2. A good command of English. A TOEFL score of 92+ (Internet-based) or
equivalent is required for non-native English speakers.
3. Sufficient financial support for the duration of the program. Further details on
the costs of studying for the LL.M., including tuition and other fees, are available
at the program web site.
3. Application Materials
Applicants are requested to submit by registered airmail or equivalent (i.e. Federal
Express, DHL etc.), an original and one copy of the following documents:
1. Completed LL.M. Application Form. Please note: (1) It is very important that the
name that you include in Section 1 of the Application Form is the same as the name in
your passport. The Student Visa of successful applicants will be issued with the name
provided in Section 1, and it can cause problems at immigration when entering Japan if
the names are different. (2) Nationality. You must indicate if you have dual nationality
or Japanese nationality.
2. A photocopy of Graduation Certificate of the last university and graduate school
attended, OR a Certified Letter from the university at which the applicant is currently
attending, stating the expected graduation date.
3. Official School Transcript of the last school from which the applicant graduated and
that which the applicant is currently attending.
4. Two Letters of Recommendation from the Dean, the applicant's supervising
professor or other teaching staff who have had direct contact with the applicant; or from
a supervisor in the employing body with personal knowledge of the applicant (forms
attached below). *A reference letter in Japanese or English is acceptable.
5. For non-native speakers, proof of English proficiency must be provided. A TOEFL
score of 92+ (Internet-based) or equivalent is required for non-native English speakers.
All application materials should be typed in English on the attached forms or additional
sheets of A4 paper. In the event materials required above are in a language other than
English or Japanese, a translation into one of these languages must be attached.