Academic Calendar for Exchange Students

Updated: October 29 2021

Exchange Program Schedule

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


2022 Spring Admission 2021 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, 2021
Application Deadline

March 30, 2021
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, 2021 April-May, 2021

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

Mid December, 2021 Mid June, 2021

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

-- Mid June, 2021

Keio will send JASSO Scholarship result (Fall semester)

Mid December, 2021 Mid June, 2021

Keio will send housing information to you by email.

Late February, 2022 Late August, 2021

Keio will send you the Certificate of Eligibility to your home institution 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, 2022 --

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

Mid March, 2022



September 15- September 16, 2021


September 28- September 29, 2021

Dormitory Housing check-in



Japanese language placement test (Spring semester)




Student Registration & Orientation for exchange students (Mandatory)



Japanese language placement test (Fall semester)


TBA (JLP students only) Interview with academic advisor

April 7, 2022


October 1, 2021 Classes start

July 29, 2022

February, 4, 2022

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, 2022 Early April, 2022

Official transcript is issued

*This schedule is subject to change without notice.

**Please note that the mandatory orientation will be held prior to semester commence date.

**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.


Academic Calendar


Program Spring 2020 Fall 2019
Japanese Language Program PDF PDF
Keio International Program PDF PDF
Research Program PDF PDF