Data Design Program

Data Design Program

Screening Screening

Second graduating class: Screening is scheduled to begin in the 2023 school year.

  • Application guide:
    Available on Tuesday, November 29th, 2022
  • Application period:
    Tuesday, December 13th, 2022
    - Friday, January 6th, 2023
  • First-round review
    (document screening):
    Tuesday, January 10th, 2023
    - Thursday, January 12th, 2023
  • Announcement of candidates passing the 1st review:
    Friday, January 13th, 2023
  • Second-round review
    (oral examination):
    Wednesday, January 18th, 2023
    - Friday, January 20th, 2023
  • Final announcement of successful candidates:
    Tuesday, February 14th, 2023
  1. The Data Design Program enrolls approximately 30 students. First-year students in all Hitotsubashi University faculties are eligible to apply (approximately two thirds (20 students) of the successful candidates will be selected from the Faculty of Commerce and Management and remaining one third (10 students) from other faculties).
  2. Candidates will be selected through a first-round review (document screening) based upon submitted documents and a second-round review (oral examination) of applicants who successfully passed the first-round review. The final decision on student acceptance will be based upon a comprehensive evaluation of the submitted documentation, oral examination, and grades.
  3. Applicants submit a request to participate in the program and a personal statement explaining their reasons for applying. Recommendations are not required.
  4. Concurrent application with the Shibusawa Scholar Program or other global leaders programs sponsored by other faculties is not possible.