The Graduate University for Advanced Studies, SOKENDAI

The Applied Research Laboratory (ARL), together with the Accelerator Laboratory, is in charge of Accelerator Science Program, Graduate Institute for Advanced Studies as a basic institution of the Graduate University for Advanced Studies (SOKENDAI), providing top-class graduate school education and training for young researchers using state-of-the-art large-scale research facilities.

KEK programs of Graduate Institute for Advanced Studies

Special Research Student

KEK hosts graduate students to engage them in research training activities in KEK as " Special Research Student " at the request of national, public and private universities in Japan.

For the guideline and application forms, please see the URL(only in Japanese language)


Number of graduate students accepted by ARL

fiscal year SOKENDAI
Accelerator Science
Special Research Student
2013 2(1) 1(0)
2014 1(1) 3(1)
2015 2(2) 3(1)
2016 2(1) 3(1)
2017 6(3) 5(1)
2018 7(4) 5(1)
2019 6(5) 3(0)
2020 3(2) 0(0)
2021 6(3) 2(0)
2022 7(2) 3(0)
2023* 7(2) 1(0)
The number in parentheses is the number of foreign students.
*The number of students in 2023 is a provisional number at the end of April.