Ritsumeikan University | Graduate School of Technology Management

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Prospective Students

Thank you very much for your interest in our MOT programs!
Our program aims to develop researchers who advance the formal body of knowledge on universal, systematic concepts, and methods in business practice. For that purpose, we welcome a diverse range of applicants from all over the world, with a variety of skills, regardless of specific academic field and professional background.

Doctoral Program Admission

Our MOT doctoral program has an admissions system that enrolls students in April and September.

The selections are through:
  (Step 1): Finding a match with a supervisor*
   *Please be aware that applicants need to obtain a consent from a prospective supervisor before submitting their application.
  (Step 2): A document screening of the application documents submitted at the time of application
  (Step 3): An interview screening in English

Finding a Prospective Supervisor

Applicants are required to find a prospective supervisor before applying. Contact a facluty member and ask whether you can apply for our Doctoral Program under his/her supervision with your CV and research proposal.

It is highly recommended that applicants contact a prospective supervisor at least three weeks before application deadline.
Please refer to the following website when you search for a prospective supervisor.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the following email address:moten@st.ritsumei.ac.jp

Application Guidelines

Please refer to our application guidelines as below.