The Graduate School of Science and Technology offers a short term (1 semester to 1 full academic year) student exchange program to our partner institutions listed below. This exchange program is based on the agreement between our partner institutions and the Graduate School of Science and Technology, Keio University.

Application Schedule

For 2024 Fall Semester (September 22, 2024 - March 31, 2025) Enrollment

  • Application Deadline: March 22, 2024
  • Notice of Results: by Late May, 2024

For 2025 Spring Semester (April 1, 2025 - September 21, 2025) Enrollment

  • Application Deadline: October 25, 2024
  • Notice of Results: by Late December, 2024

Eligibility Requirements

  • Students must be nominated by their home university.
  • Students must hold a Bachelor's degree or an equivalent degree, and be enrolled in Master's level at their home university during the whole exchange period.

Application Procedure

Before applying, please read through the Overview of Short Term Internatioal Student .

  1. Please contact International Office at your home institution for nomination procedure.
  2. Once you are nominated, check the requirements and choose a program.
  3. If you choose Research Based Program or Research and Courses Program, you need to find a prospective supervisor and get accepted by him/her.
    You can search our faculty members from the Staff Profile .
  4. Prepare the required documents and ID photos. After completed, kindly submit them online by applicant, following the instruction at the "Required Application Documents" below.

Required Application Documents

Please complete and submit the application documents below through Online Application Site by applicant.

1. Short-term International Student Application Form

2. Statement of Purpose for Research Stay

* Only applicable to students applying for "Research based Program" and "Research and Courses Program".

* Do not forget your signature and the date on the bottom of your paper.

3. Course Registration Plan

* Only applicable to students appying for "Research and Courses Program" and "Courses focused Program".

4. Official Transcript (in English)

5. Certificate of Health

* Must be completed and signed by a physician, NOT by the student.

6. Pledge for"Security Export Controls under the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act"

* Please write date and your name

7. Effective passport copy of your face page

8. Application for Certificate of Eligibility (COE)

* The Certificate of Eligibility is one of the required documents for your student visa application. Please attach digital data of your ID photo on the first page.

As for photo specification for ID photo, please refer here .

9. Application for Dormitory

* Only applicable to students who wish to apply for Keio University dormitories.

* Please read the Dormitory Information carefully and apply through Online Application Site .

Partner Institutions

as of April 1, 2022

Country/RegionPartner Institutions
Belgium Université Catholique de Louvain / Université libre de Bruxelles / Université de Liège
China Beihang University
Denmark Technical University of Denmark
France CentraleSupélec / Ecole Centrale de Lille / Ecole Centrale de Lyon / Ecole Centrale de Marseille / Ecole Centrale de Nantes / CY Tech / Bordeaux INP – ENSEIRB-MATMECA /IMT Atlantique / IMT Mines Albi-Carmaux / INSA Group (Rennes, Rouen Normandie, Strasbourg, Cente Val De Loire, Hauts De France, Lyon, Toulouse) / MINES Paris
Germany Leibniz Universität Hannover / Technische Universität München / University of Stuttgart / University of Tübingen / Hamburg University of Technology
Italy Politecnico di Milano / University of Trento / University of Padua
Poland Wroclaw University of Science and Technology
Portugal Instituto Superior Técnico
South Korea Dong-Eui University / Ewha Womans University
Spain Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Universitat Politècnica de València
Sweden Lund University / Linkoping University
Taiwan National Tsing Hua University

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Contact Us

If you have any inquiries about the exchange program offered by Graduate School of Science and Technology, kindly contact the Office of Student Services (International) at Yagami Campus.

Office of Student Services (International)
Graduate School of Science and Technology
Keio University Yagami Campus
3-14-1 Hiyoshi, Kohoku-ku, Yokohama 223-8522
TEL: +81(0)-45-566-1468

*Please note that the university-wide exchange program and the exchange program oriented by Graduate School of Science and Technology are different. For the list of university-wide exchange program offered by Keio University, please refer to the following website.

Keio University International Center