*Entrance Examinations are conducted online

Application Guidelines 2024 Enrolment (Spring/Fall)

*Applications will be accepted as early as 4 weeks before the application deadline, but no earlier.

Here, the Application Guidelines can be found online and as downloadable files. Applications for the program should be made via the online application system below. Please contact us if you have any problems applying online.

Before you apply please read and understand the guidelines fully in order to avoid any delays or difficulties in processing the application.

Please note that, as stated in the guidelines, applicants must contact a prospective supervisor - from the list of eligible faculty members at Inuyama Campus or in Kyoto that can be found below or in Appendix 2 - preferably before submitting a pre-application.

** For applicants submitting payment from within Japan, please download Appendix 3: Certification of Application Fee from the link at right, and submit this form along with the receipt of payment in the upload documents page of the online application system.

*** Please contact our office by email if you do not receive a response within 2 business days of submitting your pre-application.

 Download Documents

Application Guidelines
2024 enrollment

PDF | Updated: 031/08/2023

Appendix 1: Payment Method
PDF | Updated: 31/08/2023 

Appendix 2: List of Faculty Members
PDF | Updated: 31/08/2023

Appendix 3: Certification of Application Fee
PDF | Updated: 10/08/2021 

Important Dates

Submission deadlines (in Japan time) for 2023 enrolment:

  1. October 1st, 2023 for an exam between October 30 and November 2, 2023
  2. April 30th, 2024 for an exam between June 3 and June 7, 2024

*Two additional days are reserved for entrance examinations under exceptional circumstances, if applicants or evaluation committee members are unavailable during the official exam week (for examination period 1, November 6 and 7, 2023; for examination period 2, June 10 and 11, 2024)


Apply Online

To apply online please use the application form below providing your email address, given name, family name and supervisor.
On submission the application is reviewed by CIASP Administration and once confirmed with your supervisor an email is sent providing access to complete the full application form online with a personal account. If you are a returning to continue filling in the application, you can access your application via the link provided in your approval email or via this link »

As in the guidelines applications must contact a prospective supervisor from Inuyama or Kyoto listed online or within the downloadable files prior to application. If you have yet to find a supervisor, you may use the list below to identify and contact them separately.

*Note that there are other faculty members in our program that are not eligible to officially supervise students (see Appendix 2). However, they may still be willing to support your studies in cooperation with an eligible faculty member.

The online application system will be available between September 1 and October 1, and again between April 1 and April 30. Please check again during those periods to apply.