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Application for Inernatioanl Graduate Progarm (IGP)

The IGP application process uses an online application. The application for 2018 enrollment will be  available in November 2017.
          Online Application System
Please refer to the Application Guide carefully for details on required application documents.
          Application Guide for 2018 enrollment

Prescribed application forms can be downloaded here.
          Transcript Request Form (PDF/ Word)

          Letter of Recommendation (PDF/ Word)
          Statement of Purpose / Research Plan (PDF/ Word)
Scholarship information for 2018 enrollment  (available in October)
          Scholarship Application Guide
          Scholarship Application Form

Admission Schedule

Ph.D. Program IGP-D12 IGP-D4
Month of enrollment April 2018 September 2018 September 2018
Available scholarships N/A MEXT scholarship N/A
Period for online application November 1, 9:00 a.m. –December 1, 5:00 p.m., 2017 March 1, 9:00 a.m. –
March 31, 5:00 p.m., 2018
Period for submitting application documents by postal mail service November 1 – December 8*, 2017 March 1 – April 6*, 2018
Payment of application fee November 1 – December 8, 2017 March 1 – April 6, 2018
Announcement of result February 2, 2018 February 2, 2018
The result of the MEXT scholarships will be announced separately
Early June, 2018
Deadline for Payment
of tuition fees
February 23, 2018 Overseas applicant:
May 25, 2018
Domestic applicant:
August 17, 2018
Overseas applicant:
June 22, 2018
Domestic applicant:
August 17, 2018
Master's Program IGP-M12 IGP-M4
Month of enrollment April 2018 September 2018 2018 September 2018
Available scholarships N/A MEXT scholarship
ADB scholarship
N/A
Period for online application November 1, 9:00 a.m. –December 1, 5:00 p.m., 2017 March 1, 9:00 a.m. –
March 31, 5:00 p.m., 2018
Period for submitting application documents by postal mail service November 1 – December 8*, 2017 March 1 – April 6*, 2018
Payment of application fee November 1 – December 8, 2017 March 1 – April 6, 2018
Announcement of result February 2, 2018 February 2, 2018
The result of the MEXT and ADB scholarships will be announced separately
Early June, 2018
Deadline for payment
of tuition fees
February 23, 2018 Overseas applicant:
May 25, 2018
Domestic applicant:
August 17, 2018
Overseas applicant:
June 22, 2018
Domestic applicant:
August 17, 2018

Application Fee

The application must be submitted with an application fee. We do not waive the application fee in any circumustance. The application fee is 10,000JPY. The fee can be paid by credit card or bank transfer.
        Procedure for Payment of Application fee by Credit Card
        Payment by Credit Card

Please refer to the Application Guide for directions for bank transfer.

日本で日本語の試験が受けられる方へ M6/M8入試 For students who can take an examination in Japan in Japanese: Master's Programs M6/M8                                   

*既に日本に滞在していて、日本語の入学試験が受けられる留学生は、日本人学生向けの修士課程入学試験(6月または8月)を受けることも可能です。(6月入試の出願期間は4月中旬、8月入試の出願期間は7月中旬ごろです。)詳細は、入学試験要項 をご覧下さい。 その場合、日本留学試験または日本語能力試験(1級)を受ける必要はありません。入学時期は、9月または翌年の4月のどちらかを選択できます。

**Applicants who have already stayed in Japan and can take an examination in Japanese in Japan have the option of applying for the examination for domestic students in June (application period: middle of April) or August (application period: middle of July). See "Admission Information". If this is the case, the EJU or Japanese-Language Proficiency Test will not be required. The enrollment will either be in September or in April.

 For students who can take an oral examination in Japan: Ph.D. Programs D2/D7

In addtion to the Internatioanl Graduate Program (IGP), the entrance examinaton for Ph.D. program is held twice a year in February (D2)  and July (D7).  Students with a master's degree or equivalent academic capabilities are eligiblle to apply for either entrance examination. The D2/D7 are in principle carried out by document screening, but some applicants may be required to take an oral examination in Japan.  Please refer to the Application Guidebook for D7/D2 for detailed information.