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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6. Selection Process

First screening
We will determine the students to be admitted by evaluating the submitted documents.
Announcement of first screening result: November 18, 2016
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), Tashkent (Uzbekistan), 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 December 13, 2016 (Tuesday) December 14, 2016 (Wednesday)
Subject Written Oral Examination Group Session
Time 10:00 – 11:15 13:00 – 10:00 –
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.