2015 & 2016 Exchange Program Schedule

Updated: July 30, 2015

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

※Please click here for the 2015 Academic Calendar.

2016 Spring Admission 2015 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, 2015 April - May, 2015 Keio' s exchange student selection committee will screen the application documents.
Mid December, 2015 Mid June, 2015 Once accepted, we will send acceptance documents to your exchange coordinator by express mail.
Mid December, 2015 Mid June, 2015 Keio will send housing information to you by email.
Mid February, 2016 Late July, 2015 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, 2016
Mid July, 2015
JASSO scholarship result

Around March 23, 2016

September 7 - 9, 2015
Housing check-in
Around March 25, 2016

September 10, 2015

Orientation for exchange students
Around March 25, 2016
September 11, 2015
Japanese language placement test

Late March, 2016

Mid September, 2015 Interview with academic advisor
Late March, 2016 24 September, 2015 Classes start
Late September, 2016 Early April, 2016 Official transcript is issued