The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) offers a well-funded PhD program. Over 60 research units form the hub of the university, performing cutting-edge, fundamental research. All activities are conducted in English. OIST searches worldwide for future scientists who are creative, innovative, and not afraid to take risks, students who will push the frontiers of knowledge.
OIST Graduate University is an equal opportunity educator and employer, and is working actively toward increasing the diversity of its faculty, students and staff. The University strongly encourages applications from women and other underrepresented groups. Located in Okinawa, a beautiful tropical island in the center of Asia’s rapid economic development, but as a part of Japan, it enjoys all the convenience and stability of a developed nation.