Application Guidelines

Guidelines for Academic Year 2018 Admission to the Doctoral Program NEW
Important information for applicants: Online Application
Form for pasting the stamp needed to send you the examinee card: Download
Those living in Japan must submit the form (those living abroad are not required to do so).
We will start receiving online applications from 6 December to 20 December 2017.
Please note that the above period is different from the period within which we accept the application documents: from 15 December (Fri.) to 20 December (Wed.) 2017 (the application documents must arrive at the GSAIS Student Affairs Office before 5 pm on 20 December 2017).
A preliminary confirmation
Those who fall under the eligibility requirements (3),(4),(5),(6),(9),(10) need A preliminary confirmation.
Please download necessary documents from below

Those who fall under the eligibility requirements (3), (4), (5), (6), who fall under ① or ②
①Those who have received an application of AAO in the past and has been confirmed as having application qualification
②Those who graduated from universities other than Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan
Student School Record Form

Applicants applying for eligibility requirements (9), (10) Application Eligibility Evaluation Request Form

Educational Background Record Form

Those who have completed (or are expected to complete) a graduate school in Japan Educational Background Record Form


Essay PDF
Please download from the left (A4 paper) and submit it by the deadline of the application document.
(Please don’t write by hand writing.)