Sophia University

Admissions General Information for Research Students

General Information for Research Students

General Information for Research Students

There are two categories on Reserach Student System.

1.Foreign Special Research Student
(foreign students only)

(1)Foreign special research students are enrolled in the Graduate School Master’s program for the purpose of receiving education instruction in specific fields of study through auditing.
(2)Applicants must hold a Bachelor's degree or equivalent at the time of matriculation.

2.Research Student
(Japanese and foreign students)

(1)Unlike regular students enrolled in the Graduate School of Sophia University, research students are enrolled in the Graduate School Doctoral Program solely for the purpose of receiving instruction in specific fields of study.
(2)Applicants must obtain the permission from the instructor in a field you wish to carry out your research prior to submitting application.
(3)Applicants must hold a master's degree or equivalent at the time of matriculation.

Application Guidelines for Foreign Special Research Student Academic Year 2021
*Please keep in mind that the schedule and situation subject to change due to influence of COVID19.

Application Period

Spring Semester : November 4 (Wed)- November 10 (Tue),2020
Autumn Semester : April 12 (Mon)-April 16 (Fri),2021

Application Procedure

Application Procedure (PDF) (126.36 KB)

Application Materials

1.Application Form  【Spring Entrance】(100.93 KB)【Autumn Entrance】(100.96 KB)

2.Remittance Form for Application Fee (PDF)【Spring Entrance】(73.46 KB)【Autumn Entrance】(73.08 KB)

*About the payment from overseas of the application fee (PDF)【Spring Entrance】(53.77 KB)【Autumn Entrance】(53.61 KB)

3.Certificates
(for details, please refer to the application procedure)

Application Guidelines for Research Student Academic Year 2021
*Please keep in mind that the schedule and situation subject to change due to influence of COVID19.

Application Period

Spring Semester : November 4 (Wed)- November 10 (Tue),2020
Autumn Semester : April 12 (Mon)-April 16 (Fri),2021

Application Procedure

Application Procedure (PDF)(158.26 KB)

Application Materials

1.Application Form (PDF)【Spring Entrance】(117.01 KB)【Autumn Entrance】(117.01 KB)

2.Remittance Form for Application Fee (PDF)【Spring Entrance】(71.86 KB)【Autumn Entrance】(71.33 KB)

*About the payment from overseas of the application fee (PDF)【Spring Entrance】(53.88 KB)【Autumn Entrance】(53.84 KB)

3.Certificates
(for details, please refer to the application procedure)