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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.

2019 Entrance Examinations

July, Master’s Program (recommendation-based admission)

  • Publication of application guidelines: now available
  • Application period: June 1, 2018 (Friday), noon JST – June 8, 2018 (Friday), 3:00 p.m. JST
  • Examination date: July 4, 2018 (Wednesday)
  • Announcement of results: July 11, 2018 (Wednesday)

October, Master’s Program (general admission)

  • Publication of application guidelines: now available
  • Application period: September 3, 2018 (Monday), noon JST – September 21, 2018 (Friday), 3 p.m. JST
  • Examination date: October 18, 2018 (Thursday)
  • Announcement of results: November 5, 2018 (Monday)

February, Master’s program (general admission)

  • Publication of application guidelines: now available
  • Application period: December 3, 2018 (Monday), noon JST – December 26, 2018 (Wednesday), 3 p.m. JST
  • Examination date: January 31, 2019 (Thursday)
  • Announcement of results: February 19, 2019 (Tuesday)

February, Doctoral program (general admission)

  • Publication of application guidelines: now available
  • Application period: December 3, 2018 (Monday), noon JST – December 26, 2018 (Wednesday), 3 p.m. JST
  • Examination date: January 31, 2019 (Thursday)
  • Announcement of results: February 19, 2019 (Tuesday)

Master’s Program

  • Admission quota: 15 students (recommendation-based admission: 5, general admission: 10)
  • Entrance examination period: recommendation-based admission (July), general admission (October), general admission (February)

Doctoral Program

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

For more information and details on the application requirements and procedures, please visit our website at
http://eng.ap-graduate.tsukuba.ac.jp

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

Application Requirements

Application guidelines are now available online in English and Japanese.
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