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Important Notice

Graduate Credited Auditors and Auditing Students (International Students)

We accept students who are interested in taking graduate classes at our university.
Credited Auditors can earn credits for the courses they have studied.
Auditing students cannot earn credits.
Applicants should refer to the application guidelines below.

Application Guidelines

qualifications of candidacy

Those who are qualified in both 1. and 2. below

  1. Those who have completed 16 years of school education in a foreign country (or 18 years of school education in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, or veterinary medicine at the Graduate School of Medicine, or a master’s or professional degree at the Graduate School of Medicine, Graduate School of Nursing, Graduate School of Science and Technology, and United Graduate School of Agricultural Science). (including those who are expected to complete the course by the time of admission) or those who are designated by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.
  2. Persons who have taken the “Japanese” subject of the Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students administered by the Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO), or who have passed the Japanese Language Proficiency Test Level N2 or higher (Level 2 or higher for examinees before 2009) administered by the Japan Educational Exchanges and Services Foundation, or who are recognized by the University as having Japanese language ability equivalent or superior to this level.
attention (heed)

The above “those who are recognized by the University as having equivalent or better Japanese language ability” means those who have been admitted to a Japanese graduate school, university, junior college, or college of technology, etc. (hereinafter referred to as “university, etc.”). The above-mentioned “persons who are recognized by the University as having equivalent or superior Japanese language ability” are those who have graduated from a Japanese graduate school, university, junior college, technical college, etc. (hereinafter referred to as “university, etc.”) or graduated from a foreign university, etc. majoring in Japanese.

Application Documents Acceptance Period

First semester: Early March each year
Second semester: Early September each year

However, applications cannot be submitted by the proxy of each graduate school.

List of Required Documents for Application Procedures

The application must be prepared in Japanese. (Documents written in any language other than Japanese must be accompanied by a Japanese translation.)

1. Application form for admission Prescribed form (Photo attached)
2. Course Registration Form prescribed form
3. Faculty advisor notification prescribed form
4. Resume Prescribed form (photo attached)
5. Graduation certificate Certificate from the headmaster of the last school attended
6. Transcripts Certificate from the headmaster of the last school attended
7. Photographs (2) (Attach the photo to the designated space on the application form and résumé.)
8. Letter of Acceptance Prescribed form (for students or incumbents only)
9. Copy of certificate of residence or document that confirms status of residence and period of stay Only for foreigners already residing in Japan
10. Documents that can prove Japanese language proficiency Note: “Other documents that can be used to prove Japanese language proficiency” means certificates of results of the Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) issued by the Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) or certificates of Japanese Language Proficiency Test results and grades issued by the Japan Educational Exchanges and Services Foundation (JASSO), and other documents that can be used to prove Japanese language proficiency. (2) “Document certifying grades” means a document issued by an educational institution that certifies grades.
11. Examination fee Credited Auditors] 9,800 yen [Auditing Students] Free

matriculation fee

non-degree student 28,200 yen (free of charge for those who have graduated or completed their studies at the University)
auditing student free

tuition fee

non-degree student 1 credit: 14,400 yen (7,200 yen per credit for those who have graduated or completed their studies at the University)
auditing student 1 unit: 5,000 yen

selection process

Selection will be made by the faculty committee of the graduate school to which the applicant has applied, based on the documents submitted at the time of application.

Teams in charge of each graduate school

Applicants to the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Graduate School of Education, and Graduate School of Science and Engineering (Master’s and Doctoral Programs)

Team in Charge TEL FAX Location
Faculty of Law and Letter Desk
(Department of Law and Letters, Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences)
089-927-9221 089-927-9267 Educational Support Section
(in the Student Service Station)
Faculty of Collaborative Regional Innovation Desk
(Department of Industrial Systems Creation, Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences)
089-927-9019 089-927-8176
Education Faculty Desk (Graduate School of Education) 089-927-9377 089-927-8304
Faculty of Science Desk
(Master of Science, Graduate School of Science and Engineering)
089-927-9546 089-927-9657
Faculty of Engineering Desk
(Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Master’s Degree Program in Engineering, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Doctoral Degree Program)
089-927-9690 089-927-9694

Applicants to the Graduate School of Medicine

Team in Charge TEL FAX Location
Graduate School Team, Academic Affairs Division 089-960-5868 089-960-5133 School of Medicine

Applicants to the Graduate School of Agricultural Science

Team in Charge TEL FAX Location
Administration Division Academic Affairs 089-946-9806 089-941-4175 Faculty of Agriculture

Applicants to the United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences

Team in Charge TEL FAX Location
Administrative Office of the United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences 089-946-9910 089-943-5242 United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences