admission guidelines

Graduates Voice

Welcome to the exciting opportunity of joining the KIMAP in Management program and internationalizing your future career! Take the first step towards internationalizing your career by applying to the KIMAP in Management program. We are excited to receive your application and embark on this transformative journey together. To help you navigate the application process smoothly, we have provided a breakdown of everything you’ll need to know:
1) Proficiency in English, as demonstrated by one of:
  • English-taught program for bachelor’s degree
  • Native speaker
2) Bachelor’s degree in any field
(Please do check our specific rules of applicant qualification and submit relevant documents to demonstrate your eligibility)
Note that you can apply during the last year of your bachelor’s studies.

The application procedure is released in early February each year. Be sure to read and follow the instructions in the section of “PROCEDURES” carefully. Additionally, find the relevant format for the required documents in the “DOCUMENTS” section to complete your application.





Application documents for 2024 should be submitted between April 18th and 25th, 2024 via post.Applications received after the deadline will not be accepted for any reason.

Postal Address:
Academic Affairs Section, Graduate School of Business Administration, Kobe University 2-1, Rokkodai-cho, Nada-ku, Kobe-shi 657-8501, Japan


Publication of Application Procedure
Early February
Application Period
Mid April
Announcement of Results
Late June

Tuition fee (per semester): JPY 267,900 (annual amount JPY 535,800)

Other costs linked to academic fees:

  • Entrance fee: JPY 282,000
  • Costs such as visa fees, complementary health insurance, transportation, accommodation and meals are to be paid directly by the student.
Visit Student Life to learn more.
Every year, we are proud to offer a range of scholarships and opportunities for high-performing students from around the world. These scholarships aim to support talented individuals in pursuing their studies in a world-class environment. In addition to offering scholarships, we are pleased to provide opportunities for the exemption of tuition and enrollment fees. Through these initiatives, we demonstrate our commitment to global responsibility and our firm belief in the potential of the next generation of leaders like yourself.