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Postgraduate study

If you wish to study in the NIFS graduate school, you may apply for admission to one of the following courses:

  1. Ph.D. course:

    Fusion Science at Graduate University for Advanced Studies (Sokendai)
    This is a doctorate program directly offered by NIFS. A degree will be conferred by the Sokendai graduate school at the completion of the three-year or the five-year course.

  2. MSc /PhD courses:

    Energy Engineering and Science, Nagoya University
    Particle and Astrophysical Science, Nagoya University
    Advanced Energy Engineering Science, Kyushu University
    Department of Advanced Energy Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo
    Department of Complexity Science and Engineering Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo

    NIFS is home to some laboratories in these courses. You can be supervised by NIFS staff. A degree will be conferred by the university to which you belong at the completion of a course.

  3. Postgraduate courses at:

    Hokkaido University
    Toyama University
    Kyushu University

    NIFS has academic tie-ups with these universities. Under the agreement, a series of special lectures are provided by NIFS staff at these universities.

  4. Special Joint-Use Program
    This is a short-term training program for students taking the MSc/PhD course of any relevant subject at other universities in Japan. Once qualified, you will be able to study at NIFS during a certain period and to be supervised by a NIFS researcher for particular subjects.
  5. Internship Training
    We conduct internships (work experience, research training, etc.) to experience research work related to fusion development based on the guidance of researchers.

NIFS Student Presentation Award

Awards are given every six months to in-house students who have made excellent presentations at the Ph.D. Student Colloquium.

The recipients of the NIFS Student Presentation Award

The 1st semester of 2018: Shinnosuke MATSUNAGA

The 2nd semester of 2018: Junki MORIMOTO

The 3rd semester of 2019: Nilam Balkrishna NIMAVAT, Gaku YAMAZAKI

The 4th semester of 2019: No appropriate persons