

Engineering Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Applied Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Bioresource and Bioenvironment Bioresource and Bioenvironment

 

Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following two requirements ( 1 AND 2.1, 2.2, OR 2.3 ) :

  1. Have a nationality other than Japanese
  2. Meet any of the following three conditions:
        

    2.1. Completed or expected to complete 12 years of schooling outside Japan by September 30, 2017(*1) (or equivalent, as recognized by the Japanese Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology).(*2)

    2.2. Aged 18 or over as of September 30, 2017 who have the International Baccalaureate Diploma/Certificate, the German Abitur, the French Baccalaureate, or General Certificate of Education Advanced Level(*3) or who have completed a course at an international school that is recognized by the Japanese Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, and offers its curriculum in Japan, or who are expected to meet any of these conditions by September 30, 2017.

    2.3. Aged 18 or over as of September 30, 2017, who are recognized, by the University’s ad hoc pre-qualification screening, as having an academic level equivalent to or superior to those who have completed 12 years of schooling.(*4)


    *1:  You are eligible to apply if you completed your school education outside Japan in less than standard number of years, due to grade skipping and/or early graduation, but the standard duration of schooling as legally stipulated in your country is 12 years or longer.  Please direct any inquiries to the Admission Division of the Student Affairs Department at Kyushu University.

    *2: Those recognized as having completed or being expected to complete a course equivalent to 12 years of schooling by the Japanese Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology are the following:

    (1) Those aged 18 or over as of September 30, 2017 who have passed a qualification test to determine whether they have academic ability equivalent, or superior, to those who have completed a 12-year school education course in a foreign country or region.

    (2) Those aged 18 or over as of September 30, 2017 who have received education in a country or region where its elementary and secondary education is completed in less than 12 years, and also have completed or are expected to complete a Japanese preparatory course recognized by the Japanese Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology by September 30, 2017.

    (3) Those who have completed or are expected to complete a course that is recognized by the Japanese Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology at an educational institute outside Japan which is equivalent to a high school by September 30, 2017. (Only applies to those who have completed an 11 or more years of school education course in his/her residing country and meet the requirements set by the Japanese Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.)

    (4) Those aged 18 or over as of September 30, 2017 who have completed or are expected to complete a course at an international school or a foreign educational institute by September 30, 2017, that offers its curriculum in Japan and that is recognized as an equivalent to a high school of the foreign country or region under their educational system by the Japanese Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.

    *3: For details including the subjects and the grades, please contact the Admission Division of the Student Affairs Department at Kyushu University.

    *4: For details, see “Ad Hoc Pre-qualification Screening” in the application instructions.



2017 Application Instructions

Starting in October 2017, we will implement an online admission system for the International Undergraduate Programs. After registering with this system, you will still be required to send all the necessary documents by post. This online application system will only be available during the application period.

IMPORTANT: Application instructions have been replaced on September 15, 2016 due to a correction on tuition exemption information.  Up to 30 students of the international undergraduate programs will be entitled to an exemption of half the tuition for the first year, NOT all students.

< Engineering Programs >

  • Dates for the Secondary Screening (To be announced)
  • Application Instructions (PDF)
  • Application Form (PDF)

< Bioresource and Bioenvironment Program >

  • Application Instructions (PDF)
  • Application Form (PDF)

N.B.

  1. You may complete the application form either by typing or hand writing. 
  2. We often receive applications in which some portions of pages are not printed at all. If you choose to type in, please double-check the completed form, before submitting, to make sure all words / letters you have typed are rightly printed.

Application Documents

  1. Completed and signed Application Form 
  2. Receipt of application fee payment (For telegraphic transfer payment only)
  3. Identification document 
  4. Official high school transcripts 
  5. (Expected) graduation certificate  

< Engineering Programs >
6. Score report of TOEFL* or IELTS
*Only the “Official Score Report” which is sent directly to Kyushu University or the “Test Taker
(Examinee) Score Report” which is sent to the test taker by POST will be accepted.

7. (Recommended) Score report of ONE of the following:
 

( Strongly Recommended )

  • EJU (Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students) 
  • SAT Subject Tests 
  • GCE-A/AS level or IAL-A/AS level  

( Recommended )

  • IB (International Baccalaureate) 
  • Standardized test which is used to enter universities in your country


< Bioresource and Bioenvironment Program >
6. Score report of ONE of the following:

  • SAT Subject Tests 
  • GCE A/AS level or IAL-A/AS level 
  • IB (taken in English) 
  • IB (taken in French or Spanish) and an English proficiency test* 
  • EJU and an English proficiency test* 
  • College Scholastic Ability Test of South Korea and an English proficiency test* 
  • General Scholastic Ability Test of Taiwan and an English proficiency test* 
  • (Only for those who reside in the People’s Republic of China) An English proficiency test*
    *Choose one from TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS, and Cambridge ESOL Examination.

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Last Updated On:2016.9.16

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