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Double Master’s Degree Program 2024 Now Open Registration for September 2024 Departure to Kyoto University


Double Master’s Degree Program 2024 Now Open Registration for September 2024 Departure to Kyoto University

This is collaboration program between IPB University and Kyoto University, especially Graduate School of Agriculture (GSA) and Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies (GSGES). In this program student will have a chance to pursue 2 master’s degree within 3 years. The general schedule is like this: 2023-2024 at IPB University, 2024-2025 at Kyoto University, and 2025-2026 at IPB University – must finish on time. The elected students must write 2 theses to gain both degrees. During the stay in Kyoto, awardee will receive scholarship. Check more detailed scheme of this program in the Guideline (Notes section). This program normally accepts 4 students in total: 2 in GSA and 2 in GSGES. However, the quota may vary according to annual policy and funding. For example, last year, the quota was 1 for GSA and 1 for GSGES. We will update this quota during selection process.

Eligible applicants

  1. Having completed a bachelor’s degree
  2. GPA in undergraduate program must be 3.00 at minimum
  3. Currently in first semester of master’s program in IPB University (starting the study in August 2023). Students enrolled in IPB in February 2023 may also apply as well but must have already conducted Colloquium in IPB in the second semester (Aug-Dec 2023).
  4. No more than 35 years old on April 1, 2024
  5. Having proficiency in English communication skills
  6. Be in good health
  7. Not be already enrolled in another double degree program
  8. GSA is applicable for all IPB students if the study program is rather similar. GSGES is only applicable for ARL, PWL, TNH, PSL, & ESL.

Required documents

  1. Application form

GSA: https://ipb.link/gsa-applicationform
GSGES: https://ipb.link/gsges-applicationform

  1. Bachelor diploma and academic transcript in English
  2. Academic transcript of first semester in English (current master’s program) if available
  3. Recommendation letters https://ipb.link/recommendation-ddp24
  4. Permit letter/certificate signed by your supervisor, or the head of your study program if you do not have a supervisor – Surat bukti bahwa pembimbing atau Kaprodi menyutujui mahasiswa mendaftar program ini; Format bebas, contoh https://tinyurl.com/248bzxsy
  5. Certificate of English proficiency (minimum 500 for TOEFL ITP, 64 for TOEFL iBT, or 6 for IELTS) and must be official from ETS or British Council
  6. Health Certificate in English, Student ID card, & passport ID page (passport can be uploaded later). Example for Health Certificate: https://tinyurl.com/25o3jrcc

Note: Dokumen No. 7 bisa menyusul jika belum siap pada tanggal deadline.

Important dates

  1. Deadline of document submission: January 19, 2024, 10.00 WIB. Submit all required documents here https://ipb.link/ddpform2024
  2. Interview with IPB lecturers: around 19 January 2024 in the afternoon (informed later via email)
  3. Some laboratories of Kyoto University probably will conduct the interview within January – February 2024 (GSA) and April – June 2024 (GSGES)
  4. Final announcement: End of March 2024 (GSA) and April – June 2024 (GSGES; cannot be ascertained for now)
  5. Elected students will depart to Kyoto University in late September 2024.


  • Carefully read the guideline of this program here https://ipb.link/guideline-ddp2024
  • Consider carefully about your decision to join this program, make sure that you will not obtain any serious academic problem in the future
  • All required documents must be submitted as .pdf with 300 dpi or more if the text is too small
  • If there is a different information between guideline, poster, and webpage, the on-webpage one is more accurate
  • In the application form point 7 (GSA form), mention that you are an active student of IPB and mention the name of workplace/organization if you are now a full-time worker.
  • The applicant is required to mention the PROPOSED LABORATORY (e.g. Crop Science/GSA, Regional Planning/GSGES, etc). Since GSA and GSGES have different name of administration hierarchy, we provide a guidance below about how to fill the row of ‘department’, ‘division’, ‘laboratory’, and ‘supervisor’. This is only to make the application easier. Please check the laboratory name in the following link.

GSA https://www.kais.kyoto-u.ac.jp/english/overview/members/

GSGES https://www.ges.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/faculty/members/

Guidance https://tinyurl.com/2b3muut9




Yuri 081313891835

Mutiara 0895373771727


Lecturers in charge

Prof. Ernan Rustiadi – Coordinator of IPB-KU Collaboration

Dr. Nurhayati – Program-specific Associate Professor

Dr. Andrea Emma Pravitasari – Program-specific Assistant Professor