Degree AwardedMaster of Economics
Foreign Students ExaminationNone
Admission Capacity (AY 2022)83 (total of all selection types for master’s degree program)
Applicants (AY 2021)151 (total of all selection types for master’s degree program)
Successful Candidates (AY 2021)85 (total of all selection types for master’s degree program)
Distribution of Application FormsFirst Round (I) :  Early June
Second Round (II) :  Early November
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 .
Japanese Language RequirementSufficient for understanding lectures and related documents
Entry (AY 2022)April
Pre-Evaluation for Eligibility*First Round (I) :  By Jun. 18, 2021
Second Round (II) :  (Last year's term) By Dec. 11, 2020
Starting Date of ApplicationFirst Round (I) :  Jul. 1, 2021
Second Round (II) :  Jan. 4, 2022
Deadline of ApplicationFirst Round (I) :  Jul. 8, 2021
Second Round (II) :  Jan. 11, 2022
Date of ExaminationFirst Round (I) :  Aug. 19, 2021
Second Round (II) :  Feb. 6, 2022
Date of ResultFirst Round (I) :  Sep. 2, 2021
Second Round (II) :  Mar. 2, 2022
Pre-Arrival AdmissionNot Available
Application from outside JapanAvailable
Visiting Japan for Entrance ExamNecessary
Kobe Univ. Entrance Examination Subjects
  1. Japanese, Engliish
  2. Major Subject
  3. Oral Exams
  4. Application Document Screening

*Not required to obtain an approval from a professor/supervisor in advance. Due to the infulence of COVID-19, an original Language Exam will be conducted by the Faculty.

EJU Requested SubjectsJapanese as a Foreign Language
*Not required to take EJU for those who submit Japanese Language Proficiency Test Level N1 (Level 1) Certificate.
Language in EJUJapanese
Referred EJU-
English ExaminationTOEIC/TOEFL/IELTS
*Required for GMAP course
OthersRequired Documents:
EJU test Score Report or Japanese Language Proficiency Test Level N1 (Level 1) Certificate Submit a score report taken no more than two years before the application deadline

*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.

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