CICASP Application Flow

*Entrance Examinations in November 2021 will be conducted online*

Application Guidelines 2022 Enrolment (Spring/Fall)

*Applications will be accepted as early as 4 weeks before the application deadline, but no earlier.

Here, the Application Guidelines can be found online and as downloadable files. Applications for the program should be made via the online application system below. Please contact us if you have any problems applying online.

Before you apply please read and understand the guidelines fully in order to avoid any delays or difficulties in processing the application.

Please note that, as stated in the guidelines, applicants must contact a prospective supervisor - from the list of eligible faculty members at PRI or WRC that can be found below or in Appendix 2 - preferably before submitting a pre-application.

* For a simplified graphic illustrating the application procedure, please see this Application Procedure Flow Chart.

** For applicants submitting payment from within Japan, please download Appendix 3: Certification of Application Fee from the link at right, and submit this form along with the receipt of payment in the upload documents page of the online application system.

 Download Documents

Application Guidelines
2022 enrollment

PDF | Updated: 20/08/2021

Appendix 1: Payment Methods
PDF | Updated: 10/08/2021 

Appendix 2: List of Faculty Members
PDF | Updated: 20/08/2021

Appendix 3: Certification of Application Fee
PDF | Updated: 10/08/2021 

Important Dates

Submission deadlines (in Japan time) for 2022 enrolment:

  1. October 1st, 2021 for an exam between November 1 and 5, 2021
  2. April 30th, 2022 for an exam between May 30 and June 3, 2022

*Two additional days are reserved for entrance examinations under exceptional circumstances, if applicants or evaluation committee members are unavailable during the official exam week (for examination period 1, November 8 and 9, 2021; for examination period 2, June 6 and 7, 2022)


Apply Online

To apply online please use the application form below providing your email address, given name, family name and supervisor.
On submission the application is reviewed by CIASP Administration and once confirmed with your supervisor an email is sent providing access to complete the full application form online with a personal account. If you are a returning to continue filling in the application, you can access your application via the link provided in your approval email or via this link »

As in the guidelines applications must contact a prospective supervisor from PRI or WRC listed online or within the downloadable files prior to application. If you have yet to find a supervisor, you may use the list below to the form to contact them.

While some listed members may not be eligible themselves as supervisors you may still contact them so they can facilitate the securing of a supervisor on your behalf.

The online application system will be available between September 1 and October 1, and again between April 1 and April 30. Please check again during those periods to apply.