Data Design Program

Data Design Program

Screening Screening

Second graduating class: Screening is scheduled to begin in the 2022 school year.

  • Application guide:
    Available end of November 2021
  • Application period:
    Mid-December 2021
    - Early January 2022
  • First-round review
    (document screening):
    Mid-January 2022
  • Announcement of candidates passing the 1st review:
    Around January 15, 2022
  • Second-round review
    (oral examination):
    Around January 20, 2022
  • Final announcement of successful candidates:
    Around February 15, 2022
  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.