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 (MA in Int’l Relations or Political Science)
‣International Development Program (MA in Int’l Development or Economics)
‣Public Management and Policy Analysis Program (MA in Public Management or Public Policy)
‣Japan-Global Development Program (MA in Int’l Relations, Int’l Development, Economics or Public Management)
‣International Public Policy Program (1-year program)
‣2-year MBA Program
‣1-year MBA Program
‣Japan-Global Development Program (MBA)
‣Digital Transformation Program
‣International Social Entrepreneurship Program
Exclusive for (1) international JICA scholars, and (2) Japanese JOCV ex-participants or future participants

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Admissions Guidelines

For the details of the application requirements and process



You can take the tests at home if the submission is requested
Click the links below for the details
TOEFL iBT Home Edition:   GMAT Online Exam:  GRE at Home:
≪IUJ Institution Codes≫  TOEFL and GRE: 0712    GMAT: BV1-7F-20

English Test Exemption Policy

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

Category 1:  Applicants who have received an English-medium education for at least four years during their secondary studies in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the U.K. or the U.S.A., regardless of nationality, will be automatically exempted from submitting an English test score.

Category 2:  Applicants who have completed (or are expected to complete) an undergraduate or graduate degree at an institution where the language of instruction is English may be exempted from submitting an English test score if they submit evidence that the medium of instruction is English at the institution granting the degree.

Application Deadlines for Enrollment in September 2024

International Applicants

Jan. 25, 2024
Feb. 13, 2024
Mar. 21, 2024

Domestic Applicants

Feb. 15, 2024
Mar. 21, 2024
May 1, 2024
June 6, 2024


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

International Management (MBA, GSIM-JGDP, DXP) :

Scholarship Guidelines for International Applicants

☞ How to apply for Scholarship ❶ Pass the admission screening ❷ 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.

Info for PhD Program   in English  in Japanese 

Admissions Guidelines    in English   in Japanese 

Scholarship Guidelines    for Non-Japanese     for Japanese 

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ADMISSIONS OFFICE : Graduate School of International Relations (GSIR) :

Special Selection for Linkage Program

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

GSIR (International Development Program, Public Management and Policy Analysis Program) 


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Information Sessions and Open Campuses

Schedule and Application for Info. Sessions and Open Campuses.

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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