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Research Student Admission

Undergraduate / Graduate Research Student Admission
(Self-supporting International Student)

Application Procedures

  1. Prospective research students need to be accepted by an academic advisor from our faculty before they can apply.
  2. Apply to the Division of International Education and Exchange where you can get assistance in finding an academic advisor. (There is also another way that you can apply direct to an academic advisor.)
  3. After being accepted, you can submit the application to the Instruction Section of the Faculty of Economics /Graduate School of Economics and Management. Detailed information and required documents are below.
  4. After the examination, you will be notified if you are accepted or not.
  5. Change in English Language Test (Application Requirement)
    Please note that only Official Score Certificates of TOEIC taken in Japan will be accepted from the academic year 2012. For the TOEFL, this rule does not apply. Tests taken in any countries will be accepted.

First Semester / Second Semester, Academic Year 2016

Enrollment Semester Application Deadline
First Semester
(April – September)
If entering at the beginning of the semester:
November 19, 2015 (Thursday)
In the case no problems with immigration arise, submission by February 12, 2016 (Friday) may be permitted.
Second Semester
(October – March)
If entering at the beginning of the semester:
May 13, 2016 (Friday)
In the case no problems with immigration arise, submission by August 12, 2016 (Friday) may be permitted.
Documents Download (For admission in 1st or 2nd semester.)
Application Guide for Academic Year 2016
Application Guide (Japanese)
(Non-Japanese NOT living in Japan )
Application Guide (Japanese)
(Non-Japanese living in Japan )
Application Forms
Application / Resume Medical Certificate Form /Information about
Medical Examination
Application Form for Certificate of Eligibility /Information about Application
for Certificate of Eligibility
(Non-Japanese NOT living in Japan only)
Insurance Enrollment Pledge
Instruction Section Email:Contact information: gpem*grp.tohoku.ac.jp (Change * to @)