ADMISSIONS

Application Guidelines

FY2023 April Application Guidelines

Please check the application guidelines and frequently asked questions, and submit each document by the deadline using the designated method.

Application Guidelines
Frequently Asked Questions
Please download application form and other documents here.

FY2022 October Application Guidelines

Please check the application guidelines and frequently asked questions, and submit each document by the deadline using the designated method.

Application Guidelines
Frequently Asked Questions
Please download application form and other documents here.

FY2022 Application Guidelines for current students

Please check the application guidelines and frequently asked questions, and submit each document by the deadline using the designated method.

Application Guidelines
Frequently Asked Questions
Please download application form and other documents here.

FY2022 Application Guideline for newly admitted Ph.D. stundets in April

Please check the application guidelines and frequently asked questions, and submit each document by the deadline using the designated method.

【Eligible Students】
As of April 1, 2022, students who will be enrolled in the first year of the doctoral program of the Kyushu university as regular students, students who will transfer to the third year of the five-year integrated doctoral program as regular students, or students who will advance from the second year.

Application Guidelines
Frequently Asked Questions
Please download application form and other documents here.

Obligations as a course student

(1) Students must take lectures provided by “Future-Creation (MIRAI)” Course (the Fusion-of-intelligence courses and Research Proposals are compulsory subjects and other two elective subjects). In addition to their excellent research abilities, students must strive to develop a bird’s-eye view, interdisciplinary research skills, internationality, and a wide range of advanced transferable skills by actively participating in course subjects.
(2) Students must devote themselves to study and research based on a predetermined research plan.
(3) Students must submit a yearly report to the Project Director on the progress of the course work and research, including a description of research expenses. When requested by the Project Director, students must report as required on matters such as the progress of the research and the use of research expenses.
(4) When conducting research, students must comply with the rules and regulations established by the University and strive to carry out research activities that meet the trust and expectations of society, in accordance with their own conscience and decency. Furthermore, students must fully recognize that the source of research funds is public funds, comply with relevant laws and regulations, and strive to carry out research efficiently.
(5) Students must attend research ethics education and compliance education classes as designated by the University.
※Research ethics education and compliance education classes in Kyushu University
https://www.kyushu-u.ac.jp/ja/research/ethics/propulsion/
Please check “研究倫理教育及びコンプライアンス教育の実施について” in the above page.
(6) When presenting the research results obtained through the project, students must indicate that the research was subsidized under the project.
※Examples of acknowledgments in the treatise
【Example】This work was supported by JST SPRING, Grant Number JPMJSP2136.
(7) In order to verify the effect of the career development and training content, students must cooperate with the career tracking survey conducted by the University for approximately 10 years after the completion of this course.

Application procedures and selection

Submission Deadline and Selection Schedule for FY2023 April

Deadline and selection schedule for FY2023 April recruitment are as follows.

February 15th : Entry begins
February 28th : Deadline for entry
March 1st : Start accepting application documents (Form 1 to 3)
March 7th : Deadline for submission of application documents (Form 1 to 3)
Mid March to Mid April : Document screening and determination of candidates for interview screening
April 20th : Notification of acceptance or rejection of documents screening
April 25th : Interview screening
April 28th : Course students selection decision  (to be announced on the website)

*Please note that the above schedule is tentative and subject to change.

Submission Deadline and selection schedule for FY2022 October

Deadline and selection schedule for FY2022 October recruitment are as follows.

August 1st : Entry begins
August 19th : Deadline for entry
August 22nd : Start accepting application documents (Form 1 to 3)
September 1st : Deadline for submission of application documents (Form 1 to 3)
Early September to Mid October : Document screening and determination of candidates for interview screening
October 19th : Notification of acceptance or rejection of documents screening
October 24th to 26th : Interview screening
October 28th : Course students selection decision  (to be announced on the website)

*Please note that the above schedule is tentative and subject to change.

Submission Deadline and selection schedule for Current Students

Deadline and selection schedule for April 2022 applications for currently enrolled Ph.D. students are as follows.

January 31st : Deadline for entry form submission
February 17th : Deadline for submission of application documents (Form 1 to 3)
Late February : Document screening and determination of candidates for interview screening  (only those eligible for interview will be notified)
Early March : Interview screening
Mid-March : Selection of course students (to be announced on the website)

Submission Deadline and selection schedule for New Ph.D. Students

Deadline and selection schedule for April 2022 applications for newly admitted Ph.D. students are as follows.

February 14th : Entry form submission begins
February 28th : Deadline for entry form submission
March 14th : Deadline for submission of application documents (Form 1 to 3)
Late March to Mid April : Document screening and determination of candidates for interview screening  (only those eligible for interview will be notified)
Late April : Interview screening
Late April : Selection of course students (to be announced on the website)

Research Aid

Amount of Research Aid

(1)  Living expenses equivalent: 200,000 yen per month (2.4 million yen per year)
(2)  Research expenses (used for interdisciplinary and integrated research activities in this project): maximum amount of 500,000 yen.
* Regarding research expenses, the contents of the application plan and the budget amount will be assessed, and the amount to be paid will be determined within the range of a maximum of 500,000 yen per year. If the payment of research incentives is started or stopped in the middle of the month, the amount of payment for the month will be based on the standards set by the University.

Program Students

The students who have been selected as Future-Creation (MIRAI) Course  are as follows.

Program Students for FY2021
Program Students for FY2022