MEXT scholarship Priority Graduate Program

This MEXT scholarship is offered for the special program “Interdisciplinary PhD Program in Information Science and Life Science for Leading Researchers on Data Science”, which has been granted to SOKENDAI by MEXT. This program aims at developing next-generation global researchers and highly skilled professionals who are capable of leading researches on data science as well as other scientific fields to which data science approaches can be applied. The department of Informatics of SOKENDAI, one of the member departments of the program, will accept outstanding students for 5-year Ph.D. course who wish to study research subjects in data science under the name of this program.

For this program, application is open to anybody who has any nationality of a county that has diplomatic relations with Japanese government. However, based on the strategy by Japanese government on accepting foreign students to gain from the advancements of other countries, around 40% of the positions are targeted for applicants from South-East Asian countries in this program.

Method of Selection

Online interview will be implemented after the application.

* Make sure to contact a faculty member of the department whom you'd like to study under before preparing the application documents.
* Applicants are required to use a presentation material for the interview. Please prepare and send the material to the prospective academic advisor in prior to the interview.
* Applicants will be separately informed of additional selection details after their documents have been submitted.

Application guideline

(The Graduate University
for Advanced Studies)
School of Multidisciplinary Sciences,
Department of Informatics

国立大学法人 総合研究大学院大学 大学共同利用機関法人 情報・システム研究機構 国立情報学研究所 / National Institute of Informatics