Thesis@Keio Overview


    • To support future researchers deepen their knowledge of Japan
    • To assist graduate students develop their theses under the supervision of a Keio academic faculty member
    • To provide graduate students with opportunities to expand their cultural experience and to build an international, academic network at Keio University
This program does NOT provide any internship opportunities.


    • Must be enrolled in a graduate degree program (master's or doctorial) at an overseas univeristy
    • Must be graduate students who wish to conduct part of their thesis research at Keio University
    • Must have permission from their home institutions and academic supervisors to apply for Thesis@Keio
    • It is advisable for applicants to have completed their first year of graduate study at their home institutions


              • For anywhere between 7 and 89 days* throughout the academic year
              • *Including Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays
It is advisable for applicants to avoid the following periods when the univeristy is closed:
                        • May 3 to 6, 2024
                        • August 9 to 19, 2024
                        • December 28, 2024 to January 6, 2025
                        • Entrance-exam weeks during the first half of February
*Exact dates vary year to year.

Program Fee

                            The program fee varies depending on the duration of your research period:
                          • 07 to 14 days - 40,000 JPY
                          • 15 to 30 days - 60,000 JPY
                          • 31 to 56 days - 80,000 JPY
                          • 57 to 89 days - 100,000 JPY
Successful applicants will be asked to make the payment by credit card (VISA or Master Card).
*The program fee is NOT refundable.


                              Please refer to the link below for details.

Application Details

Other Information

                              • Student dormitories are NOT available. Please arrange your own accommodations as Keio does not offer any assistance.
                              • Please arrange your own overseas health/travel insurance by yourself prior to your arrival at Keio.
                              • Program Flyer (Click the picture below.)


International Center, Keio University: