Application | Doctoral Program
Outline of the doctoral program
Mid-May for Application Period I
Early-October for Application Period II
Timing of Admission
April or September
Applicants must choose their desired timing of admission when applying.
- Application Period I of the present academic year is for those seeking admission in September of the present academic year or April of the following academic year
- Application Period II of the present academic year is for those seeking admission in April or September of the following academic year
(The number refers to the total number of students admitted in April and September combined, through three application categories in each academic year.)
Media and Governance
Ph.D. (Media and Governance), Ph.D. (Philosophy)
The Doctoral Program has three categories for application: "Application from within Japan", "Application from Overseas", and "Doctoral Program for Career Professionals".
There is no application category designated only for international students.
Please refer to the Application Guidebook for detailed information of each category.