[Graduate School]Admission Procedure

Doctoral Program

School Fees for Students admitted in 2023

(Unit: Yen)
 Total for the Initial YearInitial Registration FeeSchool Fees(annual)Other Fees
Admission FeeTuitionFacilities FeeAcademic Association Fee
LettersEnglish Literature & English Linguistics804,000502,000200,000477,000122,0005,000
Philosophy, Cultural History, Aesthetics & Art Theory803,000501,500200,000477,000122,0004,000
Japanese Literature805,000502,500200,000477,000122,000※ 6,000
Social Studies804,000502,000200,000477,000122,0005,000
Policy & Management806,000503,000200,000477,000122,0007,000
Culture & Information Science896,000 548,000200,000562,000132,0002,000
Science & Engineering1,178,000689,000200,000815,000161,0002,000
Life & Medical Sciences1,178,000689,000200,000815,000161,0002,000
Health & Sports Science922,000561,000200,000587,000132,0003,000
Global Studies804,000502,000200,000477,000122,0005,000

  1. The Admission Fee is collected in the initial year only. The Admission Fee for the students who have completed the graduate program at Doshisha University is not necessary.
  2. One half of the Tuition and Facilities Fee is collected in the Spring Semester and the other half in the Fall Semester.
  3. Initial Registration Fee: the Admission Fee in full, and one half each of the Tuition, Facilities and Other Fees.
    *The Academic Association Fee for the students enrolled in the Major of Japanese Literature (Graduate School of Letters) comprises the Academic Association of Cultural Studies Fee (4,000 yen) and the Academic Association of Japanese Literature Fee (2,000 yen).
    *Academic Association:Each academic association is established to contribute to the University's education and research through activities such as issuing their journals.
  4. School fees for the Second year and above are collected every year as shown in the table below.
(Unit : Yen)
 Tuition FeeFacilities Fee
Theology, Letters, Social Studies, Law, Economics, Commerce, Policy & Management, Global StudiesSecond and
Third Year
Culture & Information ScienceSecond and
Third Year
Science & Engineering, Life & Medical SciencesSecond and
Third Year
Health & Sports ScienceSecond and
Third Year
PsychologySecond and
Third Year

The Academic Association Fee (same amount as in the first year) is collected each year.
The Alumni Association Fee is collected from the students enrolled in the Graduate School of Law in the Third Year (except for the students who have completed the undergraduate or the master's program at Doshisha University).