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Admission Policy

Faculty of Global Studies

In the Faculty of Global Studies, we aim to help students develop into individuals who can "Work in the World," "Work with the World", and "Work for the World." With this objective in mind, our curriculum is designed to equip students with the following:
(1) knowledge of liberal arts to broaden their perspective and deepen their understanding, starting from Japan and gradually expanding to Asia and eventually to the world,
(2) practical skills and knowledge necessary to communicate in a foreign language,
and (3) information literacy skills and knowledge necessary to sift through extensive information, accurately discern its relevance, and take action.
We welcome applications from all those who understand and share our educational philosophy.

Fundamental Qualities for Prospective Students

  • A strong desire to play an active role in the global society and an interest in communication as a means of developing mutual understanding between countries and cultures around the world
  • A strong desire to acquire the practical skills to use a foreign language such as English/Chinese
  • A strong desire to take action diligently, communicate one’s opinion in an appropriate manner, and make use of information gathered
  • The ability to take action proactively and collaboratively to address a problem or issue
  • Inquisitiveness, originality, and a willingness to take on new challenges
  • Core academic skills and knowledge necessary to engage actively in learning in the Faculty of Global Studies
  • A strong desire to push oneself to develop further by participating in the study abroad program

Admissions Assessment Policy

Candidates applying to the Faculty of Global Studies will be assessed on their belief in our educational philosophy and core skills and knowledge we deem fundamental to learning in our faculty.

  1. Admission by Recommendation
    Candidates are assessed on how well they satisfy our "Fundamental Qualities for Prospective Students," based on the documents submitted and an interview. Assessment is weighted about 60/40 between the submitted documents and the interview.
  2. AO (Admissions Office) Entrance Examination
    Candidates are assessed on how well they satisfy our "Fundamental Qualities for Prospective Students," based on an interview and the documents submitted, which includes a written report. Assessment is weighted about 50/50 between the interview and the submitted documents.
  3. Scholarship AO (Admissions Office) Entrance Examination
    Candidates are comprehensively assessed on how well they satisfy our "Fundamental Qualities for Prospective Students" based on an interview and the documents submitted, and the submitted document as part of the application. Candidates who excel will be selected for a scholarship.
  4. General Entrance Examination and Examination utilizing the National Center Test
    On the condition that they satisfy our "Fundamental Qualities for Prospective Students," the candidates are assessed on their Japanese reading comprehension, foreign language competence, mathematical ability, and basic social knowledge. The range and scope of the questions on these examinations conform to the content covered in high school. The candidates' EIKEN Test of Practical English scores will also be taken into consideration in some of the examinations.
  5. General Entrance Examination and Examination utilizing the National Center Test, for Scholarship Students
    On the condition that they satisfy our "Fundamental Qualities for Prospective Students," the candidates are assessed on their Japanese reading comprehension, foreign language competence, mathematical ability, and basic social knowledge. The range and scope of the questions on these examinations conform to the content covered in high school. Candidates who excel will be selected for a scholarship.
  6. Comprehensive Evaluation Entrance Examination
    On the condition that they satisfy our "Fundamental Qualities for Prospective Students," the candidates are assessed by an academic examination and materials such as the EIKEN Test of Practical English scores and/or documents submitted as part of the application, detailing their noteworthy achievements and/or activities during high school.

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