General Information for Non-Matriculated Students

Non-Matriculated graduate students (Kamokuto Rishusei) are persons of any nationality who wish to take one or more courses of their choice, up to 10 credits in one year, but do not intend to earn a degree from Sophia. Students are accepted for a period of one semester. Applications are accepted for the Spring and Autumn Semester.
We do not accept applicants who are in Japan on a temporary visitor visa.

Application Procedure for AY2022 Autumn semester will be released in early Match, 2023.

Autumn Semester Academic Year 2022

Application Period

August 16 – August 22, 2022

Application Fee


Please see the application procedure for details.

Application Procedure
Graduate Program in Global StudiesApplication Procedure Course List

Non-matriculated student can take the courses listed in “Course List”.

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