Outlined below is the admission procedure of international students to the Osaka Institute of Technology. All application procedures and examinations for admission are conducted in Japanese. The schedule and details given below relate to students admission for the academic year 2020 and 2021.

Schedule for Starting in April 2021
(For All Full-time Students)

  1. September 28 - October 5, 2020
    Submission of applications for graduate
    * For Graduate School entry, candidates except for applicants who wish to enter the Graduate School of Intellectual Property must contact their prospective supervisor in the relevant department first.
  2. October 12-19, 2020
    Submission of applications for undergraduate
  3. October 31, 2020
    Entrance examination for graduate
  4. November 22, 2020
    Entrance examination for undergraduate
  5. November 16, 2020
    Results notification for graduate
  6. December 7, 2020
    Results notification for undergraduate
  7. December 8-17, 2020
    Enrollment fee payment for undergraduate
  8. November 17-26, 2020
    Enrollment fee payment for graduate
  9. January 14, 2021
    Tuition fee (half the annual total fee) payment for undergraduate
  10. March 22, 2021
    Tuition fee (half the annual total fee) payment for graduate
  11. April 1, 2021
    Start of semester

Academic year / Semester

The academic year runs from April 1 of each year until March 31 of the following year. The first semester is held from April 1 to September 30 and the second semester is held from October 1 to March 31.

Schedule for Starting in September 2020
(For Full-time Students of Graduate School of Intellectual Property)

  1. June 15-22, 2020
    Submission of applications
  2. July 4, 2020
    Entrance examination
  3. July 16, 2020
    Results notification
  4. July 17-27, 2020
    Enrollment fee and Tuition fee (half of the annual tuition) payment
  5. September 1, 2020
    Start of semester

Academic year / Semester

The academic year runs from September 1 of each year until August 31 of the following year. The first semester is from September 1 to March 31 and the second semester is from April 1 to August 31.

For more information, contact us:
The OIT International Student Prospectus (in Japanese) is available on request.
OIT Admissions Office: OIT.Nyushi@josho.ac.jp