Examinations To apply for courses under the 'Global 30' Project, you may be required to submit the results for some exams. Information on some of the exams required is given.

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To apply for courses under the "Global 30" Project, you may be required to submit the score report for one of the exams below. Please make sure you check the requirements of the course you plan to apply for with the university and please plan well in advance in case you need to take these exams in order to fulfill the application requirements before the deadline.


The TOEFL iBT test measures your ability to use and understand English at the university level. And it evaluates how well you combine your listening, reading, speaking and writing skills to perform academic tasks.

There are two formats for the TOEFL® test. The format you take depends on the location of your test center. Most test takers take the TOEFL iBT test. Test centers that do not have Internet access offer the Paper-based Test (PBT).


IELTS, the International English Language Testing System, is designed to assess the language ability of candidates who want to study or work where English is the language of communication. IELTS is the world's proven test. Due to its high quality controls, IELTS is accepted by thousands of organisations in over 135 countries.


For more than 30 years, the TOEIC test has set the standard for assessing English-language skills used in the workplace. Today TOEIC test scores are used by over 10,000 companies, government agencies and English Language Learning programs in 120 countries, and more than 6 million TOEIC tests were administered last year.


The SAT is a globally recognized college admission test that lets you show colleges what you know and how well you can apply that knowledge.


The GRE® revised General Test is the most widely accepted graduate admissions test worldwide.
The GRE® revised General Test is available at about 700 test centers in more than 160 countries. It is offered as a computer-based test all year round at most locations around the world and as a paper-based test up to three times a year in areas where computer-based testing is not available.


More than 4,800 graduate management programs around the world use GMAT scores as a part of their admissions process.
Consisting of three main parts delivered in English and is administered in test centers around the world, the GMAT exam measures verbal, mathematical, and analytical and writing skills.

Other types of Examinations

Although no Japanese proficiency is required for courses under the "Global 30" Project, some universities also accept scores of the following tests.

The Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU)
EJU is used to evaluate whether or not international students who wish to study at the undergraduate level at universities or other such higher education institutions in Japan possess the Japanese language skills and the basic academic abilities needed to study at those institutions. Starting in 2002, EJU is administered twice a year (June and November) in Japan and other countries and regions.

The Japanese-Language Proficiency Test (JLPT)
The Japanese-Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) has been offered by the Japan Foundation and Japan Educational Exchanges and Services (formerly Association of International Education, Japan) since 1984 as a reliable means of evaluating and certifying the Japanese proficiency of non-native speakers. At the beginning, there were approximately 7,000 examinees worldwide. In 2009, there were as many as 770,000 examinees around the globe, making JLPT the largest-scale Japanese-language test in the world

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