Graduate School of Political ScienceWaseda University

For Prospective Students

Admission Process

*Please check FAQ as well.

Program Entrance Admission
Master’s Program September General
Internal *For only undergraduate students in WASEDA University.
Doctoral Program September General
Internal *For only GSPS Master’s Program Students in WASEDA
April General
Internal *For only GSPS Master’s Program Students in WASEDA

*We have only one entrance opportunity (September entrance) in one year for English-based Master Degree Program.

Master's Program for Entrance September 2022 【General Admission】

*Please check FAQ as well.

Courses Research fields Degrees
Political Science Course Contemporary Politics Master of Arts in Political Science
Political Thought and Political History
Comparative Politics
International Relations

Admission Schedule

September 2022 Admission

Application Documents

Will be released in December 2021

Master's Program for Entrance September 2022 【Internal Admissions by Recommendation】

For only undergraduate students in WASEDA University.

*Please check FAQ as well.

Courses Research fields Degrees
Political Science Course Contemporary Politics Master of Arts in Political Science
Political Thought and Political History
Comparative Politics
International Relations

 Admission Schedule

September 2022 Admission

 Application Documents

Will be released in March 2022

Doctoral Program for Entrance September 2022 【General Admission】

*Please check FAQ as well.

Courses Research fields Degrees
Political Science Course Contemporary Politics Doctor of Political Science
Political Thought and Political History
Comparative Politics
International Relations
Public Administration

Admission Schedule

September 2022 Admission

*Please note that the Admission Schedule will differ depending on whether you are an Overseas Applicant or a Domestic Applicant.

Application Documents

Will be released in December 2021

Doctoral Program for Entrance September 2022 【Internal Admissions by Recommendation】

For only GSPS Master’s Program Students in WASEDA

*Please check FAQ as well.

Courses Research fields Degrees
Political Science Course Contemporary Politics Doctor of Political Science
Political Thought and Political History
Comparative Politics
International Relations
Public Administration

Admission Schedule

September 2022 Admission

Application Documents

Will be released in March 2022

Master's Program for Entrance September 2021 【General Admission】

*Please check FAQ as well.

Courses Research fields Degrees
Political Science Course Contemporary Politics Master of Arts in Political Science
Political Thought and Political History
Comparative Politics
International Relations

Admission Schedule

September 2021 Admission

Application Documents

Application Guidelines PDF
Online Application Form (*2021/2/8~2/19) Form
Application Form  *Updated on 2021/8/17 due to a problem. Excel
Notice for Filling in the Entrance Application Form PDF
Nationality Code PDF
School Code PDF
Research Plan Word
Questionnaire for International Students Word
Statement of Source of Funds PDF
Request Form for Return of Submitted Materials PDF
Guideline for Oral Examination through Web Conference System PDF
Agreement regarding Oral Examination through Web Conference System PDF
Application documents checklist PDF
Screening fee waiver program for applicants from specified countries PDF
Address Label PDF
Acquisition of Status of Residence “Student” PDF

Master's Program for Entrance September 2021 【Special Admission】

For only undergraduate students in WASEDA University.

*Please check FAQ as well.

Courses Research fields Degrees
Political Science Course Contemporary Politics Master of Arts in Political Science
Political Thought and Political History
Comparative Politics
International Relations

 Admission Schedule

September 2021 Admission

 Application Documents

Application Guidelines PDF
Application Form Word
Research Plan Word
Address Label (To Graduate School of Political Science Office) PDF
Letter of Recommendation(Japanese) Word
Letter of Recommendation(English) Word
Guideline for Oral Examination through Web Conference System PDF
Agreement regarding Oral Examination through Web Conference System PDF

Doctoral Program for Entrance September 2021 【General Admission】

*Please check FAQ as well.

Courses Research fields Degrees
Political Science Course Contemporary Politics Doctor of Political Science
Political Thought and Political History
Comparative Politics
International Relations
Public Administration

Admission Schedule

September 2021 Admission

*Please note that the Admission Schedule will differ depending on whether you are an Overseas Applicant or a Domestic Applicant.

Application Documents

Application Guidelines PDF
Online Application Form 【Overseas】 (*2021/2/8~2/19) Form
Online Application Form 【Domestic】 (*2021/5/6~5/14) Form
Application Form Excel
Notice for Filling in the Entrance Application Form PDF
Nationality Code PDF
School Code PDF
Research Plan Word
Questionnaire for International Students Word
Statement of Source of Funds PDF
Request Form for Return of Submitted Materials PDF
Guideline for Oral Examination through Web Conference System PDF
Agreement regarding Oral Examination  through Web Conference System PDF
Application Documents Check List PDF
Screening fee waiver program for applicants from specified countries PDF
Address Label PDF
Acquisition of Status of Residence “Student” PDF

Doctoral Program for Entrance September 2021 【Special Admission】

For only GSPS Master’s Program Students in WASEDA

*Please check FAQ as well.

Courses Research fields Degrees
Political Science Course Contemporary Politics Doctor of Political Science
Political Thought and Political History
Comparative Politics
International Relations
Public Administration

Admission Schedule

September 2021 Admission

Application Documents

Application Guidelines PDF
Application Form Word

Notice for Filling in the Entrance Application Form

PDF
Nationality Code PDF
Research Plan Word
Address Label PDF

Doctoral Program for Entrance April 2022 【General Admission】

*Please check FAQ as well.

Courses Research fields Degrees
Political Science Course Contemporary Politics Doctor of  Political Science
Political Thought and Political History
Comparative Politics
International Relations

Admission Schedule

April 2022 Admission

Application Documents

Application Guidelines PDF
Online Application Form 【Overseas】 (*2021/9/22~9/29) Form
Online Application Form 【Domestic】 (*2022/1/6~1/11) Form
Application Form  *Updated on 2021/08/17 due to a problem. Excel
Notice for Filling in the Entrance Application Form PDF
Nationality Code PDF
School Code PDF
Research Plan Word
Questionnaire for International Students Word
Statement of Source of Funds PDF
Request Form for Return of Submitted Materials PDF
Guideline for Oral Examination through Web Conference System PDF
Agreement regarding Oral Examination through Web Conference System PDF
Application Documents Check List
PDF
Screening fee waiver program for applicants from specified countries PDF
Address Label PDF
Acquisition of Status of Residence “Student” PDF

Doctoral Program for Entrance April 2022 【Internal Admissions by Recommendation】

For only GSPS Master’s Program Students in WASEDA

*Please check FAQ as well.

Courses Research fields Degrees
Political Science Course Contemporary Politics Doctor of  Political Science
Political Thought and Political History
Comparative Politics
International Relations

Admission Schedule

April 2022 Admission

Application Documents

Application Guidelines PDF
Application Form Word

Notice for Filling in the Entrance Application Form

PDF
Nationality Code PDF
Research Plan Word
Recommendation Letter Word
Address Label PDF
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