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Graduate School Okayama  / National

岡山大学 | Okayama University

Humanities and Social Sciences

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Postal code 700-8530
Address 3-1-1 Tsushimanaka, Kita-ku, Okayama-shi, Okayama
Department to contact Academic Affairs and Student Office, Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Phone 086-251-7357
Fax 086-251-7350
Type of research department Researcher development., Development of experts in their fields of specialization.
Program Master's program
Major Socio-Cultural Basics Sciences, Comparative Socio-Cultural Sciences, Public Policy Sciences, Management Sciences in Organization
International students examination offered Special selection of international students
Application from outside Japan Not 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.
Notes Applicants who have not fulfilled 16 years of school education should inquire beforehand.
Others(Refer to Okayama University's website for details on the testing schedule and qualifications for applying. http://www.okayama-u.ac.jp/user/hss/admission/index.html)
Number of international students in 2016 79
Number of privately financed students 73
Number of exchange international students 10
Examination fee 30,000 yen
Admission fee 282,000 yen
Tuition per year 535,800 yen
Entry October, 2017
Application category Master's Course Entrance Examination for International Students and Working Adults
Deadline for prior qualification screening June 21, 2017
Starting date for application submission July 13, 2017
Deadline of application July 19, 2017
Date of examination August 22, 2017
Notification of examination result September 4, 2017
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Language of examination, Major subjects, Interview, Oral examination, Essay, Practical skill, Subjects differ by major. Please make an inquiry.
Entry April, 2018
Application category Master's Course Entrance Examination
Deadline for prior qualification screening December 1, 2017
Starting date for application submission January 10, 2018
Deadline of application January 16, 2018
Date of examination February 16, 2018
Notification of examination result February 26, 2018
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Language of examination, Major subjects, Interview, Oral examination, Essay, Practical skill, Subjects differ by major. Please make an inquiry.
Entry October, 2018
Application category Master's Course Entrance Examination for International Students at Outside of Japan
Remarks Please make an inquiry for details of the examination schedule.
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Interview, Subjects differ by major. Please make an inquiry.
Program Doctoral program
Major Socio-CulturalSciences
International students examination offered No special selection of international students
Application from outside Japan Not available.
Prior qualification screening Necessary.
Availability of previous examination papers Not available.
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.
Notes Applicants who have not fulfilled 18 years of school education should inquire beforehand.
Others(Refer to Okayama University's website for details on the testing schedule. http://www.okayama-u.ac.jp/user/hss/admission/index.html)
Number of international students in 2016 19
Number of privately financed students 8
Number of exchange international students 0
Examination fee 30,000 yen
Admission fee 282,000 yen
Tuition per year 535,800 yen
Entry April, 2018
Application category Doctor's Course Entrance and Advancement Examination
Deadline for prior qualification screening December 1, 2017
Starting date for application submission January 4, 2018
Deadline of application January 9, 2018
Date of examination February 7, 2018
Notification of examination result February 26, 2018
Examination/screening methods Language of examination, Major subjects, Interview, Oral examination, Subjects differ by major. Please make an inquiry.
Entry October, 2018
Application category Doctor's Course Entrance Examination at outside of Japan for International Students
Remarks Please make an inquiry for details of the examination schedule.
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Interview, Subjects differ by major. Please make an inquiry.
Entry October, 2018
Application category Doctor's Course Entrance Examination for International Students (For those who completed the Okayama University - North East China Universities Platform Graduate Student Exchange Program (O-NECUS))
Remarks Please make an inquiry for details of the examination schedule.
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Interview, Subjects differ by major. Please make an inquiry.
Entry Please make an inquiry for details.
Application category Doctor's Course for Chinese Government-Sponsored Research Students
Remarks Please make an inquiry for details of the examination schedule.
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Interview, Subjects differ by major. Please make an inquiry.
Entry Please make an inquiry for details.
Application category Doctor's Course for Chinese Students to Study in Japan
Remarks Please make an inquiry for details of the examination schedule.
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Interview, Subjects differ by major. Please make an inquiry.
Program Research program (Graduate program)
International students examination offered No 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 Not available.
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 required. (A list of academic advisors are available.)
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(Refer to Okayama University's website for details on the testing schedule and qualifications for applying. http://www.okayama-u.ac.jp/user/hss/prospective/kenkyusei.html)
Number of international students in 2016 23
Number of privately financed students 21
Number of exchange international students 0
Examination fee 9,800 yen
Admission fee 84,600 yen
Tuition per year 356,400 yen
Entry October, 2017
Application category For applicants residing outside of Japan
Deadline for prior qualification screening May 12, 2017
Starting date for application submission June 12, 2017
Deadline of application June 16, 2017
Notification of examination result July, 2017
Remarks Please make an inquiry for details of the examination schedule.
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Subjects differ by major. Please make an inquiry.
Entry October, 2017
Application category For applicants residing in Japan
Deadline for prior qualification screening May 12, 2017
Starting date for application submission August 31, 2017
Deadline of application September 5, 2017
Notification of examination result September, 2017
Remarks Please make an inquiry for details of the examination schedule.
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Subjects differ by major. Please make an inquiry.
Entry April, 2018
Application category For applicants residing outside of Japan
Deadline for prior qualification screening November 17, 2017
Starting date for application submission December 11, 2017
Deadline of application December 15, 2017
Notification of examination result January, 2018
Remarks Please make an inquiry for details of the examination schedule.
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Subjects differ by major. Please make an inquiry.
Entry April, 2018
Application category For applicants residing in Japan
Deadline for prior qualification screening November 17, 2017
Starting date for application submission February 21, 2018
Deadline of application February 27, 2018
Notification of examination result March, 2018
Remarks Please make an inquiry for details of the examination schedule.
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Subjects differ by major. Please make an inquiry.

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