Admission Information

Last Updated: 19 October 2020

※ Due to the recent outbreak of COVID-19, the entrance examinations this year may not be conducted in the way described in the Application Guidelines. Please visit our website regularly and check the updated information regarding the entrance examinations.
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The Graduate School of Advanced Integrated Studies in Human Survivability (Shishu-Kan) is a seamless 5-year doctoral program established under the program for leading graduate schools by MEXT. The schedule for application and the entrance examination (enrollment in the Academic Year 2021) is as follows.

Online registration for application: 2-16 December, 2020
Application documents must be received from 11 December to 16 December, 2020
Examination dates: 23 and 24 January, 2021

You will need to register online first, download and print the application documents, and physically mail the original to GSAIS.
For details, check the following.

General Entrance Examination [NEW]
Special Admission for International Students [NEW]

Applicants for whom the status of residence is “Study Abroad” or who are expected to obtain the status of residence “Study Abroad” at the time of admission must apply for “Special Admission for International Students”. You cannot apply for “General Entrance Examination”.

<Past Entrance Examination Questions>
Written examination questions (excluding questions for the Winter selection) for the past two years (without the sections that are copyrighted) will be available on Shishu-Kan’s web site. Prospective applicants who wish to view the questions directly at the Student Affairs Office (during working hours only) should bring an ID with a photo (one out of the following: student ID, driver’s license, passport, resident card, etc.). However, it’s not allowed to take copies.

Enrollment in April 2019
Enrollment in April 2020


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