Study in Kobe

Research Students Admissions - Intercultural Studies

  • Updated on August 1, 2021


Recruiting Program: Graduate only

Degree Awarded None
Foreign Students Examination -
Admission Capacity (AY 2022) a few
Applicants (AY 2020) 34
Successful Candidates (AY 2020) 34
Distribution of Application Forms Anytime on request
How to Obtain Application Guideline/Forms
  • Obtain at the faculty office for free
  • Send a self-addressed stamped envelop (24×33.2cm) to the faculty. Please contact the faculty office for details.
  • To request from abroad, please contact the faculty office.
Availability of Past Examination Not Available
Japanese Language Requirement Japanese Language Proficiency Test Level 1/ N1 or EJU Test (Japanese) 320 points and above, etc
Entry (AY 2022) April, October
Pre-Evaluation for Eligibility* -
Starting Date of Application [April Entry] Nov. 22, 2021
[October Entry] May 23, 2022
Deadline of Application [April Entry] Nov. 26, 2021
[October Entry] May 27, 2022
Date of Examination -
Date of Result -
Pre-Arrival Admission Available
Application from outside Japan Available
Visiting Japan for Entrance Exam Not Necessary
Kobe Univ. Entrance Examination Subjects 1.Application Document Screening
  • Brief Summary of Existing and Future Research Plan in Japanese (Approximately 2000 characters)
  • One from the following:
  • EJU Test( Japanese) Score Report
    ・Japanese Language Proficiency Test Level 1/ N1 Certificate and Score Report
    ・Opinion Letter from the Supervisor in Kobe University
  • Formal Consent from the Supervisor


EJU Requested Subjects Japanese as a Foreign Language
*Those who choose to submit Japanese Language Proficiency Test Level 1/N1 Certificate doesn’t need to take EJU.
Language in EJU -
Refered EJU -
English Examination None

Required following; application form, resume, graduation (completion) certificate, transcript, photo and copy of Certificate of Residence.

Please refer to the graduate school website .

*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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