Research Student Program
Research Student Programs are conducted by the department of Economic Engineering and the department of Economic Systems, which are usually composed of the following two categories (Please note that the department of Business and Technology Management does not have Research Student Program):
A) Japanese Government (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) Scholarship Students who are selected in their home country to receive scholarships from the Japanese government.
For details on this scholarship, please inquire at the appropriate government office, or at the Japanese Embassy in your country.
B) Students who have already completed 16 years of formal education in a foreign country and wish to apply for the Master and/or Ph.D. programs at Graduate School of Economics.
The applicants to the category B) are required to obtain the level N1 of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test(JLPT) or TOEFL Certificate (minimum score of 79 TOEFL iBT) in advance, and the addmission decisions are made on the basis of full consideration of the applicant’s academic experience and the degree of relevance of the field of research to the Graduate School of Economics. One of the requirements for this program is an acceptance by a Professor or an Associate Professor in our faculty. If you would like to apply for this program, please send a written request for this program to the Student Office of the Faculty of Economics. The program starts twice a year: on April 1 and October 1. The application deadlines are November 30 of the previous year, and May 31 respectively. In case the applicant lives in Japan, deadlines are February 28 and August 31. For details, click here
. One of the requirements for this program is an acceptance by a Professor or an Associate Professor in our faculty. If you get an acceptance from a professor or an Associate Professor, please download and fill out the forms
, then send all the required documents to the Student Office of the School and Graduate School of Economics.
*Please note that the department of Business and Technology and Management does not provide Research Student Program.