AdmissionsGraduate

Adult Admission for 2021 Spring Semester (1st Session*/2nd Session) *1st Session is canceld

Doctoral Program

■Science and Technology  ■Bioscience
■Letters  ■Political Science  ■Economics

Eligibility

Those who fall under one of the following items based on the provision of the provisory clause of Article 102, Paragraph (1) of the School Education Act and had social experiences for at least two years after completion:

  1. Those who hold a Master's degree.
  2. Those who hold a professional degree.
  3. Those who are deemed to have abilities that are at least equivalent to a person who holds a Master's degree or a professional degree based on the provision of Article 156 of the Ordinance for Enforcement of the School Education Act and fall under one of the following items:
    1. Those who have been granted a degree equivalent to a Master's degree or a professional degree in a foreign country.
    2. Those who have completed school education through correspondence courses provided in Japan by a school of a foreign country and have been granted a degree equivalent to a Master's degree or a professional degree.
    3. Those who have completed a program in an educational institution in Japan designated separately by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology that provides graduate courses from a university in an foreign country within the school education system of said foreign country.
    4. Those who have completed a course and have been granted a degree equivalent to a Master's degree at the United Nations University as prescribed in Article 1, Paragraph (2) of the Act on Special Measures incidental to Enforcement of the Agreement between the United Nations and Japan regarding the Headquarters of the United Nations University (Act No. 72, 1976), which was established under the resolution of the General Assembly of the United Nations on December 11, 1972.
    5. Those who have completed a program in a foreign school, an educational institution described in (3) above, or the United Nations University, and are approved to have academic abilities that are at least equivalent to those who hold a Master's degree as verified by the examination or screening regulated by Article 16.2 in the Standards for the Establishment of Graduate Schools.
    6. Those who have been designated by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (under the 1989 Notification of the Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture No. 118).
    7. Those who will be 24 years old or older (born on or before April 1, 1997) and are recognized, as a result of individual eligibility screening by our graduate school, as having abilities that are at least equivalent to those who hold a Master's degree or a professional degree.
Eligibility Screening

It is required for an applicant to go through the screening process of their eligibility before submitting an application if they fall under Eligibility 3.(1), (2), (3), (4), (5) or (7).