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Important Dates for the Partnership Track

See the table below for important dates. Please note that these dates are indicative, and subject to change.

Application Process Dates
2016
Application Deadline December 1
2017
Interviews and testing of select applicants
Sample math test
March 1–March 31
Notification to Selected Candidates April 14
Deadline to accept scholarship April 21
Reserve or stand–by applicants are called, if necessary April 21–
Visa application process May–August
Arrival in Japan for Orientation Program participants July 6 (tentative)
Orientation Program Mid-July to late-September (Mid-July to mid-September, 2017, for JISPA-HIT and UTokyo scholars)
Arrival in Japan
(For those scholars not participating in the Orientation Program)
GRIPS: October 2
HIT: September 11
IUJ: September 20
UTokyo: mid-September
Program registration period GRIPS: October 4–20
HIT: mid-September
IUJ: October 3–11
UTokyo: mid-September
Courses begin GRIPS: October 7
HIT: mid-September
IUJ: October 3
UTokyo: September 25 (tentative)

Hitotsubashi University candidates are requested to submit the additional application form requested by the university, for the sake of formality. HIT will contact their finalists for details once the notification of JISPA application results is made in mid-April.

Successful candidates for the UTokyo are requested to submit the additional application form requested by the university, for the sake of formality. Such candidates will be contacted by the UTokyo following the notification of the JISPA application results in mid-April.