About SFC

Exchanges with Overseas Universities/Institutions

International Cooperation Agreements

As of December 2017, Keio University has successfully concluded cooperation agreements with 260 or more universities and institutions in more than 40 countries and regions in the world. A number of faculty, administrative staff and students go abroad every year to conduct research and examination and actively pursue academic exchanges in various fields.

Keio University Partner Institutions
These agreements are concluded both at the university level, as well as faculty / graduate school level.

International Cooperation Agreements at SFC

As of March 2018, SFC has concluded agreements with overseas universities and institutions listed below.

The purpose of the agreements is to exchange information in the form of publications, instruction materials and other results of teaching and research, support mutual visits of faculty and staff members, exchange graduate and/or undergraduate students, promote joint research activities, and participating in seminars and conferences organized by the respective parties.

1 University of Southern California,
School of Cinematic Arts
United States
2 Beijing Wuzi University China
3 City University of Seattle / VSM Slovakia
4 École Nationale Supérieure d'Électronique, Informatique, Télécommunications, Mathématique et Mécanique de Bordeaux France
5 Mahidol University, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities Thailand
6 Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, The Institute of International Relations Ukraine
7 Seoul National University, Graduate School of Public Administration Korea
8 Mekong Institute Thailand
9 National Cheng Kung University
Research Center for Humanities and Social Sciences
・Institute of Political Economy, Department of Environmental Engineering, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Department of Life Sciences, Department of Urban Planning
10 Beijing Foreign Studies University China
11 Gombe Teacher Training College Democratic Republic of the Congo
12 Institute for Security Science and Technology of Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine United Kingdom
13 Georgia Institute of Technology's Research Institute United States
14 Northeastern University, George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security United States
15 The Blavatnik Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center of Tel Aviv University Israel
16 Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Israel
17 University of Maryland, Baltimore County United States
18 University of Delaware United States
19 HIROSHI FUJIWARA Cyber Security Research Center of Technion - Israel Institute of Technology Israel
20 Melbourne School of Engineering, University of Melbourne Australia

Double Degree Programs with Overseas Affiliated Graduate Schools

1 Yonsei University, Department of Sociology, Area Studies and Political Science Korea
2 Yonsei University, Graduate School of International Studies (GSIS) Korea
3 Fudan University China

Indonesia Linkage Program

Institute of Technology Bandung, School of Architecture, Planning and Policy Development Indonesia
Gadjah Mada University, Faculty of Engineering
Brawijaya University, Faculty of Administrative Science, Graduate School of Public Administration

Double Degree Programs with Overseas Affiliated Graduate Schools

(Graduate School of Media and Governance, master's program)

Double Degree Programs with Overseas Affiliated Graduate Schools

Governmental Foreign Aid Programs

The following programs are supported by the Official Development Assistance (ODA) from the Japanese government. Some students from Asian countries are studying at the Graduate School of Media and Governance under these programs.

Indonesia Linkage Program
(Graduate School of Media and Governance, master's program)

This is an advanced human resource development program initiated by the Indonesian government. The program is designed to educate central and local civil servants from Indonesia. Indonesian students spend their first year in graduate schools of their home country, and then the second year in the master's program at the Graduate School of Media and Governance, Keio University and thus receive master's degrees from both graduate schools.

Japanese Grant Aid for Human Resource Development Scholarship (JDS)
(Graduate School of Media and Governance, master's program)

The objective of the JDS Program is to provide citizens of beneficiary countries an opportunity to pursue academic research at Japanese higher educational institutions. The program targets young government officers from the public sector, researchers, business people and others who possess the potential to play an important role in resolving social and economic developmental issues. The JDS Fellows participate in planning and implementing social and economic developmental projects, acquire specialized knowledge and build human network through research and study in Japan.
Tne master's program of the Graduate School of Media and Governance has been involved in this program since academic year 2007.

International Advanced Degrees Course
(Graduate School of Media and Governance)

In the International Advanced Degrees Course (IADC) at the Graduate School of Media and Governance, students can apply and complete course work and all other requirements in the English language. There is no separation of Japanese and non-Japanese students.
Among students supported by the aforementioned governmental foreign aid programs, many students are studying under the IADC.

Melbourne School of Engineering, University of Melbourne