Kyoto University Graduate School of Biostudies

List of CDB scientists (Kyoto University Graduate School of Biostudies)

Application and Selection

Applications are accepted year-round.
Enrollment date will be decided after application is received.

Successful applicants will be selected based on the following three processes:

1) Consultation for application with the CDB scientist, who is a visiting faculty member of Kyoto University, before applying to the program (generally 1-2 months ahead of the deadline) When you contact one of the scientists, please provide a brief statement of your research interests.
2) Application screening by the review-committee organized by CDB Kyoto University visiting faculty
3) Entrance examination conducted by Graduate School of Biostudies, Kyoto University
Graduate School of Biostudies, Kyoto University
For Admission Guide – complete information about IPA application and Kyoto University Graduate School admission-, please contact RIKEN CDB IPA Desk.


Required documents for application screening
1. Research proposal for IPA wordicon(use designated form)
2. Curriculum vitae with photo
3. Degree certificate or evidence of expected degree
4. Official academic transcripts (both graduate and undergraduate)
5. Summary of your research
6. Letters of recommendation from two persons who can vouch for the academic potential of the applicant


RIKEN CDB IPA Desk (Kyoto University Biostudies PhD Program)