The Graduate School of Social Sciences conducts “AO admission” screening method for those who seek to earn degree (MA, D.Phil.) by receiving supervision in English and taking the English-taught courses. The AO admission does not require applicants to have the Japanese language proficiency and admits students through the document screening and interview. For more detail, please download the application guidelines below.
*The admission period of the AO admission is September only.
The application process is to be completed via the online application system, “The Admissions Office (TAO)”. Please read the application guidelines carefully and prepare for the documents that need to be uploaded before starting the online application.
<Steps for Application>
*Create a new account on TAO.
*Download the designated forms for September 2021 admission. Please do not make any changes on the format of the designated forms.
*Prepare for certificates, academic transcripts and research plan etc.
*Start online entry on TAO. The online entry will be available from 12:00am February 3, 2021.
*Complete online application by the application deadline. Note that applications still incomplete after the application deadline will not be accepted. Incomplete applications include account-created but unfinished applications. Make sure that you have clicked the Submit button.
Start your application from here.