I-AUD Admissions

Admission Application Schedule

Type B Examination  (Pre-arrival Admission for overseas residents) is only for applicants who have a non-Japanese nationality, live outside Japan at the time of application, and cannot come to Meiji University to sit for an entrance examination. Applicants will be screened based on their application materials. 

Examination dates and application periods will be held twice during one academic year. I-AUD program accepts students only in April and there is no September intake. 

Students who are currently living in Japan are not allowed to apply for Type B and should apply for Type A Examination. Application details are provided in Japanese on the following website.
Type A Application Guideline: http://www.meiji.ac.jp/sst/grad/examination/youkou.html

*Application details for I-AUD 2019 April intake will be announced in late April 2018. There is no September intake. The following application information is for 2018 April intake for reference.

[1st Admission for Type B]
-Application Period: 26th June 2017 to 30th June 2017
 *The online application system is scheduled to be available around 19th June 2017.
-Results Announcement: 3rd August 2017
[2nd Admission for Type B]
-Application Period: 27th November 2017 to 1st December 2017
-Results Announcement: 18th December 2017

Application documents MUST arrive in the Office of Graduate School of Sciences and
Technology by the application deadline. No late application can be accepted.

Admission Application Procedure

Application Guideline
Read carefully the application guideline.
[Application Guideline for 2018 April Intake]
*Page 14 "Classification code" has been updated (slightly revised) on 20 November 2017.
Application Materials
*Some of the forms have been slightly revised on 20th November, however, applicants can still use the former forms as well.

(1) Application Form A (Sample)
*Form A and sample have been updated (slightly revised) on 20 November 2017.
(2) Application Forms B to D (Sample)
*Applicants who complete the screening fee payment online also need to submit this form along with other application documents.
(3) Application Form for Admission of International Students (Sample)
*Sample has been updated (slightly revised) on 20 November 2017.
(4) Research Plan
(5) Statement of Financial Resources
(6) Certification Form for Portfolio(A) & (B)

Tuition and Fees

Tuition Fees
Please refer to tuition and fees website for prospective graduate students.

Tuition Assistance (Reduction) Program for Privately Financed International Students
Regular full-time international students can apply for Tuition Assistance Program on conditions that they meet the application criteria. For details, please refer to International Student Center's website.


Meiji University International Students Incentive Scholarship Program

Applicants may apply for the scholarship offered by our International Student Center.
Application guidelines are available at the following links.
Application Guideline
Target Countries
Application Form
For a detailed applicaiton procedure, please consult International Student Center. 

*Important Notes*
The application for the scholarship is different from the application for admission. You should apply for and send application documents for the admission accordingly.

Scholarship Program for Self-Supporting International Students
I-AUD has been adopted by the schoparship program of which purpose is to encourage prospective students to study in Meiji University. The scholarship will be provided to a student who has an excellent academic performance and a strong desire to join I-AUD. This scholarship does not accept an applicant's individual application and a successful recipient of the scholarship will be selected in parallel with the admission screening process. The scholarship is only applicable to Type B admission and not to Type A.

1. Eligibility
Recipients will be selected out of successful applicants of Type B (Pre-arrival Admission) who;
(1) Have non-Japanese citizenship.
(2) Show their strong desire to enroll as a regular full-time student in I-AUD in April 2018 and to complete the master's degree program.
(3) Do not receive any scholarships from other organizations or government during the period of receipt of this scholarship.
(4) Need a financial assistance.

2. Benefits
The amount equivalent to a whole annual Tuition Fee.

3. Period of Receipt
2018 Academic Year (from April 2018 to March 2019)

4. Number of Recipients
One student

5.Selection Procedure
A recipient will be selected on the basis of document screening in parallel with the admission screening process.

6. Result Announcement
The result of the scholarship screening will be sent together with the notification of acceptance and admission documents.

7. Important Notes
The scholarship may by cancelled in any of the following cases;
- If application documents are found incorrect or false.
- If grantee shows poor academic performance.
- If grantee is deemed to be inappropriate for the scholarship award.

Housing Information

Meiji University currently does not have own dormitories for international students other than exchange students. Students are advised to find an accommodation on their own through real-estate companies or contact Meiji University's affiliated dormitory company at +81-120-88-1030.

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