Application forms are available for download from this page.
Please fill out the appropriate forms and bring or send them by post together with the other required documents.
Applications may not be submitted by e-mail. Please follow the procedure below, if you prefer to have printed application forms mailed to you.

Master's Course

Applicants who do not hold Japanese nationality and are expected to stay with student visa after enrollment must ask the professor of the laboratory you wish to join to gain a "Letter of Provisional Acceptance"at least one month prior to the first day of the application period.

Admission Information and Application Guide(PDF)Application forms
Application FormChecklistLetter of Provisional Acceptance
For 2021 2021
(PDF: 312KB)
2021 form
(word: 52KB)
2021 Checklist
(PDF: 92KB)
2021 form
(word: 59KB)
For Fall 2020 2020 Fall
(PDF: 280KB)
2020 Fall form
(word: 53KB)
2020 Fall Checklist
(PDF: 91KB)
2020 Fall form
(word: 28KB)

*For students residing in Japan
[Important] Downloading application forms

All application forms are available for downloading except for the examination fee payment form.
If you require the examination fee payment form from NAIST or if you are considering other ways of payment (ATM,etc.), please contact the Admissions Section (See contact information below).

Doctoral Course

Applicants for the doctoral course should contact the professor of the laboratory they wish to enter in advance so as to gain a thorough understanding of the fields of research available there.

Admission Information
and Application Guide(PDF)
Application forms
Application FormChecklist
For 2021 2021
(PDF: 270KB)
2021 form
(word: 105KB)
2021 Checklist
(PDF: 57KB)
For Fall 2020 2020 Fall
(PDF: 246KB)
2020 Fall form
(word: 56KB)
2020 Fall Checklist
(PDF: 56KB)

*For students residing in Japan
[Important] Downloading application forms

All application forms are available for downloading except for the examination fee payment form.
If you require the examination fee payment form from NAIST or if you are considering other ways of payment (ATM,etc.), please contact the Admissions Section (See contact information below).

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[Contact address]
Admissions Section
Educational Affairs Division
Nara Institute of Science and Technology
8916-5 Takayama, Ikoma Nara 630-0192 Japan
TEL: +81(743)72-5083
E-mail: exam[at]ad.naist.jp