Academic Calendar 2018-2019 for Exchange Students

Updated: July 24, 2018

Exchange Program Schedule

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


2018 Spring Admission 2018 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, 2017 April - May, 2018

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

Mid December, 2017 Early June, 2018

Once accepted, we will send a notification e-mail to your registered e-mail address.

-- Early June, 2018

Keio will send JASSO Scholarship result (Fall semester)

Mid December, 2017 Early June, 2018

Keio will send housing information to you by email.

Mid February, 2018 Late July, 2018

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, 2018 --

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

March 22 & 23, 2018

September 4,5 & 6, 2018

Housing check-in

March 26 & 28, 2018

September 7& 11, 2018

Student Registration & Orientation for exchange students (Mandatory)

March 29, 2018

September 12, 2018

Japanese language placement test

Early April, 2018

Mid September, 2018 Interview with academic advisor for the JLP

April 7, 2018

September 22, 2018

Classes start
July 31, 2018 January 31, 2019

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, 2018 Early April, 2019

Official transcript is issued

*This schedule is subject to change without notice.


Academic Calendar

2017 Academic Calendar

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