Application Procedures for Doctoral Programme
Last Update: September 21st, 2017
Application announcement will be in February 2018.
The following information is subject to change.
Number of Applicants to be Admitted
- Approximately 5 international students are admitted to the programme each year.
Eligibility for Application
- Applicants who have already obtained or will obtain a Master’s degree including MBA by the enrollment day at Kyoto University.
Application Forms & Guidelines
Applicants who are enrolled or were enrolled at universities in China, Hong Kong or Taiwan are required to go through the screening process by the Admissions Assistance Office (AAO) as a Pre-Application procedure. Please see the following web page for more details.
(The AAO screening process takes a few week, after this feedback from the AAO will be given.)
Overall Schedule for Application and Selection
|↓||Check the latest Guidelines|
|1st April to mid-May||Submission of Application Documents via Email|
|End of May||Notification of Schedule of Interview and Skype Test|
|Submission of Hard Copy of Application Documents via Postal Mail|
|End of May to Early June||Interview via VoIP (e.g. Skype)|
|Mid-June||Announcement of Screening Results|
|October||Entrance to Programme|
Number of Students (by country) Enrolled in the Programme
|2009||M: China 5|
|2010||M: Germany 1, Romania 1, Korea 1, China 2|
|2011||M: Korea 2, China 8
D: China 4
|2012||M: Korea 1, Indonesia 1, Thailand 1, China 8
D: Korea 2
|2013||M: Nepal 1, Indonesia 2, Egypt 1, China 4
D: China 4, Korea 2, Turkey 1
|2014||M: Italy 1, Indonesia 1, Vietnam 1, Thailand 1, USA 1, China 3
D: Mexico 1, Malaysia 1, Thailand 1, China 5
|2015||M: UK 1, Indonesia 1, Philippines 1, Korea 1, Japan 2, China 3
D: Indonesia 2
|2016||M: Spain 1, Belgium 1, Germany 1, Indonesia 1, China 8
D: Italy 1, Indonesia 1, Vietnam 1, China 5
|2017||M: Uzbekistan 1, America 2, Japanese 1, Japanese/Philippine 1, China 7,
D: Hong Kong 1, China 1, Germany 1