Doctoral Program

Application Schedule and Application Guidelines

Enrollment April 2020, October 2020

Special Selection for International Students (*This is the admission for foreigners who do not live in Japan.)

Enrollment April 2020

  • Application Period    December 11, 2019 (Wednesday) - December 24, 2019 (Tuesday)
  • Examination Day    Selection by screening of the submitted documents

Enrollment October 2020

  • Application Period    April 2, 2020 (Thursday) - April 15, 2019 (Wednesday)
  • Examination Day    Selection by screening of the submitted documents

(Notice)
 From Academic Year 2020, Department of Economics, Graduate School of Social Sciences will change to the Economics Program, Division of Humanities and Social Sciences, Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences.
 Please note that the application guidebook listed below will be replaced as soon as the application guidebook for the new graduate school are completed.
 The application guidebook for the new graduate school will be posted on the new graduate school website.

Enrollment October 2019 (Closed)

General Selection, Special Selection for Senior Citizens, and Admission by Recommendation
  • Application Period    July 22, 2019 (Monday) - July 26, 2019 (Friday)
  • Examination Day    August 31, 2019 (Saturday)

Enrollment April 2019 (Closed)

General Selection, Special Selection for Senior Citizens, and Admission by Recommendation
  • Application Period    January 28, 2019 (Monday) - February 1, 2019 (Friday)
  • Examination Day    March 2, 2019 (Saturday)

About Application Guidelines

Application Guidelines are distributed at the Support Office of the Graduate School of Social Sciences. The above PDF version is just for reference. For the application, please note that you will need the Application Guidelines attached with a designated forms including application form, admission ticket, and mailing label, etc. If you would like the Application Guidelines to be send by post to your place, please refer to the final page of the above PDF, and follow the instruction.
(Please note that the Application Guidelines for the Special-Selection for International Students for Doctoral Program will be available only through this website.  Also, please download the documents such as application form from this website.)

Past Exam

Past exams are not posted on the website. You can view the past exams for past two years at Hiroshima University's Central Library (Saijo campus) and Higashisenda Library (Higashisenda campus). For more information, please click here (Japanese Page).

Dislosure of Entrance Examination Results (Personal Information)

For more information, please click here.

Inquiry about Application Guidelines

1-2-1, Kagamiyama, Higashi-Hiroshima City, Hiroshima, 739-8525

Support Office of the Graduate School of Social Sciences, Hiroshima University (Admission Office of the Department of Economics)

TEL: 082-424-7189

E-mail: syakai-gaku-sien@office.hiroshima-u.ac.jp


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