Program Name: Graduate School of International Resource Sciences

Type of Degree:

【M.A.】Master of either Resource Sciences or Science for students majoring in Earth Resource Science, Master of either Resource Science or Engineering for students majoring in Earth Resource Engineering and Environmental Science
【PhD】Doctorate of either Resource Sciences or Science for students majoring in Earth Resource Science, Doctorate of either Resource Sciences or Engineering for students majoring in Earth Resource Engineering and Environmental Science
Major Field: Resource sciences

Application Period: (Reference)

Master’s Program, Doctoral program 2021 April (Spring) Admission: October 16, 2020 — October 22, 2020
Special Entrance Examination for International Students
: October 16, 2020 — October 22, 2020
Special Entrance Examination for International Students II
M.A.: November 30, 2020 — December 4, 2020
PhD : November 30, 2020 — December 4, 2020

Period of Enrollment: April, October
Program’s Website: https://www.akita-u.ac.jp/shigen/eng/index.html
Contact Information:
Tegata Gakuen-machi 1-1, Akita City, 010-8502 Japan
Akita University International Affairs Division
International Student Exchange ・ Support Officer

TEL : +81-18-889-2258
FAX : +81-18-889-3012
E-mail: ryugaku@jimu.akita-u.ac.jp

Program Overview:

【Master’s Degree Program】
This program provides students with basic research knowledge and skills on problems related to energy and resource development, production and distribution. Those who successfully complete the program usually seek employment in various resource‐related companies or public sectors.

【Doctoral Degree Program】
This program trains young scholars who aim to pursue careers in cutting‐edge research in geology, mining and energy sciences. Most graduates easily find work in academia or policy‐making institutions.