For graduate school only

Degree AwardedNone
Foreign Students Examination-
Admission Capacity AY2022)Not Available
Applicants (AY2021)46
Successful Candidates (AY2021)19
Distribution of Application FormsLate June
How to Obtain Application Guideline/FormsPlease refer to the graduate school website.
Availability of Past ExaminationNot Available
Japanese Language RequirementJapanese Language Proficiency Test Level N1
Entry April 2022
Pre-Evaluation for Eligibility*-
Starting Date of Application (AY2021)04 Jan 2022
(Non-Resident of Japan: by 02 Nov 2021)
Deadline of Application (AY2021)11 Jan 2022
(Non-Resident of Japan: by 08 Nov 2021)
Date of Examination-
Date of ResultEnd of Feb 2022 (Non-Resident of Japan : End of December 2021)
Pre-Arrival AdmissionAvailable
Application from outside JapanAvailable
Visiting Japan for Entrance ExamNot Necessary
Kobe Univ. Entrance Examination Subjects

Application Document Screening

  1. Summary of Previous Research Accomplishment in the Field (About 4,000 words in Japanese only)
  2. One from the following;
  • Japanese Language Proficiency Test Level N1 Score Report (Copy)
  • EJU Test (Japanese) Score Report (Copy)

*Preferable to obtain an approval from a professor/supervisor in advance.

EJU Requested SubjectsJapanese as a Foreign Language
*Not required to take EJU for those to submit Japanese Language Proficiency Test Level N1 (Level 1)
Language in EJUJapanese
Referred EJU-
English ExaminationNone
OthersRequired following: application form, resume, graduation (completion) certificate, transcript, and photos of the applicant. All required documents must be written in Japanese or English. In case of using other language, applicants must attach a translation issued by a public institute.

*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

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Tel. +81(0)78-803-7260
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