Visiting students [Non-Degree]

KIT accepts persons enrolled in our partner universities, and persons from universities with documented agreements with KIT, to participate in short (less than 90 days) research internship programs or workshop programs as Visiting students under the following conditions.


Visiting student applicants must meet all of the following conditions.

  • Be dispatched from a home institution under an agreement concluded between the director of the KIT International Center and person(s) in their home university in positions higher than department head
  • Continue to be enrolled in the degree program of the home institution throughout the intenship/workshop program period.

Required Submissions

Visiting student applicants must submit the following:

  • Application for Admission (Form A)
  • Certificate of Enrollment at home university (English version)
  • Photocopy of Passport
  • Photocopy of Overseas Travel Insurance
  • Academic Transcript (If applicant wishes to apply for KIT Global Human Resource Development Program funding.)
  • Application for KIT International House (If applicant wishes to live in a dormitory.) Rooms will be assigned as they become available. If no room is available, Visiting students must locate their own housing.

Application forms for Visiting students

Application Guidelines PDF
Application for Admission (Form A) ONLINE APPLICATION
Application for International House Word Sample PDF


Apply 3 months prior to the start of your internship/workshop.

Note: Your Overseas Travel Insurance photocopy may be sent at a later time provided it reaches us before your departure.

KIT Global Human Resource Development Program

2017 Global Internship Program (Inbound)

This program aims to enrich cross-cultural understanding and to promote internationalization inside Kyoto Institute of Technology (KIT) by accepting international students from partner institutions and implementing cooperative research and studies with KIT students by providing international students from partner and other institutions with financial assistance from the KIT International Exchange Promotion Fund.