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Application Guidebook for AO (Self-Recommended Admissions) Screenings (Spring, Summer/Fall AO) in Academic Year 2022

Application Guidebook for AO (Self-Recommended Admissions) Screenings (Spring, Summer/Fall AO) in Academic Year 2022

(Last updated: May 18, 2022)

The Application Guidebook for the Spring AO 2022 and Summer/Fall AO 2022 applicant screening is now available for download.

Application Guidebook and Documents Forms

Please read the Application Guidebook carefully for details on required application documents.

Application Guidebook for the Spring AO 2022 (PDF)

Application Guidebook for the Summer/Fall AO 2022 (PDF)

The Japanese language version of the Application Guidebook for the Spring AO 2022 and Summer/Fall AO 2022 applicant screening is available for download from the following link . Japanese language version

Please note that applicants of the Spring AO and Summer/Fall AO who pass the first-round screening will be interviewed in Japan at the second-round screening. The Winter AO (Global) 2022 is especially recommended for applicants residing outside of Japan who wish to take the entrance examination without the process of traveling to Japan and be eligible to apply for scholarships exclusively for international students. The Application Guidebook for the Winter AO (Global) 2022 will become available at the following website around late September, 2022 (schedule may be changed):

Winter AO (Global) [Admissions for the GIGA Program]

Admission Quota

Faculty of Policy Management: 150

Faculty of Environment and Information Studies: 150

*The admission quota is the total for all AO screenings in Academic Year 2022 and for both April and September enrollments.

Application Timeline

All times and dates indicated in Japan Standard Time (JST)

Spring AO 2022 Summer/Fall AO 2022
Enrollment Period September 2022 or April 2023 April 2023 or September 2023

Online Application

10:00 a.m., Friday,

May 6, 2022

-

3:00 p.m., Wednesday,

June 1, 2022

10:00 a.m., Tuesday,

August 9, 2022

-

3:00 p.m., Thursday,

September 1, 2022

Application Fee Payment

Friday, May 6, 2022

-

10:59 p.m., Thursday,

June 2, 2022

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

-

10:59 p.m., Friday,

September 2, 2022

Submission of Documents by Post

From within Japan, must be postmarked on or before the deadline. From outside of Japan, must arrive on or before the deadline.

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

-

Thursday, June 2, 2022

Thursday, September 1, 2022

-

Friday, September 2, 2022

First Round Results Announcement

Examination Slip Issued (Successful first round applicants only)

11:00 a.m., Thursday,

July 7, 2022

-

4:59 p.m., Saturday,

July 16, 2022

11:00 a.m., Thursday,

October 20, 2022

-

4:59 p.m., Sunday,

November 6, 2022

Second Round Screening (Interview)

Saturday, July 16, 2022

Faculty of Policy Management:

either Saturday, October 29, 2022 or Sunday, October 30, 2022

Faculty of Environment and Information Studies:

either Saturday, November 5, 2022 or Sunday, November 6, 2022

Announcement of Final Result (Check on the Online Application System) From 11:00a.m., Wednesday, July 20, 2022 From 11:00a.m., Tuesday, November 8, 2022

If there are any changes, announcement will be made on the following Keio University website. Please check for annoucements regularly. https://www.sfc.keio.ac.jp/en/

Contact Information

Admissions Office at Keio University Shonan Fujisawa Campus

Address: 5322 Endo, Fujisawa-shi, Kanagawa 252-0882 Japan

Email: ao-request<at>sfc.keio.ac.jp

Please replace "<at>" with "@" in the email address before sending out the email.