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同志社大学 | Doshisha University

Global Studies

  • Entrance exam information
Postal code 602-8580
Address Karasuma-Higashi-iru, Imadegawa-dori, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
Department to contact International Admissions Section, International Student Office, International Center
Phone 075-251-3257
Fax 075-251-3123
Type of research department Researcher development., Development of experts in their fields of specialization.
Program Master's program
Major Global Studies
International students examination offered Special selection of international students
Application from outside Japan Available.
Prior qualification screening Necessary.
Availability of previous examination papers 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 have completed 15 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.
Others(Applicants outside Japan should make a contact with a teacher of Doshisha University whom you hope take academic guidance from before application. Applicants residing outside Japan must submit the newest results of TOEFL (R) or TOEIC (R) or IELTS (If you meet certain conditions, submission is exempted). Applicants in Japan are exempted from English examination only if they submit documents to verify English proficiency of designated level.)
Number of international students in 2016 37
Number of privately financed students 36
Number of exchange international students 0
Examination fee 15,000 yen
Admission fee 200,000 yen
Tuition per year 598,000 yen
Other expenses 114,000 yen
Total expenses (First year) 912,000 yen
Remarks Contents of Other Expenses: 109,000 yen for education enhancement fee. 5,000 yen for academic association fee.

Examination fee for residents outside Japan is 10,000 yen.
Entry April, 2017
Application category Application in Japan at Autumn
Deadline for prior qualification screening July 22, 2016
Starting date for application submission July 15, 2016
Deadline of application August 9, 2016
Date of examination September 25, 2016
Notification of examination result October 4, 2016
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, English language, Oral examination, Essay, Subjects differ by major. Please make an inquiry.
Entry April, 2017
Application category Application outside Japan at Autumn
Deadline for prior qualification screening July 22, 2016
Starting date for application submission July 15, 2016
Deadline of application August 9, 2016
Notification of examination result October 4, 2016
Examination/screening methods Documents screening
Entry April, 2017
Application category Application in Japan at Spring
Deadline for prior qualification screening December 16, 2016
Starting date for application submission January 10, 2017
Deadline of application January 23, 2017
Date of examination February 19, 2017
Notification of examination result March 1, 2017
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, English language, Oral examination, Essay, Subjects differ by major. Please make an inquiry.
Program Doctoral program
Major Global Studies
International students examination offered Special selection of international students
Application from outside Japan Available.
Prior qualification screening Necessary.
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 Applicants who have not fulfilled 18 years of school education should inquire beforehand.
Others(Applicants should make a contact with a teacher of Doshisha University whom you hope take academic guidance from before application. Residents outside Japan and applicants for Cluster of American Studies (Doctoral course) must submit newest results of TOEFL (R) or TOEIC (R) (If you meet certain conditions, submission is exempted).)
Number of international students in 2016 29
Number of privately financed students 27
Number of exchange international students 0
Examination fee 15,000 yen
Admission fee 200,000 yen
Tuition per year 603,000 yen
Other expenses 126,000 yen
Total expenses (First year) 929,000 yen
Remarks Contents of Other Expenses: 121,000 yen for education enhancement fee. 5,000 yen for academic association fee.

Examination fee for residents outside Japan is 10,000 yen.
Entry April, 2017
Application category Application in Japan at Autumn
Deadline for prior qualification screening July 22, 2016
Starting date for application submission July 15, 2016
Deadline of application August 9, 2016
Date of examination September 25, 2016
Notification of examination result October 4, 2016
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Oral examination
Entry April, 2017
Application category Application outside Japan at Autumn
Deadline for prior qualification screening July 22, 2016
Starting date for application submission July 15, 2016
Deadline of application August 9, 2016
Notification of examination result October 4, 2016
Examination/screening methods Documents screening
Entry April, 2017
Application category Application in Japan at Spring
Deadline for prior qualification screening December 16, 2016
Starting date for application submission January 10, 2017
Deadline of application January 23, 2017
Date of examination February 19, 2017
Notification of examination result March 1, 2017
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Oral examination
Entry October, 2017
Application category Application in Japan at Spring
Deadline for prior qualification screening December 16, 2016
Starting date for application submission January 10, 2017
Deadline of application January 23, 2017
Date of examination February 19, 2017
Notification of examination result March 1, 2017
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Oral examination
Entry October, 2017
Application category Application outside Japan at Spring
Deadline for prior qualification screening December 16, 2016
Starting date for application submission January 10, 2017
Deadline of application January 23, 2017
Notification of examination result March 1, 2017
Examination/screening methods Documents screening
Program Research program (Graduate program)
International students examination offered Special selection of international students
Application from outside Japan Available.
Prior qualification screening Necessary.
Availability of previous examination papers Please make an inquiry for details.
Qualification to apply Completion of Masters degree or equivalent.
Completion of undergraduate degree or equivalent
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.
Applicants who have not fulfilled 18 years of school education should inquire beforehand.
Others(Applicants of Master's courses (outside Japan) and all applicants for Doctoral courses should make a contact with a teacher of Doshisha University whom you hope take academic guidance from before application. Residents outside Japan and applicants for Cluster of American Studies (Doctoral course) must submit newest results of TOEFL (R) or TOEIC (R) (If you meet certain conditions, submission is exempted). Applicants in Japan are exempted from English examination only if they submit documents to verify English proficiency of designated level. Research program in this column mean special students program at Doshisha University.)
Number of international students in 2016 1
Number of privately financed students 1
Number of exchange international students 0
Examination fee 10,000 yen
Admission fee 50,000 yen
Tuition per year 480,000 yen
Other expenses 530,000 yen
Remarks Please make a detailed inquiry as expenses differ for individual conditions.
Entry April, 2017
Application category Application in and outside Japan at Autumn
Deadline for prior qualification screening July 22, 2016
Starting date for application submission July 15, 2016
Deadline of application August 9, 2016
Notification of examination result October 4, 2016
Examination/screening methods Documents screening
Entry April, 2017
Application category Application in Japan at Spring
Deadline for prior qualification screening December 16, 2016
Starting date for application submission January 10, 2017
Deadline of application January 23, 2017
Notification of examination result March 1, 2017
Examination/screening methods Documents screening
Entry October, 2017
Application category Application in and outside Japan at Spring (Doctoral courses) Admission at Autumn
Deadline for prior qualification screening December 16, 2016
Starting date for application submission January 10, 2017
Deadline of application January 23, 2017
Notification of examination result March 1, 2017
Examination/screening methods Documents screening

Last update: Jul. 13, 2016


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