Important Dates for Exchange Students

Updated: June 29, 2022

Exchange Program Schedule

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

2023 Spring Admission 2022 Fall Admission Procedures
Each university has its own exchange student selection procedure. Please inquire of your university's exchange coordinator about detals 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, 2022
Application Deadline

March 30, 2022
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, 2022 April-May, 2022

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

Mid December, 2022 Mid June, 2022

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

-- Mid June, 2022

Keio will send JASSO Scholarship result ( for Fall Admission)

Mid December, 2022 Mid June, 2022

Keio will send housing information to you by email.

Late February, 2023 Late August, 2022

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, 2023 --

Keio will send JASSO scholarship result by email ( for Spring Admission)


September 13, 14, 15 or 21, 2022 (updated on June 24)
from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Dormitory Housing check-in


September 14, 2022 (updated on June 29)

(JLP students only) Japanese language placement test and Orientation


September 16, 2022 (updated on June 24)

(Recipients only) Scholarship Orientation * For those who are not yet in Japan, we will provide separate instructions.


September 21, 2022 (updated on June 29)

(JLP students only) Interview with academic advisor


September 26-27, 2022 (updated on June 24)

Student Registration & Orientation for exchange students (Mandatory)


October 1, 2022 Classes start


February 6, 2023

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.

Early September

Mid March

Grade reports become available online.

Early October, 2023 Early April, 2023

Official transcript is issued and sent to the home university

*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 2022 Fall