School of Integrative and Global Majors (SIGMA)

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General Admission Examination for Ph.D. Program in Human Biology Program
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6. Selection Process

First screening
We will determine the students to be admitted by evaluating the submitted documents.
Announcement of first screening result: July 20, 2017.
Second screening
Applicants who have passed the first screening will take an examination.
Examination Site

For the applicants living in Japan: University of Tsukuba
For the applicants living overseas: Bonn (Germany), Shanghai (China), Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam), Dallas (USA), Taipei (Taiwan), Jakarta (Indonesia)
*The examination sites overseas will be confirmed after the announcement of the first screening result. We will decide the venue in light of the number of people who pass the first screening.

Examination Schedule and the Subjects
Date August 29, 2017 (Tuesday) August 30, 2017 (Wednesday)
Subject Written (100 points) Oral Examination (100 points) Group Session (100 points)
Time 10:00 – 11:15 13:00 – 10:00 – 11:30
Content
Writing
Individual Interview
Debate
Language
English
English or Japanese
English or Japanese

*If you choose an overseas site of entrance examination, Oral Examination/ Group Session should be only spoken in English.
*The applicants are required to pay for their own transportation and accommodation fees.