The National Museum of Ethnology (Minpaku) is a research center for ethnology and cultural anthropology.

Entrance examination information

Students for the 2017 Academic Year

Application requirements for 2017 academic year (Ph.D. programs) [PDF(in Japanese)]

Admission Guide for Applicants

To request application materials, please send a request with the following information to the e-mail address below.

(1)Postal code
(2)Address
(3)Name
(4)Telephone number
(5)Application materials
Please state either that you are applying for the Department of Regional Studies or that you are applying for the Department of Comparative Studies for the 2016 academic year.

E-mail: kousei@ml.soken.ac.jp(Student Affairs Coordinator, Department of Academic and Student Affairs, Sokendai)

Contact

Research Cooperation Coordinator, Office of Administration Research Planning Section, National Museum of Ethnology
TEL: +81-(0)6-6878-8236 / FAX: +81-(0)6-6878-8479
e-mail:souken@idc.minpaku.ac.jp

Department of Academic and Student Affairs, Sokendai
〒240-0193 Shonan International Village, Hayama-cho, Miura-gun, Kanagawa Prefecture
TEL: +81-(0)46-858-1525 / 1526
e-mail:kousei@ml.soken.ac.jp

Results of previous entrance examinations

Regional Studies and Comparative Studies Applicants Accepted/Acceptance Ratio

  Applicant Passer Acceptance Rate
2016-2017 6 5 1.2
2015-2016 8 6 1.33
2014-2015 11 8 1.4
2013-2014 8 (1) 4 1.8
2012-2013 7 (1) 4 (1) 1.5
2011-2012 10 3 (1) 2.5
2010-2011 10 5 2
2009-2010 13 4 3.3
2008-2009 15 4 3.8
2007-2008 18 7 2.6
2006-2007 7 6 (1) 1.2
2005-2006 19 7 (1) 2.7
2004-2005 18 6 3.0
2003-2004 28 7 4.0
2002-2003 23 8 2.9
2001-2002 31 8 3.9
2000-2001 23 6 3.8
1999-2000 17 7 2.4
1998-1999 22 6 (1) 3.7
1997-1998 27 6 (2) 4.5
1996-1997 40 6 6.7
1995-1996 23 6 (1) 3.8
1994-1995 25 6 4.2
1993-1994 34 6 5.7
1992-1993 37 9 (3) 4.1
1991-1992 19 6 (1) 3.2
1990-1991 26 7 (2) 3.7
1989-1990 24 4 6.0