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Application Guidebook for AO (Self-Recommended Admissions) Screenings (Spring AO, Summer/Fall AO) in Academic Year 2021

Application Guidebook for AO (Self-Recommended Admissions) Screenings (Spring AO, Summer/Fall AO) in Academic Year 2021

(Last updated: May 18, 2021)

The Application Guidebook for the Spring AO 2021 and Summer/Fall AO 2021 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 2021 (PDF)

Application Guidebook for the Sunmer/Fall AO 2021 (PDF)

The Japanese language version of the Application Guidebook for the Spring AO 2021 and Summer/Fall AO 2021 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. 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 2021 (Global) is highly recommended for prospected students outside Japan. The Application Guidebook for the Winter AO (Global) 2021 will become available at the following website around November 2021 (schedule may be changed):

Winter AO 2021 (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 AO screenings in Academic Year 2021 and for both April and September enrollments.

Application Timeline

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

Spring AO 2021 Summer/Fall AO 2021
Enrollment Period September 2021 or April 2022 April 2022 or September 2022

Online Application

10:00 a.m., Thursday,

May 6, 2021

-

3:00 p.m., Tuesday,

June 1, 2021

10:00 a.m., Tuesday,

August 10, 2021

-

3:00 p.m., Thursday,

September 2, 2021

Application Fee Payment

Thursday, May 6, 2021

-

10:59 p.m., Wednesday,

June 2, 2021

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

-

10:59 p.m., Friday,

September 3, 2021

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.

Friday, May 28, 2021

-

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

-

Friday, September 3, 2021

First Round Results Announcement

Examination Slip Issued (Successful first round applicants only)

11:00 a.m., Thursday,

July 8, 2021

-

4:59 p.m., Saturday,

July 17, 2021

11:00 a.m., Thursday,

October 28, 2021

-

4:59 p.m., Sunday,

November 28, 2021

Second Round Screening (Interview)

Saturday, July 17, 2021

Faculty of Policy Management: either Saturday, November 6, 2021 or Sunday, November 7, 2021

Faculty of Environment and Information Studies: either Saturday, November 27, 2021 or Sunday, November 28, 2021

Announcement of Final Result (Check on the Online Application System) From 11:00a.m., Tuesday, July 20, 2021 From 11:00a.m., Tuesday, November 30, 2021

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.