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.
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|