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Graduate School of Env.Science / Faculty of Env.Earth Science
Hokkaido University
N10W5 Sapporo
Hokkaido 060-0810

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Posted 2018-07-10

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Posted 2018-06-25

This scholorship is Only for students who be enrolled in Hokkaido University.
And application forms have to be written by japanese.

¡ÚGeneral scholorship students¡Û
- Applicants must be 1st year over female Japanese or self-supporting international students
¡ÚSocial welfare scholorship students¡Û
- Applicants must be 1st year over female Japanese or self-supporting international students who have physical disability.

Nomination: Up to 1 student for each eligibility from the Graduate School of Environmental Science.
Amount: 200,000 yen *The scholorship payment is only one time.
Deadline for application: August 3rd, 2018

As required documents may take time to be issued, please inquire the academic affairs office to apply at the earliest opportunity.


Posted 2018-05-22

Guidelines for applicants Master¡Çs and Doctoral Courses have been updated.


Posted 2018-05-17

The Faculty of Environmental Earth Science, Hokkaido University invites qualified applicants to apply for the following vacancy.

1. Job title
Professor, full time

2. Institution
Group of Terrestrial Ecology, Section of Environmental Biology, Faculty of Environmental Earth Science

3. Educational responsibilities
Course in the Biodiversity Science, Division of Biosphere Science, Graduate School of Environmental Science

4. Research field
Terrestrial Ecology. The successful applicant is expected to conduct research and education in terrestrial ecosystem in relation to plant ecology and conservation

5. Qualifications
The applicant must have a doctoral degree and excellent achievements in the related research fields.

6. Probation period
The probation period is three months.

7. Salary
The salary will be determined in accordance with the regulation of Hokkaido University.

8. Working form
Discretionary labor systems for professional work
*The working hours for a day is deemed as 7 hours and 45 minutes.

9. Benefit
The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Mutual Aid Association, Employees Pension, Workers¡Ç Accident Compensation Insurance and Employment Insurance

10. Name of Recruiting Institution
Hokkaido University

11. Applicants are required to submit the following documents:
(1) Curriculum Vitae and ResearcherID
(2) Lists of scientific publications (peer reviewed original papers and others should be separated) and research grants obtained
(3) Copies of representative papers (up to 5)
(4) Summary of past research and educational activities (approx. 1,000 and 600 words, respectively)
(5) Summary of perspective for research and education (approx. 1,000 and 600 words, respectively)
(6) Names of two references with contact information
(7) CD, DVD, or USB memory containing above information (1-6) in PDF files

12. Deadline for receipt
August 17, 2018
Dossier and materials for application should be sent to the following address by registered mail. In case of applying by E-mail, please contact Hitoshi Suzuki in advance.

13. Expected date of appointment
The earliest day of convenience after or on the day of November 1, 2018

14. Address for application and inquiry
Prof. Hitoshi Suzuki
Head, Section of Environmental Biology
Faculty of Environmental Earth Science, Hokkaido University
N10-W5, Kita-ku, Sapporo 060-0810, Japan
Tel. +81-11-706-2279 Fax. +81-11-706-2279

15. Information about our organization can be found at:

16. Notes
Dossier will not be returned and will be carefully discarded after selection process is completed.


Posted 2018-05-02

Tanabe Tomoki has got the award of excellent presentation in the Japanese Society of Animal Science

Society page


Posted 2018-04-25

Schedules for entrance examinations and information sessions of the fiscal year 2018 are available now. Information sessions for prospective students will take place in Sapporo, Tokyo, and Osaka. Please come to the sessions to learn more about our school. Visit the link below for more information.


Posted 2018-04-06

Japanese ver. only


Posted 2017-08-30

Homecoming Day 2017 will be held on Friday, September 29th at the Graduate School of Environmental Science. Please check the event schedule below and join us!

¢¡Friday, September 29th
1) Courses and laboratories panel exhibition
[2:00PM – 5:00PM] GSES Entrance Hall

2) Lectures by OBs & OGs – They talk about their graduate school days, job-hunting episodes, and current job stories.
[3:00PM – 6:00PM] GSES Room D201 (No reservation needed)

3:00PM – 3:30PM¡¡Matsuno Environmental Science Award Ceremony
3:30PM – 4:00PM¡¡Md. Shariful Islam (Ph.D., 2014, Department of Agricultural Chemistry, Patuakhali Science and Technology University in Bangladesh)
4:00PM – 4:30PM¡¡Ryu Saiki (Ph.D., 2016, Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute of the University of Tokyo)
4:30PM – 5:00PM¡¡Venus Leopardas (Ph.D., 2015, Institute of Fisheries Research and Development, Mindanao State University in Philippines)
5:00PM – 5:30PM¡¡Sayaka Fujita (Ph.D., 2016, National Institute of Technology, Tomakomai College)
5:30PM – 6:00PM¡¡Yasuhide Yamada (Former Cabinet Secretariat of the Government of Japan)

3) BBQ/Genghis Khan/Jingisukan Party¡¡
[6:30PM – 8:00PM] Experiment Farm Storage House of Field Science Center for Northern Biosphere
Fee: Students \1,000 / Non-students \5,000

Reservations are required for the BBQ/Jingisukan party by September 26th at . If you need to cancel your reservation, please email to, Environmental Science Alumni Association Office.

Hokkaido University¡Çs Homecoming Day is scheduled on Saturday, September 30th. Please visit for more details. (Japanese website only)


Graduate School of Environmental Sceince, Hokkaido University