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早稲田大学 | Waseda University

Graduate School of Law

  • Entrance exam information
Postal code 169-8050
Address 1-6-1 Nishiwaseda, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Department to contact Graduate School of Law
Phone 03-3232-3924
Fax 03-5286-1808
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.
Program Master's program
Major Civil Law, Public Law, Fundamental Legal Studies
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
Availability of previous examination papers Please make an inquiry for details.
Qualification to apply Applicants who have completed 16 years and above of school education in their home countries or expect to complete it by the designated date.
Please make an inquiry for details.
Notes Applicants who have not fulfilled 16 years of school education should inquire beforehand.
Graduates of Japanese universities are required to take the same examination as Japanese students.
Others(There is not a certain category of admission by nationalities. For details, see application guidelines or make an inquiry.)
Number of international students in 2016 35
Number of privately financed students 28
Number of exchange international students 0
Examination fee 30,000 yen
Admission fee 200,000 yen
Tuition per year 549,000 yen
Other expenses 135,500 yen
Total expenses (First year) 884,500 yen
Remarks Please make a detailed inquiry as expenses differ for individual conditions.
School expense above are for students admitted at 2016.
Screening fee for Exam in Beijing, Shanghai and Taipei: 5,000 yen.
Entry April, 2017
Application category Application from outside Japan
Starting date for application submission July 25, 2016
Deadline of application July 29, 2016
Date of examination September 10, 2016
Notification of examination result October 13, 2016
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Japanese language and one other language, Major subjects(Answer in Japanese), Interview
Entry April, 2017
Application category Application from within Japan
Starting date for application submission August 1, 2016
Deadline of application August 5, 2016
Date of examination September 10, 2016
Notification of examination result October 13, 2016
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Japanese language and one other language, Major subjects(Answer in Japanese), Interview
Entry April, 2017
Application category Exam in Beijing, Shanghai and Taipei
Starting date for application submission May 2, 2016
Deadline of application May 6, 2016
Date of examination June 4, 2016
Notification of examination result July 21, 2016
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Japanese language and one other language, Major subjects(Answer in Japanese), Interview
Program Doctoral program
Major Civil Law, Public Law
International students examination offered Special selection of international students
Application from outside Japan Available.
Prior qualification screening Necessary.
Japanese language ability examination You must take Japanese Language Proficiency Test (1st level) or takeExamination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) required
Availability of previous examination papers Please make an inquiry for details.
Qualification to apply Completion of Masters degree or equivalent.
Please make an inquiry for details.
Notes Graduates of Japanese universities are required to take the same examination as Japanese students.
Number of international students in 2016 44
Number of privately financed students 36
Number of exchange international students 0
Examination fee 30,000 yen
Admission fee 200,000 yen
Tuition per year 453,000 yen
Other expenses 95,500 yen
Total expenses (First year) 748,500 yen
Remarks Please make a detailed inquiry as expenses differ for individual conditions.
School expense above are for students admitted at 2016.
Entry April, 2017
Application category Application from outside Japan
Starting date for application submission November 28, 2016
Deadline of application December 2, 2016
Date of examination January 21, 2017
Notification of examination result February 9, 2017
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Japanese language, Major subjects(Answer in Japanese), Interview, Essay
Entry April, 2017
Application category Application from within Japan
Starting date for application submission December 5, 2016
Deadline of application December 9, 2016
Date of examination January 21, 2017
Notification of examination result February 9, 2017
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Japanese language, Major subjects(Answer in Japanese), Interview, Essay
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
Qualification to apply Completion of undergraduate degree or equivalent
Notes Graduates of Japanese universities are required to take the same examination as Japanese students.
Number of international students in 2016 10
Number of privately financed students 8
Number of exchange international students 2
Examination fee 25,000 yen
Remarks Please make a detailed inquiry as expenses differ for individual conditions.
School fees for students admitted at 2017 are followings.
1. Tuition fee varies according to number of units. (1 subject is 2 units.)
38,700 yen for 1 unit at Graduate School of Humanities and social sciences.
2. Practice fee: same amount of regular students
3. Society enrollment fee: same amount of regular students
4. Society costs: same amount of regular students
5. Membership fee: same amount of regular students
<Attention>
Credited auditors with “College Student” visa must take at least 7 subjects including subjects at other Graduate Schools of Waseda University.
Entry April, 2017
Application category Application from within Japan
Starting date for application submission January 23, 2017
Deadline of application January 27, 2017
Date of examination February 23, 2017 , February 24, 2017
Notification of examination result March 1, 2017
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Interview

Last update: May. 25, 2016


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