Admissions Guidelines 2022

Program Overview
Introduction
Degree Programs and Projected Numbers of Entrants
Tuition and Fees
Scholarship Opportunities
Qualifications for Enrollment
Selection
Application Procedures
Application Documents
Important Notices
Address
Appendix 1
Appendix 2

 

Program Overview

Mission Statement

The Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies (GSII) provides a unique interdisciplinary and practical learning environment in which students can develop the broad range of knowledge and skills necessary to fulfill the demands of an advanced information society. Through close cooperation with various departments across the university concerned with education and research on information, the curriculum provides both advanced technical skills for information processing and understanding of the significance and function of information in contemporary societies. Besides fulfilling society’s need for people with practical information literacy and providing retraining opportunities for professionals, the GSII also enables its students to become researchers and artists working at the cutting edge of interdisciplinary information studies.
Within the GSII, the “Information, Technology, and Society in Asia” (ITASIA) Program offers intensive graduatelevel education designed to foster analytical strength and insight into Asian societies and international relations, at a time when information and communication technology is having an increasingly profound impact on the region. All instruction is conducted in English, and the academic year at ITASIA begins in October.

Admission Policy

M.A.S. Program

The M.A.S. program of the Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies (GSII) seeks students with the following abilities: (1) sufficient academic ability to pursue studies in a specialized field, (2) a broad perspective on information and technology unconstrained by traditional disciplinary boundaries, (3) advanced abilities in specialized fields ranging from socio-information and communication studies to computer science, (4) the desire to further deepen such knowledge, and (5) the ability to think in innovative and creative ways. Students are expected to become leaders in the field of information studies, who will identify and formulate solutions to yet undiscovered problems in creative and interdisciplinary ways while contributing new knowledge to the field of information studies.

The following factors will be considered in the selection process:

  • whether the applicant has sufficient grasp of the fundamentals to not only attain the required level of knowledge in his/her chosen field of specialization but also to develop a broad understanding of information studies as a whole
  • whether the applicant has sufficient grasp of the fundamentals to identify new problems in his/her chosen field and apply specialized knowledge and methodologies to discover solutions to those problems
  • whether the applicant has the sufficient linguistic ability to be active on the international stage

Doctoral Program

The Ph.D. program of the Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies (GSII) seeks students with the following abilities: (1) a broad interdisciplinary perspective and curiosity about information and technology, (2) the requisite specialized knowledge to develop his/her proposed research topic, (3) the desire to further deepen that specialized knowledge, (4) the ability to think in innovative and creative ways, and (5) the steadfast ability to carry out ground-breaking research. Students are expected to become leaders in the field of information studies, who will identify and formulate solutions to yet undiscovered problems in creative and interdisciplinary ways, while making outstanding new contributions to the field of information studies.

The following factors will be considered in the selection process:

  • whether the applicant has not only sufficient depth of knowledge in his/her chosen field but also the ability to contribute to the advancement of scholarship in his/her field
  • whether the applicant has sufficient ability to identify new problems in his/her chosen field and apply specialized knowledge and methodologies to discover solutions to those problems
  • whether the applicant has sufficient linguistic ability to effectively communicate his/her research achievements to both a domestic and international audience

Prospective Students

  • Students looking for a graduate education program in Japan that is conducted entirely in English
  • Students interested in acquiring a broad interdisciplinary perspective on Asian societies and cultures through the study of media, technology, and international relations
  • Students aiming for a career in public administration, journalism, media, and business; or aiming to become researchers and academic professionals

Introduction

This document is written for prospective students applying for admission to the ITASIA Program in October 2022.
The application deadline is December 10, 2021, 23:59 JST (Japan Standard Time).
Applicants must take the GRE General Test and either the TOEFL or IELTS Academic Test as early as possible in order to ensure that official score/test reports arrive before the application deadline.

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Degree Programs and Projected Numbers of Entrants

  • Master of Arts and Sciences (Information Studies), 2 years, 11 students
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Information Studies), 3 years, 8 students

Tuition and Fees (as of 2021, subject to change)

Examination Fee

10,000 yen

* Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Scholarship students are exempt from the examination fee as well as the entrance fee and annual tuition.

* Those entering the Ph.D. program in October 2022 are exempt from the examination fee as well as the entrance fee if they earned a Masters or professional degree at a Graduate School of the University of Tokyo in September 2021.


Entrance Fee

282,000 yen


Annual Tuition

535,800 yen (M.A.S. program)

520,800 yen (Ph.D. program)

* The University of Tokyo provides a limited number of need-based exemptions of entrance fee and tuition. For details, please see the following web page: https://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en/prospective-students/tuition_fees.html

Scholarship Opportunities

A limited number of applicants who have exceptional academic records will be awarded scholarships or tuition waivers through the courtesy of donors at the recommendation of the University of Tokyo. To those eligible, the scholarships will be offered simultaneously with the notification of acceptance into the program. The candidates will be requested to confirm their willingness to enter the ITASIA Program by a specified date.

The successful applicants for admission can also directly apply for scholarships from the University of Tokyo as well as private sources, as described at https://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en/prospective-students/privateorg.html, but typically only after enrollment. We strongly recommend that those applicants seeking financial aid should also apply for other sources of funding that can be offered before enrollment by themselves.

Qualifications for Enrollment

To be eligible for admission to the M.A.S. program, you must be a holder of a Bachelors degree or an equivalent status.

To be eligible for admission to the Ph.D. program, you must be a holder of a Masters degree or an equivalent status including Ph.D. candidacy.

Applicants who expect to earn the required degree(s) between the time of application and September 30, 2022 should submit with their application an official statement that certifies anticipated graduation.

Please note that those applicants intending to apply based on the following eligibility requirement must contact the ITASIA Admissions Office no later than 4:00 pm on October 25, 2021, JST before submitting their application:


“Those who are 22 years or older on September
30, 2022, whom this graduate school has recognized through individual screening of entrance qualifications, as having abilities that are at least equivalent to those who have graduated from a Japanese university.”


For
further details, please see Appendix 1 and 2 below.

Applicants must be proficient enough in English to participate in lectures and receive academic guidance in English at the graduate level.


Students
applying for the Ph.D. program should have already received extensive training that will have prepared them for pursuing advanced research. If the applicants for the Ph.D. program have received a Masters degree in a field that is not directly related to the emphasis of the ITASIA Program or to the applicants proposed field of study, then it is strongly encouraged that they apply instead to the M.A.S. program.

Selection

Selection for admission is based on the evaluation of documents submitted by the applicants, and, if deemed necessary, some kind of interview. Applicants may be contacted for additional information, with final notification no later than March 31, 2022. Successful applicants will be requested to complete the entrance procedures within a specified period.

Application Procedure

For enrollment in October 2022, the application period starts on October 1, 2021. Completed applications must be submitted electronically online through the Admissions page of the ITASIA website and any additional supporting documents must be posted to the ITASIA Admissions Office by registered mail or certified delivery (such as UPS or FEDEX) by December 10, 2021. Submissions in person will not be accepted. We strongly encourage applicants to submit materials early, since delivery may take longer than expected.

We will not accept applications that arrive after December 10, 2021, 23:59 JST.

Application Documents

Please review the submission instructions on the Admissions page of the ITASIA website after October 1, 2021 and prepare the necessary documents according to the following list. Applications must be written in English. If the other supporting documents are not written in English or Japanese, an official English or Japanese translation should be attached unless specified otherwise. The University may retroactively cancel admission of any student who has falsified any of his or her application documents including personal information, academic records, and research achievements.

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*These documents are not necessary for applicants who are currently enrolled in the ITASIA Program or are graduates of the ITASIA M.A.S. program applying for the ITASIA Ph.D. program within two years of graduation.

**Payment of the application fee is required for all applicants applying, including those applying within two years of graduation, but not for those who are currently enrolled or expect to graduate from a graduate program at the University of Tokyo in September 2022 (including the ITASIA Program).

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Application Documents

Submission Process

(1)

Online Application for ITASIA Program

Completed online by applicant

(2)*

Two Evaluations for ITASIA Program

Requested online by applicant and submitted online by each referee

(3)*

M.A.S. Program

Certificate of completion/proof of Bachelor’s degree OR Certificate of expected graduation/proof of anticipated degree

Post official record directly by mail to the Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies

Ph.D. Program

Certificate of completion/proof of Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees AND/OR Certificate of expected graduation/proof of anticipated degree

Post official record by mail to the Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies

(4)*

Certified transcript/academic record

Submit scans online by applicant AND post official transcripts/records by mail to the Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies

(5)*

TOEFL iBT Official Score Report or IELTS Academic official Test Report Form (TRF) (non-native English-speakers only)

Request official score report be sent to the Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies

(6)*

GRE General Test official score report

Request official score report be sent to the Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies

(7)

Japanese-Language Proficiency Test Result (JLPT)

Submitted online by applicant (optional)

(8)

Sample of representative research work/writing in English

Submitted online by applicant

(9)

Proof of citizenship

Submitted online by applicant

(10)

A digital ID photograph

Submitted online by applicant

(11)**

Proof of Application Fee payment

Either printed “Result” page of online credit card payment system, or

Submitted online by applicant

Certificate of Remittance (portion C), or

Submitted online by applicant

scan of MEXT scholarship certificate

Submitted online by applicant

Submitted separately from the other application documents


1
. Online Application for ITASIA Program

 Please enter all information into the online application form in English.

 The form will be available online from October 1 (JST) to December 10, 2021 (JST).

 

2. Two Evaluations for the ITASIA Program*

 The applicant will request two evaluations at the beginning of the online application process. To complete the request, you will need the official or institutional email address and the URL of the institutional webpage or homepage of each referee.
 The two external referees will receive an email with instructions on how to complete the online evaluation form.
 These evaluations should be written by referees who can evaluate your academic potential for post-graduate study, including your skills, accomplishments and character.
 They may be completed in either English or Japanese.
 At least one recommender must be from outside of the GSII.

 The application will not be reviewed without the receipt of the evaluation forms by the application deadline.

 

3. Official proof of graduation and receipt of degree* (official hard copy)

 One official document of graduation and receipt of degree, certified with the seal/stamp of the university from which you graduated. (Please do not send the original diploma).
 M.A.S. program applicants must submit their Bachelor’s certificate, and Ph.D. program applicants must submit both Bachelor’s and Master’s certificates.
 Those who have not yet graduated from their course of study at the time of application are requested to submit an authorized statement of anticipated graduation.
 Applicants should post or arrange for the official hard copy be sent to the ITASIA Admissions Office by mail. No electronic certificate delivered by email, or photocopy or printout without official notarization is acceptable.

 Applicants may also submit proof of graduation and receipt of degree for any other degrees.

 

4. Certified transcript/academic records* (PDF and official hard copy)

 An official transcript listing all courses and grades, certified with the seal/stamp of the university from which you graduated or its registrar.
 If available, a cumulative GPA (Grade Point Average) would help the committee to assess your dossier. The GPA statement should be part of the official transcript, or, if separate, should bear an official university or registrar seal. It should include an explanation of the numerical values used to calculate the average.
 If available, an authorized certificate of class ranking may also be included.
 M.A.S. program applicants must submit their Bachelor’s transcript, and Ph.D. program applicants must submit both their Bachelor’s and Master’s transcripts. (The “first cycle” in European and other universities as specified in the Bologna Declaration is regarded as equivalent to a Bachelor’s program or course, and the “second cycle” is considered equivalent to a Master’s program or course).
 Applicants should submit scan online AND post original hard copy to the ITASIA Admissions Office by mail. No electronic transcript delivered by email, or photocopy or printout without notarization is acceptable.
 Applicants may request that their university send transcripts directly to the ITASIA Admissions Office and in that case submission of scan online is not necessary.

 Applicants may also submit certified transcripts/academic records for any other degrees.

 

5. TOEFL iBT (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Official Score Report or IELTS (International English Language Testing System) Academic Test Report Form (TRF)*

 The TOEFL iBT Official Score Report must be sent by ETS (Educational Testing Service) directly to the Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies, the University of Tokyo (Institution Code: 0440, Department Code: 99) (A copy of the Examinee’s Score Record or Test Taker Score Report is not acceptable). The Official Score Report delivered though ETS Data is acceptable. Applicants must explicitly request the submission early enough taking into consideration the time required for processing and handling. ETS will issue the Official Score Report only for exams taken within two years.
 The IELTS Academic Test Report Form (TRF) must be sent by IELTS to the Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies at The University of Tokyo. (A copy of your original Test Report Form (TRF) is not acceptable). Electronical submission is acceptable. Applicants must explicitly request the submission early enough taking into consideration the time required for processing and handling. The Test Report Form (TRF) is only valid for two years.
 The application will not be reviewed without the arrival of either the Official TOEFL iBT Score Report or IELTS Academic Test Report Form (TRF).

 The TOEFL and IELTS requirement does not apply to native speakers of English. You may identify yourself as a native speaker of English only if English is your first language or you have been educated primarily in the English-language in your primary and secondary education (elementary, middle, and high).

 

6. GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) General Test official Graduation Institution Score Report*

 The official Graduate Institution Score Report must be sent by ETS (Educational Testing Service) directly to the Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies, the University of Tokyo (Institution Code: 3560, Department Code: 0000). (The examinee’s score record is not acceptable). Applicants must explicitly request the submission early enough taking into consideration the time required for processing and handling. ETS will issue the official score report only for the tests taken within five years.

 The application will not be reviewed without the arrival of the official score report.

 

7. Japanese-Language Proficiency Test Result (JLPT) (optional) (PDF)

 JLPT is not required. Applicants may include an unofficial scan in their application to support their proposed plan of research.

 

8. One sample of representative research work/writing in English (for M.A.S. program applicants, Bachelor’s thesis or a research/term paper; for Ph.D. program applicants, Master’s thesis or some other relevant academic publication)

 If a prospective M.A.S. program applicant has not yet completed his/her undergraduate thesis at the time of application, an interim thesis report or draft is acceptable.
 If a prospective Ph.D. program applicant has not yet completed his/her Master’s thesis, then an interim thesis report or draft is acceptable.
 If the applicant has a more suitable paper related to the intended research, then it may be submitted instead.

 The applicant will be required to upload the writing sample as a text-searchable PDF (the submitted PDF must not be a scanned copy).

 

9. Proof of Citizenship (PDF)

 A digital scan of your Passport ID page.

 

10. A digital ID photograph (JPEG, PNG, TIF)

 A color digital photograph taken within the last six months
 3 cm (height) x 2.5 cm (width) or a resolution of at least 354 x 295 pixels.
 Upper frontal view without hat, sunglasses, mask, etc.

 The photograph will be used for admissions purposes as well as your student ID card (if admitted).

 

11. Proof of payment of the Application Fee (PDF)

 All applicants must pay the examination fee before sending their application, unless they are Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT) Scholarship students or expect to earn a Master’s or professional degree in a Graduate School of the University of Tokyo (including the ITASIA Program) in September 2022.
 Applicants may submit the printed “Result” page from the online payment system if paying by credit card OR a scan of the original Certificate of Remittance (Portion C) if paying from a bank account in Japan.

 MEXT Scholarship students should submit a scan of the “MEXT scholarship certificate” as proof of eligibility for exemption from the application fee.

Please note that none of the processed documents and materials will be returned.

Important Notices

(1) It is not possible to enroll in this program at the same time as being enrolled in a program offered in another department at the University of Tokyo.

(2) Application documents are essential to the selection process and must therefore be prepared in strict accordance to the specified guidelines. Incomplete application documents will not be accepted. After processing of application documents, revisions to them cannot be considered nor is the examination fee refundable.

(3) Applicants with disabilities who require special consideration should notify the ITASIA Admissions Office of their wishes when submitting their application, so that appropriate arrangements can be made to facilitate them.

(4) Non-Japanese applicants must have a visa that will allow admission to a Japanese graduate school, as stipulated in the Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Act (Cabinet Order No. 319, 1951) by the time of entrance procedures.

(5) When conducting entrance procedures, those planning to pursue their studies while retaining a position of employment in a public office or private company or organization must submit a letter from their employer or superior giving permission to concentrate on their studies while enrolled in the program.

(6) Application procedures, application periods, and other details may, in certain circumstances, be subject to change.

(7) Under no circumstances will the processed application documents be returned to the applicants.

(8) Under no circumstances will the entrance fee be returned after the completion of entrance procedures.

(9) The University shall use private information received only for the purpose of [1] Selection procedures, [2] Notification of results, and [3] Entrance procedures. For those students that enroll, this information will also be used for [1] Educational affairs, [2] Student support, and [3] Collection of tuition.

(10) The examination results used in the selection of entrants may be used in future studies for the improvement of both the entrance examination and the education at the University of Tokyo.

(11) The University may retroactively cancel admission of any student who has falsified personal information or academic record in his or her application documents.

(12) The University of Tokyo has established the “The University of Tokyo Security Export Control Regulations” in accordance with Japan’s “Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act”, and rigorously screens potential international students on the basis of these regulations. Please be aware that international applicants who fall under any of the conditions set out in said regulations may not receive permission to enroll at the university or may have their research activities restricted. Details can be obtained from the following website:

Office of Export Control: https://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/adm/export-control/ja/rule.html (Japanese only)

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Address

ITASIA Admissions Office
Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies

The University of Tokyo

7-3-1
Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan
Phone / Fax: +81-3-5841-0539
/ +81-3-3811-5970
E-mail (For inquiries only
; not for submission of application materials):
itasiaao2022(AT)iii.u-tokyo.ac.jp [replace “(AT) with @”).
Website:
https://itasia.iii.u-tokyo.ac.jp/

*Please see the FAQ page of the ITASIA website before sending any inquiries.

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Appendix 1. Requirements for Eligibility: M.A.S. program of ITASIA

* The terms university and Bachelors degree below are narrow legal concepts defined within Japans education system, which do not include the equivalents abroad unless explicitly specified otherwise.

Persons must fulfill at least one of the following requirements in order to be considered eligible to apply to M.A.S. program of ITASIA:
(1) Those who have graduated from a
Japanese university or are expected to graduate by September 30, 2022. (Note 1)
(2) Those who have completed, or are expected to complete by September
30, 2022, 16 years of school education abroad. (Note 2)
(3)
Those who have been conferred a degree equivalent to that of a bachelors degree or are expected to be conferred on or before September 30, 2022 from a foreign university or other foreign institution (limited to those whose comprehensive status of education and research activities have been assessed by the government of the said foreign country or a related organization), having completed a program with a completion period of 3 years or more. (Note 2)
(4)
Those designated by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology or those who have graduated or are expected to graduate by September 30, 2022 from an educational institution designated by the Minister. (Note 3)

(5) Those who have been conferred a bachelors degree, or who expect to be conferred a bachelor’s degree, on or before September 30, 2022 by the National Institution for Academic Degrees and Quality Enhancement of Higher Education (NIAD).

(6) Those who are 22 years or older on September 30, 2022, whom this graduate school has recognized through individual screening of entrance qualifications, as having abilities that are at least equivalent to those who have graduated from a Japanese university. (Note 1) (Note 4)

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(Note 1)

Japanese universities mentioned in Eligibilities (1) and (6) above are universities within the boundaries of Japan and as prescribed in Article 83 of the School Education Law.

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(Note 2)

Eligibilities (2) and (3) above includes the case of having completed a correspondence program provided by a foreign school of said country while residing in Japan.

(Note 3)
Those as mentioned in Eligibility (4) above referred to any who have graduated from the following schools or educational institutions.

The Japan branch of a foreign school as designated by the Minster of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.

Specialized training college designated by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (limited to programs where the program duration is at least 4 years and which satisfies standards determined by the Minister)

Universities under the old university ordinances, or higher educational institutions (daigakkō) under the national/provincial/independent administrative agency ordinances

(Note 4)
Those mentioned in Eligibility (6) above refers to those who do not fall into any of the Eligibilities (1) through (5) above but have graduated from an educational institution equivalent to a 4-year university, and whom this graduate school has recognized, through individual screening of entrance qualifications, as having abilities that are at least equivalent to those who have graduated from a Japanese university.

Those who wish to apply based on Eligibility (6) above must submit the following documents to the administrative department of this graduate school by October 25, 2021, as the eligibility for application is confirmed individually in advance by document screening.

1.Resume/CV
2.Transcript(s) from the educational institution last enrolled
3.Materials describing the overview of the educational institution and other relevant documents

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Those who are recognized as having abilities that are at least equivalent to those who have graduated from a Japanese university through screening of entrance qualification will be permitted to apply and take the entrance examination. The results of this screening will be notified directly around November 2021. .

Appendix 2. Requirements for Eligibility: Ph.D. program of ITASIA

* The terms university, Masters degree, and professional degree below are narrow legal concepts defined within Japans education system, which do not include the equivalents abroad unless explicitly specified otherwise.

Persons must fulfill at least one of the following requirements in order to be considered eligible to apply to the Ph.D. program of ITASIA:
(1)
Those who are expected to obtain by September 30, 2022, a Masters or professional degree from this graduate school of he University of Tokyo.
(2)
Those who are expected to obtain by September 30, 2022, a Masters or professional degree from other graduate schools of the University of Tokyo.
(3)
Those who have obtained a Masters or professional degree from the University of Tokyo.

(4) Those who have obtained or are expected to obtain by September 30, 2022 a Masters or professional degree from a Japanese university other than the University of Tokyo. (Note 1)
(5)
Those who have been conferred a Masters degree, or are who expect to be conferred a Master’s degree, on or before September 30, 2022, from the National Institution for Academic Degrees and Quality Enhancement of Higher Education (NIAD).
(6)
Those who have been conferred or are expected to be conferred on or before September 30, 2022, a degree equivalent to a Masters or a professional degree abroad. (Note 2)
(7)
Those who have completed or are expected to complete by September 30, 2022, a program in an educational institution in Japan that is designated by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, which provides program of a foreign graduate school within the school education system of a foreign country, and have conferred or are expected to be conferred a degree equivalent to a Master’s or a professional degree.
(8)
Those who have completed or are expected to complete a program at the United Nations University and have been conferred a degree equivalent to that of a Masters degree or are expected to be conferred on or before September 30, 2022.
(9) Those who have passed or are expected to pass by September 30, 2022, a screening for the fundamental ability for doctorate dissertation research as specified in Article 16-2 of the Standards for Establishment of Graduate Schools at a school abroad, an educational institution mentioned in eligibility (7) above, or the United Nations University, shall be recognized by this graduate school as having abilities at least equivalent to those who have a Masters degree. (Note 3)

(10) Those who have graduated from a Japanese university or have completed at least 16 years of academic education overseas, and have been engaged in research at a university, research institute or other institution in Japan or abroad for at least 2 years, or are expected to have been engaged in research for at least 2 years by September 30, 2022, and shall be recognized by this graduate school as having abilities at least equivalent to those who have a Masters degree or a professional degree as a result of said research. (Note 1) (Note 2) (Note 3)
(11) Those who are 24 years or older as of September 30, 2022, whom this graduate school has recognized, through individual screening of entrance qualifications, as having abilities that are at least equivalent to a Masters degree or professional degree holder. (Note 4)
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(Note 1)
Japanese universities mentioned in Eligibilities (4) and (10) above are universities within the boundaries of Japan and as prescribed in Article 83 of the School Education Law.

(Note 2)
Eligibilities (6) and (10) above includes the case of having completed a correspondence program provided by a foreign school of said country while residing in Japan.

(Note 3)
Those who wish to apply based on Eligibilities (9) or (10) above shall contact the administrative department of this graduate school by October 25, 2021, prior to the application as the eligibility for entrance will be confirmed individually in advance.

(Note 4)

Those covered under Eligibility (11) above include those who are not covered under Eligibilities (1) through (10) above shall be recognized by this graduate school through individual screening of entrance eligibility as having abilities at least equivalent to that of a Masters degree or a professional degree holder.

Those who wish to apply based on Eligibility (11) above must submit the following documents to the administrative department of this graduate school by October 25, 2021, as the eligibility for application is confirmed individually in advance by document screening.

1.Resume/CV
2.Transcript(s) from the educational institution last enrolled
3.Materials describing the overview of the educational institution and other relevant documents

Those who are recognized as having abilities at least equivalent to a Master’s degree or professional degree holder through screening of qualifications will be permitted to apply and to take the entrance examination. The results of this screening will be notified directly around November 2021.