Kyoto-Cornell International Collaborative Degree Opportunity

Applicants to the Kyoto-Cornell International Collaborative Degree Opportunity must submit separate applications to both the Kyoto University Graduate School of Management and the School of Hotel Administration, Cornell SC Johnson College of Business.

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Admission Rounds

Next admission round schedule
Application: November 15 – December 1, 2021 (JST)

In addition to the September deadline in the current admission guidelines, we plan to set another deadline on December 1.
However, the September round is a “priority round” – the spaces in the December round may be limited. It is recommended to apply by the September deadline.

Updates on Application due to Covid-19 Outbreak

Last updated on June 21, 2021

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will accept the following English test scores for the next admission round in September 2021 in addition to the scores specified in the admission guideline.


Submission Period for Preliminary Eligibility Screening Materials

November 1 – November 5, 2021 (JST)
(Only for applicants who fall under specified conditions: see the Section 4 of our Admission Guidelines)

Period for Application Submission / Application Fee Payment

November 15 – December 1, 2021 (JST)


This only applies to applicants who fall under the Admission Guidelines Section 4, (9) or (10).

Guidelines for Preliminary Eligibility Screening [PDF]
Application Form for Preliminary Eligibility Screening [Word]


Please refer to the FAQs before sending us your inquiries. Please check for updates.

KC-CDO Admission FAQs [PDF]


Deadline: December 1, 2021 (EST)

International Kyoto MBA & Cornell MMH Dual Degree Opportunity (Links to Cornell’s website)