Graduate School of Medicine, Hokkaido University

Information for Applicants (Master's)

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Admission to the Master's Program

Number of students to be admitted

Medical Science: 20

Qualifications for applicants

Applicants should have a bachelor's degree (for Public Health Course <One-Year Course>, work experience of two years or more as physicians, dentists, or pharmacists is required)
For details, please refer to the application guidelines.

Application Period

[August Examination, 2023] Tuesday, 4 July 2023 to Friday, 7 July 2023
[January Examination, 2024] Friday, 24 November 2023 to Tuesday, 28 November 2023

Office hours:

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (JST)

* If you send the application by post, you must use registered express mail. Application documents must reach our faculty within the application period. Please refer to the application guidelines for the graduate school.

Overview of admissions

Overview of admissions

Examination schedule

[August Examination, 2023] Wednesday, 16 August 2023
[January Examination, 2024] Tuesday, 16 January 2024
Even though announced this way, there is a possibility that the graduate school must subsequently revise the examination procedure or postpone/cancel the examination(s) as a measure against COVID-19.

Application procedure

Please refer to the application guidelines.


Examination fee*

30,000 yen

Admission fee*

282,000 yen


535,800 yen (per year)

(Note: Admission and tuition fees may be changed at any time.)

* Government-financed international students (persons receiving MEXT Scholarship grants) are exempted from this fee but must include a statement to this effect when submitting the application.

Long-Term Study Program for the Master's Program
(NOT eligible for Public Health Course (One-Year Course))

Under the Long-Term Study Program, students who are employed or who have other compelling reasons can complete the Master's Programs in up to 4 years with tuition roughly equivalent to the 2-year tuition by applying for pre-enrollment approval of a plan to complete the Master's Program in a longer period than the standard 2-years.Details


Information on this page is based on official application guidelines but shall not be regarded as official. The Graduate School of Medicine is not responsible for the content of this page, so please request the official application guidelines from the Student Affairs Office of the Graduate School of Medicine so as to confirm the content.