NAIST welcomes applications from highly motivated individuals seeking a world-class, inter-disciplinary graduate education based on information, biological, or materials sciences. Promising candidates are welcomed regardless of their nationality or their research background during undergraduate studies. The university also welcomes scientists, engineers and others currently engaged in research who demonstrate a unique enthusiasm for scientific pursuit. More than 250 students from overseas are currently studying at NAIST, and the number of applicants from around the world continues to grow. For outstanding individuals, scholarships are available from the Japanese government as well as from private sources. NAIST also offers comprehensive living support for international students, including on-campus accommodation.

2019/07/26 2020 MEXT Scholarship Applicants who wish to apply for the Recommendation through International Priority Graduate Program
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2019/10/17 Chinese Government Scholarship
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