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Application Guidebook for AO (Self-Recommended Admissions) Screenings (Summer AO/Fall AO) in Academic Year 2020

Application Guidebook for AO (Self-Recommended Admissions) Screenings (Summer AO/Fall AO) in Academic Year 2020

(Last updated: June 25, 2020)

The Application Guidebook for the Summer AO 2020 and the Fall AO 2020 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 Summer AO 2020 and the Fall AO 2020 (PDF)

The Japanese language version of the Application Guidebook for the Spring AO 2020 and the Fall AO 2020 applicant screening is available for download from the following link . Japanese language version

Please note that applicants of the Summer and Fall AO who pass the first-round screening will be interviewed in Japan at the second-round screening . If you are seeking the application procedure which is no need to travel to Japan for applying and for the screening process, or have the scholarship opporutnities for international students, the Winter AO 2020 (Global) is highly recommended for prospected students outside Japan. The Application Guidebook for the Winter AO (Global) 2020 will become available at the following website around late September 2020 (schedule may be changed):

Winter AO 2020 (Global) [Admissions for the GIGA Program]

Addmission Quota

Faculty of Policy Management: 150

Faculty of Environment and Information Studies: 150

*The admission quota is the total for all four AO screenings in Academic Year 2020 and for both April and September enrollments.

Application Timeline

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

Summer AO 2020 Fall AO 2020

Online Application

10:00 a.m., Wednesday,

July 1, 2020

-

3:00 p.m., Thursday,

August 13, 2020

10:00 a.m., Thursday,

September 10, 2020

-

3:00 p.m., Wednesday,

October 14, 2020

Application Fee Payment

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

-

10:59 p.m., Friday,

August 14, 2020

Thursday, September 10, 2020

-

10:59 p.m., Thursday, October 15, 2020

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, August 11, 2020

-

Friday, August 14, 2020

Friday, October 9, 2020

-

Thursday, October 15, 2020

First Round Results Announcement

Examination Slip Issued (Successful first round applicants only)

11:00 a.m., Thursday,

September 24, 2020

-

4:59 p.m., Sunday,

October 4, 2020

11:00 a.m., Thursday,

November 26, 2020

-

4:59 p.m., Sunday,

December 6, 2020

Second Round Results Announcement (Interview)

Faculty of Policy Management:

Saturday, October 3, 2020


Faculty of Environment and Information Studies:

Sunday, October 4, 2020

Faculty of Environment and Information Studies:

Saturday, December 5, 2020


Faculty of Policy Management:

Sunday, December 6, 2020

Announcement of Final Result (Check on the Online Application System) From 11:00a.m., Tuesday, October 6, 2020 From 11:00a.m., Tuesday, December 8, 2020

*Due to the spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), release of the Application Guidebook for AO Screenings (Summer AO/Fall AO) in Academic Year 2020, which was scheduled on May, has been changed to a later date. The screening process may be changed depending on the infection status.

Release Date of The Application Guidebook for AO Screenings in Academic Year 2020 (News: May 14, 2020)

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.