The Graduate School of Information Science offers students thorough support in their application and after admission.
Profile of the students sought by the Graduate School of Information Science.
The new International Program
The international program for Master students.
The entrance examination and the selection process.
Past entrance examination data
The number of applicants, examinees, and subsequently enrolled students.
Details on the entrance examination
Download the application guideline.
Schedule for Master's and Doctoral Programs.
Procedures to be followed on the day of the entrance examination.
Sample Examination Questions
Some questions extracted from tests of past years.
- Example Questions for Standard Program (written in Japanese)
- Example Questions for International Program
For more detailed information, please see NAIST Admission Information page.
The Graduate School of Information Science, the Information Technology Center and the Digital Library offer a campus tour daily to all interested visitors to give a glimpse of our research labs and their environment (pre-registration required).
This is a short-term trial experience of the Lab of your choice anytime you want (pre-registration required).
For those who cannot participate in the school-information sessions on campus, such session can be arranged anytime and anywhere in Japan (at least three people need to sign up).
Those considering application for the entrance examination or interested in knowing more about the Graduate School's activities can attend seminars held in spring and summer.
We answer questions and offer counseling to undergraduates about continuing their studies in the Graduate School of Information Science. This can also be carried out by e-mail.
International student support
NAIST offers support regarding:
The most frequent questions about the entrance examination.
The most frequent questions about procedures after admission, student life and related topics