Study in Kobe

Master's Admissions - International Cooperation Studies

  • Updated on April 28, 2017


Degree Awarded Master of International Studies / Master of Economics / Master of Laws / Master of Political Science
Foreign Students Examination Japanese Course: Examination for both international and Japanese students
English Course: Not Available
Admission Capacity (AY 2017) 26
Applicants (AY 2016) 125
Successful Candidates (AY 2016) 101
Distribution of Application Forms [Japanese Course]
Exam in Sep: Middle of June 
Exam in Jan: Middle of June 
[English Course]
Middle of October
How to Obtain Application Guideline/Forms
  • Obtain at the faculty office for free.
  • Send a self-addressed stamped envelope (24×33.2cm) to the faculty. Please contact the faculty office for details.
  • Please refer to the graduate school website.
  • To request from abroad, please contact the faculty office.
Availability of Past Examination
  • Please refer to the university website.
  • Available on the graduate school website.
  • Available at the faculty office
* Not Available for English Course
Japanese Language Requirement Sufficient for understanding lectures and related Documents
* Japanese ability is not required for English Course
Entry (AY 2017) April (Japanese Course)
October (English Course)
Pre-Evaluation for Eligibility* [Japanese Course]
Exam in Sep: by Late June
Exam in Jan: by Late November
[English Course]
by Middle of January
Starting Date of Application [Japanese Course]
Exam in Sep: Middle of July
Exam in Jan: Middle of December
[English Course]
Late March
Deadline of Application [Japanese Course]
Exam in Sep: Late July
Exam in Jan: Early January
[English Course]
Early April
Date of Examination [Japanese Course]
Exam in Sep: Late August
Exam in Jan: Late January
[English Course]
No Exam
Date of Result [Japanese Course]
Exam in Sep: Middle of September
Exam in Jan: Early February
[English Course]
Middle of May
Pre-Arrival Admission Japanese Course: Not Available
English Course: Available
Application from outside Japan Available
Visiting Japan for Entrance Exam Japanese Course: Necessary
English Course: Not Necessary
Kobe Univ. Entrance Examination Subjects [Japanese Course]
Exam in Sep:
1. English
2. Major Subject
3. Oral Exam
4. Application Document Screening
Exam in Jan:
1. Application Document Screening
2. English
3. Oral Exam

[English Course]
Application Document Screening
※ Reqired to obtain approval from the professor/supervisor in advance.
EJU Requested Subjects Not Necessary
Language in EJU -
Referred EJU -
English Examination Japanese Course: Examinations conducted by the graduate school. No examinations for those with required score in TOEFL,etc.
English Course: None
Others -

*Pre-Evaluation for Eligibility is a screening to confirm that you are qualified to apply prior to submitting a formal application for admission.
For details, please make sure to refer to the Application Guideline/Forms.

Contact Us

Academic Affairs Office/ Faculty Office
2-1 Rokkodai-cho, Nada-ku, Kobe 657-8501 Japan
Tel. +81(0)78-803-7267
E-mail: gsics-kyomu@office.kobe-u.
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