Research Student

Students wishing to study a specific subject, at either the undergraduate or graduate level, may be admitted as research students (‟kenkyuusei”). The research period for Research Students shall be one semester (first semester or second semester) or one academic year. Research students are not entitled to degrees upon completion of thier research work.

Most applicants for admission to a graduate school gain admission to the University as a research student first, and then prepare for the entrance examination to the graduate school of their choice while researching their subject in more detail.

Please discuss the substance of your research with the professor under whom you wish to study before applying.

Students wishing to enroll as a research student at the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences are required to complete the application procedure by the deadline based on the application guidelines for the program which your prospective supervisor is mainly in charge. Please refer the following list for inquiries and admission guidelines.
 

Inquiries and Admission Guidelines

  • Humanities Program

 Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences,
 Hiroshima University
 Student Support Office (Humanities),
 1-2-3 Kagamiyama, Higashi-Hiroshima, 739-8522, Japan
 Application Guidelines (Japanese Page)
 

  • Law and Politics Program

 Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences,
 Hiroshima University
 Student Support Office (Law and Politics),
 1-2-1 Kagamiyama, Higashi-Hiroshima, 739-8525, Japan
 Reference: Admission Guidelines of Economics Program (Japanese Page)

  • Economics Program

 Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences,
 Hiroshima University
 Student Support Office (Economics),
 1-2-1 Kagamiyama, Higashi-Hiroshima, 739-8525, Japan
 Admission Guidelines (Japanese Page)

  • Management Sciences Program

    Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences,
 Hiroshima University
 Student Support Office (Management Studies),
 1-1-89 Higashi-Senda, Naka-ku, Hiroshima, 730-0053, Japan
 Admission Guidelines (Japanese Page)
 

  • International Peace and Co-existence Program
  • International Economic Development Program
  • International Education Development Program

 Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences
 Hiroshima University
 Student Support Office (IDEC)
 1-5-1 Kagamiyama, Higashi-Hiroshima, 739-8529, Japan
 Admission Guidelines
 

  • Psychology Program
  • Educational Design for Teacher Educators Program
  • Educational Studies Program
  • Teaching Japanese as a Second Language Program
  • Professional Development Program for Teacher and School Leaders

 Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences
 Hiroshima University
 Student Support Office (Education)
 1-1-1 Kagamiyama, Higashi-Hiroshima, 739-8524, JAPAN
 Application Guidelines
 

  • Integrated Arts and Human Sciences Program

 Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences
 Hiroshima University
 Student Support Office (Integrated Arts and Sciences)
 1-7-1 Kagamiyama, Higashi-Hiroshima, 739-8521, Japan
 Admission Guidelines
 

  • Program in Law School

 Program in Law School does not accept research students.

 Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences,
 Hiroshima University
 Student Support Office (Law School)
 Tel: +81-(0)82-424-7087
 E-mail: houmu-gaku-sien*office.hiroshima-u.ac.jp
 (Please replace * with @)  

NOTE

Hiroshima University has established the university’s Rules on Security Export Control in accordance with the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act, and conducts strict examinations for acceptance of international students, etc. Therefore, please be advised that International applicants may be unable to receive their desired education or conduct their desired research due to the restriction by the above regulations.


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