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 Admissions in January 2018 (for Enrollment in September 2018)

Maximum Number of Places Available Three students
(Number of students whose home university is the University of Tsukuba)
Venue Tsukuba Campus, University of Tsukuba
Key Dates
Application Period:
Friday, December 1, 2017 to Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Oral Examination:
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
In case of multiple applicants, we will hsost another examination on Wednesday, January 31.
Announcement of Results:
Friday, February 16, 2018
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