Application through Internal Recommendation for Current Students of Keio University Faculty of Policy Management, and Faculty of Environment and Information Studies

Application Guidebook in Japanese
Application Guidebook in English

Application Period Spring Semester Fall Semester
Enrollment in: April 2018 September 2018
Eligibility Requirements
In order to be eligible, applicants need to fulfill either 1, 2, or 3 of the following.
 
1.Applicants who meet all of the following conditions. 
(I)Applicants seeking enrollment in April 2018 must be, as of April 1, 2017, regular students enrolled in the first semester of their Fourth Year at Keio University Faculty of Policy Management or the Faculty of Environment and Information Studies, and be scheduled to graduate in March 2018, or
Applicants seeking enrollment in September 2018 must be, as of September 22, 2017, regular students enrolled in the first semester of their Fourth Year at Keio University Faculty of Policy Management or the Faculty of Environment and Information Studies, and be scheduled to graduate in September 2018. 
(II)All applicants are required to have registered two or more semesters of the Seminar of the professor who will fill in the Letter of Acceptance to Act as Research Supervisor or Recommendation Letter and must have received a grade of S or A in that Seminar or laboratory for at least two separate semesters.
※Students who cannot fulfill requirement (II) due to unavoidable circumstances, such as the Research Supervisor going to study abroad, sabbatical leave, etc., should inquire at the Admissions Office at least one week before the deadline for submitting application documents.
※In the case that a student is studying abroad during the application period and is able to meet the application requirements by advancing retroactively after the application to include the study abroad period into their enrollment period at Keio University is accepted, the application will only be accepted when specific credits have been acquired as stated in “Advancing to the Fourth Year” in the SFC Guide. Please inquire at the Admissions Office at least one week before the deadline for submitting application documents. Currently, only one application is allowed during enrollment.
 
2.Applicants who are candidates for the 3.5-year Early Graduation System and who meet all of the following conditions.
(I)Applicants seeking enrollment in April 2018 must be, as of April 1 2017, regular students enrolled in the second semester of their Third Year at Keio University Faculty of Policy Management of the Faculty of Environment and Information Studies, and have satisfied requirements for 3.5-year early graduation in March 2018, or
Applicants seeking enrollment in September 2018 must be, as of September 22 2017, regular students enrolled in the second semester of their Third Year in the Keio University Faculty of Policy Management or the Faculty of Environment and Information Studies, and have satisfied requirements for 3.5-year early graduation in September 2018.
(II)All applicants are required to have registered two or more semesters of the Seminar of the professor who will fill in the Letter of Acceptance to Act as Research Supervisor or Recommendation Letter and must have received a grade of A in that Seminar or laboratory for at least two separate semesters. 
※Students who cannot fulfill requirement (II) due to unavoidable circumstances, such as the Research Supervisor going to study abroad, sabbatical leave, etc. should inquire at the Admissions Office at least one week before the deadline for submitting application documents.
※In the case that a student is studying abroad during the application period and is able to meet the application requirements by advancing retroactively after the application to include the study abroad period into their enrollment period at Keio University is accepted, they should inquire at the Admissions Office at least one week before the deadline for submitting application documents. Currently, only one application is allowed during enrollment.
 
3.Applicants who are enrolled in the Bachelor’s-Master’s Four-year Integrated Education Program and meet all of the following conditions.
(I)Applicants seeking enrollment in April 2018 must be, as of April 1, 2017, regular students enrolled in the first semester of their Third Year at Keio University Faculty of Policy Management or the Faculty of Environment and Information Studies, and be enrolled in the Bachelor’s-Master’s Four-year Integrated Education Program. 
Applicants seeking enrollment in September 2018 must be, as of September 22, 2017, regular students enrolled in the first semester of their Third Year at Keio University Faculty of Policy Management or the Faculty of Environment and Information Studies, and be enrolled in the Bachelor’s-Master’s Four-year Integrated Education Program. 
(II)All applicants are required to have registered two or more semesters of the Seminar of the professor who will fill in the Letter of Acceptance to Act as Research Supervisor or Recommendation Letter and must have received a grade of S or A in that Seminar or laboratory for at least two separate semesters.
(III)Applicants must receive approval from their professor in the Bachelor’s-Master’s Four-year Integrated Education Program to fill out the “Letter of Acceptance to Act as Research Supervisor.”
※Students who cannot fulfill requirements (II) or (III) due to unavoidable circumstances, such as the Research Supervisor going to study abroad, sabbatical leave, etc., should inquire at the Admissions Office at least one week before the deadline for submitting application documents.
※In the case that a student is studying abroad during the application period and is able to meet the application requirements by advancing retroactively after the application to include the study abroad period into their enrollment period at Keio University is accepted, they should inquire at the Admissions Office at least one week before the deadline for submitting application documents. Currently, only one application is allowed during enrollment.
Period for Submitting Application Documents through the Admission Web Entry System 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, March 21, 2017—3:59 p.m., Tuesday, April 4, 2017 10:00 a.m., Monday, September 11, 2017—3:59 p.m., Friday, September 22, 2017
Days for Submitting Application Documents at the Admissions Office
On Monday, April 3, 2017 and on Tuesday, April 4, 2017
9:15 a.m.—4:50 p.m. each day
On Friday, September 22, 2017
9:15 a.m.—4:50 p.m.
Announcement of First-round Results(※1) Thursday, April 20, 2017 Thursday, October, 5, 2017
Second-round Examination (Interview)(※1) Saturday, July 8, 2017 Saturday, December 2, 2017
Announcement of Successful Applicants Monday, July 10, 2017 Monday, December 4, 2017
Admission Registration Deadline March 2, 2018 (tentative) September 3, 2018 (tentative)
Application Method(※2)

See the Application Guidebook for details.

Application Fee 35,000JPY

※1:In some cases, applicants will be exempt from the second-round examination (interview) based on the first-round evaluation.
Some applicants may be asked to provide additional documents and take an essay test after the first-round evaluation before a decision is made on the first-round.
※2:Application involves submission of documents online through the Admission Web Entry System and submission of documents at the Admissions Office. BOTH, not just one, procedures must be completed in order for an application to be considered.

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