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LL.D. Program 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

Overview Admission Requirements Application Materials & Procedure Housing, Health Care and Support Tuition, Other Fees & Living Costs Financial Aid FAQ Pamphlet Contact Details & Inquiries

1. Overview a. Introduction. Kyushu University’s LL.D. program offers students the unique opportunity of preparing a doctoral thesis in English whilst studying at a Japanese university. Participants will pursue a closely supervised program of research prior to submitting a final dissertation. The program is designed to provide students with the skills necessary to complete high-level research in law. b. Program Duration. Participants will pursue a closely supervised program of research for 6 consecutive semesters (3 years) prior to submitting a final dissertation. c. Subject Areas for Doctorates. The doctoral thesis may be on any lawrelated subject agreed in consultation with the academic supervisors and approved by the LL.D. Faculty Committee. The research interests of faculty members involved in the LL.D. program are available here

2. Admission Requirements For admission to the LL.D., students must meet the following requirements: a. All applicants are expected to have engaged in some form of law study at graduate level. b. A good command of English. A TOEFL score of 250+ (computerbased), 600+ (paper-based), or 100+ (Internet-based) or equivalent is required for non-native English speakers. 1

Tuition. Other Fees & Living Costs The various university fees and estimated living costs are as follows: a.kyushu-u. c. Please note that scholarships may have additional requirements. vary depending on whether the applicant wishes to apply for financial aid or not. and other practical assistance. students will be offered accommodation for their first semester in Kyushu University International Student House. Student Supporter All international students enrolled on a course at the Graduate School of Law will be provided with a Student Supporter to assist with various practical matters upon arriving in Japan.D. See Section 6 below for details on tuition and other fees. accompanying the student to their accommodation. Housing Most LL. The support service ensures that adjusting to life in Japan goes smoothly for all incoming international students. 3. Students are free to choose their health care provider. This includes meeting newly arrived students at Fukuoka Airport. Kyushu University Registration Fee: 30. Section 6 below contains a list of financial aid options and the relevant application materials. helping in opening a bank account & registering at the Ward Office.D. Please see Section 6 below. Health Care & Support a. Application Materials & Procedure. For a nominal monthly charge. 4.000 yen b. Health Care All international students are obliged to join a national health insurance scheme.jp/supportcenter/en/housing/ kashiihama b. Further information is available at: http://www. and what type of financial aid the applicant is seeking. Housing.isc.ac. Application requirements and procedures for the LL. Kyushu University Entrance Fee: 282.c. 70% of health costs are covered by insurance.000 yen 2 . 5. Sufficient financial support for the duration of the program.

900 yen. Money for arrival. 6. 2013. Am I entitled to a waiver of the TOEFL etc. FAQ a.c. 18. The scholarship will cover all fees as well as a monthly stipend.D. Japanese Government Scholarship 2 LL. we would recommend that you bring a minimum of 150.000 yen e. although if there are some special circumstances we will consider a waiver.000 yen if you are staying in private accommodation.D. Self-financing (including scholarships from home country or other international source) Students also have the option to self-finance their study. The application deadline will be Jan.? A law degree is not absolutely necessary in order to be eligible to apply. Monthly living costs: 100.000 yen if you are staying in university accommodation and 200. however. Based on the experience of former students. Financial Aid a. what score is required? A conversion chart is available here. students per year will be supported by special scholarships from the Japanese government.) d. If I have taken an English test other than TOEFL. language requirement? Our normal practice is to require all applicants for whom English is a second language to submit a TOEFL test or equivalent. Kyushu University Tuition Fee per Semester: 267. and a return economy class air ticket to Fukuoka. Application Guidelines and the Application Form can be downloaded here. The amount of cash you should bring on arrival varies depending on your personal situation. 3 . Application Guidelines and the Application Form for the Japanese Government Scholarships can be downloaded here. b. Do I need a law degree in order to apply for the LL. b. (Entrance and Tuition Fees will be changed annually. Further details on eligibility and procedure can be found in the Application Guidelines. a significant part of your undergraduate degree must have been in law. The tuition fee. other fees and living costs can be found in Section 5 above. 7. c.

Graduate School of Law. 9. Kyushu University. Are there any opportunities for post-doctoral study? The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science offers a number of post-doctoral study opportunities. Japan.jp 4 .d. Pamphlet can be downloaded here. Contact Details & Inquiries Application materials should be submitted to: Admission Office of the International Programs.D.ac. Inquiries regarding this program should be addressed to: Fax: 81[Japan]-92-642-4162 E-mail: admission@law. 8. Higashi-ku. Fukuoka 812-8581. Pamphlet The LL.kyushu-u. 6-19-1 Hakozaki.

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