If you hold a Bachelor's degree and wish to engage in research activities under supervision of our faculty members before you pursue further degrees, you may apply for a Research Student at Graduate School of Science and Technology.

AY2021 Application periods

Application Period

Announcement of Result

Spring semester

February 4 - February 10, 2021

Late March 2021

Fall semester*

July 26 - July 30, 2021

Early September 2021

*Due to the current situation with the COVID-19, Keio's Graduate School of Science and Technology decided to limit domestic applications from Japan only for AY2021. Thank you for your kind understanding.

Please check the application guidebook for Keio University's non-degree students for more details.
The guidebook can be downloaded at the link below.

Qualifications for International Students

  1. Applicants must graduate with a Bachelor's degree from a foreign university.
  2. Applicants must consult with the professor he/she wishes to be taught by and receive the professor’s permission* before the application.
    *Please note that applicants may be denied acceptance into the program after the screening process, even though they received prior permission by the research professor.

How to Apply

Application Forms

It is required to submit the necessary documents during the registration period.

  1. Application form for research students* (特別学生願書)
  2. Registration form for research students* (履修・聴講願)
  3. Research Curriculum Vitae* (履歴書)
  4. Latest Certificate of Transcript (成績証明書)
  5. Certificate of Graduation (卒業/修了(見込)証明書)
  6. Copy of Certificate of Residence issued within 3 months (住民票の写し(3ヶ月以内に発行されたもの))
  7. Research Plan (international students)* (研究計画書)
  8. Application fee (18,000yen) (審査料)

* Please click on the link below to download the designated forms 1,2,3 and 7.

AY2021 Fees

Screening fee


Registration fee

80,000JPY ( 40,000JPY for per semester)

Research fee

360,000JPY (180,000JPY for per semester)


  • Research students have to apply for a Student visa by themselves after they are admitted to Keio University.
  • Research students are not eligible to apply for university dormitories. It is your own responsibility to find an accommodation in Japan.

Contact Us

Should you have any inquiries about Research Students at 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 Techhnology
Keio University Yagami Campus
3-14-1 Kohoku-ku Yokohama 223-8522
TEL: +81(0)-45-566-1468