京都大学 大学院経済学研究科・経済学部

Application Procedures for Doctoral Programme

Last Update: August 3rd, 2018

Current posted information is for 2018 Enrolment.
For details on 2019 Enrollment, please wait for the updated information which will be posted by the end of February.

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

Updated forms and guidlines will be posted in February.

Please wait and use updated versions for 2019 Enrollment.

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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
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August Enrolment Procedures
October Entrance to Programme

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