University of California Education Abroad Program / カリフォルニア大学EAP



Number of students Non-Economic majors in UC: 10(経済学部生・経済学研究科生は不可)
Economics majors in UC: 4 (経済学部生・経済学研究科生のみ)
*Updated September 7, 2023
Eligibility Students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program

- Students who are economics majors at Keio University may not apply to the non-economics program in another major at their host UC campuses.
- Please note that there are no opportunities for non-Economics students to enroll in Economics courses at their host UC campuses.

Period of study September - June (All UC campuses, except UCB and UCM)
August - May (UCB and UCM)
Location EAP students are hosted by 9 UC campuses: Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Merced, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Diego, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz (San Francisco is not included).
The host campus will be assigned by the UCEAP program by May next year, upon the review of students' campus selections and the study plans submitted in February.
University profile The University of California (UC) is the major public research university in the state of California, serving both undergraduate and graduate students. Each campus offers attractive and distinct facilities, specialized schools, and remarkable opportunities in almost any discipline for visiting scholars from all over the world. For over 50 years, the Education Abroad Program (EAP) has welcomed Reciprocal Exchange students to UC from over 100 institutions in approximately 30 countries. By studying on EAP, reciprocity students will gain new academic insights, a broader understanding of other cultures, and the preparation to excel in an internationally competitive world.
Undergraduate programs open to exchange students
Undergraduate programs NOT open to exchange students
Graduate programs open to exchange students
Graduate programs NOT open to exchange students
Minimum GPA (UG) 3.0
Minimum GPA (G) Not applicable. Decisions are made by host department faculty members.
Minimum language proficiency (UG)

TOEFL iBT 80 or IELTS 7.0 (UCD)
TOEFL iBT 83 or IELTS 7.0 (UCLA, and UCSD)

Minimum language proficiency (G)

Requirements vary depending on the Graduate schools and the programs. Exchange students at graduate level must follow the same application process as regular international graduate students.

Academic calendar

  Classes begin:August (UCB and UCM), September (All except UCB and UCM)
  Classes end: December

WINTER TERM (All except UCB and UCM):
  Classes begin: January
  Classes end: March

 Classes begin: January (UCB and UCM), March (All except UCB and UCM)
 Classes end: May (UCB and UCM), June (All except UCB and UCM)

Important university website for exchange students

Scholarship information N/A
Dormitory information
Other information
Students can choose UC campuses in order of preference in the application. However, it is important to note that the campus will not always be placed as requested. For your reference, the number of Keio students placed to each UC campus is as below.
AY2023: UCB 2, UCD 1, UCI 1, UCLA 5, UCSD 3, UCSB 1
AY2022: UCB 1, UCD 1, UCI 2, UCLA 1, UCSD 2
AY2021: UCB 7, UCD 3, UCI 4, UCLA 3, UCR 1, UCSB 5,
AY2020: 0  *The exchange program was cancelled due to the spread of COVID-19.
AY2019: UCB 5, UCD 2, UCI 2, UCLA 2, UCSB 6, UCSD 5



国際センターコメント ▪ UCB、UCLAを希望する塾生は多いですが、希望通りに配置される人数はかなり限られている。