Admission

Last updated: Nov 15, 2016

List for SSP Application Documents

NOTE
We do Not accept any application documents by e-mail.
ALL required documents listed below must arrive at the International Relations Division by the deadline. The documents submitted will not be returned.
Required documents
1. Application form --- Please TYPE all items in the form except your signature on page 4.
2. Original bachelor's degree academic transcript in English/in Japanese. (Include date of issue)
Photocopy or English translation should be verified and bears FRESH school stamp by the university from which you received your bachelor's degree or by a notary public.
3. Original master's degree academic transcript in English/in Japanese. (Include date of issue)
Photocopy or English translation should be verified and bears FRESH school stamp by the university from which you received (or will receive) your master's degree or by a notary public.
*If you are still working towards your research based master’s degree and are not able to send a provisional academic transcript, submit a certificate issued by the university which states that your master’s program are research based. (e.g. current enrollment certificate). Please let us know in case you cannot prepare such certificate.
4. Original master's degree certificate in English/in Japanese.
Photocopy or English translation should be verified and bears FRESH school stamp by the university from which you received your master's degree or by a notary public.
.*If you are still working towards your master's degree, submit a certificate issued by the university which states the expected date of acquisition of your master's degree. Use KUT official SSP form No. 1.
*If you have already received your master’s degree,
a) The certificate should clearly state that you have received your master’s degree. Completion of a master’s program is not sufficient.
b) Submit your FINAL (OFFICIAL) degree certificate. A provisional certificate is not acceptable.
5. (1) Past fields of study in English --- approximately 1 page.
(2) Research outline in English --- Research outline which you plan to do at KUT, approximately 1 page.
6. Two signed recommendation letters in English. Use KUT official SSP form No. 2.
7. Original certificate of health in English/in Japanese issued within the past 6 months.
Use KUT official SSP form No.3.
For those who are affiliated with a university, organization or company in Japan and have an annual health checkup, health certificates in different formats are also acceptable.
Other documents: (If you have the following documents, please submit them )
1. Rank certificate (in English) for bachelor's and master's program issued by the university, stating your rank in the class. (e.g. 2nd out of 25 students )
2. Copies of your past publications including graduation thesis.
3. Certificate of English ability ( such as TOEFL, IELTS, CET, etc )
4. Copy of your passport or other identification documents such as citizenship certificate, birth certificate, etc.
Sending Address
International Relations Division
Kochi University of Technology
Tosayamada, Kami City, Kochi 782-8502 JAPAN
TEL: +81-887-53-1130 FAX: +81-887-57-2000
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