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Shiga University

滋賀大学 (shigadaigaku) 

Graduate School of Economics

Overview

Departments and Divisions, and Typical Length of Program
Academic Program
Typical Length of Program
Degrees
Economics
First stage of doctoral program (Master’s degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Economics)
Management
First stage of doctoral program (Master’s degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Business Administration)
Global Finance
First stage of doctoral program (Master’s degree-awarding)
2
Masters
(Finance)
Risk Research in Economics and Management
Second stage of doctoral program (Doctoral degree-awarding)
3
Doctoral
(Economics/Business Administration)
Academic Calendar

First stage of doctoral program (Master’s degree-awarding)

Academic Calendar: semester
Entry Timing: Apr.
Term Commencement: Apr. / Oct.

Second stage of doctoral program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Academic Calendar: semester
Entry Timing: Apr.
Term Commencement: Apr. / Oct.
List of Courses and Schedule
Curriculum
Link
Degree Programs Offered in English
Curriculum Policy of Institution
Contact Info(International Students)
Administrative Office (Economics and Data Science)
+81-749-27-1030
ksyomu@biwako.shiga-u.ac.jp
Degree Awarding Policy

Program Profile

Official Website
Brochures & App Form
Application Form
Link
School Brochures
Link
School Features
Criteria for Awarding Degrees
Supplementary Japanese Language Class
Available
Curriculum Policy of Institution
Japanese Language Course at an Affiliated School (Separate Admission Process for The University)

Study Abroad Programs (Incl. in and outbound) /Length of Program
Short-term Study Abroad to Japan
Link up to 2 wks 6 mos 1 yr
Short-term Study Abroad Programs from Japan
Link up to 2 wks 1 mo 6 mos 1 yr
Double/Dual/Joint Degree Programs

MEXT Research Students Scholorship
Prospective Students may Apply
Types of Professional Qualifications
  • Certified Public Tax Accountant
  • Certified Public Accountant/Securities Analysts/Financial Planner

Students

As of May 1, 2019

total
72
Students

Students

Number of International Students by Nationality

First stage of doctoral program (Master’s degree-awarding)

Number of Spring Admissions
16
Number of Spring International Admissions
12
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
1
Number of Graduating Students in 2019 (International Students)
27 (20)
Completion Rate in 2019
Completion Rate of Doctoral Programs for International Students in 2019

Second stage of doctoral program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Number of Spring Admissions
3
Number of Spring International Admissions
1
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
0
Number of Graduating Students in 2019 (International Students)
5 (3)
Completion Rate in 2019
Completion Rate of Doctoral Programs for International Students in 2019

Faculty

As of May 1, 2019

List of Academic Staff/Faculty Members (Title, Degree and Achievements)
Total Number of Academic Staff/Faculty Members
68
  • Student : Faculty Ratio (both Full-time)

    72:68

Number of International Academic Staff/Faculty Members (by Gender)

Professors
Associate Professors
Lecturers
Assistant Professors
Research Associates
Total
%
Male
29
26
0
0
55
80
Female
7
6
0
0
13
19
International Faculty
1
1
0
0
2
2

Post-graduate Pathways

As of May 1, 2019

First stage of doctoral program (Master’s degree-awarding)

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
0
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
10

Second stage of doctoral program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
0
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
3
Main Pathways for International Students
Financial companies, Manufacturing industry, Information and telecommunications industry. Some students look for a job in a mother country after graduation.
Number of International Graduating Students Employed in Japan (Upon Graduation)
5
Information on Career Prospects
Internships & Other Opportunities
  • Internships/training in Japan (Convert not to credit)
  • Internships/training outside Japan (Convert not to credit)
Career Support
Available
Voices of International Students
International Alumni Networks

Campus Location

Campus
Hikone campus
522-8522,1-1-1 Bamba,Hikone, Shiga Google Map
Access Map
Campus Overview and Access
Suburban
Facilities & Services
  • Athletic Grounds and Facilities (e.g., gyms)
  • Facilities for extracurricular activities
  • Rest areas
  • Computer rooms
  • Environments for independent learning other than the library (e.g., learning commons)
  • Barrier-free Universal Design
  • Cafeteria/On-Campus Store
  • Free Wi-Fi for students

Entrance Exam for International Students

As at 27th 09 2019

Admission Policy of Institution
Entrance Examination Provisions for International Students
Available
Name of Procedures for International Admissions and Program
外国人留学生入試
Link
Consultation for Prospective Students Overseas
Special Arrangement on Admission for Persons with Disabilites
Transfer within the Institution
Transfer from Another Institution
Options for Testing/Qualifications
  • Levels in Japanese Language Proficiency Test(N1)
  • others
Remarks
  • Exam must be taken in Japanese
Application Timing
Aug. / Dec.

Entrance Exam for All Students

Information on Selection Method (for All Students)

First stage of doctoral program (Master’s degree-awarding)

  • General
  • Recommendation (open recruitment, designated schools)
  • Special selection for working adults
  • Entrance Examination Provisions for International Students

Second stage of doctoral program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

  • General

Tuition and Fees

As at 27th 09 2019

First stage of doctoral program (Master’s degree-awarding)

Tuition Fees
First Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min:  yen
Second Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min:  yen
Link
Admission Fee
282,000 yen
Other Charges
First Year 47,250 yen
Second Year 0 yen
Link

Second stage of doctoral program (Doctoral degree-awarding)

Tuition Fees
First Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min:  yen
Second Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min:  yen
Third Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min:  yen
Link
Admission Fee
282,000 yen
Other Charges
First Year 58,350 yen
Second Year 0 yen
Third Year 0 yen
Link
Estimated Housing and Utilities Cost (Per Month):
53,085 yen
Fees Charged during Student Short-time Leave
no payment

Special Payment Arrangements

As at 27th 09 2019

Late Payment Plan
Available
Installment Payment Plan
Available
Tuition Waivers
Student may Apply for Waiver or Reduction of Tuition

Scholarships/Loans

Grants (All Students may Apply)
Available
Grants (All International Students may Apply)
Available Link
Loans (All Students may Apply)
Available Link
Details