Admissions & Fees

How to apply to MBA


  • You must be at least 22 years of age.
  • You must have a minimum 2 years of professional working experience.*
  • You must be proficient in English.
  • You must possess a bachelor’s degree, or equivalent degree.*

*If you do not have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent by the time of entrance, you will need to undergo a Preliminary Screening to determine if your background and work experience is sufficient.


Preliminary Screening

If you are 22 years of age but do not meet one or more of the admission requirements indicated above, you may still apply for the MBA programs, but will first need to pass a Preliminary Screening.

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    Eligible Persons

    Applicants who meet any of the following conditions are applicable:

    • Do not possess a bachelor’s or master’s degree
    • Do not have at least two years of full-time work experience by the time of entrance
    • Currently attending a university and is expected to obtain a bachelor’s degree by the time of entrance

    If you are under 22 years of age and/or have no full-time work experience by the time of application, you are not eligible to apply.


    Required Documents

    Submit the following through the Online Admission Portal:

    1. Personal Data
    2. Photo
    3. Transcript
    4. Certificate of Graduation
    5. Evidence of English Ability
    6. CV (Optional)
    7. GMAT/GRE score report (Optional)

    If you pass the preliminary screening, you will need to submit the remaining documents as described in MBA application Required Documents.


    Application Schedule

    Round Application Deadline Result Notification
    November Oct. 25, 2023 Nov. 1, 2023
    February Jan. 17, 2024 Jan. 24, 2024
    April Mar. 19, 2024 Mar. 26, 2024
    July* Jun. 19, 2024 Jun. 26, 2024

    *The July application round is applicable to Part-time & Online MBA only


    Application Fee


Application Process

1. Submit your application

Open an account in the Online Admission Portal and submit the required application documents.

Online Admission Portal

2. Initial result notification Your initial screening is evaluated based on the information and documents you submitted with your application. Shortlisted applicants will receive their interview schedule at this time.
3. Second screening (Interview)* Participate in a 30-minute online interview.
4. Final result notification The Admissions Committee will evaluate your application and interview and then inform you of the final decision.
5. Confirmation of enrollment Confirm whether you’d like to join our MBA program by the dates specified in the Application Schedule. 

*Part-time & Online MBA applicants are required to take a 60-minute online Logical Thinking Examination during the second screening. Applicants who have completed the Critical Thinking course in any language at either GLOBIS University or the GLOBIS Management School with a grade of A, B, or C by the time of the interview date will be exempt from taking the Logical Thinking Examination.

Application Schedule

Round Application Deadline Initial Screening Result Notification Second Screening (Interview) Final Result Notification Deadline for Confirmation of Enrollment
November Nov 21, 2023 Dec 5, 2023 Dec 9-10, 2023 Dec 19, 2023 Jan 9, 2024
February Feb 6, 2024 Feb 20, 2024 Feb 24-25, 2024 Mar 5, 2024 Mar 12, 2024
April Apr 16, 2024 May 7, 2024 May 11-12, 2024 May 20, 2024 May 27, 2024
July* Jul 9, 2024 Jul 23, 2024 Jul 27-28, 2024 Aug 5, 2024 Aug 12, 2024

*The July application round is applicable to Part-time & Online MBA only

Note: For any applicants with disabilities that may require special considerations for the second screening, please notify the Admissions Office prior to application.

Required Documents

  1. Personal data
  2. Photo
  3. Letter of recommendation
  4. Transcript (and certificate of graduation if necessary)
  5. Evidence of English ability (if necessary)
  6. Essays
  7. GMAT/GRE score report (optional, but recommended)
  8. CV (optional)
  9. Evidence of financial resources (for all non-Japanese applicants who wish to apply for a GLOBIS scholarship and/or require a student visa)
  10. Residence card copy (for non-Japanese applicants already living in Japan)
  11. GLOBIS Scholarship application (optional)
  12. GLOBIS Education Loan application (optional, for Full-time MBA applicants only)

See the full application process and details on the required documents in the Admission Guide.


As a condition of enrollment in our MBA programs, all students are required to comply with the University and Enrollment Regulations.