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同志社大学 | Doshisha University

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"Learn to Live and Live to Learn" with the history of 141 years, developing frontiers of "wisdom"

Our founding spirit consists of three main principles: Christianity, Liberalism and Internationalism. Doshisha was founded by Joseph Hardy Neesima in 1875 as the first Japanese school advocating the teaching of Christianity. Doshisha has more than 29,000 students and 1,517 of them are from outside Japan.
We offers English-based degree programs designed for degree-seeking undergraduate and graduate students.

【English-based Degree Programs】
(Undergraduate Program)
・The Institute for the Liberal Arts

(Graduate Program) 
・International Science and Technology Course at the Graduate School of Science and Engineering / Life and Medical Sciences
http://istc.doshisha.ac.jp/en/
・Global MBA
Master's Degree Program, Global Business and Management Studies
http://gmba.doshisha.ac.jp/en/
Doshisha Business School
・Graduate School of Global Studies
http://global-studies.doshisha.ac.jp/en/index.html

Global Communications

  • Admission
Postal code 602-8580
Address Karasuma-Higasi-Iru, Imadegawa-dori, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
Department to contact International Center Student Section, International Center
Phone 075-251-3257
Fax 075-251-3123
International Students Examination There is special selection.
Admission capacity 15 (for the 2017 school year)
Applicants 21 (for the 2016 school year)
Successful candidates 18 (for the 2016 school year)
Number of international students 59 (for the 2016 school year)
Number of privately financed international students 66 (for the 2016 school year)
Application fee 15,000 yen (for the 2017 school year)
Admission fee 200,000 yen (for the 2017 school year)
Tuition per year 921,000 yen (for the 2017 school year)
Other expenses 173,000 yen (for the 2017 school year)
Remarks Contents of "Other Expenses"
Education enhancement fee: 168,000 yen
Academic association fee: 5,000 yen.

For students to transfer at the 3rd year.
Tuition fee: 897,000 yen
"Other Expenses": 191,000 yen
(Education enhancement fee: 186,000 yen
Academic association fee: 5,000 yen.)
Department(s) Global Communications
Distribution of application forms Middle of May
Entry (Spring) April, 2017 entry
Application category First intake
Starting date for application submission August 25, 2016
Deadline of application September 7, 2016
Date of examination October 8, 2016 , October 9, 2016
Notification of examination result October 21, 2016
Deadline of enrollment procedures November 14, 2016
Admission procedures - Application from outside Japan Available.
Admission procedures - Visiting Japan for entrance exam Not necessary.
Sections of exam prepared by the college or university Application screening process, Oral Examination, (For transfer to the 3rd year, there is not Essay. There are examinations of Japanese and Special subjects)
Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) - Designated subjects Japanese as a Foreign Language, Japan and the World
Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) - Language in the exam Japanese language
Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) - Referred exam Exams from November, 2014 onwards
English examination TOEFL-iBT, TOEFL-ITP, TOEIC, IELTS
Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) Not necessary.
Remarks On-line registration is required before application.
Period for on-line registration: 22nd August 2016 to 7th September 2016

Deadline of Enrollment procedure for applicants living in Japan: 16th March 2017
2nd deadline of Enrollment procedure for applicants living out of Japan will be shown at a later date.
Entry (Spring) April, 2017 entry
Application category Second intake
Starting date for application submission November 14, 2016
Deadline of application November 25, 2016
Date of examination January 7, 2017 , January 8, 2017
Notification of examination result January 20, 2017
Deadline of enrollment procedures February 2, 2017
Admission procedures - Application from outside Japan Available.
Admission procedures - Visiting Japan for entrance exam Not necessary.
Sections of exam prepared by the college or university Application screening process, Oral Examination, (For transfer to the 3rd year, there is not Essay. There are examinations of Japanese and Special subjects)
Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) - Designated subjects Japanese as a Foreign Language, Japan and the World
Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) - Language in the exam Japanese language
Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) - Referred exam Exams from June, 2015 onwards
English examination TOEFL-iBT, TOEFL-ITP, TOEIC, IELTS
Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) Not necessary.
Remarks On-line registration is required before application.
Period for on-line registration: 7th November 2016 to 25th November 2016

Deadline of Enrollment procedure for applicants living in Japan: 16th March 2017
2nd deadline of Enrollment procedure for applicants living out of Japan will be shown at a later date.

Last update: Aug. 12, 2016


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