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早稲田大学 | Waseda University

Graduate School of Social Sciences

  • Entrance exam information
Postal code 169-8050
Address 1-6-1 Nishiwaseda, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Department to contact International Admissions Office, Admission Center of Educational Affairs Section
Phone 03-3204-9073
Fax 03-3204-9464
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 Major in Global Society, Major in Policy Science
International students examination offered Special selection of international students
Application from outside Japan Available.
Prior qualification screening Not necessary.
Japanese language ability examination You must pass Japanese Language Proficiency Test (2nd level or higher) or takeExamination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) required
Availability of previous examination papers Available to photocopy
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.
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.
Graduates of Japanese universities are required to take the same examination as Japanese students.
Number of international students in 2016 51
Number of privately financed students 43
Number of exchange international students 0
Examination fee 30,000 yen
Admission fee 200,000 yen
Tuition per year 624,000 yen
Other expenses 8,000 yen
Total expenses (First year) 862,000 yen
Remarks Please make a detailed inquiry as expenses differ for individual conditions.
Entry April, 2017
Application category Entrance Exam for International Students, Application in Japan (Autumn)
Starting date for application submission July 20, 2016
Deadline of application July 27, 2016
Date of examination September 18, 2016 - October 2, 2016
Notification of examination result October 14, 2016
Remarks Please make an inquiry for details of the examination schedule.
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Major subjects(Answer in Japanese), Interview
Entry April, 2017
Application category Entrance Exam for International Students, Application in Japan (Spring)
Starting date for application submission December 19, 2016
Deadline of application December 26, 2016
Date of examination February 26, 2017 - March 4, 2017
Notification of examination result March 6, 2017
Remarks Please make an inquiry for details of the examination schedule.
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Major subjects(Answer in Japanese), Interview
Entry April, 2017
Application category Entrance Exam for International Students (Application outside of Japan)
Starting date for application submission July 20, 2016
Deadline of application July 27, 2016
Date of examination September 18, 2016 - October 2, 2016
Notification of examination result October 14, 2016
Remarks Please make an inquiry for details of the examination schedule.
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Major subjects(Answer in Japanese), Interview
Remarks Please make an inquiry for details of the examination schedule.
Program Doctoral program
Major Major in Global Society, Major in Policy Science
International students examination offered Special selection of international students
Application from outside Japan Available.
Prior qualification screening Not necessary.
Japanese language ability examination You must pass Japanese Language Proficiency Test (2nd level or higher) 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.
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.
Graduates of Japanese universities are required to take the same examination as Japanese students.
Number of international students in 2015 25
Number of privately financed students 18
Number of exchange international students 0
Examination fee 30,000 yen
Admission fee 200,000 yen
Tuition per year 448,000 yen
Other expenses 8,000 yen
Total expenses (First year) 686,000 yen
Remarks Please make a detailed inquiry as expenses differ for individual conditions.
Entry April, 2017
Application category Entrance Exam for International Students (Application in Japan)
Starting date for application submission December 5, 2016
Deadline of application December 12, 2016
Date of examination March 4, 2017
Notification of examination result March 6, 2017
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Interview
Entry April, 2017
Application category Entrance Exam for International Students (Application outside Japan)
Starting date for application submission July 20, 2016
Deadline of application July 27, 2016
Date of examination October 2, 2016
Notification of examination result October 14, 2016
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Interview

Last update: Jun. 23, 2016


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