Keio International Program(KIP)

The Keio International Program (KIP)  allows students to study about Japan and East/Southeast Asia in English and take Japanese language courses as well. 

As Keio local students can also take the International Center courses, exchange students will have opportunities to study alongside Keio students.

Note: Students who choose this program are not allowed to change programs.

Program Requirements

  • A student must register for a minimum of seven (7) courses per semester. We have no requirements on the number of credits.

  • There is no Japanese proficiency required.

Program Outline

Students enrolled in the Keio International Program (KIP) are able to take courses from any combination of International Center Courses,  independent study, Japanese Language courses , and Courses offered by Faculty/Graduate School  (Japanese or English taught)

International Center

1. International Center Courses

International Center provides English-taught courses focusing on Japan and East/Southeast Asia

For more details, please visit here

2. The Independent Study 

The independent Study enables students to conduct research on a topic of their choice under the guidance of a supervisor who is a full-time academic faculty member of Keio University. 

For more details, please visit here.

Japanese language courses 

Japanese Language courses are offered by the Center for Japanese Studies-Ranging from elementary to advanced level.

Students may take up to 4 courses.

For more details, please visit here.

Courses offered by Faculty / Graduate Schools

Students may also take Courses Offered by Faculty/ Graduate Schools. 

-Mostly taught in Japanese (*Advanced Japanese proficiency (JLPT N2 or avove) required.

There are some English taught courses available.

For more details, please visit here