Kobe University

GSICS (Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies)

Current Students

Annual Schedule

October 5 Entrance Ceremony for the Special Course for Development Policy
October 6 Beginning of Fall Semester
Mid October Submission of the Registration Form of Class Subjects for Fall Semester
Dec25-Jan7 Winter Vacation
February End of Ordinary Classes, Fall Semester
Feb - Mar Intensive Courses (optional)
Mar27-Apr5 Spring Vacation
Mar 31 End of Fall Semester
Apr 7 Beginning of Spring Semester
Apr1-Jun20 Submission Period for the Doctoral Dissertation
Apr 15 Submission of "Title of Master's Thesis"

* If the deadline falls on a weekend or holiday,
  it will be postponed to the next business day.

Late Apr Submission of the Registration Form for Spring Semester Class Subjects
May 15 University Anniversary (holiday)
July 15 Submission of Master’s Thesis & Application Form for Continuation of Study in Doctoral Program

* If the deadline falls on a weekend or holiday,
  it will be postponed to the next business day.

Late July End of Ordinary Classes, Spring Semester
Aug - Sep Intensive Courses (optional)
Aug8-Sep30 Summer Vacation
Late Aug Final Exam for Master Thesis (September Graduates)
Late Sep Completion Ceremony
Sep 30 End of Spring Semester

Current Students

Annual Schedule

URIBO portal (in Japanese) new window

GSICS Syllabi 2018 FY

Timetable 2018


(Current Students)new window

Leave of Absence, Reinstatement, Withdrawal

Leave of Absence


Withdrawal from GSICS

Certificate Request

Language Training Room

GSICS Library

Library lists

Journal of International
Cooperation Studies

GSICS Working Paper Seriesnew window

World Bank Information Kiosk

IT Services in GSICS

Computer labs and kiosks

Wired access to the net

Wireless access (Wi-Fi)

Computer kiosk run by GSICS Student Council

Terms of service

Help desk

2018 Counseling for Current Studentspdf

International Students Guide Booknew window

Disaster Information

Important Information for Disaster (Typhoon)

Disaster Prevention Handbook (Multi-language)new window

GSICS Guidelines for Avoiding Plagiarismpdf