The United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences, established through the cooperation of teaching staffs, researchers and other members of the University of the Ryukyus, Saga University and Kagoshima University, is an independent institution offering a doctoral program in agriculture, forestry and fisheries development, and training for environmentally sound food production and technical innovation.
This institution aims to produce highly competent researchers mainly in the production and use of resources from temperate to tropical zones, and also in international agricultural and fishery sciences, environmental agricultural and fishery sciences, and advanced bioscience. With a view to developing a core institution for agricultural education and research in East Asia, the United Graduate School has established a program that accepts members of the working population and foreign students.

Doctoral Program
Majors Areas of Study Degree
Science of Bioresource Production
  • Tropical Bio-resource and Plant Resource Production
  • Animal Resource Production
  • Regional and Global Resource Economics
Doctor of Agriculture
Biological Science and Technology
  • Bioscience and Biotechnology
  • Food Science and Nutrition
  • Advanced Life Science
Doctor of Agriculture
Resources and Environmental Science of Agriculture,
Forestry and Fisheries
  • Environmental Science and Conservation Biology
  • Regional Resource Environment Engineering
  • Fisheries Science on Resources and Environments
Doctor of Agriculture