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Special English Entrance Examinations and Programs

In 2009, Osaka University was selected (by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) for participation in The Project for Establishing Core Universities for Internationalization --also known as "Global 30".

As a part of the Global 30 project, Osaka University has set up courses and programs conducted totally in English that enable students to attend and graduate using only English. The two programs Chemistry-Biology Combined Major Program and Human Sciences International Undergraduate Degree Program will be conducting entrance examinations.

Entrance Examination Information

*Application guidelines (for entrance in October 2019) including information about schedule and subjects of entrance examination and screening methods will be available from late July 2018.

*Special International Science Entrance Examination and Conclusion of the “Chemistry-Biology Combined Major Program”:

For details, click here.

Qualifications for this new entrance examination may include Japanese proficiency. In addition, successful applicants may be required to come to Japan to take preparatory Japanese education for 6 months before entering the university.

Chemistry-Biology Combined Major Program (Application period has ended)

  • Jointly sponsored by: Schools of Science, Engineering, and Engineering Sciences
  • Enrollment date: October 1, 2018
  • For additional information, please start here.

 Human Sciences International Undergraduate Degree Program (Application period has ended)

  • Sponsored by: School of Human Sciences
  • Enrollment date: October 1, 2018
  • For additional information, please click here.

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