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Program at a Glance

Keio University

Country or area Japan
City Tokyo
Class Level So, Jr, Sr, Gr
Experience Type Immersion
Minimum GPA 2.85
Term Year
Taught In English, Japanese
Language Prereq no
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About The Program

In the heart of exciting and energetic Tokyo is Keio University, notable for research, business, and economics. While improving Japanese is a key component of this program, courses are taught in English from professors with experience in both public and private sectors. Campus festivals, sporting events, and more than 400 student clubs will keep you busy outside of the classroom. Tokyo will treat you to its unique customs, natural beauty, and futuristic technology. See temples, discover idyllic gardens, hike in a volcanically active park, savor the delicious eateries, and take a trip to a virtual reality theme park.

Where you'll study

Established as a school of western learning, Keio University is the oldest institution of higher education in Japan and the first university in Japan to send students abroad. The university offers several degree programs taught in English. Putting a high value on research across humanities and sciences, Keio University has over 30 research centers and one of Japan's largest collections of books at its libraries. This small, private university now operates more than 10 campuses and has a network of affiliated schools extending beyond the university campuses. You'll likely take classes at the Mita campus in the center of Tokyo. The campus is home to four faculties: Letters, Economics, Law (including political science), and Business and Commerce. More than 400 student clubs, campus festivals, and sporting events will keep you busy outside of the classroom.