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Waseda University

Graduate School of Information, Production and Systems

Doctoral Program

Degree Information
Degree Doctoral
Type of Degree Doctor of Engineering
Subject - Engineering (Civil Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, etc.)
- Informatics (Human Informatics, Principles of Informatics, etc.)
Major Information, Production, and Systems Engineering
Duration 3 years
Entry Date Early April 2017 or Late September 2017
Location 2-7 Hibikino, Wakamatsu-ku, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka 808-0135
Area Chugoku, Shikoku & Kyushu Region (Fukuoka, etc.)
Postgraduate Program Started
No. of Students 51
No. of Full and Part-Time Faculty Members 43
Tuition Fees 1,026,500 yen
Additional Information
Contact Addressee: The Graduate School of Information,Production and Systems, Waseda University
Phone: +81-93-692-5017
Fax: +81-93-692-5021
Email: gsips@list.waseda.jp
URL: http://www.waseda.jp/fsci/gips/
Admission Information
Admission Capacity 20
Application Type Open to everyone
Eligibility a. Those who have graduated or are expected to graduate from a university of Japan by March 31, 2016 (for April admission) or by September 20, 2016 (for September admission).
b. Those who have obtained a Bachelor's Degree from the National Institution for Academic Degrees and University Evaluation in Japan or are expected to obtain such degree by March 31, 2016 (for April admission) or by September 20, 2016 (for September admission).
c. Those who have completed 16 years of standard school education overseas or are expected to complete such education by March 31, 2016 (for April admission) or by September 20, 2016 (for September admission).
d. Those designated by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology.
e. Those who have been enrolled at a university of Japan for more than three years or have completed 15 years of school education overseas or are expected to complete such education by March 31, 2016 (for April admission) or by September 20, 2016 (for September admission) and have been recognized by the Graduate School as having earned a specified number of credits with an excellent academic record.
f. Those who have been recognized by the Graduate School Program as possessing scholastic ability equivalent to those of university graduates through an individual entrance requirements screening process and are expected to reach 22 years of age by March 31, 2016 (for April admission) or by September 20, 2016 (for September admission).

* Applicants who have graduated from university in countries where 16 years of education is not required before university graduation, or those who may meet category e or f, should contact the Admissions Office before the application period starts. They should then submit their application (Form 1) along with documentation of their scholastic ability or research achievement (graduation certificate, grade transcript, personal history, List of publications and research summary, patent etc.).
* Students with outstanding grades may apply to enter the Graduate School upon completion of the third year of university. They should contact the Admissions Office before the application period starts. In this case, who under 22 years of age are also eligible.
Application Period Depends on whether an examination is conducted.
(July, October, January, February, June)
Examination Type & Date Type: Recommended / AO / General / Work force
Date: July, October, January, February, June
Presence in Japan Required for Screening Process No
Admission Fee 5,000 yen (Overseas application)

As of November 17, 2016

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