Graduate School of Letters, Arts and SciencesWaseda University


The office of Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences

Business Hours

*Due to the spread of COVID-19, office hours have been changed. We appreciate for your understanding.

Mon. – Fri. : 11 am – 3 pm

  • The Office is closed on Saturday, Sundays, Holidays (excluding holidays designated as a class day), Special University Holidays, Foundation Day, Saturdays during Summer / Winter Vacation, and designated University Holidays.
  • Please click here to check the academic calendar.

FAQ for Admissions

We are informed of frequently asked questions and answers about the entrance examination. When thinking about going on to university etc, we will also inform you of the information on this page (Japanese Site).


Q1. Is there a English based program?
A1. No. We have a Japanese based program only.
However,the Global Japanese Literary and Cultural Studies(Global-J Doctoral Program)
(Global-J Master’s Program to be launched by April 2021)use both English and Japanese languages.
We will conduct hybrid research and educational activities.

Q2. Is there a September enrollment?
A2. No. April only.
However,  Global-J applicants choose to enroll starting in either April or September.

Q3. Are there the pluriannual admission exams?
A3. No. Admission exam is once in a year at each(master, doctoral) programs.

Q4. Is there a  acceptance of a research student?
A4. No. However, We have a non-degree student admission exam.

Q5. How do I contact to the faculty?
A5.  At first, please search your hope faculty on the Waseda University Researchers Database.
If you cannot find the e-mail address, please contact from here.


More Information, here (Japanese Site).

If you have any other questions, here.


Please send the inquiry to the following  form.

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