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) ⇒New name: Japan-Global Development Program (MA in Int’l Relations, Int’l Delvelopment, Economics or Public Management)
‣2-year MBA Program
‣1-year MBA Program
‣Japanese Development Program (MBA) ⇒New name: Japan-Global Development Program (MBA)

- INFORMATION about Japan-Global Development Program -

Japan-Global Development Program (JGDP) 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, JGDP applicants may apply to either the GSIR or GSIM based on your own goals and interests.

MA in International Relations, International Development, Economics or Public Management ⇒ JGDP (GSIR)

For details of JGDP curriculum, please see

--- 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.

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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

Application Deadlines for Enrollment in September 2020

International ApplicantsDomestic Applicants
Feb. 13, 2020
Mar. 25, 2020
Feb. 19, 2020
Mar. 25, 2020
May 7, 2020
June 10, 2020


International Relations (IRP, IDP, PMPP, GSIR-JGDP) :

International Management (MBA, GSIM-JGDP) :

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.

99% of our international students get some scholarship

including Nakayama scholarship,  ADB scholarhip, AEON sccholarship, KMMF scholarship, Mitsubishi UFJ scholarship, Sojitz scholarship…

PhD Program

Please read Admissions Guidelines before starting online application.

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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) 

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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.

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