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Doctoral Programs (Medical Sciences) (Four-year)

4. Examination Fee

30,000 Japanese Yen

  1. Note) Government-sponsored foreign students and students, who complete a master’s program at a University of Tsukuba Graduate School in March 2018 and proceed to enroll in a program in Medical Sciences (Doctoral Program in Biomedical Sciences or Doctoral Program in Clinical Sciences) of the University of Tsukuba Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, are exempt from the examination fee.

Payment must be made through designated financial institutions.

1. Payment Period

August: Payment must be made during the period between Monday, July 3, 2017 and the end of the application period.
February: Payment must be made during the period between Friday, December 1, 2017 and the end of the application period.

2. Places

  1. 1.Designated convenience stores: Lawson, MINISTOP, Seven-Eleven, FamilyMart, Circle K, and Sunkus
  2. 2.Post offices, banks, credit unions, JA, and other financial institutions
    (Payment cannot be made through ATM. Please go to the counter at a financial institution.)
  3. 3.Applicants living in a foreign country can make a payment via credit card: VISA, MasterCard, JCB, and AMERICAN EXPRESS. Refer to the University of Tsukuba’s website for details.

3. Procedure (only for applicants living in Japan)

Convenience stores
In case of paying through convenience stores, first register online on the designated website through a PC or mobile phone, then go to a convenience store, and make your payment through the terminal device (differs by store).

Financial institutions (post offices, banks, credit unions, JA, etc.)
If paying through financial institutions (post offices, banks, credit unions, JA, etc.), fill in the payment slip designated by the University of Tsukuba, (*a slip of paper consisting of 5 sections), and make your payment into the university’s designated account. The payment slip can be obtained by mail or in person, from the University of Tsukuba.

* Prepare a N3 size envelope with the applicant’s zip code, address, and name written and a 82 yen postage stamp attached. In an envelope, enclose a note requesting a payment slip and send it to the address below.

Graduate Admissions, Division of Educational Promotion, Department of Educational Promotion, University of Tsukuba
1-1-1 Tennoudai, Tsukuba-city, Ibaraki-ken
305-8577 Japan

[Convenience Stores]
  1. 1.Register on a designated website through a PC or mobile phone, and make payment through a terminal device at the store. A payment slip is not necessary.
  2. 2.Refer to the instructions below for the detailed operating procedure.
    Procedure for Paying Examination Fee at Convenience Store (PDF)
  3. 3. Remittance charge should be paid by the applicant.
[Post Offices]
  1. 1.Use a black or blue ballpoint pen to fill in the “remitter” field (marked with ※) in each section of the designated payment slip with your (the applicant’s) address, name (furigana is required for both Roman and kanji characters), and phone number. Specify the name of the graduate school you wish to apply for on the payment handling slip.
  2. 2.Submit the payment slip and examination fee of 30,000 yen at the counter.
  3. 3.Make sure that the receipt and certificate of payment you receive at the counter have the date stamped by the post office.
  4. 4.Remittance charge should be paid by the applicant.
[Financial Institutions Other than Post Offices]
  1. 1.Use a black or blue ballpoint pen to fill in the “remitter” field (marked with ※) in each section of the designated payment slip with your (the applicant’s) address, name (furigana is required for both Roman and kanji characters), and phone number. Specify the name of the graduate school you wish to apply for on the payment handling slip. Make the payment to the financial institution account designated by the University of Tsukuba (Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ or Joyo Bank; refer to the back of the payment slip).
  2. 2.In the “remittee” field of each section, fill in the branch name and account number, respectively, according to the Bank’s name field (Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ or Joyo Bank; refer to the back of the payment slip).
  3. 3.Submit the payment slip and examination fee of 30,000 yen at the counter.
  4. 4.Make sure that the receipt and certificate of payment you receive at the counter have the date stamped by the financial institution.
  5. 5.Remittance charge should be paid by the applicant.

4. Attach the “receipt of examination fee (a receipt stamp is not necessary)” issued by a convenience store or the “certificate of postal transfer payment” with the date stamped by a financial institution to the specified column of application form.

Application will not be accepted unless the “receipt of examination fee” or date-stamped “certificate of postal transfer payment” is attached.