【IMPORTANT】Schedule of Master’s thesis

GSGES Master Students(M2),

Schedule of Master’s thesis

Please submit the necessary documents to the GSGES Administration Office according to the following instructions:

 Forms of “Request for Examination of Thesis” and “List of Thesis”,

Certificate of Tutorial for Research Integrity(the special lecture for Master’s thesis preparation),

Certificate of E-learning  

Amendment for the list of thesis is not allowed after the submission. The list of thesis should be confirmed with your supervisor before the submission.

+Send your name and the list of your master’s thesis to the GSGES administration office by email (160tikyukankyoumu@mail2.adm.kyoto-u.ac.jp).


  • Use the prescribed form (Obtain at the GSGES administration office or download from the GSGES web site). Form of “Certificate of Tutorial for Research Integrity” is only in Japanese.
  • Submission Date/Time: December 1 (Thu) & December 2 (Fri), 2016. 9:00-17:00
  •   You must submit the certificate of E-learning: Research Integrity Training (FY2016

  URL: http://www.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/research/ethic/research_guide/kensyu/index.html/

       ** You have to take E-learning at least once during Master’s course.

          (You can take it at the first year of Master’s course.)


Master’s thesis and the abstract

Deadline: January 23 (Mon), 2017. by 17:00

  • Master’s thesis should be written either in Japanese or English.
  • The abstract must be prepared in both Japanese and English and be printed on an A4 size paper on both sides; Japanese on one side and English on the other side of paper. (use the prescribed format).
  • Submit one original and five copies of Master’s thesis. (An additional instruction will be given when there are four members of Dissertation Examination Committee).
  • Place the original Master’s thesis with the abstract in an envelope. Each copy of Master’s thesis is recommended to be put into a flat file. Write your name on the envelope and each files.
  • Master’s thesis may be printed on both sides of an A4 size paper. (The thesis that total number of pages is less than 30 should be printed on one side.)  
  • Write the title of Master’s thesis, submission date, name of the graduate school, the course and your name on the cover (use the prescribed format).
  • The guidelines for the thesis cover and the format of abstract can be obtained at the GSGES administration office. *
  • No Master’s thesis that is not prepared the required number of copies on the above-mentioned date will be accepted.

*The prescribed formats can be downloaded from the GSGES web site (in a page of news for students).

※ No replacement will be permitted during January 23- February 2, 2017 (the peer review period).


Presentation of Master’s thesis

Date: February 1 (Wed) and February 2 (Thu), 2017.

(The details of the schedule will be announced on Friday January 27, 2017.)

※Replacement of the thesis will be permitted during February 2 – February 20, by 17:00, only if the chief examiner indicates to replace. When submitting the replacement, place the original Master’s thesis with the abstract in an envelope.


Submission of the replacement of Master’s thesis (with the chief examiner’s indication only)                        

Submission of the revised master’s thesis and the abstract via PDF file.

Deadline: February 20 (Mon), 2017. by 17:00

Confirm the abstract with your supervisor before the submission.Make two separate PDF file. One is in Japanese, address the name of the file as [your name (in alphabet) J.pdf]. Another one is in English, indicate [your name (in alphabet) E.pdf].




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