To the Applicants from Countries/Regions Affected by the Novel Coronavirus Outbreak
Due to the outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in China and other countries/regions, the TAISI Admissions Office, the School of Social Sciences, has decided to accept digital copies of application documents via online form first, and extend the deadline for submission of original documents. Please carefully read the following instructions and submit application materials by the designated deadlines.
* Please note this alternative measure is only for those who cannot submit the required documents during the Third Application Round of TAISI Admission for September 2020 Entry, due to the Coronavirus outbreak.
１．Complete the Online Application and the payment of screening fee during the Third Application Round as directed in the Application Guidelines. Please note that these deadlines will NOT be extended.
<Deadline for Online Application System> 5:00 PM (JST) March 9, 2020
<Deadline for Screening Fee payment> March 10 (JST), 2020
For more detail, please refer to the Application Guidelines; https://www.waseda.jp/fsss/sss/en/applicants/admission/
2. If you are unable to post the original application documents as a result of the Coronavirus outbreak*, please submit digital copies as PDF files by the following deadline.
<Deadline for Submission of Digital Copies> 11:59 PM (JST) March 10, 2020
To submit the PDF files, please access the following URL and upload the data;
*Reasons may include high school being closed, curfews and/or border controls, delay in/cancellation of shipment etc. Be sure to state the reason why you are unable to submit the documents in the provided online form above.
3. Ask your Recommender to send your Recommendation Letter via e-mail.
<Deadline for Submission of Digital Copies(Recommendation Letter)> 11:59 PM (JST) March 10, 2020
To submit the Recommendation Letter, please ask your recommender to send it via e-mail to our office directly ([email protected]).
4. Post the original documents via courier service once you obtain them.
<Deadline for Submission of the Original Documents> 5:00 PM (JST) April 8, 2020*
*Documents must reach the TAISI office by this date.
Please kindly note that the measures mentioned above are in effect as of February 13, 2020. The TAISI Admissions Office, the School of Social Sciences, may take additional measures should the virus infection continue to spread and the social infrastructures remain unstable.
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TAISI Admissions Office, School of Social Sciences, Waseda University
E-Mail : [email protected]