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Student Exchange Programmes – Outbound information

The Faculty of Economics and the Graduate School of Economics have faculty-wide exchange programme agreements with the following overseas universities. These programmes are exclusively for the students of the Faculty of Economics and the Graduate School of Economics and independent from those offered by the International Center at Keio University.

The application period is different from that of the study abroad programme offered by the International Center. For more details about the programme on the university-wide agreement, please see the International Center website.

For information on application forms and online registration, please see the News page on the Jukusei website.

From Application to Studying Abroad & Credit Transfer

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  • Timing of application, screening and period of study is different depending on the host university.
  • Depending on the results of the application and selection in December and March (Application Period I), no application may be accepted in June and September (Application Period II). A list of the host universities which accept application in the Application II will be posted on the bulletin board around April.

[Outbound Exchange (1 year)]

  • Application & Selection: October – December or January – March (Application Period I)
  • Studying Abroad: August – May
  • Credit Transfer/ Advancement to the Next Year: June – September

[Outbound Exchange (1 semester)]

  • Application & Selection: October – December or January – March (Application Period I), or April – June or July – September (Application Period II)
  • Studying Abroad: Around August – February or around December – June
  • Credit Transfer/ Advancement to the Next Year: March – May or July – September

Partner Universities and Application Guidelines

Asia

Europe

North America

[UG & G]…Open to both undergraduate and graduate students
[UG 3&4]…Open to undergraduate students in thier third and fourth year at the time of departure
[UG 2-4 & G]…Open to undergraduate students in the second year or higher at the time of departure & graduate students
[UG 4th semester or higher & G]…Open to undergraduate students in the second semester of the second year or higher at the time of departure & graduate students
[UG 4th semester or higher & G 2nd semester or higher]…Open to undergraduate students in the second semester of the second year or higher & graduate students in the second semester of the first year or higher
[UG]…Open to undergraduate students only
[G]…Open to graduate students only

Important Note

Please note the following:

  1. Students who have applied to the programmes offered the International Center are not allowed to submit applications for those offered by the Faculty of Economics and the Graduate School of Economics until the result of the selection for the International Center programme is announced and vice versa. In addition, students are not allowed to withdraw from the programme offered by the International Center to submit applications for those offered by the Faculty of Economics and the Graduate School of Economics and vice versa.
  2. In the case that applicants, who applied to the programme by International Center, were not successful, they are able to apply to the programme of the same hosting university by the Faculty of Economics and the Graduate School of Economics. In the case that applicants, who applied to the programme by the Faculty of Economics and the Graduate School of Economics, were not successful, they are not able to apply to the programme of the same hosting university by the International Center; however after being advanced to the next year, they become eligible to apply to the programme by the International Center.
  3. Even in the case that applicants, who applied to the programme by the Faculty of Economics and the Graduate School of Economics, were not successful in the Application Period I, they are able to re-apply to the programme of the same hosting university during the Application Period II.
  4. Students may apply to programmes of up to three different hosting universities.
  5. Students study abroad for either one year or one semester.
    The application period is different from that of the study abroad programme offered by the International Center. If you apply for the application period II, please note that courses taken in the fall semester at Keio University (including courses taken in the spring semester, if you take “set” courses) could be invalid, which depends on the departure date.
  6. If students would like to extend the enrolment at the hosting institutions, they are able to apply to the programme during their fourth year and are able to study abroad during the extended period. Students are not able to apply to the programme during their extended year. (Applicants should apply by the fourth year, and they are allowed to study abroad up to the first and second year of the extended period of study.)
  7. Students under the student exchange programme offered by the Faculty of Economics and/or the Graduate School of Economics are not eligible to apply to JASSO Student Exchange Support Program (Scholarship for Short-term Study Abroad) and Keio University Scholarship for exchange students (outbound).
  8. Those students who are selected to the University of California program to study for a half a year, they can take classes for one term/semester only. The period of one term/semester is specified by the University of California.
  9. Students who study abroad under the student exchange programmes are obliged to purchase overseas travel insurance specified by Keio University, which covers from departure to return and to be registered with the crisis management support service (between 150,000 to 200,000 yen).
  10. For further information please see Application Guidelines for the Keio University Student Exchange Programmes in the website of the International Center.

Application and Screening Statistics

AY2016 (2016-2017) Application Statistics

Country/Area Host University Applicants Successful Applicants
1 semester 1 year

Korea

Yonsei University

0

0

0

P.R.China

Fudan University

HKUST

Taiwan

National Taiwan University

1

0

0

National ChengChi University

Thailand

Chulalongkorn University

1

0

0

Chiang Mai University

Belgium

KU Leuven

UC Louvain

Denmark

Copenhagen Business School

Finland

Aalto University

France

HEC Paris

10

0

0

Germany

Goethe University Frankfurt

4

1

0

Leipzig University

3

0

1

University of Cologne

6

0

0

University of Mannheim

Bochum University

0

0

0

Italy

Bocconi University

1

0

1

Netherlands

Erasmus University Rotterdam

Norway

Norwegian School of Economics

Sweden

Stockholm School of Economics

Switzerland

University of St. Gallen

4

0

2

U.K.

University of Glasgow

4

0

2

University of Kent

Canada

University of Western Ontario

U.S.A.

University of California

10

2

3

University of South Carolina

1

1

0

The universities with “-” refer to our new partners, which had no applicants in the year.

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