Keio University

(Last Updated On: September 9, 2020)
SAO Programme CodeJP9
SAO Programme TypeG2/G3 (Depending on accomodation)*
Programme Periodlate May – late July, 2020 
UM Application DeadlineSince the online application deadline of Keio University is on 20 Feb,  there is a conflict with the UM application deadline, we do NOT suggest student to apply thru SAO. (Besides, student need to consider the time of visa application/entry restriction/delay exam due to the novel corona-virus which will affect the trip)
Quota TBC
Responsible StaffLavina Cheong (
CoursesStudents are required to take a minimum of 4 courses, up to 8 courses maximum.  

  • Arts/Art Workshop: Discovering Arts and Culture in japan
  • Culture & Cross-cultural Understanding
  • Religion & Thought: Japanese Buddhism and Social Suffering
  • History: Japan’s postwar resurgence
  • Business & Economy: Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development, etc.
  • Law: The Supreme Court of Japan: Structure, Function, Case Law/ Japan’s Trade Law and Policy
  • Social Issues: minorities in Japanese Education/Education in East Asian Societies
  • Japanese Language: Survival Japanese /Business Japanese
Programme Fee260,500 JPY
*Accommodation not included*An additional fee of around 7,000 JPY will be charged by a company handling those payments. *3500 JPY postage and handling charges for visa (if applicable)
Website (please refer to the website of the host university for more details and update about the programme)
English RequirementIf your native language is English or you are currently enrolled in a degree program taught in English, you do not need to submit any English test scores.

(For those student is not taught by English: TOEFL/PBT: 550, TOEFL/iBT:79, IeLTS: 6.0 or above)

Other RequirementMinimum GPA 2.5

For Undergraduate students only.  Year 4 students will not be accepted

RemarksDormitory rooms are not available. Students are responsible for arranging their own accommodation.

*SAO reserves the right to change the programme type/amount of sponsorship based on the actual expenses spent during the trip