FAQ


* Does International Program start only in April?

We only accept April intake.


* Do I have to contact a professor(s) before applying? 

You are NOT required to contact any professors.

 

<Application> *Please read the guidelines carefully.

1. Preliminary Eligibility Screening

 * What is the preliminary eligibility screening?
 
This screening is to examine whether we accept the applicants who do NOT match the other eligibilities to apply for the admission.
Therefore, if you match one of "3, Application Eligibility Requirement and Preliminary Eligibility Screening" (1)-(8) requirement, you are NOT required to do the procedure.
Only if you match (9) or (10) need to apply preliminary eligibility screening. 
However, if you are not sure whether you match one of the requirements, please apply for "Preliminary Eligibility Screening".
As we mentioned on the guidelines, the screening is to confirm if the applicants have the eligibility or not.

 

 2. Required Documents

 * Are applicants required to submit GRE or GMAT?

Only for i-BA Applicants required to submit GMAT. We do NOT accept GRE.
Therefore, i-PM applicants are NOT required to submit it.

 

 3. English Scores

 * I am graduated from an English-taught Couse of a university. Do I need to submit a score of TOEFL or IELTS?

 If you can submit a certificate that your course was taught in English from your university, you are NOT required to submit the score.

 

 4. AAO System

[Same as the graduates from universities in China]

* I am from China. Do I need to do AAO Online Application before submitting the required documents?

You are NOT required to do it in advance. Instead of that, you are required to submit the photocopies of the diploma (毕业证书) and the degree certification (学士学位证书).

 

 

5. Application Fee Payment

 * I cannot pay by credit card and I live out of Japan. How can I pay the application fee?

Please contact us (Administrative Office) by September 12, 2018 (Wednesday) which mentions on the guideline.
We will inform the procedures about bank transfer.

 

 

6. Selection Procedures

 * How are the successful applicants selected?

Our selection process is “Document Evaluation”, based on the submitted documents. Therefore, you are NOT required to come to Kyoto, Japan for the examination.

* How can the applicants know the result?

We will announce on the website by the successful application number on October 24, 2018 (Wednesday) 3 pm we mention on the guideline.
Please be advised that we would NOT announce before that. Successful applicants also receive an“acceptance letter” by postal mail later.
Telephone and email inquiries will NOT be answered.
 

 

7. MEXT Scholarship

 * I am applying for MEXT Scholarship. What procedures are required?

First of all, we are announced by MEXT that we CANNOT accept the applicants to contact us BEFORE they pass the first screening (= primarily screening) of the scholarship.
Please contact us (Administrative Office, NOT our faculty members) with the certificate AFTER passing the first screening.
However, if you would like to enroll as a regular student of International Program, you are also required to apply for the admission as the screening of MEXT scholarship and the screening of International Program Admission are totally different.

 

 

8. Doctoral Program

* I would like to enroll in Doctoral program. How can I apply for that?

Unfortunately, we do NOT have a Doctoral program in English. Only in Japanese is available.
If you would like to enroll the Japanese course, you are required to have JLPT N1.
The information about our Doctor program is HERE (in Japanese).

 

Contact Us

Kyoto University Graduate School of Management Administrative Office

Yoshida Honmachi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi
Kyoto 606-8501, Japan