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Osaka University

12 months
4165 USD/year
4165 USD/year
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The Graduate School of Economics at Osaka University is known for academic excellence; its latest findings are published throughout the world.


About the Economics program

The school's Institute of Social and Economic Research edits one of the world's most authoritative economic journals, International Economic Review, in collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania. Anonymous referees screen papers according to stringent standards, resulting in the publication of papers of academic significance. Osaka University is the only Japanese university that edits an internationally recognized academic journal of this caliber.

Furthermore, many of the faculty members in the Graduate School of Economics at Osaka University serve on the editorial boards of leading journals around the world. Additionally, they are engaged actively in joint research with foreign-based economists and the hosting of international economic conferences. More than 20 world-renowned scholars and researchers are invited to attend this annual conference sponsored by the School of Economics at Osaka University.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Econometrics
  • Public Economics
  • Monetary Economics 
  • Labor Economics
  • International Trade
  • International Finance
  • Mathematical Economics
  • Behavioral Economics
  • History of Economics
  • Economic History
  • Business History

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Prior to entering the graduate school, the majority of the international students spends from one half to one full year as a research student, and then takes an entrance examination for the graduate level degree program.
  • The admission process varies from department to department. For further details, please contact the administrative office of the specific graduate school. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4165 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 4165 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    4165 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4165 USD per year during 12 months.
  • 535,800 JPY/year

Living costs for Osaka-shi

105816 - 158424 JPY /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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