Japan's top-ranked university, NAIST consists solely of graduate schools in the fields of information, biological, and materials sciences. Selected as a Global Center of Excellence by the Japanese government, it offers teaching by world-renowned faculty as well as joint courses in collaboration with leading corporations, providing its highly diverse student body with the integrated knowledge and skills required to become successful researchers on the world stage. With its outstanding facilities, faculty, and staff, NAIST offers a stimulating environment both for master's and doctoral courses and for interdisciplinary research on cutting-edge topics by highly motivated young researchers, with excellent support available for international students.