Kobe University

GSICS

Prospective Students

Application Guidelines

Enrollment for the academic year beginning in October 2019

Master's Course

  • 2019 Master's Course pdf
  • For further inquiries and obtaining a soft copy of the application form (no hard copy available), contact the GSICS Academic Affairs Office at: gsics-kyomu[at]office[dot]kobe-u[dot]ac[dot]jp
Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP)
  • Positions are not offered for 2019.
Asian Development Bank-Japan Scholarship Program
(ADB-JSP)
  • The Application Deadline: January 18, 2019
  • Applicants for the ADB-JSP are required to satisfy both requirements of the SPECIAL COURSE FOR DEVELOPMENT POLICY (MASTER’S COURSE) and those of the Additional Requirements for the ADB-JSP.
  • Additional Requirements for the 2019 ADB-JSP pdf
  • ADB-JSP Information Sheet (.doc file)
  • Contact address for further inquiries by December 7, 2018 at the latest at: gsics-adb-jsp[at]office[dot]kobe-u[dot]ac[dot]jp

Doctoral Course

  • 2019 Doctoral Course pdf
  • For further inquiries and obtaining a soft copy of the application form (no hard copy available), contact the GSICS Academic Affairs Office at: gsics-kyomu[at]office[dot]kobe-u[dot]ac[dot]jp
  • JJ/WBGSP and ADB-JSP are not offered for doctoral applicants.

Research Students

  • Application Deadline
    For the enrollment in October : (around) late May
    For the enrollment in April : (around) late November
  • Applicants who wish to become a research student at GSICS need to obtain preliminary consent from the hosting professor first.

    List of Teaching Staff pdf
  • You must send an email to the professor, who you would like to have as your research advisor, with the following documents.
  • Once you receive a consent from the professor, notify the GSICS Academic Affairs Office by email at: gsics-kyomu[at]office[dot]kobe-u[dot]ac[dot]jp
  • You will receive the application form.
  • NOTE:
    A preliminary consent from the hosting professor does not mean your admission is approved. The admission is determined by the evaluation of your research proposal and an interview.

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