Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences

List of SchoolsResearch FieldsApplication FormEntry Example

Doctoral Programs (Medical Sciences) (Four-year)

3. Documents to be Submitted

While preparing your documents for submission, refer to the remarks column below and to the “entry form example.”
Submit the original copy of the documents unless otherwise specified.

[University of Tsukuba designated forms]

Documents Required for Remarks
1 Application Form All applicants Fill in the required items.
2 Curriculum Vitae All applicants
(Except foreign applicants)
Fill in the required items.
3 Curriculum Vitae for Foreign Applicants All foreign applicants Fill in the required items.
4 Employment Record All applicants who have employment history Fill in the required items.
5 Reference Card/ Photo Card All applicants Fill in the required items, attach identical photographs of the applicant taken within the last three months (4 x 3cm headshot, with no hats), and cut out along the lines.
Cards that do not meet the requirements above will not be accepted.
6 Desktop Reference Card/ Acceptance Card All applicants Fill in the required items and cut out along the lines.
7 Research Plan All applicants Describe your proposed research and plan after enrollment.
8 Research/ Specialty Report All applicants Describe your past research or specialty within 800 – 1200 Japanese characters or 400 – 600 words in English.
9 Certificate of Research Activities Foreign applicants who meet the criteria specified in the Remarks Foreign applicants who have completed a university education in a country which has a less than 18 years of school education curriculum up to the level of university graduation, and have or will have conducted research for a sufficient period of time (generally one year or more) as a research student or researcher at a university, inter-university research institute, or other similar research institutes inside or outside Japan, and also will be 24 years of age or older must submit this certificate authorized by the director of their institute.
Foreign students who have enrolled in the University of Tsukuba Graduate School as a research student may submit a Certificate of Enrollment (for scholarship application) designated by the University as a substitute for this certificate.
The Certificate of Enrollment can be issued by our Automatic Certificate Issuing Machine.
10 Address Sheet #1 All applicants Fill in the required items.
This address sheet will be used to send out acceptance letters and other documents to the successful applicants.
11 List of Documents to be Submitted All applicants Fill in the required items.
12 Address Sheet #2 All applicants Fill in the required items in this address sheet and attach it to a K2 size envelope. Put documents in the envelope and submit it by registered express mail or by hand.

[Certificates and other documents to be prepared by applicants]

Documents Required for Remarks
1 (Expected) Graduation/ Completion Certificate (See note) All applicants 1. Submit a certificate of (expected) graduation issued by a university (generally the undergraduate school from which applicants have earned a bachelor’s degree) which meets the application requirements for the University of Tsukuba Graduate School.
2. Applicants who have completed or expect to complete a master’s program must submit a certificate of (expected) completion of the master’s program.
2 Degree Certificate (See note) 1. Applicants who graduated from a foreign university

2. Applicants who completed a program at a foreign university

3. Applicants who obtain a qualification for application from the National Institution for Academic Degrees and University Evaluation

1. Applicants who graduated from a foreign university must submit a document (degree certificate) to certify that they have a degree equivalent to a bachelor’s degree.
2. Applicants who completed a master’s program at a foreign university must submit a document (degree certificate) to certify that they have a degree equivalent to a master’s degree.
3. Applicants who obtain a qualification for application from the National Institution for Academic Degrees and University Evaluation must submit a certificate of the degree awarded (a certificate of acceptance of application for the degree), an academic transcript, and other certificates related to earning the degree.
3 Academic Transcript (See note) All applicants 1. Submit an academic transcript issued by a university (generally the undergraduate school from which applicants have earned a bachelor’s degree) which meets the application requirements for the University of Tsukuba Graduate School.
Applicants who have completed or expect to complete a master’s program must submit an academic transcript of the master’s program.
Applicants who have credits transferred from another school must submit an academic transcript issued by that school as well.
2. Applicants who obtained a qualification from the National Institution for Academic Degrees and University Evaluation must submit a certificate of the degree awarded (a certificate of acceptance of application for the degree), an academic transcript, and other certificates related to earning the degree.
3. Applicants who have completed or expect to complete a graduate school must submit an academic transcript issued by the graduate school as well.
4 Letter of Approval for Taking the Entrance Examination
(Format of your choice)
Applicants who meet the criteria specified in the Remarks 1. Applicants who currently attend a university or graduate school (except those who will graduate or complete in March 2018) must submit a letter of approval for taking the entrance examination issued by the head of their university (or department). (Format of your choice, A4 size)
2. Applicants who currently work for a government agency, school, or company (except part-time workers) must submit a letter of approval for taking the entrance examination issued by their supervisor or an application written by applicants themselves. (Format of your choice, A4 size) [Applicants who plan to leave the company to enroll in the graduate school may submit a written document (affixed with their seal) as a substitute for this letter of approval. In this case, the applicants must submit a certificate of resignation at the time of the enrollment procedure.]
5 Certificate of Government-Sponsored Foreign Student
(Format of your choice)
Foreign applicants who meet the criteria specified in the Remarks Government-sponsored foreign students enrolled in another university must submit a certificate of government-sponsored foreign student issued by the university.
6 Reply Envelope
(with a 362 yen postage stamp attached)
All applicants Prepare a N3 size envelope with the applicant’s zip code, address, and name written and a 362 yen postage stamp attached. [This will be used to send you your reference card.]

(Note) If your current name differs from that on any of your certificates due to marriage or other reasons, enclose an extract of your family register (a copy is acceptable).

* Results from the entrance examination, as well as personal information obtained by the University of Tsukuba from the application documents, will be used not only for affairs concerning admission and screening, but also research and study aimed at improvement of the admission procedure and the university education. We will carefully take care of the data not to be disclosed as a specific person. Also, we will use the data to screen students for scholarships from the Japan Student Services Organization, which are offered to individuals who have completed the enrollment procedures.