Keio University

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Contact

Name

Bettina Dinter

Head of Team Asia and Africa

Phone

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+49 241 80 90812

Email

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Keio University is the oldest private university in Japan. It is viewed as an elite university. Today, Keio has nine faculties distributed among seven locations. A total of 34,000 students study there. Keio offers exchange students over 70 English-language courses in various fields of study such as science, history, media communications, business and economics, law, social sciences, etc. Exchange students can also participate in the Japanese Language Program.

Keio University has the program Thesis@Keio, which, under the supervision of your professor, offers the opportunity to conduct research within the framework of your final project. RWTH students pay a reduced fee.

Please also note the offers of the Winter Schools.

 
General Information

Country

Japan

City

Tokyo

Founded in

1858

Number of Students

34000

Websites

Keio University

International Office of Keio University

Fact Sheet

 
Exchange

Type of Agreement

University cooperation and T.I.M.E. Double Degree of the Fakultät für Maschinenwesen and the Fakultät für Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik

Who can apply?

Bachelor students in the 3rd semester or higher (study abroad from the 5th semester)
Master students
Doctoral candidates

Students with Japanese citizenship cannot be nominated.

Type of Stay

Studies or research

Length of Stay

One semester

Time of Stay

Winter or summer semester

Number of Exchange Placements

one for JLP (Japanese Language Program)

four for KIP (Keio International Program) (two per semester)

 
Study Details

Semester Dates

1st semester: April to September
2nd semester: October to March

Study Possibilities

KEIO International Program - KIP

Keio Summer Program

Japanese Language Program (JLP)

For Master Students: Research Program

Course Offerings

Available courses for Exchange Students

 
Application
Prerequisites for the Application Very good academic performance
Language Requirements

Very good English skills
TOEFL is not required
Abitur certificate or certificate from the Language Center is required

Submit application in the International Office application portal
Application Deadline in the International Office

December 15: 1 semester starting the winter semester of the next year

August 15: 1 semester starting the summer semester of the next year – only for allocation of remaining spots

 
Financing
Tuition Fees Tuition fees waived
Average Cost of Living 1000 to 1200 euros
Funding Possibilities

BAföG for abroad
RWTH scholarship database
DAAD scholarship database
MIRAI RWTH scholarship for Japan
PROMOS scholarships abroad
JASSO Scholarships
Financing Study Abroad

 
Practical Information
Accommodations

Support for the partner university: Yes
Information from the partner university

Health Insurance Students are responsible for having sufficient insurance coverage. We highly recommend health insurance and private liability insurance for abroad. Some partner universities have particular requirements for insurance protection.
Experience Reports

See the experience reports in Moveonline Exchanges

Additional Information

Foreign Office
DAAD

Japan

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