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Overall information regarding admission to Kyushu University and its graduate schools

http://www.kyushu-u.ac.jp/english/admission/index.php

There are four main categories of students enrolled in the Graduate School of Humanities

*Master's course students: Students who have earned a bachelor's degree and plan to acquire their master's degree in a two-year period

Major fields of study

*Doctoral course students: Students who have earned a master's degree and plan to acquire their doctoral degree in a three-year period

Major fields of study

*Research students: Students who wish to engage in specific research

Application information [for foreign exchange students]

*Auditing students: Students who wish to audit specific classes

Application information

Special selection methods apply for foreign exchange students taking the entrance exam for the master's and doctoral courses. The special selection entrance examination for foreign students contains a Japanese language examination. General information about application schedules follows.

Time Table for Enrollment

Distribution of Application Guidelines Submission Period for the Application Form Admissions Test Announcement of Test Results Registration for Enrollment Detailed Information
Master's course
(special selection of international students, Enrollment in April)
Early June 1)Early August 1)Early September 1)Mid September Late March Master's course
2)December 2)Early February 2)Mid February
Doctoral course
(Enrollment in April)
Early June 1)Early August 1)Early September 1)Mid September Late March Doctoral course
2)December 2)Early February 2)Mid February
Doctoral course
(Enrollment in October)
Early June 1)December 1)Early September 1)Mid September Late September
2)Early August 2)Early February 2)Mid February
Research students
(Enrollment in April)
anytime Late March or earlier Screening of documents By early April Mid April Research students
Research students
(Enrollment in October)
anytime Late September or earlier Screening of documents By early October Mid October
Auditor
(Enrollment in April)
anytime Late March Screening of documents Early April Mid April Audito
Auditor
(Enrollment in October)
anytime Late September Screening of documents Early October Mid October

1) You should carefully prepare for the admissions tests and required procedures.

Request for Admissions Test-related Documents

2) Obtain the application guidelines, confirm your application qualifications, and submit the application form and the required documents within the designated period.

3) Take the admissions test, and register for enrollment within the designated period.

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