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Entrance Examination for the Graduate School (winter AY2019)

Information of Entrance Examination conducted in Winter

Last updated on: November 13, 2019

Department of Civil and Earth Resources Engineering and Department of Urban Management, Kyoto University Graduate School of Engineering, hold a joint entrance examination for Master's Course Program and Doctoral Course Program.

Applicants can download the Guidelines for Applicants to the 2020 Master's Course Program and Doctoral Course Program and "Details of Entrance Examinations" of Division of Civil and Earth Resources Engineering/Urban Management. The information below are outlines of the Admission Guides for reference purposes only and are subject to change without notice; be sure to confirm the details in the Admission Guidelines and "Details of Entrance Examination".

Applicants should contact supervising professors of preferred classifications and discuss application how to with them in advance. The preferred classifications are corresponding to the laboratories listed in this page for Department of Civil and Earth Resources Engineering and this page for Department of Urban Management.

For the Master's and Doctoral Course Program entrance examination, applicants will have to take the examinations, which will be held in the Katsura Campus.

Master's Course Program

  1. Examination Type
    International Applicants
    See the guidelines and "Details of Entrance Examination" for the details.
  2. Examination Schedule
    February 12 (Wednesday) or 13 (Thursday), 2020.
  3. Course Program Selection
    As in the below there are five course programs that you can pursue upon entering the Master's Course Program:
    (1) Master's Course Program,
    (2) Master's Course Program, International Course,
    (3) Interdisciplinary Engineering Course Program, Postgraduate Integrated Course Program of Applied Mechanics,
    (4) Interdisciplinary Engineering Course Program, Postgraduate Integrated Course Program of Human Security Engineering, and
    (5) Advanced Engineering Course Program.
    The program will be determined by our specific procedure using the statement of course selection and results of the entrance examination.

Doctoral Course Program

  1. Examination Type
    1) 2020 Doctoral Course Program (Second Recruitment, April 2020 Admission)
    (1) Ordinary examination, (2) Special examination for full-time workers, (3) Special examination for PhD thesis draft, and (4) Special examination for foreign applicants on the Interdisciplinary Engineering Course Program of the Human Security Engineering. See the guidelines and "Details of Entrance Examination" for the details.

    2) 2020 Doctoral Course Program (October 2020 Admission)

    (1) Special examination for foreign applicants on the Interdisciplinary Engineering Course Program of the Human Security Engineering. See the guidelines and "Details of Entrance Examination" for the details.
  2. Examination Schedule
    February 12 (Wednesday) and 13 (Thursday), 2020.
  3. Program Selection
    Two programs have been prepared for those who enroll in the Doctoral Course Program. Programs available for enrollment by those who pass the entrance examination for the examination category Department of Civil and Earth Resources Engineering or Department of Urban Management are as follows.
    • Interdisciplinary Engineering Course Program
      (Postgraduate Integrated Course Program of Evolutionarily Sustainable Infrastructure Engineering / Postgraduate Integrated Course Program of Applied Mechanics / Postgraduate Integrated Course Program of Human Security Engineering)
    • Advanced Engineering Course Program
      (Department of Civil and Earth Resources Engineering or Department of Urban Management)