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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 this three-year or 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 (Ito Lab, Tanaka Lab.)

    NIFS is home to some laboratories in these courses. You can be supervised by NIFS staff. A degree will be conferred by the university you belong to 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 researeher for particular subjects.