University Recommendation / 大学推薦

University Recommendation / 大学推薦

For international students newly arriving from overseas / 新規に渡日する留学生対象
TMDU will select and recommend qualified students to MEXT as scholarship candidates. You must first contact a professor at TMDU and obtain permission to study at our university.

You could find a department that you prefer in application guidelines of graduate schools posted on the websites below:

Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences

Graduate School of Health Care Sciences

Please send an email to the contact person listed there.

As we offer several types of university recommended MEXT scholarship, please choose the appropriate program based on your academic status and background.
Application Timeline
September - DecemberCall for applications
December – JanuarySubmit applications to TMDU
January – MarchScreening by TMDU
March - JuneScreening by MEXT
June - JulyNotification of result
July - SeptemberPreparation for coming to Japan
- Visa, air ticket, dormitory, graduate school entrance procedures
*Foreign Student Support Unit will provide further details.
OctoberArrival in Japan & Enrollment to TMDU

General Selection / 一般枠

- Research student (graduate level)
In general, you will first enter the university as non-regular students (international graduate research students). You need to apply for and pass the entrance examinations of Master’s or doctoral degree programs in order to become regular students (graduate students).

Application guidelines:

Special Selection (Priority Graduate Program) / 特別枠(大学院特別プログラム)

- Research student (graduate student)

You will enter the university as regular graduate students. In case you started as a Master’s degree student, you need to apply for and pass the entrance examinations of doctoral programs in order to extend your MEXT scholarship.

Application guidelines:
・Global Leadership Campus in Dental Sciences /

・TMDU Data Science Medicine Global Leader Program (DS-GLP) /
*This program is over in 2021 and we do not accept new applications.