Undergraduate Admissions

Admission Requirements

Completion of secondary schooling abroad or equivalents as recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) such as the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program.

Admission Procedures

1. Privately supported students

Privately supported international applicants must pass the same written entrance examinations as Japanese applicants wishing to enter the University. The applicants must pass

  1. The National Center Examination for University Entrance, and then
  2. The Entrance Examination given by Faculty of Science, Kyoto University.
    Contact the National Center for University Entrance Examinations and the Admissions Office, Kyoto University for details and updates.

2. Government Supported Students

The entrance examinations are waived for applicants who apply through the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship program.