Undergraduate Faculty / Graduate School courses

  • Almost all Undergraduate Faculty / Graduate School courses are conducted in Japanese. Some courses are offered in English.
  • Students who have Japanese language proficiency equivalent to JLPT level N2 or above may take Undergraduate Faculty / Graduate School courses open to exchange students. 
  • The number of courses you can take also depends on your Japanese proficiency level. Please refer to the chart below.
  • The students who wish to take the courses conducted in English are not required to have the above mentioned Japanese language proficiency.
  • Undergraduate students cannot register for Graduate School courses.

*When registering for Undergraduate Faculty / Graduate School courses, students are required to have Japanese proficiency equivalent to or more than level N1 of the JLPT. Students whose Japanese proficiency is equivalent to the level N2 of the JLPT can register for undergraduate faculty courses, but need to form their study plan on the assumption that earning credits is extremely difficult.

Number of the courses you can take

Your Japanese language proficiency Level

5 courses or more

Students need to be placed into an Advanced or Higher Advcanced study level on the Japanese Language Program Placement Test at Keio. 
OR
Students who have Japanese language proficiency equivalent to level N1 of the JLPT (*1)

Up to 4 courses

Students who have Japanese language proficiency equivalent to level N2 of the JLPT (*2)

(*1)  “Equivalent to level N1” means you have already passed JLPT N1, or you are able to score at least 80% on the following samples from past tests for the JLPT N1 (*does not include listening section).
(*2)  “Equivalent to level N2” means you have already passed JLPT N2, or you are able to score at least 60% on the following samples of past tests for JLPT N2 (*does not include listening section).

Number of the courses you can take

Level N1

Level N2

Past JLPT Exam

 Vocabulary
Grammar
Reading

Vocabulary
Grammar
Reading

Answer Sheet

N1sheet.PDF

N2sheet.PDF
Answers N1answer.pdf N2answer.pdf

*To check your Japanese Language Proficiency, please submit one of the following documents at the Course Registration Guidance for the KIP students.
- A photocopy of JLPT certificate of Result and Scores for N1/N2 level
- A printed answer sheet of the Past JLPT exam N1/N2 level (*please grade by yourself)  

*When you register for Undergraduate Faculty / Graduate School courses, the instructor’s permission is required. Depending on the situation, you may not be able to take the undergraduate faculty courses you like. Please keep this in mind when forming your study plan and credit transfer plan.

Course descriptions and schedules for Undergraduate Faculties / Graduate Schools

http://www.gakuji.keio.ac.jp/academic/rishu/index.html (Only available in Japanese)

You can search the courses online on the following web page.

*To search courses conducted in English, please choose "English" for "language of instructions" at the bottom-right of the page.
*Not all the courses listed are open to exchange students. Please contact the Office of Student Services (International Exchange Services Group) in advance to see if the course you wish to take is open to exchange students. 

The Undergraduate Faculty / Graduate School Courses NOT open to Exchange Students 

http://www.gakuji.keio.ac.jp/academic/rishu/tagakubu.html
http://www.gakuji.keio.ac.jp/academic/rishu/takenkyuka.html
(Only available in Japanese)