We are pleased to learn of your interest in the International University of Japan. IUJ welcomes qualified students with diverse backgrounds from all over the world to apply to our Master’s level degree programs (taught in English). Scholarships are available for qualified students.

Master’s Programs

Graduate School of International Relations (GSIR)Graduate School of International Management (GSIM)
‣International Relations Program
‣International Development Program (MA in Int’l Development or Economics)
‣Public Management and Policy Analysis Program
‣Japanese Development Program (MA in Int’l Development)
‣2-year MBA Program
‣1-year MBA Program
‣Japanese Development Program (MBA)

--- INFORMATION about Japanese Development Program ---

Japanese Development Program (JDP) is a 2-year master’s program offered jointly by the Graduate School of International Relations (GSIR) and Graduate School of International Management (GSIM).
Since admission screening is conducted by each school, JDP applicants may apply to either the GSIR or GSIM based on your own goals and interests.

MA in International Development⇒ JDP (GSIR)

--- INFORMATION about E-business Management Program ---

E-Business Management Program will be discontinued and merged into the 1-year MBA Program in 2019 as an E-business (E-biz) concentration.
If you are interested in the E-biz concentration, apply for 1-year MBA Program and check the E-Biz box  in the first section, “Personal Data,” in the online application.

Apply Online

Application Deadlines for Enrollment in September 2019

International ApplicantsDomestic Applicants
Feb. 14, 2019
Mar. 20, 2019
Nov. 15, 2018
Feb. 20, 2019
May 7, 2019
June 5, 2019

Admissions Guidelines 

Please read Admissions Guidelines before starting online application

≪IUJ Institution Codes≫

TOEFL and GRE: 0712   GMAT: BV1-7F-20

English Test Exemption Policy

Those who fall into one of the following categories are exempted from submitting an English Test score (TOEFL, IELTS or TOEIC):

Category 1: Students whose mother tongue is English and who lived and were largely educated in one of the following countries: the U.S.A., the U.K., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Ireland, where English is the national language.

Category 2: Students who have formally completed or are expected to complete an undergraduate or graduate program (in English) in one of the countries of Category 1.

Category 3: Students who have formally completed or are expected to complete an undergraduate or graduate program in an English-medium institution in one of the following countries:
Asia-Pacific: India, the Philippines, Singapore The Americas: Barbados, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Africa: Botswana, the Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe Europe: Malta


International Relations (IRP, IDP, PMPP) :        International Management (MBA) :

Scholarships Guidelines for Non-Japanese Applicants

☞ How to apply for Scholarship ❶ Pass the admission screening ❷ High qualified applicants are nominated for suitable scholarships ❸ You can apply for the said scholarship

We recommend you to check the scholarship eligibility before starting the online application. Applications for Scholarships for Non-Japanese Applicants are a part of the Online Application. (For Japanese applicants, please see the site in Japanese.)

Note: Scholarships Guidelines are usually updated in September every year.
You may see the information for a previous application period during the time applications are closed.

PhD Program

Please read Admissions Guidelines before starting online application.

Apply Online


International Relations  :

Special Selection for Linkage Program and SPIRIT World Bank Program students

You may see the information for a previous application period during the time applications are closed.

GSIR (International Development, International Relations, Public Management) 

Materials Request / Download

You can download admission materials through this site. If you would like to receive a hard copy of the IUJ brochure, Admissions and Scholarship Guidelines, and event information via e-mail, please register from this site.
Note: Updated materials are usually available to download from September every year.

Application Process

This will help you understand the flow from application to admission and enrollment: What is required, what to prepare, and how to proceed. We are happy to help you further, but this is the place to start.

Admission Result

Applicants can check their results of their application via this online site if you applied online.

Admissions One Point Advice

Tips on applying to IUJ to increase your chances for admissions, scholarship support and a fruitful IUJ experience.


The IUJ FAQ is a collection of frequently asked questions from prospective applicants. The keyword search function allows easy and quick access to the information you might be looking for!

Information Sessions and Open Campuses

Schedule and Application for Info. Sessions and Open Campuses.

E-Campus IUJ

“E-Campus IUJ” (in English) is usually published on first Monday of every month. Please register NOW!

Note to Special Needs Applications

IUJ welcomes applicants with special needs to contact us for information on our campus facilities and possible special arrangements they may need to join our academic programs and participate in dorm life.

For more information and details, please see the FAQ page.


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