Graduate School of EconomicsWaseda University

For Current Students

Research Guidance

1. Research Guidance System

At the Graduate School of Economics, supervisors are decided in the first semester of the first year, and Research Guidance takes place in the following semester. Subadvisors are decided in the second semester of the first year, so students are then able to receive research guidance from two professors.
In order to apply for supervisors and subadvisors, students need to fill out “Application form”from My Waseda.
The application process is as follows.

Year Semester Process What to submit (Form) How to submit
First 1. Selection of Supervisor Research Proposal
Apply from “My Waseda (Application form)”
Second 2. Selection of Subadvisor Research Proposal Apply from “My Waseda (Application form)”
First 3. Submission of Research Progress Materials related to Master’s Thesis Submit to the supervisor
after approved by the
subadvisor
Submission of Master’s Thesis Submission of Master’s Thesis Materials related to Master’s Thesis Refer to “Master’s Thesis” for Master’s Thesis submission information.

2. Selection of Supervisor 

(Schedule for AY 2018)

April
2018
Enrollees
September
2018
Enrollees
Process Details
~5/30 ~11/6 Some faculty members may introduce their research guidance by setting office hours, holding information session, or using the Course [email protected], etc. For details, please refer to this page.
5/31~6/7 11/7~11/18 ①First application period (*) Students select their preferred supervisor via ‘My Waseda(Application form)’. Required fields include[Name, Educational background, Research plan, etc]

【Application Form】

6/8~6/22 11/19~12/3 ②First screening period Supervisors judge if the application from  students is acceptable or not.Student’s name will be posted on the bulletin board of Graduate School of Economics, if their application got accepted.
6/26 12/5 ③Result of first application period Publish on the bulletin board of the Graduate School of Economics
6/26 ~7/1 12/5~12/11 ④Second application period (*) Students who are not accepted in the first application period, select another preferred supervisor via ‘MyWaseda(Application form)’ . Required fields include[Name, Educational background, Research plan, etc]

【Application Form】

7/3~7/10 12/12~12/18 ⑤Second screening period Supervisors judge if the application from  students is acceptable or not.Student’s name will be posted on the bulletin board of Graduate School of Economics, if their application got accepted.
7/12 2018/12/21 ⑥Result of second application period The results of the process are announced.
Mid-September Late March ⑦Registration for Research Guidance (seminar) Students will be automatically registered for Research Guidance (seminar) held by their supervisors.

*Please note that students can apply to one supervisor in each application period. They cannot apply to more than two supervisors at the same time.

*The designated application from in My Waseda is only available during the application period.

3. Selection of Subadvisor  

(Schedule for AY 2018)

April
2018
Enrollees
September
2018
Enrollees
Process Details
~11/6 ~5/30  Some faculty members may introduce their research guidance by setting office hours, holding information session, or using the Course [email protected], etc. For details, please refer to this page.
11/7~11/18 5/31~6/7 ①First application period (*) Students select their preferred subadvisor via ‘My Waseda(Application form)’. Required fields include[Name, Educational background, Research plan, etc]

【Application Form】

11/19~12/3 6/8~6/22 ②First screening period Subabvisors judge if the application from  students is acceptable or not.Student’s name will be posted on the bulletin board of Graduate School of Economics, if their application got accepted.
12/5 6/26 ③Result of first application period Publish on the bulletin board of the Graduate School of Economics
12/5~12/11 6/26 ~7/1 ④Second application period (*) Students who are not accepted in the first application period, select another preferred supervisor via ‘MyWaseda(Application form)’ . Required fields include[Name, Educational background, Research plan, etc]

[Application Form]

12/12~12/18 7/3~7/10 ⑤Second screening period Subabvisors judge if the application from  students is acceptable or not.Student’s name will be posted on the bulletin board of Graduate School of Economics, if their application got accepted.
2018/12/21 7/12 ⑤Result of second application period The results of the process are announced.

*Please note that students can apply to one subadvisor in each application period. They cannot apply to more than two subadvisors at the same time.

*The designated application from in My Waseda is only available during the application period.

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