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早稲田大学 | Waseda University

Graduate School of Political Science

  • Entrance exam information
Postal code 169-8050
Address 1-6-1 Nishiwaseda, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Department to contact International Admission Office
Phone 03-3204-9073
Fax 03-3204-9464
Type of research department Researcher development., Development of experts in their fields of specialization., For some courses, 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 Political Science
International students examination offered Special selection of international students
Application from outside Japan Available.
Prior qualification screening Necessary.
Japanese language ability examination You must pass Japanese Language Proficiency Test (1st level) or takeExamination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) required
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.
Number of international students in 2015 104
Number of privately financed students 86
Number of exchange international students 18
Examination fee 30,000 yen
Admission fee 200,000 yen
Other expenses 132,500 yen
Remarks Please make an inquiry beforehand, because 'Other Expenses' differs by major.
Please make a detailed inquiry as expenses differ for individual conditions.
Tuition fee
Political science course: 549,000 yen
Journalism course: 782,000 yen

The amount of fees for a first year
Political science course: 881,500 yen
Journalism course: 1,114,500 yen
Entry April, 2017
Application category Domestic Intake 1st
Starting date for application submission May 25, 2016
Deadline of application June 3, 2016
Date of examination July 16, 2016 , July 17, 2016
Notification of examination result July 22, 2016
Remarks Please make an inquiry for details of the examination schedule.
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Interview
Entry April, 2017
Application category Domestic Intake 2nd
Starting date for application submission November 28, 2016
Deadline of application December 2, 2016
Date of examination February 11, 2017 , February 12, 2017
Notification of examination result February 17, 2017
Remarks Please make an inquiry for details of the examination schedule.
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Interview
Entry April, 2017
Application category Application from outside Japan
Starting date for application submission May 25, 2016
Deadline of application June 3, 2016
Date of examination July 11, 2016 - July 17, 2016
Notification of examination result July 22, 2016
Remarks Please make an inquiry for details of the examination schedule.
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Interview
Entry September, 2016
Application category Domestic Intake 1st
Starting date for application submission February 26, 2016
Deadline of application March 9, 2016
Date of examination May 7, 2016 - May 15, 2016
Notification of examination result May 27, 2016
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Interview
Entry September, 2016
Application category Domestic Intake (Only selection for public management. you can not apply both with 2017 April 1st Intake)
Starting date for application submission May 25, 2016
Deadline of application June 3, 2016
Date of examination July 16, 2016 , July 17, 2016
Notification of examination result July 28, 2016
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Interview
Entry September, 2016
Application category Application from outside Japan
Starting date for application submission February 26, 2016
Deadline of application March 9, 2016
Date of examination May 7, 2016 - May 15, 2016
Notification of examination result May 27, 2016
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Interview
Program Doctoral program
Major Political Science
International students examination offered Special selection of international students
Application from outside Japan Available.
Prior qualification screening Necessary.
Japanese language ability examination You must pass Japanese Language Proficiency Test (1st level) or takeExamination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) required
Qualification to apply Completion of Masters degree or equivalent.
Number of international students in 2015 26
Number of privately financed students 18
Number of exchange international students 0
Admission fee 200,000 yen
Tuition per year 453,000 yen
Other expenses 92,500 yen
Total expenses (First year) 745,500 yen
Remarks Please make an inquiry beforehand, because 'Other Expenses' differs by major.
Please make a detailed inquiry as expenses differ for individual conditions.
Entry April, 2017
Application category Application from outside Japan
Starting date for application submission May 25, 2016
Deadline of application June 3, 2016
Date of examination July 11, 2016 - July 17, 2016
Notification of examination result July 22, 2016
Remarks Please make an inquiry for details of the examination schedule.
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Interview
Entry April, 2017
Application category Application from within Japan
Starting date for application submission January 11, 2017
Deadline of application January 13, 2017
Date of examination February 22, 2017
Notification of examination result February 27, 2017
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Interview
Entry September, 2016
Application category Application from outside Japan
Starting date for application submission February 26, 2016
Deadline of application March 9, 2016
Date of examination May 7, 2016 - May 15, 2016
Notification of examination result May 27, 2016
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Interview
Entry September, 2016
Application category Application from within Japan
Starting date for application submission May 25, 2016
Deadline of application June 3, 2016
Date of examination July 16, 2016 , July 17, 2016
Notification of examination result July 22, 2016
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Interview
Program Auditing, credit course (Graduate program)
International students examination offered Special selection of international students
Application from outside Japan Not available.
Prior qualification screening Necessary.
Japanese language ability examination You must pass Japanese Language Proficiency Test (1st level) or takeExamination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) required
Availability of previous examination papers Not available.
Qualification to apply Completion of Masters degree or equivalent.
Completion of undergraduate degree or equivalent
Number of international students in 2016 6
Number of privately financed students 6
Number of exchange international students 0
Remarks Please make a detailed inquiry as expenses differ for individual conditions.
Entry April, 2017
Application category Application from within Japan
Starting date for application submission January 11, 2017
Deadline of application January 13, 2017
Date of examination February 22, 2017
Notification of examination result February 27, 2017
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Interview
Program Professional degree program
Major Public Management
International students examination offered Special selection of international students
Application from outside Japan Available.
Prior qualification screening Necessary.
Japanese language ability examination You must pass Japanese Language Proficiency Test (1st level) or takeExamination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) required
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.
Number of international students in 2015 3
Number of privately financed students 0
Number of exchange international students 3
Admission fee 200,000 yen
Tuition per year 1,580,000 yen
Other expenses 6,500 yen
Total expenses (First year) 1,786,500 yen
Entry April, 2017
Application category First intake
Starting date for application submission May 25, 2016
Deadline of application June 3, 2016
Date of examination July 16, 2016 , July 17, 2016
Notification of examination result July 22, 2016
Remarks Please make an inquiry for details of the examination schedule.
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Interview
Entry April, 2017
Application category Second intake
Starting date for application submission November 28, 2016
Deadline of application December 2, 2016
Date of examination February 11, 2017 , February 12, 2017
Notification of examination result February 17, 2017
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Interview
Entry April, 2016
Application category Application from outside Japan
Starting date for application submission May 25, 2016
Deadline of application June 3, 2016
Date of examination July 16, 2016 - July 17, 2016
Notification of examination result July 22, 2016
Remarks Please make an inquiry for details of the examination schedule.
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Interview
Entry September, 2016
Application category First intake
Starting date for application submission February 26, 2016
Deadline of application March 9, 2016
Date of examination May 7, 2016 - May 15, 2016
Notification of examination result May 27, 2016
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Interview
Entry September, 2016
Application category 2nd Intake (Only selection for Public Management. Domestic application only acceptable. You can not apply both with 2017 April 1st Intake.
Starting date for application submission May 25, 2016
Deadline of application June 3, 2016
Date of examination July 16, 2016
Notification of examination result July 22, 2016
Entry September, 2016
Application category Application from outside Japan
Starting date for application submission February 26, 2016
Deadline of application March 9, 2016
Date of examination May 7, 2016 - May 15, 2016
Notification of examination result May 27, 2016
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Interview

Last update: Jul. 05, 2016


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