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Entrance Examinations and Scholarships

Entrance Examination Orientations


We will hold entrance examination orientations for the 2019 Doctoral/Master’s Program in International Public Policy according to the following schedule. If you are interested in applying for the Program, or if you have any questions about the curriculum or life as a graduate student, we encourage you to participate.

Orientation 1

May 17, 2018 (Thursday), from 11:30 to 12:15,
University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba Campus, Building 3K, Meeting Room 3K318

Orientation 2

August 10, 2018 (Friday), from 15:00 to 16:00,
University of Tsukuba, Tokyo Campus, Bunkyo School Building, Lecture Hall 121

 

Admission Quotas and Entrance Examination Periods

The admission quotas and entrance examination periods for International Public Policy are different for the Master’s and Doctoral programs.

2018 Entrance Examinations

July Session, Master’s Program

  • Publication of application guidelines: now available
  • Application period: June 1, 2017 (Thursday) – June 9, 2017 (Friday)
  • Examination date: July 5, 2017 (Wednesday)
  • Announcement of results: July 12, 2017 (Wednesday)

October Session, Master’s Program

  • Publication of application guidelines: now available
  • Application period: September 1, 2017 (Friday) – September 21, 2017 (Thursday)
  • Examination date: October 19, 2017 (Thursday)
  • Announcement of results: November 1, 2017 (Wednesday)

February Session, Master’s and Doctoral programs

  • Publication of application guidelines: now available
  • Application period: December 1, 2017 (Friday) – January 10, 2018 (Wednesday)
  • Examination date: January 30, 2018 (Tuesday)
  • Announcement of results: February 16, 2018 (Friday)

Master’s Program

  • Admission quota: 15 students (5 recommended, 10 general)
  • Entrance examination period: recommendation examination (July Session), general examination (October Session), general examination (February Session)

Doctoral Program

  • Admission quota: 10 students
  • Entrance examination period: general examination (February Session)

For details of the application requirements, etc., please be sure to check the following URL:
http://www.tsukuba.ac.jp/en/study-tsukuba/study-graduate

Past Entrance Examination Results

International Public Policy Program entrance examination results for the past five years are available at the following URL (Japanese only):
http://www.tsukuba.ac.jp/admission/graduate/result.html

Obtaining the Application Requirements

The University of Tsukuba Graduate School Application Requirements are now published online (only available in Japanese for the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences) and are no longer available in pamphlet form:
http://eng.ap-graduate.tsukuba.ac.jp

Scholarships

Information regarding applying for various scholarships, etc. is provided at the following URL:
http://www.tsukuba.ac.jp/en/students/finance

Publication of Past Entrance Examination Questions

In the International Public Policy Program, past master’s/doctoral entrance examination questions are available via three methods: viewing, copying, and mail (past two years only). We can also send a copy (PDF) as an email attachment. For more details, please contact the Office of the International Public Policy Program.

Office of the International Public Policy Program,
Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Tsukuba,
1-1-1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-8571 Japan
Tel: 029-853-6795
Fax: 029-853-7440

If you wish to view the questions in the Office of the International Public Policy Program, please visit Room 320 in Building 3K between 9:30 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday to Friday (except public holidays).
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For specific details of the overall publication status, please check the following URL:
http://www.tsukuba.ac.jp/en/study-tsukuba/study-graduate/grad-exam/pastexams-grad