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Admission Scheme for Master's Course

Admission for GPSS-GLI consists of document review and oral examination. No written examination is required. All the entrance examinations will be conducted in English.

Short essays and research plan must be written in English and be enclosed in the application documents. Applicants must well prepare for them.

GPSS-GLI requires TOEFL or IELTS score report to be submitted. Please take TOEFL or IELTS test well in advance.

There are two admission schemes. The characteristics (eligibility, application deadline or period , date of enrollment, past results, and so on) of each scheme are summarized in the following table, but please refer to the linked pages for more detailed information.

Please be noted that application period for April 2020 enrollment is November, 2019 (Ordinary Examination Schedule B).

Admission
Scheme
Eligibility Scholarship Opportunities Examination
Fee
Application Period
(Deadline)
Date and Venue of oral Examination Anticipated
Entry
No. of Accepted (No. of Applicants)
Ordinary Examination (Schedule B) Graduated from a university or expected to graduate from a university by March 31, 2020 for April, 2020 enrllment, and by mid September, 2020* for September, 2020 enrollment n.a. 30,000 JPY November 19 to 26, 2019

Date: End of January , 2020

Venue: Kashiwa campus, Japan


Applicants who live in foreign countries at the time of both the application and oral examination may be interviewed by using an internet video conference system.

April, 2020 or September, 2020 2016: 11 (25)
2015: 13 (30)
2014: 9 (29)
2013: 7 (18)
2012: 6 (14)
2011: 8 (15)
2010: 10 (23)
2009: 9 (22)
2008: 10 (21)
2007: 6 (12)
Special Admission with "Japanese Government MEXT Scholarship with Department Recommendation" and "ADB-JSP Scholarship" Graduated from a university or expected to graduate from a university by mid September 2020* Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship (with department recommendation)

ADB-JSP
Not necessary November 26, 2019 Date: End of January, 2020

Via Internet video conference system (skype)
September , 2020 2015: 8 (18)
2014: 8 (23)
2013: 9 (25)
2012: 9 (16)
2011: 8 (25)
2010: 8 (28)
2009: 8 (31)
2008: 10 (37)
2007: 9 (35)

*Note: Those who are expected to obtain such a degree at the end of September 2020 may also be eligible to apply for GPSS-GLI. Please consult GPSS-GLI Admission Office (admission[at]s.k.u-tokyo.ac.jp) in advance.(Please replace [at] with @.)



This page is updated in April every year. If you consider enrollment date after above mentioned dates, please wait until next April.