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COOL JAPAN in English -- English-based degree program in School of Global Japanese Studies --

This program features a curriculum that concentrates on traditional and modern Japanese culture, as well as Japanese society in the global community, all of which are currently attracting worldwide attention.

School of Global Japanese Studies

The School of Global Japanese Studies focuses on Japanese studies, not only from a traditional perspective but also from a global perspective. The School provides educational and research opportunities related to contemporary Japanese culture, which is currently receiving attention from around the world. The School focuses on educational research of Japanese culture and social systems, based on information extracted from aspects of business, industry and society in Japan, making up the foundation for Japanese culture today.

Online Application

Application guidelines for 2020 enrollments will be available from the below periods.

Spring Admission: around June 2019

Fall Admission: around October 2019

General information for 2019 Admission
April Admission September Admission
Enrollment Capacity 10 students in total 10 students in total
Application Eligibility (1) Completion of high school (12th year) or equivalent
(2) TOEFL iBT® 80, IELTS™(Academic) 6.0 or above, or Cambridge English: PET, FCE, CAE or CPE (Overall score) 169 or above

* The tests must be taken within 2 years before the day when each application period starts.

* Applicants who cannot submit (2) should meet either one of the following criteria: Scored 500 or above on the Critical Reading AND Writing sections of the Old SAT (both scores must be from the same test day) taken before February 2016, scored 27 or above on the Reading Test AND 28 or above on the Writing and Language Test of the New SAT (both scores must be from the same test day) taken after March 2016, scored 18 or above on the English section of ACT, or have received their primary and secondary education (12 years in principle) in English and are able to provide documentary evidence.

* The tests must be taken within 5 years before the day when each application period starts.

(3) Official standardized test results (SAT, ACT, IB, or EJU)

* New SAT: The Essay Section is optional but it is recommended to be taken.

* EJU: Examination language option: English

Subject: Japan and the World
Only applicants who have non-Japanese nationality (dual nationality with Japanese nationality is acceptable) can submit EJU scores.

* Please note that these are the only acceptable official standardized teacceptable (SAT, ACT, IB or EJU).

* Please note that applicants who are attending or had attended a higher education institution (college: Associate degree or equivalent, or university: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent) MUST submit the official standardized test too.

April Admission September Admission
Admission Schedule Application Period

(1) Tuesday, September 11, 2018
- Wednesday, October 10, 2018

(1) Friday, February 1, 2019
- Thursday, February 28, 2019

(2) Wednesday, October 31, 2018
- Wednesday, November 28, 2018

(2) Thursday, April 11, 2019
- Thursday, May 9, 2019

Announcement of the Admission Decision (1) Tuesday, December 18, 2018 (1) Tuesday, May 14, 2019
(2) Tuesday, January 29, 2019 (2) Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Application Procedure Online application
Admission Selection Method Documents Screening

The entrance examination schedule of Type Ⅱ for the School of Business Administration of 2019 is decided (it is constructed only with Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU)).

Application period 13th July 2018 (Friday)~20st July 2018 (Friday)
Recruitment number 40 (Sum of TypeⅠ,Ⅱ)
The kind of exam Type Ⅱ(Only EJU)
Application charge 15,000 Yen
Exam at the university No execution
Exams of EJU to be used Subjects Japanese language and ”Japan and the World (by Japanese or English language)”
Exam One of them below
・The first exam of 2017
・The second exam of 2017
・The first exam of 2018
Certificate of English language Exam which is necessary to submit Necessary certificate TOEFL iBT
Valid period of taking Exam 1st June 2016~31st May 2018
Necessary point 41 points
Time and place of the announcement of results 10:00 at 23th October 2018 (Tuesday)
Website

Application guidelines for 2019 enrollments are here.


Download Application and Entrance Exam Schedule and Application Documents for all Meiji University programs for International Students

About Meiji University Application Guidelines download
Admission Categories Category I Category Ⅱ English Track Application Documents download
Examination at Meiji University and the Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) Examination only in English
Place of residence Overseas Japan Overseas Japan Overseas Japan
Place of taking Entrance examination Japan Japan Overseas Japan Overseas Japan
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