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横浜国立大学 | Yokohama National University

Graduate School of International Social Sciences

  • Entrance exam information
Postal code 240-8501
Address 79-3 Tokiwadai, Hodogaya-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa
Department to contact Planning Section, Social Science School Office
Phone 045-339-3659
Fax 045-339-3504
Type of research department Researcher development., Development of experts in their fields of specialization., There are graduate courses and programs where you can earn a degree through classes taught entirely in English.
Program Master's program
Major Department of Economics, Department of Business Administration, Department of International and Business Law
International students examination offered Special selection of international students
Application from outside Japan Available.
Prior qualification screening Necessary.
Availability of previous examination papers Available to photocopy
Please make an inquiry for details.
Qualification to apply Completion of undergraduate degree or equivalent
Applicants who have completed 16 years and above of school education in their home countries or expect to complete it by the designated date.
Applicants who are 22 years old or older and are recognized to have abilities equivalent to graduates by special admission qualification screening.
Please make an inquiry for details.
Notes Approval from an academic advisor is not required.
Applicants who have not fulfilled 16 years of school education should inquire beforehand.
Number of international students in 2016 168
Number of privately financed students 146
Examination fee 30,000 yen
Admission fee 282,000 yen
Tuition per year 535,800 yen
Total expenses (First year) 817,800 yen
Remarks Online application using the internet is available for all the entrance examinations. This online application is also available from countries other than Japan. For application, see below:
http://www.ynu.ac.jp/exam/graduate/internet/
https://e-apply.jp/e/ynu/

The application fee for the educational program in English (International M.A. Program in Economics) is 5,000 yen. An IP-phone interview will be conducted. For more information on this educational program taught entirely in English, please refer to the following site:
http://www.economics.ynu.ac.jp/igp/

Special Examination for International Students selected by Japanese Government and other foreign governments, and government officers from developing countries are available for economics and international and business law specialties. Please refer to the following site for the details:
http://www.gsiss.ynu.ac.jp/english/curriculum/masters_program/index.html
Entry April, 2017
Application category Department of Economics
Deadline for prior qualification screening July 22, 2016
Starting date for application submission August 18, 2016
Deadline of application August 25, 2016
Date of examination September 15, 2016
Notification of examination result September 26, 2016
Examination/screening methods Major subjects(Answer in Japanese), Oral examination
Entry October, 2017
Application category International M.A. Program in Economics
Deadline for prior qualification screening November 25, 2016
Starting date for application submission December 5, 2016
Deadline of application December 22, 2016
Date of examination February 20, 2017 - February 28, 2017
Notification of examination result March 6, 2017
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Interview
Entry April, 2017
Application category Department of Business Administration
Deadline for prior qualification screening July 6, 2016
Starting date for application submission July 22, 2016
Deadline of application July 28, 2016
Date of examination August 24, 2016 , September 1, 2016
Notification of examination result September 8, 2016
Examination/screening methods English language, Major subjects(Answer in Japanese), Oral examination, Essay
Entry April, 2017
Application category Department of International and Business Law
Deadline for prior qualification screening July 21, 2016
Starting date for application submission August 1, 2016
Deadline of application August 5, 2016
Date of examination September 7, 2016
Notification of examination result September 16, 2016
Remarks The examination schedule is not yet determined.
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, English language, Major subjects(Answer in Japanese), Oral examination
Program Doctoral program
Major Department of Economics, Department of Business Administration, Department of International and Business Law
International students examination offered No special selection of international students
Application from outside Japan Available.
Prior qualification screening Necessary.
Availability of previous examination papers Available to photocopy
Please make an inquiry for details.
Qualification to apply Completion of Masters degree or equivalent.
Completion of an undergraduate degree or completion of at least 16 years of school education in one's home country, and has done research for at least 2 years in a research institution or a university.
Recognized as having completed the equivalent of a masters degree by a special admission qualification screening and be at least 24 years old.
Please make an inquiry for details.
Notes Approval from an academic advisor is not required.
Number of international students in 2016 64
Number of privately financed students 41
Examination fee 30,000 yen
Admission fee 282,000 yen
Tuition per year 535,800 yen
Total expenses (First year) 817,800 yen
Remarks 1, Application is by website. For application, see below:
http://www.ynu.ac.jp/exam/graduate/internet/
https://e-apply.jp/e/ynu/

2, The application fee for the doctoral programs entirely taught in English (International Ph.D. Program in Economics, Doctoral Program in Japanese Management and Doctoral Program in Transnational Law and Policy) is 5,000 yen. An IP-phone interview will be conducted. Also, scholarships are available.

3, Please refer to the following site for the details of the the doctoral programs entirely taught in English.
http://www.gsiss.ynu.ac.jp/english/curriculum/graduate_program/
Entry October, 2016
Application category Department of Economics
Deadline for prior qualification screening July 22, 2016
Starting date for application submission August 18, 2016
Deadline of application August 25, 2016
Date of examination September 15, 2016
Notification of examination result September 26, 2016
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Oral examination
Entry October, 2017
Application category International Ph.D. Program in Economics
Deadline for prior qualification screening November 25, 2016
Starting date for application submission December 5, 2016
Deadline of application December 22, 2016
Date of examination February 20, 2017 - February 28, 2017
Notification of examination result March 6, 2017
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Interview
Entry October, 2016
Application category Department of Business Administration
Deadline for prior qualification screening July 6, 2016
Starting date for application submission July 22, 2016
Deadline of application July 28, 2016
Date of examination August 24, 2016
Notification of examination result September 8, 2016
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, English language, Oral examination
Entry October, 2017
Application category Doctoral program in Japanese Management
Deadline for prior qualification screening December 13, 2016
Starting date for application submission January 13, 2017
Deadline of application January 19, 2017
Date of examination February 17, 2017
Notification of examination result March 6, 2017
Remarks The examination schedule is not yet determined.
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Oral examination
Entry October, 2016
Application category Department of International and Business Law
Deadline for prior qualification screening July 21, 2016
Starting date for application submission August 1, 2016
Deadline of application August 5, 2016
Date of examination September 7, 2016
Notification of examination result September 16, 2016
Remarks The examination schedule is not yet determined.
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, English language, Oral examination
Entry October, 2017
Application category Doctoral program in Transnational Law and Policy
Deadline for prior qualification screening November 25, 2016
Starting date for application submission January 4, 2017
Deadline of application January 11, 2017
Date of examination February 15, 2017
Notification of examination result March 10, 2017
Remarks The examination schedule is not yet determined.
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Interview

Last update: Nov. 01, 2016


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