Global Education Center (GEC)Waseda University

Graduate Students

Course Registration

Before enrolling in Common Courses among Different Graduate School, Courses Open to Graduate School Student, and Courses offered at the other Graduate Schools, please be sure to check the registration schedule and the instructions as below. Please note that a course cannot be dropped once your registration has been confirmed. Some courses required of Audit/Course Enrollment Fees, which must be paid by a stated deadline.

*Most of the courses offered by the Global Education Center are conducted in Japanese and N1 level of Japanese proficiency is required to take courses.Registration is not recommended if you cannot understand what the syllabus of each course says, as it will be difficult to keep up with the classes.

Common Courses among Different Graduate School

These courses are University-Wide Open Courses for Graduate School Student. These are opened to register for Graduate School Student since First Registration Period.

Course Lists

* For details about each course, refer to the Web Syllabus System.

Courses Open to Graduate School Student

These courses are targeting Undergraduate Student, but open for Graduate School Student as well.

Course Lists

* For details about each course, refer to the Web Syllabus System.

Registration Schedule and Instructions of Common Courses among Different Graduate School and Courses Open to Graduate School Student

Registration Schedule

Registration Instruction

Available course list

Course Registration Instructions

  1. Read your own school’s Course Registration Guide to familiarize yourself with your school’s registration schedule, registration procedures, rules and procedures for awarding course credit, and other matters pertaining to academic planning and course enrollment.
  2. Consult the Web Syllabus System, Course Lists, Learning Map, or other ways to choose your courses.
  3. Register via MyWaseda during the registration period designated for your Graduate School.
    * If you are registering by proxy, please complete the paperwork and procedures required by your Graduate School.
    * If the number of registrants for a course exceeds its capacity, students will be selected for enrollment by lottery or on the basis of their “reasons for enrolling in this course.” Be sure to fill in the “reasons for enrolling in this course” field, if necessary, when you register online. Applicants for a few courses may be screened by interview.
  4. Check the results of your registration as soon as you receive your registration confirmation from your Graduate School.
    * Courses for which you were not accepted for enrollment will be indicated with the notation “Not Accepted” (Sengai) on your registration confirmation.
  5. Check the amount of Audit/Course Enrollment Fees for the enrolled courses and make payment by the designated deadline.

Registration Schedule and Instructions of Courses offered by Other Graduate Schools

“Course List of Courses offered by Other Graduate Schools” are opened to register for Other Graduate School Student after the registration of their own Graduate School Students. So some courses may have no available seat at the time of your registration period.

Registration Schedule and Instructions

Course List

Payment of Audit/Course Enrollment Fees

When registering for a course that requires Audit/course enrollment fees, it is necessary to make a payment within the specified period.

Payments before or after the specified period and refunds will not be accepted under any circumstances. Non-payment will result in exclusion from the course and may lead to a drop in your priority ranking if selected for enrollment by lottery next time you register for courses.

Please refer to the following guide for how and when to pay.


Courses with Audit/Course Enrollment Fees

Please comfirm above Course Lists.

Please note: Enrollment in multiple courses with course enrollment fees can lead to additional costs in excess of 100,000 yen. Before you register, be sure that you are able to pay the required Audit/course enrollment fees by the stated deadline.

System for Students who Study Abroad

Intermission (Study Leave)

After you start your course, you may choose participation in a summer school or study abroad.  In order to defer your studies halfway through, you are required to apply for intermission during the allotted time period. After returning from study leave, you may take the course by applying for resumption during the allotted time period. This is applicable for semester and full-year courses.

Extra Course Registration for those returning from studying abroad

(“Extra Course Registration”)

“Extra Course Registration” refers to the system that enables students to newly take courses offered in the summer or the winter quarter or intensive courses during the spring or summer vacation, when they return to Japan from studying abroad.

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