The goal of the Graduate School of International Management is to foster in the students the ability to identify problems, find solutions and make presentations. Students gradually acquire expertise that will give them an edge in global fields. One characteristic of the school is that it offers a special research program in Service Science through which students conduct research on the service business, a sector that has been rising in importance, in a professional and scientific manner.
 


Master's Program (April 2021 Enrollment)

If you apply from within Japan, please refer to the Application Guide in Japanese from the following link.
Application Guide (Japanese) >

Every applicant must complete the payment for the application fee, as well as submit all necessary documents according to the Application Guide. The applications of those who do not complete all of the required steps will not be accepted.
 

Screening Process & Schedule



October Round February Round
Application Period (Submission of Required Documents) August 31 (Mon) – September 2 (Wed), 2020 (Japan Standard Time)

From abroad: All documents must arrive by September 2.
January 6 (Wed) – January 8 (Fri), 2021 (JST)

From abroad: All documents must arrive by January 8.
Payment of Application Fee August 3 (Mon) – September 2 (Wed), 2020 (JST) December 4, 2020 (Fri) – January 8 (Fri), 2021 (JST)
Screening (Essay & Interview) October 7 (Wed), 2020 (JST) February 5 (Fri), 2021 (JST)

If the number of applicants exceeds 20, we may use a two-step selection. The first stage will be conducted based on the results of an essay examination. Only applicants who passed the first stage will proceed to an interview examination as the second stage of selection.
Announcement of Final Result October 16 (Fri) 11:00, 2020 (JST) February 12 (Fri) 11:00, 2021 (JST)
Admissions Procedure October 28 (Wed) – October 30 (Fri), 2020 (JST) March 1 (Mon) – March 3 (Wed), 2021 (JST)
 

Application Guide & Prescribed Forms



The documents to be printed out should be A4-sized and one-sided.

Application Guide (as of 2020.08.01) PDF
Application Form PDF MS-Word
Examination Admission Card & Photo Sheet PDF MS-Word
Recommendation Letter PDF MS-Word


Doctoral Program (April / September 2020 Enrollment)

April 2020 Enrollment

If you apply from within Japan, please refer to the Application Guide in Japanese from the following link.
Application Guide (Japanese) >

Every applicant must complete the payment for the application fee, as well as submit all necessary documents according to the Application Guide. The applications of those who do not complete all of the required steps will not be accepted.


September 2020 Enrollment

If you reside outside Japan, you may apply for the September 2019 Enrollment. This does not apply to applicants who are residing outside temporarily during the screening period.
Every applicant must complete the payment for the application fee, as well as submit all necessary documents according to the Application Guide. The applications of those who do not complete all of the required steps will not be accepted.
 

Screening Process & Schedule



Application Period (Submission of Required Documents) April 6 (Mon) – April 8 (Wed), 2020 (Japan Standard Time)

From abroad: All documents must arrive by April 8, 2020
Payment of Application Fee April 1 (Mon) – April 8 (Tue), 2020 (JST)
Screening (Interview) April 21 (Tue), 2020 (JST)
Announcement of Final Result May 1 (Fri), 2020 at 11:00 (JST)
Admissions Procedure May 20 (Wed) – May 22 (Fri), 2020 (JST)
 

Application Guide & Prescribed Forms



The documents to be printed out should be A4-sized and one-sided.

Application Guide (as of 2019.08.01) PDF
Application Form PDF MS-Word
Examination Admission Card & Photo Sheet PDF MS-Word
Recommendation Letter PDF MS-Word


Research Students (April 2020 Enrollment)

We will post more information regarding Research Student applications in the near future. In the mean time, all inquiries should be directed to cscinfo1@yokohama-cu.ac.jp.


Graduate School of International Management Faculty List

 
Find out more about the Graduate School of International Management's highly esteemed academic staff, and their research interests, below.