Academic Calendar 2017 for Exchange Students

Updated: April 25, 2017

Exchange Program Schedule

Important dates & procedures related to applying to Keio University as an exchange student.


2017 Spring Admission 2017 Fall Admission Procedures
Each university has its own exchange student selection procedure. Please inquire of your university's exchange coordinator at least one year before your desired semester of admission. 1. Obtain information on Keio's Student Exchange Programs.

- Keio International Program
- Japanese Language Program
- Research Program

2. Apply to be an exchange student at your home institution.
Application Deadline

October 5
Application Deadline

March 30
After you are successfully selected by your home institution to study at Keio, prepare the application documents required by Keio and apply online.
October - November, 2016 April - May, 2017

Keio' s exchange student selection committee will screen the application documents.

Mid December, 2016 Early June, 2017

Once accepted, we will send acceptance documents to your exchange coordinator by express mail.

-- Early June, 2017

Keio will send JASSO Scholarship result (Fall semester)

Mid December, 2016 Early June, 2017

Keio will send housing information to you by email.

Mid February, 2017 Late July, 2017

Keio will send you a Certificate of Eligibility as soon as it arrives from the Immigration Bureau - submit this certificate when applying for a student visa at the Japanese embassy or consulate.

Mid March, 2017 --

Keio will send JASSO scholarship result by emil (Spring semester)

March 23 & 24, 2017

September 5,6 & 7, 2017 Housing check-in

March 27 & 28, 2017

September 8 & 11, 2017

Student Registration & Orientation for exchange students (Mandatory)

March 29, 2017

September 12, 2017

Japanese language placement test

Early April, 2017

Mid September, 2017 Interview with academic advisor

April 7, 2017

September 22, 2017 Classes start
July 31, 2017 January 31, 2018

Classes and exams end
*KIP and JLP courses are mostly held at Mita Campus.
*If you take regular undergraduate courses at Hiyoshi Campus, exams may last  few days longer.

Late September, 2017 Early April, 2018

Official transcript is issued

*This schedule is subject to change without notice.


Academic Calendar

2016 & 2017 Academic Calendar

Program Fall 2016     Spring 2017 Fall 2017
Japanese Language Program PDF PDF PDF
Keio International Program PDF PDF PDF
Research Program PDF PDF PDF

**Keio University does not arrange early exams for those who wish to leave early due to graduation or academic schedule conflicts. Please plan well in advance.