ADMISSIONS SCHEDULE / PROCESS

Schedule

There are two sets of schedules.

Schedule A:Late October (Application period starts from late September.)

 

Schedule B: End of February (Application period starts from late January.)

 

All applicants need to obtain consent from a mentoring professor before applying to Kobe DU Graduate School. Those who are not current Kobe DU students must have a pre-interview. Please find more details in the “Pre-Interview” section below.

*The schedule may be subject to change. Please contact the Office of Graduate School for details.

Master’s Degree Course admissions process

(1) Application documents screening
(2) Individual interview
(3)Portfolio and art work/thesis

(You can choose to present either art work or thesis as a selection process.)

Doctoral Degree Course admissions process

In addition to (1) through (3) above, the following need to be included.

(4) English written test

 

Pre-interview

Applicants who are not current Kobe DU students must submit the necessary documents during the pre-interview entry period. Those who pass the application documents screening can proceed to pre-interview stage.

Please find more details (e.g. entry procedure, schedule and etc.) on the URL below.

 e59d4c67a2a9160988295d8baec9c2e8.pdf (kobe-du.ac.jp)

*Applicants who are current Kobe DU students including research students do not need to have a pre-interview. However, it is necessary that applicants should talk to a mentoring professor then contact the Office of Graduate School.

 

Entry Procedure

1) Pre-interview Entry (Submitting the necessary documents during the period)

2) Notification of the result based on entry documents

(Successful candidates can proceed to pre-interview stage)

3) Pre-interview with a mentoring professor

4) Decision of acceptance (based on pre-interview)

5) Notification of the result based on pre-interview

6) Sending application documents (only to successful candidates)

Documents

*Please do not change formats and layouts

“Pre-interview Entry Sheet” and “Research Plan” can be filled by either hand-written or typing.

Please download Kobe DU prescribed forms.


Please use Adobe Acrobat Reader DC to edit “Pre-interview Entry Sheet” and “Research Plan”.

※It may cause some problems of entering data and printing if you use a preview function of web browser or other PDF reader software.

※Please download Acrobat Reader DC from the URL below.

https://get.adobe.com/jp/reader/


①Pre-interview entry sheet (Use prescribed forms.)

修士課程、博士後期課程共通 PDFデータ

②Research Plan (Use prescribed forms.)

修士課程用 PDFデータ

博士後期課程用 PDFデータ

③Portfolio (Data size has to be under 24MB.)

④Summary of thesis within 1,200 words in Japanese (if you choose “presenting thesis” as a selection process)


<Typing>

1) Download PDF file

2) Data entry

3) Save the data (Your name must be included in the name of the file.)

4) Send email with data attached (send all documents together)

<Hand-written>

1) Download PDF file

2) Print out PDF file (A4 and one-side printed) and fill out the forms.

3) Scan the filled forms and save as PDF data (Your name must be included in the name of the file.)

4) Send email with data attached (send all documents together)


Submitting Period 

Schedule A:July 12th 2021 – August 2nd 2021

Schedule B:November 15th 2021 – December 6th 2021

 

Email Address To Submit

gsad-nyushi@kobe-du.ac.jp

 

Inquiry

Office of Graduate School, Kobe Design University

Address: 8-1-1, Gakuennishi-machi, Nishi-ku, Kobe

Postal code: 651-2196

Tel: +81 78 795 7447

Fax: +81 78 796 2559

Email: gsad-nyushi@kobe-du.ac.jp

 

More Information

Please find more information on the URL below.

https://english.kobe-du.ac.jp/