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Apr 5, 2023 23:59 (JST)

September 2023 enrollment: IMAT Application Round 5 Application Deadline

Application Period
Both overseas and domestic applicants
May 31, 2023 23:59 (JST)

September 2023 enrollment: General Application Round 5 / IMAT Application Round 6 Application Deadline

Application Period
Applicants residing in Japan only

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Update: Sept 1, 2022

2023 Applications are open!

The online application system is now open to receive graduate school applications for both April and September 2023 enrollment! Access the APU Online Application System and follow the guidelines to complete your application.

For 2023 enrollment there are new scholarship additions to APU's existing range of external scholarships: Honjo Scholarshipand Rotary Yoneyama Scholarship. Visit the external scholarship page for the entire list of available scholarship opportunities. We look forward to receiving your application!
Update: Aug 26, 2022

2023 APU Graduate School webinars for all interested applicants

APU admissions staff host regular online information sessions, on various themes, for all interested graduate applicants. In these events, participants can expect to learn about APU's graduate programs, scholarships, student life, and more! See the event schedule and register for upcoming webinars by clicking the video above or here.
We hope to see you there!
Update: June 12, 2022

1,000 International Students Welcomed to Japan After Relaxed Border Restrictions

APU has brought in over 1,000 international students from over 72 different countries in just 3 months after the Japanese governments relaxation on border restrictions. In order to welcome the new arrivals, we held a "We've Been Waiting" entrance ceremony on June 8th. Check the video here!
Update: June 3, 2022

2023 Application Schedule has been uploaded

The 2023 application schedule is now available. Graduate School applications will open on September 1, 2022, and applicants may submit their application at any time before the deadline for their desired application type. Be sure to check your application type and the corresponding dates here.

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