|Round||Application Deadline||Interview Period||Admission Decision||Due date for|
|1||December 15, 2016||By December 19||Late December||Late February|
|2||January 19, 2017||By January 23||Early February||Late March|
|3*1||March 13, 2017||By March 24||Early April||Late May|
|4||April 13, 2017||By April 21||Mid-May||Mid-June|
|5||May 18, 2017||By May 25||Early June||Late June*2|
|*6*3||June 19, 2017||By June 22||Early July||Early August|
2. How to Apply
|Step 1||Check Eligibility and Admission Requirements|
Please make sure to read the relevant 2017 admissions guide thoroughly.
We have three different admission schemes for 2017 entry students.
Company employees may seek entrance to our program through this Company Recommendation Scheme by submitting a Letter of Consent.
Doshisha undergraduate students may seek admission through this University Recommendation Scheme by submitting a Letter of Recommendation from their Dean.
|Step 2||Preliminary Application|
If you are interested in applying for our Global MBA but would like to consult with us first, we invite you to submit a preliminary application. It can help you learn about Global Business and Management Studies at Doshisha Business School and assist you with your formal application should you decide to apply. There is no charge for submitting a preliminary application.
For details and to download the form, please see the following page: Preliminary Application
|Step 3||Make a Formal Application|
Please complete the formal application in accordance with the instructions given in the admissions guide.
2017 Global Business and Management Studies Formal Application Form ［Excel 122KB］
Complete the Application Fee
The non-refundable application fee (15,000 JPY) can be paid either by bank transfer or online by credit card. Please refer to the admissions guide for more details.
Submit the Application Package
Please submit your formal application form and other required documents by the specified deadline. (*Your application package must reach Doshisha University by the deadline to be considered.)
The required documents may vary for those applying under the University or Company recommendation schemes. Please check the relevant admissions guide.
*If you would like to send us your TOEFL® score, our Destination Code is 8759.
3. Screening of DocumentsOur admissions team will review your application form and supporting documentation when we receive them in full. Applicants who successfully pass this screening stage will be called for an interview.
4. Formal InterviewThe formal interview is conducted by the faculty members of Doshisha Business School (DBS) and is an important part of the applications process and an opportunity for us to assess your motivation, communication skills, and suitability for the program. Applicants residing in Japan will be invited to a face-to-face interview in principle. Overseas applicants will be interviewed using video-call (Skype(TM)).
5. Admissions DecisionFollowing the interview, a final decision will be made on your application by DBS faculty members and you will be notified of the decision shortly thereafter.
6. Offer and EnrollmentSuccessful applicants will receive an offer letter and are required to pay a non-refundable admission fee of 200,000 JPY by the specified deadline (please see 1.Schedule). Once you have accepted your place and paid the admission fee, you can then proceed to the registration procedures including immigration procedures for overseas applicants.