Apply for double degree

April 2020 Enrollment

Important Notice of English Requirement

English requirement of TOEIC L&R Test will be changed from 670 to 730,
starting from October 2020 intake.

Are you currently enrolled in (or were accepted to) Master's or Doctoral degree program at one of the partner universities which have a double degree agreement with Graduate School of Engineering, Hokkaido University? You can apply for double degree program and complete a part of your degree at e3.

As of March 18, 2019 the following overseas partner universities have established double degree agreements with Graduate School of Engineering, Hokkaido University at the following degree levels:

University/ Faculty or School

Master’s Program

Doctoral program

AGH University of Science and Technology (Poland)

Yes

Yes

Asian Institute of Technology/School of Engineering and Technology (Thailand)

Yes

No

Chulalongkorn University/Faculty of Engineering (Thailand)

Yes

No

Xi'an Jiaotong University/School of Materials Science and Engineering (China)

No

Yes*

Seoul National University/College of Engineering (Korea)

Yes

Yes

Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology (SIIT), Thammasat University (Thailand) Yes Yes

*Only at the Division of Material Science and Engineering

In order to apply for e3 program please first carefully check the application guidelines, prepare and submit the necessary documents on-line during the Document Check period. If you can't submit the documents via the on-line system please e-mail the documents directly to e3 office. After the Document Check (confirming the eligibility and availability of supervisor at the program) you shall submit the originals or attested copies of your documents and pay the examination fee. Please refer to the list of required documents below for more details.

Please note that in the process of application you are required to obtain a Double Degree nomination letter from your home university. Please contact the office in charge at your home university for details of the nomination procedure. You can submit the soft copies of your documents without a nomination letter.

Entrance Examination Schedule and guideline

Enrollment Period Document Check Submission of Hard/
Examination Fee Payment
First-round Screening Announcement Result Guidelines
April, 2020 Sep 30-Oct 23, 2019 Oct 28-Nov 18, 2019 Nov 25-Dec 16, 2019 Jan 14, 2020 PDF

 

Application documents

Documents marked *are required only when it is applicable, and un-marked documents are required to submit. Please confirm the conditions for each item.

    1 e3 Double Degree Application Form
    Please note that original handwriting signature is required on the last page when submitting the original. No electronic signature is allowed..
    PDF Word
    2 Double Degree Program Nomination Letter from Currently Enrolled University
    Format: All applicants shall use the designated format.
    Word
    3 Education history PDF Excel
    4 Three Photos, approximately 3.5x4.5 cm 
    (One of them shall be pasted on your e3 double degree application form)
     
    5 Check List of Required Documents PDF  Word
    6 Research proposal
    If you have chosen two laboratories with different research topics, please prepare two proposals.
    Format:
    Please use e3-designated proposal format. You can find it on e3 Website.
    e3 Website: https://www.eng.hokudai.ac.jp/e3/admission-int/apply-admission
    PDF Word
    7 Abstract(s) of Bachelor's/Master's thesis(es)
    Any format is acceptable, and it should be one to two pages long.
    Please make sure to include the title, the author, the name of the supervisor, the date submitted (or expected to be submitted), and specify the type of work (Bachelor’s thesis, graduation project etc)
    Doctoral applicants are required to submit both Bachelor and Master thesis abstracts.
    If a formal thesis was not a part of your degree program, please prepare a summary of the research project etc. you conducted at your home university.
     
    8* Abstract(s) of the publication(s)
    If you published papers including conference as a first author, please attach an abstract. Do not attach the full paper. If your paper was published in a language other than English, please prepare an English abstract. Please make sure that the abstract is accompanied with full reference information including: name(s) of the author(s), title, and publication information.
     
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    Academic Transcripts

    Applicants who graduated/ are expected to graduate from a university in any country/region other than China


    Official academic transcripts for every graduated /expected to graduate university program (originals or certified copies) shall be prepared. If the transcript is issued in a language other than English, please submit the copy of transcript in your native language and the original English translation certified by an issuing institution or public notary.

    Transcripts for graduate program(s)

    -Bachelor's degree holders: please submit transcripts from the undergraduate school(s).
    -Master's degree holders: please submit transcripts from both undergraduate and graduate schools even if you are still in school.

    Transcripts for currently enrolled program

    If applicant has already been enrolled in current degree program for a semester or longer the most recent transcript shall be prepared.

    Please make sure the date of issue is specified.

    Applicants who graduated/ are expected to graduate from Chinese University

    Please go to the website全国高等学校学生信息諮詢与就業指導中心(CHESICC) https://www.chsi.com.cn/en/ , and apply for verification report of transcript in English. (It costs 150 RMB)

    The approved transcript is valid only when it is directly sent from CHESICC to e3 program office e-mail by the deadline of Hard copy application. Please apply for it well in advance as it may take one to two months.

    e3 program office e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. For Document Check, please upload your official academic transcripts or certified transcripts issued by school on e3 online submission system.

     

     

     
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    Graduation/Expected Graduation Certificates

    Applicants who graduated/ are expected to graduate from a university in any country/region other than China

    Applicants are required to submit the originals or certified copies of graduation certificates for each graduated program. High school certificates are not required.

    Applicants who are expected to graduate:

    • Please prepare the most recent expected graduation certificate. It must show the expected date of your graduation.
    • If your university does not issue an expected graduation certificate, please obtain a certificate of enrollment which shows the date of the enrollment and graduation.
    • Once you are conferred a diploma, please submit a copy if it is written in English or bi-lingual (English and other languages).

    If the diploma is written in a language other than English, please submit the copy of diploma in your native language and the original English translation certified by an issuing institution or public notary.

    Applicants who graduated/are expected to graduate from Chinese University

    ●Applicants who already graduated Necessary documents: Online verification diploma from CDGDC

    Please go to the website中国教育部学位与研究生教育発展中心(CDGDC) http://www.cdgdc.edu.cn/ and apply for online verification diploma in Chinese (English report is unavailable).

    After verification, please request CDGDC to send email to e3 program office by the deadline of document check. You can also download in PDF, and upload it on e3 online submission system. When posting the original documents to e3 program, please attach the photocopy.

    e3 program office e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    ●Applicants who are expected to graduate Necessary documents: Online verification report of student record from CHESICC

    Please go to the website全国高等学校学生信息諮詢与就業指導中心(CHESICC)https://www.chsi.com.cn/en/, and apply for online verification report of student record in English.

    After verification, please request CHESICC to send email to e3 program office by the deadline of document check. You can also download in PDF, and upload it on e3 online submission system. When posting the original documents to e3 program, please attach the photocopy.

    e3 program office e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    *Those who submitted online verification report from CHESICC are required to submit the online verification diploma (CDGDC) by the time of enrollment at e3 program.

     
    11 Two recommendation letters
    The first letter shall be provided by your supervisor in the most recently graduated /expected to graduate program.
    The second letter can be provided by others familiar with your academic or professional work.
    Format
    You may either download e3 designated letter format or use free format.

    Please note that an original handwriting signature is required. No electronic signature is allowed.

    Please do not attach a letter from a potential supervisor at Hokkaido University.
    PDF  Word
    12 Documents to Prove English Proficiency
    Applicants are required to submit one of the original official English test scores above the e3 minimum requirement mentioned below or a proof (Medium of Instruction Certificate) of a full-time degree program in English (original) to be considered for exemption.

    Minimum English Proficiency Requirements for Admission:
    TOEFL iBT Test:79; TOEFL PBT: 550; IELTS: 6.0; TOEIC L&R: 670
    Medium of Instruction certificate

    Accepted TestsNot Accepted Tests
    TOEIC Listening & Reading test TOEIC IP,TOEIC Speaking & Writing Tests, TOEIC Speaking Test, TOEIC Bridge Test
    TOEFL iBT, TOEFL PBT TOEFL ITP
    IELTS (Academic) IELTS (General Training)

    Notes on Submission:

    TOEFL iBT
    Institutional Score Report must be sent directly to the e3 program office from ETS. You are required to order it by the deadline of document check, using an institution code. Please note that e3 program does not use MyBest score, use Test Date score only.
    Institutional code: 8648

    IELTS (Academic)
    Test Report Form must be sent directly to the e3 program office from IELTS center. You are required to order it by the deadline of document check.

    TOEIC Listening & Reading
    Please submit original Official Score Certificate in unopened envelop from ETS. You can request the original Official Score Certificate to ETS even in a case that you can get the Official Score Certificate online. Please keep in mind that once the envelop is opened, it is no longer considered as a valid certificate.

    Period of Validity of the tests
    The test must be taken within the last two years from the deadline for submitting a hard copy of the application documents. Please note that if we do not receive the official English test score by the deadline of document check, your application will not be reviewed.


    Medium of Instruction certificate (MI)
    Submission of original Medium of Instruction Certificate (MI) issued by university/ program is considered as an alternative certificate of English tests for the following applicants:

    -Master applicants who graduated or are expected to graduate from a full-time Bachelor’s degree program for which the medium of instruction is English.

    -Doctoral applicants who graduated or are expected to graduate from a full-time Master’s degree program for which the medium of instruction is English. If MI is clearly specified in the transcript or diploma, there is no need to submit MI certificate separately.

    Exemptions
    Applicants who fulfill one of the following conditions can be exempted from submitting English scores and MI certificate.
    -Applicants whose native language is English
    -Applicants who graduated or expected to graduate from universities in a country where the first official language is English It is not always exempted even if you fulfill the conditions above, so please inquire your situations. If you have any concerns whether you qualify as a native speaker of English, please directly inquire to the e3 program office well in advance of the deadline.

     
    13 Photocopy of your passport
    Please provide a photocopy of the page showing your photo, nationality and name
     
    14*

    Declaration of Finance and original Bank Deposit statement
    These documents are only required from self-supported applicants. Applicants with a full support scholarship are not required to submit these documents.
    Please use the e3 designated format for Declaration of Finance, but for the format of Bank Deposit statement, please follow the format made by each bank.

    PDF Word
    15* Copy of Scholarship Approval Letter and Scholarship Information Form
    This document is required only from applicants who were granted a scholarship or are in the process for application for a scholarship. The form is not required from CSC, MEXT and JICA-funded scholarships applicants.
    If you are granted a scholarship, please submit a letter from the organization confirming the scholarship nomination and scholarship form describing the details of the scholarship.
    If you are still in the process of application/selection, please first submit the scholarship information form only.
     PDF Word
    16* Copy of Residence Card (Both sides)
    Applicants who are currentlyresiding in Japan are required to submit a copy of their residence card.
     

Contact

English Engineering Education (e 3 ) Program Office
c/o International Affairs Office (A1-58)
Graduate School of Engineering, Hokkaido University
Kita 13 Nishi 8, Kita-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido 060-8628, Japan
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Tel: +81 11 706 8089 Fax: +81 11 706 8094