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Graduate School Tokyo  / Private

上智大学 | Sophia University

Global Studies

  • Entrance exam information
Postal code 102-8554
Address 7-1, Kioi-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Department to contact Admissions Office of Graduate Schools, Admission Center
Phone 03-3238-3517
Fax 03-3238-3262
Type of research department There are graduate courses and programs where you can earn a degree through classes taught entirely in English.
Program Master's program
Major International Relations, Area Studies, Global Studies
International students examination offered Special selection of international students
Application from outside Japan Available.
Prior qualification screening Necessary.
Japanese language ability examination You must take Japanese Language Proficiency Test (Level does not matter)
Availability of previous examination papers Available to photocopy
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 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 Others
Number of international students in 2019 103
Number of privately financed students 93
Number of exchange international students 10
Examination fee 35,000 yen
Admission fee 200,000 yen
Tuition per year 480,000 yen
Other expenses 241,400 yen
Total expenses (First year) 921,400 yen
Remarks Please make an inquiry beforehand, because 'Other Expenses' differs by major.
Please make a detailed inquiry as expenses differ for individual conditions.
Only for Master's course of International Relations major, there is a special entrance examination for international students. Applicants are required to submit results of JLPT (Grades does not matter).

For application details, refer to the following website.
International Relations major, Area Studies major
https://www.sophia.ac.jp/jpn/admissions/in_ad/ad_gaiyo/innyushi.html
Global Studies major (degree program taught in English)
https://www.sophia.ac.jp/eng/admissions/graduate_p/english_g2/gs.html
Entry April, 2020
Application category September entrance examination (International Relations and Area Studies only)
Deadline for prior qualification screening July 7, 2019
Starting date for application submission July 8, 2019
Deadline of application July 23, 2019
Date of examination September 18, 2019
Notification of examination result September 27, 2019
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Language of examination, Major subjects, Oral examination, Subjects differ by major. Please make an inquiry.
Entry April, 2020
Application category February entrance examination (International Relations and Area Studies only)
Deadline for prior qualification screening December 1, 2019
Starting date for application submission December 3, 2019
Deadline of application December 20, 2019
Date of examination February 13, 2020
Notification of examination result February 20, 2020
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Language of examination, Major subjects, Oral examination, Subjects differ by major. Please make an inquiry.
Entry April, 2020
Application category September entrance examination for international students (International Relations only)
Deadline for prior qualification screening July 7, 2019
Starting date for application submission July 8, 2019
Deadline of application July 23, 2019
Date of examination September 18, 2019
Notification of examination result September 27, 2019
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Major subjects, Interview
Entry April, 2020
Application category February entrance examination for international students (International Relations only)
Deadline for prior qualification screening December 1, 2019
Starting date for application submission December 2, 2019
Deadline of application December 20, 2019
Date of examination February 13, 2020
Notification of examination result February 20, 2020
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Interview
Entry April, 2020
Application category Global Studies major (spring enrollment)
Starting date for application submission August 28, 2019
Deadline of application September 18, 2019
Notification of examination result November 8, 2019
Examination/screening methods Documents screening
Entry September, 2020
Application category Global Studies major (autumn enrollment)
Starting date for application submission March 18, 2020
Deadline of application April 8, 2020
Notification of examination result June 10, 2020
Examination/screening methods Documents screening
Program Doctoral program
Major International Relations, Area Studies, Global Studies
International students examination offered No special selection of international students
Application from outside Japan Available.
Prior qualification screening Necessary.
Availability of previous examination papers Available to photocopy
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 Others(For the major of Area Studies, Prospective applicants must contact the program's supervising faculty through their offices before the application submission period.)
Number of international students in 2019 15
Number of privately financed students 10
Number of exchange international students 4
Examination fee 35,000 yen
Admission fee 200,000 yen
Tuition per year 451,000 yen
Other expenses 152,100 yen
Total expenses (First year) 803,100 yen
Remarks Please make a detailed inquiry as expenses differ for individual conditions.
For application details, refer to the following website.
International Relations major, Area Studies major
https://www.sophia.ac.jp/jpn/admissions/in_ad/ad_gaiyo/innyushi.html
Global Studies major (You can take degree with English. Japanese proficiency is not required.)
https://www.sophia.ac.jp/eng/admissions/graduate_p/english_g2/gs.html
Entry April, 2020
Application category February entrance examination (International Relations major and Area Studies major only)
Deadline for prior qualification screening December 1, 2019
Starting date for application submission December 2, 2019
Deadline of application December 20, 2019
Date of examination February 13, 2020 - February 14, 2020
Notification of examination result February 20, 2020
Remarks Please make an inquiry for details of the examination schedule.
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Language of examination, Major subjects, Oral examination, Subjects differ by major. Please make an inquiry.
Entry April, 2020
Application category Global Studies major (spring enrollment)
Starting date for application submission August 28, 2019
Deadline of application September 18, 2019
Notification of examination result November 8, 2019
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Interview
Entry September, 2020
Application category Global Studies major (autumn enrollment)
Starting date for application submission March 18, 2020
Deadline of application April 8, 2020
Notification of examination result June 10, 2020
Examination/screening methods Documents screening, Interview

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