【Important Notice】
Postponing Entrance Examination Schedule for the Graduate School for Enrollment in September 2021

For preventing COVID-19 and ensuring safety of examinees, the schedule for the entrance examination of the GIP-TRIAD will be postponed to October, 2020. The new schedule will be announced on the GIP-TRIAD website, after it has been finalized.

The Application Guidelines for Enrollment in September 2021 will be released on our website in late of June.


Admission Policy

In order to enroll students who are suitable for studying in the international joint degree program, GIP-TRIAD sets the admission policy as follows. The entrance examination is conducted according to this policy.

(1) Desirable Students

This program seeks students that, with a background in medical or agro-biological resources science and a cooperative spirit, are strongly determined to innovate and contribute to the future of society and mankind by overcoming national and academic boundaries to assertively tackle global-scale issues related to the fields of health and food.

(2) Selection Procedure

Applicants prepare required documents in English and submit them to any of the three universities. All universities jointly check if applicants are eligible for entering the program. The oral examination (group session and presentation) is conducted in English.

Entrance Examination

The following is information for applicants who wish to choose the faculty members of the University of Tsukuba as their chief supervisor.

Those who wish to choose the faculty members of the University of Bordeaux or the National Taiwan University as their supervisor shall apply separately for each university.

General Admission in February 2021 (for Enrollment in September 2021)

Number of Students to
be Admitted
A few students
Testing Location Tsukuba Campus, University of Tsukuba
Key Dates Application Period: December 1, 2020 to December 18, 2020
Oral Examination:  January 29, 2021
In case of multiple applicants, we will host another examination on February 1, 2021.
Announcement of Results: February 17, 2021
Entrance: September 1, 2021
Admission Guidelines Check the guidelines before you apply.
Application Forms Download the forms below, and type in English.
  1. Application Form
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Employment Record (only for the applicants who have work history)
  4. Reference Card/Photo Card
  5. Essay