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Upcoming Dates MORE

June 1, 2022 23:59 (JST)

General Application Round 4 Application Deadline for September 2022

Application Period
For domestic/internal applicants only
June 1, 2022 23:59 (JST)

IMAT Program Application Round 5 Application Deadline

Application Period
For domestic/internal applicants only

Recent Updates MORE

Update: Mar 14, 2022

Admissions Blog has been updated

Admissions Blog has been updated with new posts. Written from the student perspective, the blog posts contain useful information on the student life and academics awaiting at APU. Click here to read!
Update: Nov 9, 2021

Check out our new Help Chat!

You can now easily ask about what you want to know via our Help Chat. Click on the Help Chat pop-up at the bottom right of the screen to start using it. We will do our best to continue improving our Help Chat to answer your questions and concerns!

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Update: Oct 1, 2021

Updated Webinar schedule available

Due to high popularity, new webinar dates have been added for 2022 enrollment. Click on the above video to see the updated graduate webinar schedule. Additionally, the APU Graduate School will be attending various external fairs throughout the Fall season. Be sure to check the Upcoming Dates above for chances to meet up with APU admissions counselors and ask any questions you have first-hand.
Update: Sept 3, 2021

Alumna appointed to Minister of Labor of Tajikistan

APU alumna Shirin Amonzoda (Graduate School of Asia Pacific Studies Class of 2016) was appointed Tajikistan’s Minister of Labor in November, 2020. To commemorate her accomplishment, Japan International Cooperation Center (JICE) and APU together held a webinar on June 4, 2021. The Minister of Labor spoke with Professor Emeritus Malcolm Cooper and the webinar concluded with a lively Q&A session. You can view the webinar here until June 10, 2022.
Update: Sept 1, 2021

2022 Applications are open!

The online application system is now open to receive graduate school applications for both April and September 2022 enrollment. Go to the How to Apply menu to access the APU Online Application System and follow the step-by-step instructions to complete and submit your application.

Admissions Blog MORE

Cost of Living in Beppu: Part 2 Utilities & More!

Written by Fatin Mar 4, 2022

Cost of Living in Beppu: Part 1 Apartments

Written by Fatin Feb 28, 2022

Making the Most of Life in Beppu

Written by Jan 26, 2021

Online Classes from a Grad Student's Eyes

Written by Josh June 19, 2020