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2020 GSES Information Session

Join us for the 2020 Information Session at the Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University. The Information Session is a great opportunity for prospective graduate students or non-students (anyone is welcome to attend) to learn more about our school education and study/research activities. No reservation is needed. We look forward to meeting you and welcoming you to campus.

To see the 2019 Briefing Session, please click here. (Japanese Version only)

Date, Time & Location:

Saturday, May 16, 2020 from 13:00 - 16:00
Graduate School of Environmental Studies Hall 1F
Higashiyama Campus, Nagoya University

Access:

• The nearest station is "Nagoya Daigaku Station". (Higashiyama Campus is just off the subway exit No.2.) Click here for the Nagoya University Campus Map.
• Please use the public transportation (subway or bus).
• You will be charged 600 yen per hour if you park a car on the Higashiyama Campus.

Program:

1st Session: Introduction of All Departments (13:00~14:00)
2nd Session: Panel Presentation on Research/Study Contents (14:00~15:00)
3rd Session: Introduction of Each Department (15:00~16:00)

Contact:

Student Affairs Office of GSES
D2-1(510), Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya 464-8601
Tel: 052-789-4590
Fax: 052-789-3452
E-mail: env@adm.nagoya-u.ac.jp

Schedule for Entrance Examination

This is a general guide on graduate school admission in Japan. Actual schedules differ by the department and course. For more details, please be sure to check the schedule for the course for which you wish to apply.

 

Availability of Admission Details

Application Period

Entrance Examination

Admission

1st Calling

End of May

July

August

Following April

Fall Admission

End of May

July

August

October

2nd Calling

Beginning of December

Following January

Following February

Following April

Outline of Entrance Examination

【Impotrtant】Regarding notification of selection results (September 2, 2020)
It has been changed as follows:
1. The examination result will not be posted on the bulletin board.(1F of Environmental Studies Hall)
2.Letter of Acceptance/Rejection of Application will also be sent by post to each applicant.
3. Applicants who do not reside in Japan will be notified by email.
If you do not receive it by September 8, 2020 (Tuesday), please contact the following. Email
address: env@adm.nagoya-u.ac.jp
(We cannot answer inquiries regarding pass/fail results.)

[Important]
The following application guidelines have been changed, and Applicants should contact their prospective supervisor about them.(July27,2020)

【Mailing address】
Student Affairs Office
Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University
D2-2(510), Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya, Japan 464-8601
E-mail: env@adm.nagoya-u.ac.jp

[Important] The following application guidelines have been changed(Department of Environmental Engineering and Architecture Sustainable Development Course only), and Applicants should contact their prospective supervisor about them.(July 3,2020)

[Important]
The following application guidelines have been changed, and Applicants should contact their prospective supervisor about them.(June 5,2020)

First Calling(stating from April,2021)

Fall Admission(starting from October,2020)

First Calling 

 

Application Period
※1

July 6~10, 2020

Time of Admission

April 2021

Course

Special Selection Enrollment Program for International Students

Master’s Course

Dept. of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Earth and Planetary Sciences Course

August 24 and 25

Hydrospheric-Atmospheric Sciences Course

Dept. of Environmental Engineering and Architecture

Sustainable Development Course

August 5

Architecture Course

August 19, 20

Dept. of Social and Human Environment

August 20, 21

Doctoral Course

Dept. of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Earth and Planetary Sciences Course

Not available

Hydrospheric-Atmospheric Sciences Course

August 25

Dept. of Environmental Engineering and Architecture

Sustainable Development Course

August 25, 26, 27

Architecture Course

August 19, 20

Dept. of Social and Human Environment

Not available

Fall Admission 

 

Application Period
※1

July 6~10, 2020

Time of Admission

October 2020

Course

Special Selection Enrollment Program for International Students

Master’s Course

Dept. of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Earth and Planetary Sciences Course

August 24, 25

Hydrospheric-Atmospheric Sciences Course

Dept. of Environmental Engineering and Architecture

Sustainable Development Course

August 5

Architecture Course

Not available

Dept. of Social and Human Environment

August 20, 21

Doctoral Course

Dept. of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Earth and Planetary Sciences Course

August 25

Hydrospheric-Atmospheric Sciences Course

Dept. of Environmental Engineering and Architecture

Sustainable Development Course

August 25, 26, 27

Architecture Course

August 19, 20

Dept. of Social and Human Environment

August 20, 21

Second Calling  Application closed

 

Application Period
※1

January 6~10, 2020

Time of Admission

April 2020

Course

Special Selection Enrollment Program for International Students

Master’s Course

Dept. of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Earth and Planetary Sciences Course

February 12

Hydrospheric-Atmospheric Sciences Course

Dept. of Environmental Engineering and Architecture

Sustainable Development Course

January 31

Architecture Course

Not available

Dept. of Social and Human Environment

February 13, 14

Doctoral Course

Dept. of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Earth and Planetary Sciences Course

February 12

Hydrospheric-Atmospheric Sciences Course

Dept. of Environmental Engineering and Architecture

Sustainable Development Course

January 31

Architecture Course

January 31 ~ February 6

Dept. of Social and Human Environment

February 13, 14

※1 A separate due date for applicants who require a preliminary review

For Applicants for Graduate School of Environmental Studies

Applicants to the Graduate School of Environmental Studies must decide on the course to apply and contact the Supervisor before submitting the Application Form.

If you cannot find the course and faculty information, please contact the International Student Advisor.

◙ Examination Conduct

The Department of Earth and Environmental Science has been evaluating an examinee’s English ability by the score of TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or TOEIC(Test of English for International Communication)since the entrance exam for Spring 2015. From the entrance examination (Second Calling) for Spring 2016, which will be conducted by the Department of Earth and Environmental Science and the Department of Environmental Engineering and Architecture (Spatial Planning and Environment Course / Materials and Environment Course), the score of IELTS(International English Language Testing System)will also be accepted as an English evaluation. The examinee who would like to take an entrance examination (Second Calling) for the Architecture Course must take an English test on site.

For the entrance examination in 2020, you must submit the score of the test taken on or after August 1st, 2018. For the entrance examination in 2021, you must submit the score of the test taken on or after February 1st, 2019.

The original score must be one of the following test results:
-“Examinee Score Report” of TOEFL iBT (Internet-Based Test).
-“Official Score Certificate” of TOEIC (Listening & Reading Test)
-“Test Report Form” of IELTS (Academic Module)

Please see “General Information” for more details.

 

[Contact]
Student Affairs Office
Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University
D2-2(510), Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya, Japan 464-8601
E-mail: env@adm.nagoya-u.ac.jp

◙ Schedules for Application and Entrance Examination

Course

Available from

Entrance Examination

Master's/Doctoral Course for October Admission

End of May

August

Master's/Doctoral Course for April Admission (First Calling)

End of May

August

Master’s/Doctoral Course for April Admission (Second Calling)

Beginning of December

February

Admission fee and tuition

Admission fee : 282,000 yen
Tuition : 535,800 yen/year (to be paid half-yearly)

Scholarships and Tuition Fee Exemption

Special Programs

Research Student Program

Eligibility

To enroll as a research student at the Graduate School of Environmental Studies, basically you must have completed a master’s program, or you will be expected to complete a master’s program by the time of enrollment. However, applicants who have a bachelor’s degree might have chance to apply for a research student (program) through a preliminary screening (Not always granted). Application periods for the preliminary screening are as follows (For more details, please refer to the latest requirement). If you would like to take the preliminary screening, make early contact with your academic supervisor first to get his/her informal consent, and let us know at the address below.

 

Privately Financed International Students
[Preliminary Screening]

Domestic Application

Overseas Application

April Admission

Early January

Early November

October Admission

Late June

Late April

Application Procedures

To apply for a research student (program), you must have your academic supervisor’s informal consent first. Once you have got his/her consent, let us know at the address below. We’ll send you admission procedure requirements via email. As for the applicants who have been successfully pass the preliminary screening need to apply for the research student program anew.

Application Period

 

Japanese Students

Privately Financed International Students

Domestic Application

Overseas Application

April Admission

Late February
~ Early March

Late February ~ Early March

Late November ~ Early December

October Admission

Late July ~ Early August

Late July ~ Early August

Late May ~ Early June

Contact

Student Affairs Office of GSES, Nagoya University
E-mail:env@adm.nagoya-u.ac.jp
TEL:052-789-4591


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