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 Nolan School of Hotel Administration, Cornell SC Johnson College of Business.

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Updates on Application

(August 24, 2023) For applicants who graduated from universities outside Japan:
You are required to verify your eligibility via Admissions Assistance Office (AAO) prior to application. The AAO verification can be done even outside of the application period. Please find more information in the application guidelines page 3 (5. Application Process to the Graduate School of Management, Kyoto University > (1) Eligibility Verification).

(May 8, 2023) In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will continue to accept the following English test scores in addition to the scores specified in the admission guideline.


Application Dates

Application Period (Second Round)
November 15 – December 1

Admission Guidelines

KC-CDO Admission Guidelines 2024 intake (Second Round) UPDATED October 2

Preliminary Eligibility Screening

This process is only required for those who fall under certain conditions of the application eligibility. See the Section 4 of the Admission Guidelines.

Guidelines for Preliminary Eligibility Screening
Application Form for Preliminary Eligibility Screening


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

KC-CDO Admission FAQs Updated June 6, 2022