2017 Exchange Program Schedule

Updated: October 28, 2016

On this page you will find important dates & procedures related to applying to Keio University as an exchange student.

※Please click here for the  2016 Academic Calendar.

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.
3. Your institution may conduct an internal selection Process.
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.

Submit the completed application documents to your exchange coordinator at your home institution, and then have them sent to Keio by the deadline.
October - November, 2016 April - May, 2017 Keio' s exchange student selection committee will screen the application documents.
Mid December, 2016 Mid June, 2017 Once accepted, we will send acceptance documents to your exchange coordinator by express mail.
Mid December, 2016 Mid 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
Mid July, 2017
JASSO scholarship result

March 23 & 24, 2017

September 5 & 7, 2017
Housing check-in

March 27 & 28, 2017

September 8 & 11, 2017

Orientation for exchange students

March 29, 2017

September 12, 2017
Japanese language placement test

Early April, 2017


Mid September, 2017 Interview with academic advisor

April 7, 2017

22 September, 2017 Classes start
Late September, 2017 Early April, 2018 Official transcript is issued