over 2 years
Tuition for the Online MBA program is 2,998,000 JPY.
There is an initial enrollment fee of 80,000 JPY, which is to be paid in the end of August, 2021.
The total cost for the Online MBA program is 3,078,000 JPY, which is to be paid in installments.
Any tuition paid for credits earned in the Pre-MBA (individual MBA courses) will be deducted from the Online MBA program's total.
The tuition is paid every six months in four installments. You may pay in full upon request. The payment due date of the first installment is the end of August, 2020.
The tuition for credits earned prior to admission and recognized as credits earned at GLOBIS University (including credits earned as a Pre-MBA student) will be deducted equally from the second installment and fourth installment (not from the first installment).
- You can extend the program beyond 2 years by paying the extension fee of 267,000 JPY .
Scholarships and Loans
GLOBIS Scholarships can cover up to 50% of tuition and are available to students who demonstrate the potential to contribute to the GLOBIS community through strong academic performance and exceptional leadership qualities. To further demonstrate academic capabilities we recommend scholarship applicants to submit a GMAT or GRE score during the application process.
The application for the GLOBIS Scholarship is submitted together with the MBA application. See the Admission Guide for full details.
The scholarship amount does not cover the following fees and expenses: enrollment fee, additional tuition for long-term enrollment, non-GLOBIS textbooks, extra-curricular expenses (ex. off-site elective courses), and living expenses.
Click here for GLOBIS Scholarship Details
- Enrollment in the Online MBA Program in 2021.
- Expect to earn more than 75% of the credits required for graduation (i.e. 27 credits) through online courses.
- Continuous efforts to accomplish what is stated in the scholarship essay and contribute to the program.
- Expect to successfully complete the requirements for graduation.
- Cooperation with GLOBIS’ marketing activities, such as providing or participating in interviews, photos, profiles, and stories for internal and external use. Permission will be requested prior to publishing and, if unable to cooperate, you can inform the office of the reason and an exception will be considered.
- Outstanding performance during admission including but not limited to extensive international business experience, a technology or innovation background, strong academic background, and potential contribution to the GLOBIS student body.
- Sufficient need of financial assistance.
(2) How to Apply
Please submit the scholarship essay along with your GLOBIS application information on the Online Admission System.
- “How can you contribute to the betterment of GLOBIS University? Please state your plans.” (250 to 550 words)
- “Why is a scholarship important in order for you to achieve your goals outlined in your MBA application?” (Up to 200 words)
(3) Screening Process
GLOBIS will conduct the screening based on the scholarship essay and the information submitted for application. The final decision regarding the GLOBIS scholarship will be sent on the day of the final admission result announcement. Details of the scholarship selection process are strictly confidential.
Pro Athlete Career Support MBA Scholarship
GLOBIS provides a special scholarship for professional athletes to aid them in developing a new career after retirement. For further information and requirements, please see here.
Ibaraki Robots Career Support MBA Scholarship
This scholarship is available for professional athletes belonging to the ‘Ibaraki Robots’ managed by Ibaraki Robots Sports Entertainment Co., Ltd. to aid them in developing a new career after retirement. For further information and requirements, please see here.
Education Loans from Other Organizations
Financial institutions introduced by GLOBIS University offer educational loans (with favorable interest rates). Please note that you are required to speak and read Japanese in order to understand the contract. If you need further information, please contact the Admissions Office.
Specialized Practice Education and Training Benefits for the Part-time and Online MBA Program
The MBA Programs under GLOBIS University have been designated as an education and training facility by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare. If certain conditions are satisfied, the maximum benefits of 1.12 million JPY* can be granted to the MBA students over two years. To see a sample application form, please click here.
* The maximum benefits of 1.12 million JPY is applicable for those who enter the MBA after September 2018. (The maximum benefits remain at 960,000 JPY for those who entered in 2017 and before.)
Click here for Governmental Benefits Details
What are Specialized Practice Education and Training Benefits?
The purpose of the benefits is to support the mid- and long-term career development of workers and to promote employment stability and re-employment. When a general insured worker (employee or former employee) under employment insurance has satisfied certain conditions and completed the Specialized Practice Education and Training that is designated by the Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare, a part of the education and training expenses will be reimbursed to the worker by HelloWork (with an upper limit). (From the Home Page of HelloWork)
For details, please contact the HelloWork office that has jurisdiction over your home address.
Amount of Benefits
The maximum amount to be paid is 1.12 million JPY. Please see the following chart for the estimation (excludes enrollment fee):
|Year||Regular Tuition||With Benefits|
|1||1,499,000 JPY||1,099,000 JPY|
|2||1,499,000 JPY||1,099,000 JPY|
Student can receive up to 320,000 JPY (if paying employment insurance)*
|Total Tuition||2,998,000 JPY||1,878,000 JPY|
*Further conditions apply. Please inquire at your local HelloWork.
The above example shows the case for full payment of the standard tuition.
The benefits are to be paid every six months upon your filing at HelloWork each time. The amount of benefits may vary depending on the amount of tuition you paid. Deductions due to scholarships will reduce the amount of benefits available.
You are required to complete the program within two years in order to receive the benefits.
Upon earning 36 credits, you are not required to take any additional courses . You are required to complete the program in order to receive the additional (fourth) payment.
To be eligible, you need to meet the following criteria:
Completion of the program within two years
Eligibility for employment insurance in Japan for a given number of years prior to the start of the program
Meeting the requirements set by GLOBIS University every six months after the start of the program
If you are receiving Specialized Practice Education and Training Benefits for the first time:
You will need to have been eligible for employment insurance for at least two years cumulatively or have lost the eligibility no more than a year prior to the start of the program.
If you have received Specialized Practice Education and Training Benefits in the past:
You will need to have been eligible for the employment insurance at least three years cumulatively between the start of the previous course that was subject to the previous benefits and the start of the program. The total amount of the benefits available is 1.68 million JPY over 10 years.
NOTE: The University is unable to determine your eligibility for the benefits. Please contact HelloWork to confirm your eligibility.
Requirements set by GLOBIS University
You are required to meet both of the following to be considered for the benefits:
Take and fulfill attendance requirement of at least three courses in every six months (the Research Project is counted as two courses)
Meet the following minimum target for the cumulative credits (including credits earned in your Pre-MBA period):
After 6 months: 6 credits
After 12 months: 12 credits
After 18 months: 24 credits
After 24 months: 36 credits
Once 36 credits have been earned, you are not required to take any further courses.
Procedures for Application
Before the Start of the Program
Consultation required prior to application
At least one month before the start of the Part-time & Online MBA program (usually at the end of August), you must attend a pre-training career consultation.
To schedule a consultation please contact the HelloWork branch which has jurisdiction over your home address. We strongly advise you to contact HelloWork as soon as possible if you are not fluent in Japanese, and will require your consultation in English. HelloWork will make arrangements to provide an English-speaking staff member. Please note that this may take some time, so start this process as early as possible.
Upon, finishing your consultation, you may then proceed to:
Create a “job card”
Confirm your eligibility
Proceed to the pre-enrollment application
Your pre-enrollment application is required at the start of the entire procedure.
There are a set of forms that you can obtain through HelloWork, one of which needs to be certified by your employer. Please confirm the details in time for the application deadline.
[Preparation] Obtain forms required for your pre-enrollment application at HelloWork
Please obtain a "Job Card" which needs to be submitted as part of your pre-enrollment application. Please allow some time for this process to be completed.
<To acquire the job card>
[Application] Submission of your pre-enrollment application forms at HelloWork
Filing Deadline: Monday, August 31, 2020
(For students who are scheduled to enroll in October 2020)
NOTE: The support desk for Education and Training Benefits is open only on weekdays (Monday through Friday). For details on office hours and the like, please contact the HelloWork office that has jurisdiction over your home address.
List of documents required for the application
|1) Confirmation of your Eligibility to Receive the Benefits
The form is available at HelloWork. In sections 7 and 8 of the form, please fill in exactly as below in Japanese:
|7. Designated number (指定番号): 48018-142001-4
Name of education and training facility* (教育訓練施設の名称): グロービス経営大学院大学
Name of education and training course (教育訓練講座名): 経営研究科経営専攻 オンラインMBA履修可
8. Scheduled course start date (受講開始予定年月日): 2020年（令和2年）10月1日
Scheduled course completion date (受講修了予定年月日): 2022年（令和4年）9月30日
|2) "Job Card"|
|Please follow the procedures under [Preparation] and prepare the form.|
|If you do not have any of these items, please bring two different types of documents among the following (copies are not acceptable): (i) Passport (ii) Certificate of Residence (or copy of resident register or certification of official registration of a seal) (iii) National Health Insurance card.
A Residence Card may be acceptable. Please confirm with your local HelloWork office.
|3) Japanese driver’s license or Resident Record Card as a document for confirming your identity and home address|
|4) Confirmation of Individual Number (commonly known as “My Number”)|
|Please bring one of the following documents (copies are not acceptable).
- Individual Number Card
- Notification of Individual Number
- Certificate of Residence that contains your Individual Number
|5) Employment Insurance Certificate|
|If you don't have this at hand, please confirm with your employer. Employment insurance qualification is acceptable. A copy is also acceptable.|
|6) Notification for Extension of Education and Training Benefits (if applicable)|
|It is required when you have filed for an extension.|
|7) Two identification photos|
|Recently taken, full face in view, 3.0 cm (vertical) × 2.5 cm (horizontal).|
|8) Bank Book or Cash Card of a financial institution|
|This is for your bank account to which the benefits will be remitted.|
|9) Proof of Unavailability|
|This is required when you file the application by mail (limited to cases that are acknowledged due to unavoidable circumstances). For details, please visit the Home Page of HelloWork.|
Filing During Your Enrollment (every six months)
Upon your enrollment to the program, you need to file an application for the benefits with HelloWork within one month from the end of each six-month period (payment unit period). By filing the application, 50% of your net tuition payment for the period will be paid to you as benefits (up to 400,000 JPY per year).
[Key documents to be submitted]
- Certificate of eligibility to receive Education and Training Benefits: Issued by HelloWork during your pre-enrollment application procedures
- Application for receiving training and education benefits: Available at GLOBIS university (to be filed by the applicant)
- Certificate of attendance or certificate of completion of Specialized Practice Education and Training: Issued by GLOBIS University for persons who have met the requirements
- Receipt for the paid tuition: Issued by GLOBIS University
Filing After Your Completion of the Program (within one month)
You may file an application with HelloWork in order to receive the additional (fourth) payment. Please submit the same documents as those described as above for the procedures to be taken while you are enrolled in the program. The filing is due within one month from the next day of your completion of the program.
You will become eligible for the additional (fourth) payment if you obtain the degree that was subject to the benefits and are to be employed as an insured worker within one year from the next day of your completion of the program. If you are employed as an insured worker at the time of your completion of the program, you need to file an application within one month from the next day of your completion of the program.
- The documents to be submitted may differ depending on individual circumstances. If you wish to submit your documents through an agent, the agent will need your power of attorney. For details, please visit the Home Page of HelloWork and the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.
- Please note that GLOBIS University will not be responsible for the loss of your eligibility to receive the benefits due to your incomplete application or insufficient paperwork.