Application Procedures for Doctoral Programme
Last Update: February 13, 2019
Note!: Due to the national holidays in Japan from April 27 (Sat.) through May 6 (Mon.), we will not be able to respond your emails/inquiries/applications until May 7.
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.
NOTICE: 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 commonly takes a few weeks before we receive 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|