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Admissions Guide

AO April Entry (Overseas)

Number of Students to be admitted

100 students of all nationalities

Applicant Qualifications

Students who have completed or are scheduled to complete a 12-year non-Japanese education curriculum (including ethnic and international schools in Japan) by March 31, 2020.

*For details of the applicant qualifications, please refer to the Application Guide.

Selection

Screening of the documents submitted with your application will produce one of three results: Unconditional Offer; Conditional Offer, Fail. An Unconditional Offer will mean that you can be admitted to SILS without any further Interview or other test. If you receive a Conditional Offer, you will be invited for an interview test, after which a decision will be made on whether you can be admitted.

Schedule: 2020 AO April Entry (Overseas)

a) Application Period August 20, 2019 – September 5, 2019
b) Announcement of Document Review Result October 22, 2019
c) Interview (For those with a Conditional Offer) November 2 or November 9, 2019
d) Announcement of Interview Result November 25, 2019

Download: Application Documents

*Application Guide and related documents for April 2020 Admission will be uploaded around June 2019.

*The following materials are for 2019 AO April Entry (Overseas).

Application Guides and Instructions
Application Guide Download

Pages 1, 19, 22 of the Guidelines have been revised (Announcement day of Document Review Results).
The revised points are highlighted in yellow.(July 18, 2018)
AO: List of Application Documents
by Education System
Detail
Payment method of screening fee (Convenience Store Easy-Pay System) Download
Payment method of screening fee (Credit Card /Online Payment System [“China UnionPay”or “Alipay” ]) Download
Application Forms and Designated Forms
Application Form Prepare and print out using Online Application System
Check Sheet Download
TEMPLATE: Certificate of
Graduation/Expected Graduation
Download
TEMPLATE: Letter to Explain the Reason Why You Are Unable to Submit the Documents Download
Individual Review Form Download
Application Form for Screening Fee Waiver  Download
Documents for the Certificate of Eligibility (COE)
Agreement for Defraying Expenses Download
Application for Certificate of Eligibility Download
Sample of the Application for Certificate of Eligibility Download

 

AO September Entry

Number of Students to be admitted

125 students of all nationalities

Applicant Qualifications

Students who have completed or will complete a 12-year education curriculum by September 20, 2018.
*For details of the applicant qualifications, please refer to the Application Guide.

Selection

Screening of the documents submitted with your application will produce one of three results: Unconditional Offer; Conditional Offer, Fail. An Unconditional Offer will mean that you can be admitted to SILS without any further Interview or other test. If you receive a Conditional Offer, you will be invited for an interview, after which a decision will be made on whether you can be admitted. For the AO September Entry, applicant can apply for either the Early Bird Admission or the Regular Admission, but not both.

Schedule: 2019 AO September Entry

Schedule for 2019 AO September Entry

 

Download: Application Documents

Application Guides and Instructions
Application Guide Download

Pages 3 of the Guidelines has been revised (February 1, 2019)
List of Application Documents by Education System Detail
Payment method of screening fee (Convenience Store Easy-Pay System) Download
Payment method of screening fee (Credit Card /Online Payment System [“China UnionPay”or “Alipay” ]) Download
Application Forms and Designated Forms
Application Form Prepare and print out using Online Application System
Check Sheet Download
TEMPLATE: Certificate of
Graduation/Expected Graduation
 Download
TEMPLATE: Letter to Explain the Reason Why You Are Unable to Submit the Documents  Download
Individual Review Form  Download
Application Form for Screening Fee Waiver
Waseda University
 Download
Documents for the Certificate of Eligibility (COE)
Agreement for Defraying Expenses  Download
Application for Certificate of Eligibility  Download
Sample of the Application for Certificate of Eligibility Download

Change of Affiliation Entry (April)

Admissions Overview (For 2019 April Entry)

*This admission is currently closed
*Details of the 2020 April entry admissions will be released in September 2019

Quota A few candidates
Academic Year

to be admitted

Second Year
Applicant
Qualifications
Candidates who fulfill the following three conditions are eligible to apply:

1. Those who are enrolled in Waseda University fromApril, 2018, and currently enrolled as a 1st year student at Waseda University.

*Your year will be determined by your student number and any delays caused by study abroad, leave of absence from the university and the like, will not be taken into account.

2. The number of credits obtained

Those who are anticipated to obtain a total of 30 credits or more in the School to which they currently belong. Credits in this case refers only to credits that are counted towards graduation in your present School.

3. Conditions concerning English ability

Those who have achieved a score in one of the following tests of English ability matching of higher than those given below:
TOEFL(iBT) 79, IELTS 6.5
* Only the scores of tests taken on or after November 1st, 2016 are deemed as being valid.

*For details of the applicant qualifications, please refer to the Application Guide.
*In the case that a candidate is unable to obtain 30 credits from the school he or she presently belongs to, he or she will not be able to enter SILS.

Screening Schedules (For 2019 April Entry)

a) Application period
*Applications should be postmarked Nov 6, 2018, or earlier
Nov. 1 (Thu.), 2018
– Nov. 6(Tue.), 2018
b) Sending Admission Card and Interview Information Nov. 16 (Fri.), 2018
c) Interview Nov. 25 (Sun.), 2018
d) Announcement of Successful Applicants Dec. 14 (Fri.), 2018

Download: Application Documents (For 2019 April Entry)

*Last updated: September 10, 2018

Application Guide Detail
Application Form Detail (Word) / Detail (Pdf)
Convenience Store Easy-Pay Systems

Change of Affiliation Entry (September)

Admissions Overview (For 2019 September Entry)

*This admission is limited to current students of Waseda University
*SILS does not implement a transfer system for students at other institutions

Quota A few candidates
Academic year

to be admitted

Second Year
Applicant

Qualifications

Applicants who fulfill all of the following requirements are eligible to apply:

1. Those who entered Waseda University in September, 2018, and currently enrolled as a 1st year student in the university.

*Your year will be determined by your student number and any delays caused by study abroad, leave of absence from the university and etc., will not be taken into account.

2. The number of credits obtained

Those who are expected to obtain a total of 30 credits or more at the School which the applicant currently belongs. Credits in this case refers only to credits that are counted towards graduation at the current School.

3. Conditions concerning English ability

Those who have taken one of the following English proficiency test and have obtained a score which meets the requirements below:

-TOEFL (iBT) 79 or higher

-IELTS (Academic) 6.5 or higher

* Only the scores of tests taken on or after April 1st,, 2017 will be valid.
* Submission of the test score is optional for those whose first language is English.

*For details of the applicant qualifications, please refer to the Application Guidelines.
*In an event that a applicant is unable to obtain 30 credits from the school he/she currently belongs to, he /she will not be eligible for transfer.

Screening Schedules (For 2019 September Entry)

a) Application period
*Applications must be postmarked by May 8th, 2019
April 25th (Thu.) – May 8th (Wed.), 2019
b) Dispatch of the Admission Card and Interview Information May 15th (Wed.), 2019
c) Interview May 25th (Sat.) – June 9th (Sun.), 2019
d) Announcement of the results June 21st (Fri), 2019

Download: Application Documents (For 2019 September Entry)

*Last updated: February 21st, 2019

Application Guidelines Details
Application Form Details (WORD) / Details (PDF)
Convenience Store Easy-Pay Systems
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