Doctoral Program: Application from within Japan

Applicants who are facing difficulties with their application, such as not being able to submit their Certificate of Graduation or Academic Transcript, due to the spread of the COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) should contact the Admissions Office (

If there are any changes to the application process, announcements will be made on the Graduate School of Media and Governance website. Please check for announcements regularly.

[Graduate School of Media and Governance website]

The application guidebook and forms for applications during the academic year 2023 are available to download from the bottom of this page.

All applicants must carefully read the detailed information provided in the application guidebooks.

[PDF] Screening Flowchart Excerpt from the Application Guidebook

Application Guidebook

Application Guidebook.pdf

Application forms

Foreign Nationals

[PDF] Japanese Language Proficiency Survey Form