Japan's top-ranked university, NAIST is a national graduate education institution focusing on the fields of information, biological, and materials sciences. Having being selected by the Japanese government for numerous highly competitive funding programs since its creation, NAIST 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.