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Information on this page is based on the official Application Guidelines, but it shall not be regarded as the official Application Guidelines. Please request the official Application Guidelines from the Graduate Academic Office so as to confirm the content.

How to get the Application Form and Guidelines

May 25, 2020
Updated on September 17, 2020
Application Guidelines for Master's Program
(For enrollment April 2021) (Second Round Examination) (tentative)

Note: The Second Round Examination mentioned in the guidelines may not be conducted depending on the outcome of the First Round Examination. Plans are slated to post an announcement regarding whether or not the Exam will be conducted on this website around late September 2020.

It has been decided that the Second Round Examination for Master's Program will not be conducted.

May 25, 2020
Updated on September 17, 2020
Application Guidelines for Doctoral Program
(For enrollment April 2021) (Second Round Examination) (tentative)

Note: The Second Round Examination mentioned in the guidelines may not be conducted depending on the outcome of the First Round Examination. Plans are slated to post an announcement regarding whether or not the Exam will be conducted on this website around late September 2020.

It has been decided that the Second Round Examination for Doctoral Program will be conducted as below. The exam content may include some changes from these guidelines in response to the Novel Coronavirus. An announcement will be made on the website (https://www.med.hokudai.ac.jp/en/bme/admissions/index.html) by December 4, 2020 (Friday) if we have decided to conduct the exam with different content from these guidelines.

  • Qualification Review Application Period
    November 4, 2020 (Wednesday) to November 9, 2020 (Monday)
  • Application Period
    December 10, 2020 (Thursday) to December 16, 2020 (Wednesday)
  • Examination Date
    January 26, 2021 (Tuesday)
May 25, 2020
Application Guidelines for Master's Program (For enrollment April 2021 or October 2020)

Note: The exam content may include some changes from these guidelines in response to the Novel Coronavirus. An announcement will be made on this website by July 31, 2020 (Friday) if we have decided to conduct the exam with different content from these guidelines.

  • Qualification Review Application Period
    June 9, 2020 (Tuesday) to June 15, 2020 (Monday)
  • Application Period
    July 20, 2020 (Monday) to July 28, 2020 (Tuesday)
  • Examination Date
    August 25, 2020 (Tuesday)
May 25, 2020
Application Guidelines for Doctoral Program (For enrollment April 2021 or October 2020)

Note: The exam content may include some changes from these guidelines in response to the Novel Coronavirus. An announcement will be made on this website by July 31, 2020 (Friday) if we have decided to conduct the exam with different content from these guidelines.

  • Qualification Review Application Period
    June 9, 2020 (Tuesday) to June 15, 2020 (Monday)
  • Application Period
    July 20, 2020 (Monday) to July 28, 2020 (Tuesday)
  • Examination Date
    August 25, 2020 (Tuesday)
May 12, 2020
Application Guidelines to Master's Program Special Selection for International Applicants (For enrollment October 2020)

Applicants must contact their prospective supervisor and obtain their consent in advance of submitting an application.

  • Qualification Review Application Period
    17:00 (Japan Standard Time), Friday, May 22, 2020
  • Application Period
    Online Registration:
    From 9:00 (Japan Standard Time), Wednesday, June 10, 2020 to 17:00 (Japan Standard Time), Friday, June 12, 2020
    Submission Deadline of Application Documents:
    17:00 (Japan Standard Time), Monday, June 22, 2020
    Original application documents must arrive at Student Affairs Office by post.
  • Examination Date
    Designated date between Tuesday, June 30, 2020, and Monday, July 6, 2020.
May 12, 2020
Application Guidelines to Doctoral Program Special Selection for International Applicants (For enrollment October 2020)

Applicants must contact their prospective supervisor and obtain their consent in advance of submitting an application.

  • Qualification Review Application Period
    17:00 (Japan Standard Time), Friday, May 22, 2020
  • Application Period
    Online Registration:
    From 9:00 (Japan Standard Time), Wednesday, June 10, 2020 to 17:00 (Japan Standard Time), Friday, June 12, 2020
    Submission Deadline of Application Documents:
    17:00 (Japan Standard Time), Monday, June 22, 2020
    Original application documents must arrive at Student Affairs Office by post.
  • Examination Date
    Designated date between Tuesday, June 30, 2020, and Monday, July 6, 2020.

How to get the Application Form and Guidelines, etc. for Master's and Doctoral Programs of the Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Engineering

(1) Request for Application Form and Guidelines

Request it by post. Write “Request for Application Form and Guidelines for Master's (or Doctoral) Program of the Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Engineering” in red on the envelope you send. Be sure to enclose the following:

  • a self-addressed envelope Kakugata No.2 with a 250-yen stamp
  • a memo including the program you want to enroll in, your phone number, and your email address

(2) Request for past entrance exam papers

Request it by post. Write “Request for past entrance exam papers for Master's (or Doctoral) Program of the Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Engineering” in red on the envelope you send. Be sure to enclose the following:

  • a self-addressed envelope Kakugata No.2 with a 250-yen stamp
  • a memo including the program you want to enroll in, your phone number, and your email address

(3) Request for both of Application Form and Guidelines, and past entrance exam papers

Request them by post. Write “Request for Application Form and Guidelines, and past entrance exam papers for Master's (or Doctoral) Program of the Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Engineering” in red on the envelope you send. Be sure to enclose the following:

  • a self-addressed envelope Kakugata No.2 with a 390-yen stamp
  • a memo including the program you want to enroll in, your phone number, and your email address

(4) Request for three items: Application Form and Guidelines, past entrance exam papers, and BME Guidebook

Request them by post. Write “Request for Application Form and Guidelines, past entrance exam papers, and BME Guidebook” in red on the envelope you send. Be sure to enclose the following:

  • a self-addressed envelope Kakugata No.2 with a 390-yen stamp
  • a memo including the program you want to enroll in, your phone number, and your email address

Address for inquiries about Application Guidelines

Student Affairs Office, Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Engineering, Hokkaido University
Phone: +81 (0)11-706-5523
E-mail: d-tanto@med.hokudai.ac.jp
Kita 15-jo, Nishi 7-chome, Kita-ku, Sapporo, 060-8638, Japan