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

Because there may be some variation from year to year, please be sure to read notices and check bulletin boards.

First Semester April
  • Entrance Ceremony
  • SOKENDAI Freshman Course
  • New student orientation
  • 1st Semester Course Registration
  • Application for Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO)
May
  • Health Examination
  • Application for Special Researcher (JSPS)
  • Special researcher screening (JSPS)
June
  • Application for the Evaluation of Ph.D. Thesis (Degree conferment in September)
August
  • Application for exemption from/postponement of Tuition Payment (next semester)
  • PhD Thesis Presentation (Degree conferment in September)
  • Application for Research Assistant (next semester)
September
  • Submission deadline for Sokendai Review of Cultural and Social Studies article
  • Graduation ceremony
  • Submission deadline for SOKENDAI Nagakura Research Incentive Award (Degree conferment in September)
Second Semester Octber
  • Open Campus
  • 2nd Semester Course Registration
  • Application for SOKENDAI Future Scientist Award
November
  • Ethnic party
  • Application for the Evaluation of Ph.D. Thesis (Degree conferment in March)
December
  • SOKENDAI Cultural Forum
January
  • PhD Thesis Presentation (Degree conferment in March)
  • Entrance Examination / Interview
February
  • Announcement of successful applicants
  • Application for exemption from/postponement of Tuition Payment (next semester)
  • Application for Research Assistant (next semester)
March
  • Graduation ceremony
  • Submission deadline for SOKENDAI Nagakura Research Incentive Award (Degree conferment in March)