Yamaguchi University

Yamaguchi University

山口大学  (yamaguchidaigaku) 

Graduate School of Economics


Departments and Divisions
Academic Program
Typical Length of Program
Master's Program
Business Administration
Master's Program
Academic Calendar

Master's Program

Academic Calendar: semester
Entry Timing: Apr. Oct.
Term Commencement: Apr. / Oct.
List of Courses and Schedule
Degree Programs Offered in English
Master's Program

Curriculum Policy of Institution
Contact Info (for International Students)
Office of Graduate School of Economics
Degree Awarding Policy

Program Profile

Official Website
Brochures and App Form
School Features
Criteria for Awarding Degrees
Supplementary Japanese Language Class
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
6 mos / 1 yr
Short-term Study Abroad Programs from Japan
1 mo
Exchange Programs with Partner Institutions Overseas
6 mos / 1 yr
Double/Dual/Joint Degree Programs

MEXT Research Students Scholarship

Types of Professional Qualifications


As of May 1, 2022



Number of International Graduated Students Local Students
46 14

Master's Program

Number of Spring Admissions
Number of Spring International Admissions
Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
Number of Graduating Students in 2022 (International Students)
25 (28)
Completion Rate in 2022
Completion Rate of Doctoral Programs for International Students in 2022


As of May 1, 2022

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


Post-graduate Pathways

As of May 1, 2022

Master's Program

Number of Graduating Students who Continue Education
Number of Graduating Students Employed (Upon Graduation)
Main Pathways for International Students
Manufacturing, Wholesale and Retail Trade, Bankiin and insurance
Number of International Graduating Students Employed in Japan (Upon Graduation)
Information on Career Prospects
Internships and Other Opportunities
Career Support
Voices of International Students
International Alumni Networks

Entrance Exam for International Students

As at 01st 10 2023

Admission Policy of Institution
Entrance examination provisions for international students
Name of Procedures for International Admissions and Program
Consultation for Prospective Students Overseas
Special Arrangement on Admission for Persons with Disabilities
  • Time for exam extended by 1.5 times or 1.3 times
  • Permission to take exam in Braille; use of question sheets with a font that is 1.4 times larger and paper sheets that are twice as large; use of a magnifying glass; etc.
  • Consideration given to methods of answering (can answer by check marks, writing, or writing done by another on behalf of the test-taker)
  • Intention can be expressed using an AAC device or computer
  • Sign-language interpreter, helper available
  • Exemption from listening portion or permission to control audio on listening portion
  • Consideration given to location of exam room (e.g., distance from restroom and elevator)
  • Other special measures such as use of walking sticks, hearing aids, wheelchairs, and specially made desks, etc.
Transfer within the Institution
Transfer from Another Institution
Options for Testing / Qualifications
  • Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU): Japanese as a Foreign Language
  • Levels in Japanese Language Proficiency Test (N1)
  • Levels in Japanese Language Proficiency Test (N2)
  • Requires English language proficiency (TOEIC)
  • Requires English language proficiency (TOEFL)
  • Requires English language proficiency (IELTS)
  • Exam must be taken in Japanese
  • Exams offered outside Japan/interviews during admissions screening conducted abroad (including instances where applicants may come to Japan before receiving an admission decision)
  • Travel to Japan not required before admission procedure
Application Timing
Jan. / Jun. / Oct.

Entrance Exam for All Students

Information on Selection Method (for All Students)

Master's Program

  • General
  • Recommendation (open recruitment, designated schools)
  • Special selection for working adults
  • Entrance examination provisions for international students

Tuition and Fees

As at 01st 10 2023

Master's Program

Tuition Fees
First Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Second Year   Max: 535,800 yen / Min: 535,800 yen
Admission Fee
282,000 yen
Other Charges
Fees Charged during Student Short-time Leave
no payment

Special Payment Arrangements

As at 01st 10 2023

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


Grants (All Students may Apply)
Grants (All International Students may Apply)
Loans (All Students may Apply)