[Keio Summer Program 2021] Overview

*The Keio Summer Program 2021 will be held online due to COVID-19.
 
Keio University welcomes students from around the world to its quarter-long, online Summer Program for academic and cultural learning opportunities.
 
  • A two-month online program (late May - late July, 2021)  
  • Offers opportunities to take Keio‘s credit-bearing courses during its second academic quarter
  • Suitable for undergraduate students                                                                     

Eligibility

Applicants must be currently enrolled* as full-time students in an undergraduate (bachelor’s level) program at a university outside of Japan and must not be currently studying in Japan. Participants must be fluent in English. No Japanese proficiency is required as all lectures are conducted in English. (*at the time of application)

Applicants must have completed at least one (1) full-year of studies at their home institutions prior to participating in the Program.

Academic Credits and Transcripts

Students will be graded and will be issued transcripts. Academic credits earned from the summer courses may be transferred back to the home university, subject to the rules and regulations of the home university.

English Requirements

TOEFL/PBT: 550, TOEFL/iBT: 79, IELTS: 6.0 or above

Minimum GPA Requirement

2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent)

Duration

Late May - late July, 2021

Location

N/A

Applications open:

09:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 4, 2021 (Japan Standard Time [JST])
*Deadline: 09:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 (Japan Standard Time [JST])
Application Procedure
Please refer to the web page below for details:
http://www.ic.keio.ac.jp/en/study/short/summer_program/application.html

Program Fee

260,500 JPY

*Accommodation not included

*An additional fee of around 7,000 JPY will be charged by a company handling those payments.

Postage and Handling Charges for visa application documents
* if applicable

3,500 JPY

Accommodation

N/A

Courses:

*Subject to change
*All courses will be taught online via ZOOM, Webex, etc., depending on each lecturer. 
*Students are required to take a minimum of 4 courses. (*up to 8 courses maximum)
*2 credits per course
*1 credit per Japanese language course
 
Teaching Mode and Time Table: Keio Summer Program 2021-Courses.pdf
 

<Business & Economy>

CHINA, JAPAN AND KOREA COMPARATIVE MANAGEMENT-2021.pdf

ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT IN JAPAN-2021.pdf

JAPANESE PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS-2021.pdf


<Culture & Cross-cultural Understanding>
DEEP CULTURE DIFFERENCE _UNDERSTANDING JAPAN THROUGH CROSS-CULTURAL COMPARISON-2021.pdf

OTAKU CULTURE IN JAPAN AND ITS TRANSNATIONAL RELATION-2021.pdf

SEEING JAPANESE CULTURE AND SOCIETY FROM A QUALITATIVE PERSPECTIVE-2021.pdf

 

<Language & Literature >

GHOSTS AND GOBLINS IN MODERN JAPANESE LITERATURE-2021.pdf

 

<Law>

JAPAN'S TRADE LAW AND POLICY-2021.pdf

THE SUPREME COURT OF JAPAN_STRUCTURE, FUNCTION, CASE LAW-2021.pdf

 

<Politics, Diplomacy & International Exchange>

FRENCH AND EUROPEAN POLICIES IN ASIA SINCE WWII-2021.pdf

SINO-JAPANESE RELATIONS IN PERSPECTIVE-2021.pdf

 

<Religion & Thought>
JAPANESE BUDDHISM AND SOCIAL SUFFERING-2021.pdf

 

<Social Issues>

EDUCATION IN EAST ASIAN SOCIETIES-2021.pdf

SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION-2021.pdf

 

<Japanese Language> *1 credit per course

BUSINESS JAPANESE_INTRODUCTION TO JAPANESE FOR BUSINESS AND WORK-2021.pdf   
   **Prerequisite: JLPT level N3, or equivalent

SURVIVAL JAPANESE_INTRODUCTION TO THE JAPANESE LANGUAGE-2021.pdf

 

*Descriptions of the courses offered in previous years.

 Summer 2018 Course Descriptions

 Summer 2019 Course Descriptions

Contact

International Center, Keio University
ic-short-program@adst.keio.ac.jp