Events/Reports  /  26.04.2016

Laboratories' profiles intrduction

New improved look of laboratories search, connected to laboratories' homa page, HU researchers database and alumni database is introduced to help you navigate the research fields offered in e3.

Laboratory profile

Events/Reports  /  25.01.2016

eVision January 2016 edition is up!

Second issue of re-born e-vision, fresh and full of exciting materials about everyday life, research and cultural experiences of e3 members is up now!


Admission  /  19.11.2015

Application period is now closed (April 2016 intake/MEXT e3 Scholarship Oct 2016)

We stopped accepting applications for April 2016 and MEXT e3 Scholarship October 2016 intake.
Next intake semester - Winter Semester 2016 starting in October (Applicants with their own scholarship, self-supporting applicants etc.).

Admission  /  06.11.2015

HU President's fellowship [Call for applications]

Hokkaido University is calling for applications for the President’s Fellowship from prospective international students seeking master’s, professional, or doctoral degrees for October 2016 intake. Applicants must possess an excellent academic record as well as a strong interest in Hokkaido University and Japanese culture.

Applicants seeking enrollment in English Engineering Education Program can also apply for this fellowship!

【Eligibility Requirements】

Applicants must be current or alumni students of universities that have concluded Inter-University Exchange Agreements and a Memorandum of Understanding on Student Exchange with Hokkaido University.

*Students who are already enrolled at Hokkaido University can not apply for this scholarship. *Applicants can not have other scholarships or fellowships when enrolling in Hokkaido University.


November 2nd, 2015 – January 15th, 2016

Submit the required documents to your university.

[Number of Fellowships]

Limited number

Please check for more details:

2016 Application Guidelines

Form 1

Hokkaido University Funded Scholarships


Admission  /  03.09.2015

Accepting applications for MEXT e3 scholarship October 2016 intake

Every year our program offers a number of competitive full-support scholarships funded by Japanese Government (MEXT e3 scholarship) to Master's and Doctoral applicants from abroad.

Application deadline for October 2016 intake is November 15, 2015.

Please note that new research proposal format was introduced for MEXT e3 applicants.

Scholarship conditions, as of April 2015 (Details: Scholarships and Support: apply before arrival)

Duration: 2 years for Master's and 3 years for Doctoral program
Extension from Master's to Phd: possible on competitive basis
Amount of the scholarship: 145,000JPY/month for Phd and 144,000JPY/month for Masters,
additional 3000JPY is paid during the winter semester
Application fee: exempted
Tuition fees: exempted for the period of the scholarship
Arrival ticket: paid (from nearest to the place of residence international airport to international airport in Japan)
Return ticket: provided
*This scholarship has age restriction (35 years).