京都大学 大学院経済学研究科・経済学部

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

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  • 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
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August Enrolment Procedures
October Entrance to Programme

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