Ordinary Examination (Schedule B) - Doctoral Course
April 2024 or October 2024 Enrollment
When there is any change , we will update this website occasionally. The information below is current as at April 1, 2023.
GPSS-GLI requires TOEFL or IELTS score report to be submitted. Please take TOEFL or IELTS test well in advance.
What to do first?
Please read the following websites and documents carefully, when preparing the application.
Information on the Entrance Examinations of Graduate School of Frontier Sciences (GSFS).
Please download Guidelines for Applicants to Master's Course (here after Guidelines for Applicants) and Guide to the 2024 Entrance Examination, Division of Environmental Studies (hereafter Guide to Entrance Examination)
- Information on Entrance Examination
- Inquiry Sheet
The following information is supplement to "Guidelines for Applicants" and "Information on Entrance Examination".
Please refer to item 2. Applicant Eligibility of "Guidelines for Applicants"
Tuesday November 14 to Monday November 20, 2023
Applications will be accepted through online application system.
Please refer to item 6. Application Submission of "Guidelines for Applicants" and item 3. Application Documents of "Information on Entrance Examination".
All the documents must be submitted through the online application system. (However, please be noted that the original hardcopies of some documents must be sent by post in addition to the online submission.)
Topics of Short Essays
Submission of Recommendation letters
Please ask your recommenders to directly submit the letter. Please refer to item 3. Application Documents of "Information on Entrance Examination"
Score Report of English Proficiency Test
TOEFL or IELTS score report must be submitted. Please take TOEFL or IETLS test beforehand. For more detail, please refer to item 7. English Score Report of "Guideline for Applicants" and item 3. Application Documents of "Information on Entrance Examination".
Type of Examination
The ordinary examination of GPSS-GLI consists of document review and oral examination. For detailed information, please refer to item 1. Entrance Examinations of "Information on Entrance Examination".
The ordinary examination for the GPSS-GLI is conducted in English.
For those who have passed the document review, the oral examination will be held in the end of January, 2024, in principle by using internet video conference system. (see item 1. Entrance Examinations of "Information on Entrance Examination".
Please prepare the following conditions:
- Applicants must prepare equipment such as a web camera and the proper network environment for using Zoom for an oral exam, and must also demonstrate the proper functioning of the network and equipment for the oral examination to GPSS-GLI in a simulated test before the day of the actual oral exam.
- In order to verify the identity of the applicant participating in the oral exam video capability is required. A network connection with a sound-only capability is unacceptable and nullifies any such oral exam.
Date of Enrollment
April 2024 or October 2024
Please select either of them in the online application form.
Eligibility for October enrollment is available on item 4. Other Information of "Information on Entrance Examination".
Student Affairs Team Please use the inquiry form available at "3. Contacts and Inquiries" of GSFS website