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Application procedures differ by program. Some programs require that you apply directly to GRIPS whereas others require that you apply through a sponsoring organization. Please see below for how to apply to each program.
For details about each program, go to Degree Programs.
For information concerning funding including scholarships, go to Fees & Tuition Expenses.
For deadlines, see Application Deadlines by Program and Funding Source.
Online Application (directly to GRIPS)
Online application for 2017-2018 is now open.
To apply for any of the following programs, download our Online Application Guide 2017-2018 and follow the 3 steps listed below.
- One-year Master‘s Program of Public Policy (MP1)
- Two-year Master’s Program of Public Policy (MP2)
- Macroeconomic Policy Program (MEP) (One year Program or Two year Program) for externally funded or self-financed applicants only
- Public Finance Program (PF)
Five-year Ph.D. Programs
- GRIPS Global Governance Program (G-cube)
- Policy Analysis Program (PA)
Three-year Ph.D. Programs
- Public Policy Program (PP)
- Security and International Studies Program (SISP)
- State Building and Economic Development Program (SBED)
- Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Program (STI)
Step 1 Online Entry Form
Fill out and submit the Online Entry Form. The Admissions Office will send you an ID and a password by e-mail.
Step 2 Online Application Form
Use your ID and password to access GRIPS’s portal G-way. Complete and submit the Online Application Form.
Step 3 Supporting documents
Send the required supporting documents to the Admissions Office by post.
Paper-based Application (directly to GRIPS)
To apply for any of the following programs, download the application guide and form below.
- Economics, Planning and Public Policy Program (EPP): PDF Word (2016 closed)
- Disaster Management Policy Program – Master’s (DMP) Water-related disaster management for externally funded or self-financed applicants only: PDF Word (2016 closed)
- Disaster Management Program – Ph.D. (DM): PDF Word (2016 closed)
- Graduate Program in Japanese Language and Culture – Ph.D. (JLCD): Guide(PDF)Forms(PDF) (Word) (2016 closed)
Apply through the sponsoring organization