School of Integrative and Global Majors (SIGMA)

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General Admission Examination for Ph.D. Program in Human Biology Program (December)

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7. Announcement of Acceptance and Enrollment Procedure

Announcement of Acceptance

The examinee numbers of successful applicants will be posted on our website on December 27, 2016.
Acceptance letters will be sent to the successful applicants. The letters will be posted by express mail to the applicants residing overseas or by registered mail to those residing in Japan.

Enrollment Procedure

  1. 1.Enrollment Procedure Guidelines (which contain documents to be submitted before entrance) will be sent out to successful applicants on middle of February 2017.
    Follow the direction in the Guidelines.
    The successful applicants are expected to notify us before the date above if they change their postal address.
  2. 2.The deadline of Enrollment Procedure
    You must send your documents with a specified envelop until the beginning of May. Follow the direction in the Guidelines.
  3. 3.You will be offered the Financial Support from the SIGMA, which would assist you to dedicate yourself to your study. To apply for the Financial Support, you need to complete the Research Plan form that will be sent via email by the SIGMA early March (the deadline for submission to be announced). The Financial Support should cover the Admission Fees and Tuition Fees as well as living expenses.
    Please note that if you receive other forms of financial aid such as scholarships, you are not eligible for the Financial Support.
    (1)Admission Fees: 282,000 yen
    (2)Tuition Fees: 535,800 yen.
    Please see the detail for our financial support.

  4. 4.All applicants with a job (except part-time) need a document or a letter (ex; an order for a training course, a letter of leave of absence or an approval letter) from the employer to prove that you are available to complete the program.
  5. 5.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 enrollment procedures. Those who wish to enter this program as an international student must acquire Status of Residence as a “Student.”
    The documents to apply a Status of Residence suitable for entrance will be sent in the beginning of March by SIGMA.