Graduate School of Pure and Applied Sciences

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Doctoral Programs / Three-year Doctoral Programs

7. Testing Location, Announcement of Acceptance, and Enrollment Procedure

Testing Location

University of Tsukuba (1-1-1 Tennoudai, Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki-ken)
Refer to “10. Information and Hints for Examinees” for details.

Announcement of Acceptance

August: Tuesday, September 12 – Tuesday, September 19, 2017
February: Friday, February 16, – Thursday, February 22, 2018

The examinee numbers of the successful applicants will be posted on the website.
https://entry.ap-graduate.tsukuba.ac.jp/
An acceptance letter will be sent to successful applicants on the same day by registered mail.

Enrollment Procedure

  1. Enrollment Procedure Guidelines (which include documents to be submitted before entrance) will be sent out to successful applicants on Friday 16, 2018. (For October entry, in late June) Follow the direction in the Guidelines.

    Note: All applicants with a full-time job need to submit a document or a letter (e.g., an order for a training course, a letter for a leave of absence, or an approval letter) from the employer to prove that they are available to complete the program.

    The successful applicants need to notify us (Academic Service Office for the Pure and Applied Sciences Area) in advance if they are moving house permanently before the date above or travelling when the documents are expected to be delivered.

  2. Estimated Expenses Upon Entrance
    1. (a)Entrance fees are 282,000 Japanese Yen (nonrefundable).
    2. (b)Tuition: The tuition for the first semester (April – September) is 267,900 Japanese Yen. The tuition for the second semester (October – March) is 267,900 Japanese Yen. (Yearly Amount: 535,800 Japanese Yen)
      (Note)

      1. (1)If fees are revised before entrance or while enrolled in this Graduate School, the revised tuition fees will be applied.
      2. (2)The entrance fees are exempted for those who are the Government-Sponsored (Japanese Government Monbukagakusho scholarship) foreign students or who completes our Master’s in March 2018 (In case of October 2018 entry, in September 2018) and continues to take our Doctoral Program.
  3. International applicants must acquire a Status of Residence suitable for entrance to a graduate school, in accordance with the Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Act (Cabinet Order No. 319 of 1951), before beginning the enrollment procedures. Those who wish to enter this Graduate School as an international student must acquire Status of Residence as a “Student”.