Students are accepted twice annually in either April or September. Acceptance is granted upon careful review of all application documents, including: a Research Plan, two recommendation letters, and an English test score. Japanese language proficiency or previous Japanese learning experience is not required for admission.

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Application Procedures



Applications for the E-Track Master’s Program are conducted entirely through an online system called Apply Japan. The service will be accessible during the application dates listed in section II. Applications for the E-Track Ph. D. Program are conducted by submitting the attached application form (Ph. D. Economics). Please read the Application Guideline carefully before you apply.


Important Dates


Application Eligibility for M.A. Program

Applicants must fulfill both of the following requirements

Requirement 1 : Educational Background

Applicants must have completed, or be scheduled to complete one of the following criteria before the enrollment date at TIU.

  1. Have graduated from a Japanese university.
  2. Have completed a 16-year standard education curriculum outside Japan.
  3. Have completed a 15-year standard education curriculum outside Japan and whose academic achievements are acknowledged by Tokyo International University to be outstanding.
  4. Are at least 22 years of age before the enrollment date at TIU and have been screened at the eligibility prescreening by TIU.
  5. *If you have other education qualifications, please send your inquiries before application periods start using

    the Eligibility Verification Form .

    Requirement 2 : English Proficiency

    Applicants must be able to demonstrate sufficient linguistic ability to understand lectures in English. To demonstrate English proficiency, applicants are required to take one of the following English tests and achieve at least the minimum score indicated below.




    Pearson PTE Academic







*English tests must have been taken within two years of the date of application.

*Results of Institutional Program (IP) tests are not accepted.
(IP tests are held within schools or organizations. These tests are not accepted by universities.)

Application Eligibility for Ph.D. Economics Program


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