Admission Scheme for Master's Course

This page was updated on April 1, 2023. When there is any change, we will update this website occasionally.

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.

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 2024 enrollment is November, 2023 (Ordinary Examination Schedule B).

Ordinary Examination (Schedule B)

Eligibility Graduated from a university or expected to graduate from a university by March 31, 2024 for April, 2024 enrollment, and by September 30, 2024 for October, 2024 enrollment
Scholarship Opportunities n.a.
Examination Fee 30,000 JPY
Application Period (Deadline) November 14 to 20, 2023
Date and Venue of oral Examination Date: End of January , 2024
Venue: Online

Detail will be announced only to the successful applicants of the document review.
Anticipated Entry April, 2024 or October, 2024
No. of Accepted (No. of Applicants) 2021: 6(21), 2020: 7(29), 2019:6(23), 2018:6(27), 2017:11(44), 2016:11(26), 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)
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Special Admission with "ADB-JSP Scholarship"

Eligibility Applicant must be a national of an ADB member country and have graduated from a university or expected to graduate from a university by the day before the enrollment date.
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Scholarship Opportunities ADB-JSP
Examination Fee Not necessary
Application Period (Deadline) Please click "Read More".
Date and Venue of oral Examination Please click "Read More".
Anticipated Entry October, 2024
No. of Accepted a few

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

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Special Admission with "Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship"

Scholarship Opportunities
Examination Fee
Application Deadline
Date and Venue of oral Examination
Anticipated Entry
No. of Accepted
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