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How do you want to study ?
on the path that interests you !
Degree - seeking Applicants
Click on the path that interests you !
Generally, this is for those progressing from high school→university→graduate school.
・College of Asia Pacific Studies
・College of International Management
・Graduate School of Asia Pacific Studies
・Graduate School of Management
*This will take you to the APU graduate school webpage.
Do you possess Japanese nationality?
(including Japanese dual nationality*)
*This will take you to the Admissions page for Japanese/Domestic Applicants.
*If one of your parents has Japanese nationality, it is possible that you also have Japanese nationality. Please confirm whether you have Japanese nationality before applying. If it is discovered that a successful applicant has Japanese nationality, their APU Tuition Reduction Scholarship offer will be withdrawn and their acceptance to APU may be revoked.
For those in the process of renouncing their Japanese nationality, please contact the Admissions Office before applying.
Not including short-term stays, do you have any status of residence in Japan?
*This will take you to the Admissions page for International Applicants Residing Outside Japan.
*If you are a US armed forces personnel, family member, or civilian affected by the US-Japan Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA), please contact the Admissions Office before application.
Do you have permanent residency in Japan?
Do you currently have a student visa? Or
Do you currently have a student visa or another status of
residence (not including short-term) that you intend to change to a student visa before enrolling?
*Those who will obtain a student visa before enrollment are eligible to apply for the APU Tuition Reduction Scholarship at the time of application.
*If you currently possess a status of residence other than a student visa but intend on changing to a student visa before enrollment to APU, you must complete the necessary procedures to change your visa status by yourself. Please consult the Japanese Immigration Bureau directly for details regarding how to change your current status of residence to a student visa. In addition, please submit a Letter of Intent to Switch to Student Residency Status and inform APU of your decision via email.
*If you hold a visa other than a student visa, please consult the Admissions Office to determine how you should apply.
Please contact the Admissions Office before applying.
Non - degree Applicants
I want to continue my education or I am seeking professional development.
I want to study abroad at APU.
Professional Development / Non-degree Programs
Will you be able to attend the interview in Japan on the dates mentioned in the Undergraduate Application Handbook for International Applicants Residing in Japan?
*This will take you to the Admissions page for International Applicants Residing in Japan.
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