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Entrance examination schedule

  • English Course and Chinese Course
  • Japanese Course

The entrance examination schedules for the English and Chinese Courses are shown below.

Entrance examination for general admission

Application period December 24 (Tue), 2019 to January 10 (Fri), 2020 (postmark deadline)
Examination dates

Examination for all faculties: February 5 (Wed), 2020

Examination for the Faculty of Global Communications: February 8 (Sat), 2020

Announcement of examination results February 17 (Mon), 2020

For details, refer to “Entrance Examination for General Admission .”

Entrance examination for admission by recommendation

Application period November 1 (Fri), 2019 to November 11 (Mon), 2019 (postmark deadline)
Examination date Essay and oral examination: November 30 (Sat), 2019
Announcement of examination results December 13 (Fri), 2019

Notes on letter of recommendation (application document)
If you cannot submit a letter of recommendation in the form designated by Doshisha University, contact the office shown below before submitting your application.

Request for Entrance Examination Guide (application form)

AY2019 entrance examination data

Change in application requirements for the international students

If you are a native English speaker or have strong English skills, you may apply for the entrance examinations for undergraduate admissions I and II and the entrance examination for admission by recommendation even without meeting the current requirement for Japanese language proficiency level, provided that you meet the rest of the application requirements and have above a certain level of Japanese language proficiency (around level N2 of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test).

The entrance examination schedule of the Japanese Course is shown below.

Entrance examinations for international students

Entrance examination I

Application period August 21 (Wed) to 17:00 on September 3 (Tue), 2019 (Japan time)
Applications must be received on or before the deadline.
Examination date

October 12 (Sat), 2019

Announcement of examination results October 25 (Fri), 2019

Entrance examination II

Application period November 7 (Thu) to 17:00 on November 20 (Wed), 2019 (Japan time)
Applications must be received on or before the deadline.
Examination date

January 11 (Sat), 2020

Announcement of examination results January 31 (Fri), 2020

Entrance examination for international students for admission by recommendation

Application period November 1 (Fri) to 11 (Mon), 2019
Applications must be postmarked by the deadline.
Examination date November 30 (Sat), 2019
Announcement of examination results December 13 (Fri), 2019

Request for Entrance Examination Guide (application form)[810KB]

Application documents to be submitted[544KB]

If you have any question about the entrance examination, please contact the Office of Faculty of Global Communications .

For inquiries, please contact:

Office of Faculty of Global Communications

TEL: +81-774-65-7491

FAX: +81-774-65-7069

E-mail: jt-gcjm@mail.doshisha.ac.jp

List of contacts (locations and hours)