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立命館大学 | Ritsumeikan University

Graduate School of Sociology

  • Entrance exam information
Postal code 603-8577
Address 56-1 Tojiin Kita-machi, Kita-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
Department to contact Faculty of Industrial Sociology Office
Phone 075-465-8185
Fax 075-465-8196
Type of research department Researcher development., For some courses, development of experts in their fields of specialization.
Program Master's program
Major Applied Sociology
International students examination offered Special selection of international students
Application from outside Japan Available.
Prior qualification screening Necessary.
Availability of previous examination papers Available for reference
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.
Number of international students in 2015 19
Number of privately financed students 19
Number of exchange international students 0
Examination fee 35,000 yen
Admission fee 300,000 yen
Tuition per year 796,000 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, 2016
Application category Entrance Examination for International Students (Screening in September)
Deadline for prior qualification screening July 3, 2015
Starting date for application submission July 24, 2015
Deadline of application August 28, 2015
Date of examination September 19, 2015
Notification of examination result October 2, 2015
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, English language, Major subjects(Answer in Japanese), Interview, Subjects differ by major. Please make an inquiry.
Entry April, 2016
Application category Entrance Examination for International Students (Screening in February)
Deadline for prior qualification screening December 4, 2015
Starting date for application submission January 8, 2016
Deadline of application January 22, 2016
Date of examination February 13, 2016
Notification of examination result February 26, 2016
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, English language, Major subjects(Answer in Japanese), Interview, Subjects differ by major. Please make an inquiry.
Program Doctoral program
Major Applied Sociology
International students examination offered Special selection of international students
Application from outside Japan Available.
Prior qualification screening Necessary.
Availability of previous examination papers Available for reference
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 Others(Consultation with the instructor is required beforehand.)
Number of international students in previous year 0
Number of privately financed students 0
Number of exchange international students 0
Examination fee 35,000 yen
Admission fee 300,000 yen
Tuition per year 500,000 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, 2016
Application category Entrance Examination for International Students (Screening in September)
Deadline for prior qualification screening July 3, 2015
Starting date for application submission July 24, 2015
Deadline of application August 28, 2015
Date of examination September 19, 2015
Notification of examination result October 2, 2015
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, English language, Major subjects(Answer in Japanese), Interview
Entry April, 2016
Application category Entrance Examination for International Students (Screening in February)
Deadline for prior qualification screening December 4, 2015
Starting date for application submission January 8, 2016
Deadline of application January 22, 2016
Date of examination February 13, 2016
Notification of examination result February 26, 2016
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, English language, Major subjects(Answer in Japanese), Interview

Last update: May. 29, 2015


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