Admission

Admissions Guide for Global Resource Management 2018 - 2019

GRM Candidates

Preliminary Examination (PE)

Number of Students Admitted

15

The total number of students admitted in both the spring and the fall semester will be 15.

Requirements

Applicants must meet the following two requirements.

  1. (1)At the time of application, the applicant is affiliated with one of the core or collaborating graduate schools of GRM Program listed in the table below, and is in the second or third semester of studies (not including periods of absence).
  2. (2)The applicant has discussed his/her research plan with the academic supervisor and has obtained the supervisor’s consent to apply for this program.
Examination Date
  Application Period Examination Date Notification of Results
Spring Semester Monday, May 21 ,2018-
Friday, May 25 ,2018
Sunday, June 3 ,2018 Friday, June 8 ,2018
Fall Semester Monday, February 4 ,2019-
Friday, February 8 ,2019
Sunday, February 24 ,2019 Wednesday, February 27 ,2019
Admissions Guide

Application forms are available at Graduate School of Global Studies office, Graduate School of Science and Engineering office, or Department of Advanced Research and Education (Neiseikan 1F) .

Filing of Application Place of submission depends on the graduate school with which the applicant is affiliated.
Examination Location The examinations will be held at Imadegawa Campus.
Information on the exact classroom will be provided on submission of application materials.
Admissions Process Applicants are examined based on their application materials, academic progress, and performance in the written (essay) and oral examinations.

Qualifying Examination (QE)

QE must be taken BEFORE the entrance into Doctoral Degree Program (It is NOT possible to take QE after the entrance into Doctoral Degree Program).
If you intend to take an entrance examination for Doctoral Degree Program of Doshisha University and wish to continue GRM Program, please contact GRM Office to confirm when you should take QE.

Number of Students Admitted

15

The total number of students admitted in both the spring and the fall semester will be 15.

Requirements

Applicants must meet all of the following three requirements.

  1. (1)The applicant has passed PE for GRM Program and has either passed or can demonstrate that he/she is scheduled to sit the entrance examination for Doctoral Degree Program of one of the core graduate schools(*1) or collaborating graduate schools(*3) of GRM Program.
  2. (2)The applicant has a strong desire to participate in the program and intends to complete the program.
  3. (3)The applicant has discussed his/her research (learning) plan with the academic supervisor and has obtained the supervisor’s consent to apply for this program
Examination Date
  Application Period Examination Date Notification of Results
Spring Semester Monday, June 11 ,2018-
Friday, June 15 ,2018
Sunday, July 1 ,2018 Friday, July 6 ,2018
Fall Semester Monday, February 4 ,2019-
Friday, February 8 ,2019
Sunday, February 24 ,2019 Wednesday, February 27 ,2019
Admissions Guide

Application forms are available at Graduate School of Global Studies office, Graduate School of Science and Engineering office, or Department of Advanced Research and Education (Neiseikan 1F) .

Filing of Application Place of submission depends on the graduate school into which you will be advancing.
Please obtain a proof that you have passed the entrance examination or that you will be taking the entrance examination from the appropriate graduate school office.
Examination Location The examinations will be held at Imadegawa campus.
Information on the exact classroom will be provided on submission of application materials.
Admissions Process Applicants are examined based on their application materials and performance in the oral examination.

(*1) Core Graduate Schools and Majors

Graduate School of Global Studies, Graduate School of Science and Engineering (Information and Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Applied Chemistry, Science of Environment and Mathematical Modeling)

(*2) Collaborating Graduate Schools and Majors

Graduate School of Theology, Graduate School of Letters (Philosophy), Graduate School of Social Studies (Social Welfare, Industrial Relations), Graduate School of Law (Public Law), Graduate School of Economics (Economic Theory, Applied Economics), Graduate School of Commerce (Commerce), Graduate School of Policy and Management (Policy and Management)

(*3) Collaborating Graduate Schools and Majors

Graduate School of Theology, Graduate School of Letters (Philosophy), Graduate School of Social Studies (Social Welfare, Industrial Relations), Graduate School of Law (Public Law), Graduate School of Economics (Economic Policy), Graduate School of Commerce (Commerce), Graduate School of Policy and Management (Policy and Management)

Financial Support

Special Grant for Students on the Advanced Doctoral Program in Global Resource Management

Doshisha University will provide grants for career support to GRM Students who apply for.
■ “The GRM Grant” and “The Activity Financial Support” from April 2019 onwards

Qualifying Students
  • ①Students who have passed Preliminary Examination (PE)
  • ②Students who have passed Qualifying Examination (QE)
  • ③Students who correspond as an “International Student” based on Article 2-Section 1 or Section 2 of the “Doshisha University International Student Bylaws”
Grant Amount
  • ①Monthly stipend of 70,000JPY (Students who have passed PE)
  • ②Monthly stipend of 140,000JPY (Students who have passed QE)
Grant Period
  • ①Maximum of 1 year during the enrolling period of Master's Degree Program (PE)
  • ②3 years from the first through third year of Doctoral Degree Program (QE)
Grant Application Applicants must submit forms according to GRM International Student Grant Application Guidelines.
Other Requirements The grant is provided for students to concentrate on GRM Program.
GRM Grant Students working as a TA, RA and etc. and receiving payment from the Doshisha University budget, GRM Grant Students can receive the payment for the work up to 5 hours per week.
Off-campus work and part time work will be permitted, based on the “Permission to Engage in Activity Other Than That Permitted under the Status of Residence Previously Granted” of the Study visa.
The grant is considered taxable income.
For futher information, please contact Department of Advanced Research and Education.

Contact Information

同志社大学 高等研究教育院事務室
Doshisha University
TEL: 075-251-3259
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