Application Procedures for Doctoral Programme
Last Update: March 12, 2020
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
Please carefully check the guidelines and FAQ before applying.
*There were some inconsistencies between the guidelines and the checklist attached at the end of the guidelines. We amended the checklist and re-upload the guidelines on March 12. However, we would like to let you know that no changes has been made in the main instruction part.
NOTICE: Applicants who have graduated or expect to graduate from non-Japanese universities are required to go through the screening process by the Admissions Assistance Office (AAO) as a Pre-Application procedure. Please check the details on Kyoto University’s website and also refer to the Application Guidelines above. *The AAO screening process commonly takes a few weeks before we receive the feedback from AAO. Please begin the AAO procedure at least two weeks before the deadline for the application submission via e-mail.
Overall Schedule for Application and Selection
|by the end of February||Application Announcement|
|↓||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|