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Research Students (kenkyusei,non-degree)

Thank you for your interested in our research student programs. Here we provide a brief introduction on the selection process of research students (kenkyusei,non-degree) at our university. Those wishing to study on a specific subject may be admitted as a research student (kenkyusei,non-degree) after a special examination. The time of admission is April and October, and the period of enrollment is up to one year or until the end of a fiscal year (hence six months or one year). Students may apply for an extension if there are special circumstances. The period of enrollment cannot exceed two years. No degree is granted.In principle,applicants are selected based on the submitted documents.

Application Qualifications

Undergraduate College Research Student (kenkyusei,non-degree)

Applicants who meet one of the following requirements are eligible.

  1. Those who graduated or are expected to graduate from a Japanese university before they wish to enter a course.
  2. Those who have finished 16 years of education and obtained a bachelor degree in countries other than Japan or who are expected to finish and obtain a bachelor degree before they wish to enter a course.
  3. Those who can be recognized by the appropriate college of Yokohama National University in an independent screening process as having equivalent or superior academic ability to university graduates.

Graduate School Research Student (kenkyusei,non-degree)

Applicants who meet one of the following requirements are eligible.

  1. Those who have obtained a master’s degree from a Japanese graduate school or who are expected to receive a master’s degree before they wish to enter a course.
  2. Those who have a degree equivalent to a master’s degree from countries other than Japan or who are expected to receive such a degree before they wish to enter a course.
  3. Those who can be recognized by the appropriate graduate school of Yokohama National University in an independent screening process as having achieved a level of education equivalent or superior to that obtained by earning a master’s degree.

Please make sure to confirm the details to the appropriate college or graduate school at the time of application as the qualification varies in each college and graduate school.

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Application Procedure

Application Documents

The applicant must submit the following documents to the dean of the appropriate college .

  1. Prescribed application form
  2. Degree certificate from the last school attended.
  3. Academic transcript from the last school attended.
  4. Description of the research plan the applicant wishes to pursue.
  5. Copy of the certificate of residence or copy of passport.
  6. Any other documents required by the college or graduate school concerned.

Application Period and Submission Process

The application period, examination dates, announcement of results are as below.Most of the colleges and graduate schools require applicants to contact a faculty and get his or her permission to become academic advisor prior to application. Applicants are advised to make use of List of Professors for International Students Availablejump to a diffrent category and Academic Research Staffopen a new window. to find a suitable advisor for and by him/herself. Written or oral examinations may be given by some colleges or graduate schools. To receive further information as well as application forms, please contact the appropriate college or graduate school.

For Undergraduate College Research Student

Application Period and Submission Process for the 2016 Academic Year (College)PDFファイルが開きます

For Graduate School Research Student

Application Period and Submission Process for the 2016 Academic Year (Graduate School)PDFファイルが開きます

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References

Inquiries

For inquiries, please contact the appropriate college or graduate school.

College

College of Education

Section in Charge Web E-mail
Student Affairs Section 1 http://www.edu.ynu.ac.jp/english/ edu.gakumu1Replace the image with @ynu.ac.jp

College of Economics

Section in Charge Web E-mail
Student Affairs for Economics Section http://www.econ.ynu.ac.jp/english/ int.gakumuReplace the image with @ynu.ac.jp

College of Business Administration

Section in Charge web E-mail
Student Affairs for Business Administration Section http://www.cba.ynu.ac.jp/english/ int.gakumu2Replace the image with @ynu.ac.jp

College of Engineering Science

Section in Charge Web E-mail
Educational Affairs Section http://www.es.ynu.ac.jp/ english/ ses.kyomuReplace the image with @ynu.ac.jp

College of Urban Sciences

Section in Charge web E-mail
Establishment Preparation Section http://www.ynu.ac.jp/ynu-project/urban/index.html cus.jimuReplace the image with @ynu.ac.jp

Graduate School

Graduate School of Education

Section in Charge Web E-mail
Student Affairs Section 2 http://www.edu.ynu.ac.jp/english/category06/ edu.gakumu2Replace the image with @ynu.ac.jp

Graduate School of International Social Sciences

Section in Charge Web E-mail
Student Affairs for Economics Section http://www.gsiss.ynu.ac.jp/english/ int.keizaiReplace the image with @ynu.ac.jp
Student Affairs for Business Administration Section int.keieiReplace the image with @ynu.ac.jp
Student Affairs for Law School
(International and Business Law)
int.houkaReplace the image with @ynu.ac.jp
Graduate School Section
(All English Program)
int.gakumu-allReplace the image with @ynu.ac.jp

Graduate School of Engineering

Section in Charge Web E-mail
Graduate School of Engineering Section http://gakufu.eng.ynu.ac.jp/english/ ses.daigakuin-engReplace the image with @ynu.ac.jp

Graduate School of Environment and Information Sciences

Section in Charge Web E-mail
Graduate School of Environment and Information Sciences Section http://www.eis.ynu.ac.jp/english/ kankyojohoReplace the image with @ynu.ac.jp

Graduate School of Urban Innovation

Section in Charge Web E-mail
Graduate School of Urban Innovation Section http://www.urban.ynu.ac.jp/english/ urbanReplace the image with @ynu.ac.jp


(Contact:International Admissions Office)


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