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Ph.D Program for Working People
(Enrollment: October 1st)

✔Program Outline

Degrees awarded:

▶ Doctor of Engineering(Eng.D.) 
▶ Doctor of Science(Sc.D.) 
▶ Doctor of Philosophy(Ph.D.)

・Duration: 3 years
・Enrollment: October 1st
・ Course taught in English
・ To pursue your degree while you're working 
・ Short visits to IGSES once or twice per year at minimum


✔Important dates for 2024 admission

Opening date for the receipt of documents April- 25, 2024
Closing date for the receipt of documents 17:00, May 8, 2024(JST)
Entrance exam One day somewhere between June 4 and June 6,2024
Notification of screening results June 24, 2024
Enrollment Procedures Early September, 2024
Enrollment October 1, 2024


✔How to Apply

Applicants should find and contact the supervisor as a first step in admission procedures

2024 Application Procedures for Admission to the Part-Time Ph.D Program for Working People of the Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Engineering Sciences

Documents to be submitted via post

TO: IGSES Student Affairs Division
Kyushu University Chikushi Campus,
6-1 Kasuga –koen, Kasuga, Fukuoka 816-8580, Japan

If you have any questions, please contact the IGSES Student Affairs Division.
Phone: (country code 81)-92-583-7512


Required documents

#1 Application form
#2 The Master’s Degree Certificate or Statement that confirms expected graduation
#3 A Certified Copy of the Applicant’s Master’s Degree Thesis
#4 Academic Record (Master’s course transcript)
#5 Letter of Recommendation
#6 Acceptance letter from an IGSES faculty member
#7 Research proposal
#8 Proof of payment of admission fee of 30,000JPY
  • ●Those who do not hold a master’s degree (or equivalent) may be also eligible to apply. Please contact the IGSES Student Affairs Division before application deadline at
  • ●All documents submitted in a language other than English must be supplemented with officially translated and certified copies in the English language.


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