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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

First Calling  Application closed

 

Application Period
※1

July 8~15, 2016

Time of Admission

April 2017

Course

Special Selection Enrollment Program for International Students

Master’s Course

Dept. of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Earth and Planetary Sciences Course

August 23 and 24

Hydrospheric-Atmospheric Sciences Course

Dept. of Environmental Engineering and Architecture

Spatial Planning and Environment Course

August 5

Materials and Environment Course

August 5

Architecture Course

August 17, 18

Dept. of Social and Human Environment

August 18, 19

Doctoral Course

Dept. of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Earth and Planetary Sciences Course

Not available

Hydrospheric-Atmospheric Sciences Course

Dept. of Environmental Engineering and Architecture

Spatial Planning and Environment Course

August 23, 24, 25

Materials and Environment Course

August 5

Architecture Course

August 17, 18

Dept. of Social and Human Environment

Not available

Fall Admission  Application closed

 

Application Period
※1

July 8~15, 2016

Time of Admission

October 2016

Course

Special Selection Enrollment Program for International Students

Master’s Course

Dept. of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Earth and Planetary Sciences Course

Not available

Hydrospheric-Atmospheric Sciences Course

Dept. of Environmental Engineering and Architecture

Spatial Planning and Environment Course

August 5

Materials and Environment Course

Architecture Course

Not available

Dept. of Social and Human Environment

August 18, 19

Doctoral Course

Dept. of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Earth and Planetary Sciences Course

August 24

Hydrospheric-Atmospheric Sciences Course

Dept. of Environmental Engineering and Architecture

Spatial Planning and Environment Course

August 23, 24, 25

Materials and Environment Course

August 5

Architecture Course

August 17, 18

Dept. of Social and Human Environment

August 18, 19

Second Calling ※2 Application closed

 

Application Period
※1

January 5~12, 2017

Time of Admission

April 2017

Course

Special Selection Enrollment Program for International Students

Master’s Course

Dept. of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Earth and Planetary Sciences Course

February 3
※3 For applicants only
February 13

Hydrospheric-Atmospheric Sciences Course

Dept. of Environmental Engineering and Architecture

Spatial Planning and Environment Course

February 3

Materials and Environment Course

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 13

Hydrospheric-Atmospheric Sciences Course

Dept. of Environmental Engineering and Architecture

Spatial Planning and Environment Course

February 3

Materials and Environment Course

Architecture Course

February 3~9

Dept. of Social and Human Environment

February 13, 14

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

※2 The number of students to be accepted depends on the number of students accepted in the first calling

※3 TOEFL-ITP (For applicants only)

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.
Please refer to the Admissions Flow Charts.

Click here for information about the courses and faculty

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 2016, you must submit the score of the test taken on or after August 1st, 2014. For the entrance examination in 2017, you must submit the score of the test taken on or after February 1st, 2015.

The original score must be one of the following test results:
-“Examinee Score Report” of TOEFL CBT (Computer-Based Test), PBT (Paper-Based Test), or iBT (Internet-Based Test).
-“Official Score Certificate” of TOEIC
-“Test Report Form” of IELTS

TOEFL-ITP and TOEIC-IP are not acceptable.

Please see “General Information” for more details.

 

How to Request Application Form

Please contact the faculty of the course of your choice before applying via e-mail.

◙ For applicants in Japan

To receive an application package, please send us a self-addressed envelope (32 x 24 cm, for A4 size). Please affix the appropriate Postage on the envelope as shown below:
•Application for all courses, 400 yen
Please also state which course you are applying for on the envelope. For example:
• "Application for Master's Course for April Admission 2017"
• "Application for Doctoral Course for April Admission 2017"

◙ For applicants overseas

For application by International mail return by AIRMAIL: (6~13 days)
To receive an application package, please send us a self-addressed envelope (32 x 24 cm, for A4 size). Please enclose IRC for an adequate total amount of Postage as below:

Number of copies Number of Required IRC(International Reply Coupon)
Asia Oceania,
North America,
Central America,
Middle East
Europe South America,
Africa
1 5 6 6 7
2 8 10 10 13
3 11 14 14 18
4 14 18 18 23

・Please apply for application package after contacting a prospective academic advisor or the International Student Advisor at GSES.

If you want to be sent by EMS (2-4 days), for one copy of application package.

Number of copies Number of Required IRC(International Reply Coupon)
Asia Oceania,
North America,
Central America,
Middle East
Europe South America,
Africa
1 12 17 18 20
 

[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

Postage

Master's/Doctoral Course for October Admission 2016

May 25th, 2016

August 2016

400 yen

Master's/Doctoral Course for April Admission 2017 (First Calling)

May 25th, 2016

August 2016

400 yen

Master’s/Doctoral Course for April Admission 2017 (Second Calling)

Beginning of December, 2016

February 2017

400 yen

Admission fee and tuition

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

Scholarships and Tuition Fee Exemption


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