General Admissions for Doctoral Program (Graduate School of Economics) (April 2019 Intake)

Application Process & Schedule : General Admissions for April 2019 Intake

Process Period 
Web Entry (Online Registration) December 20 (Thu) 10:00, 2018 ~January 9 (Wed) 15:00, 2019
*The webpage for online registration will be closed during New Year’s Holiday period between December 27 and January 7. 
Payment of Application Fee December 20 (Thu) 10:00, 2018 ~January 9 (Wed) 23:00, 2019
Submission of Required Documents January 7 (Mon) ~9 (Wed), 2019
First Screening (Document Screening) Document ・ Paper Screening
Announcement of First Screening results February 25 (Mon) 12:30, 2019
Second Screening (Interview) February 26 (Tue), 2019 ※
Announcement of Final Results February 26 (Tue) 19:00, 2019
Admission Procedure March 4 (Mon) ~7 (Thu), 2019
※Detailed information about the second screening (meeting time and place) will be indicated at the announcement of first screening results.

Application Guidebook

Prescribed Forms

Documents PDF Files Word Files The number of Sheets
Checklist pdf 1
Application Form pdf Word 1
Research Plan pdf Word 2
Confidential Report on the Applicant (A) pdf
Proof of Application Fee Payment and Photo Sheet pdf 1
Label pdf 1

Research Advisor List

<IMPORTANT>The Doctoral programs in the Graduate School of Economics can be completed solely in English. Note, however, that there are only a limited number of courses available in English, and desired courses or guidance may be in Japanese. Applicants who wish to apply to the Graduate School of Economics for a degree based only on courses offered in English should contact a faculty member of the Graduate School of Economics before beginning the application process to arrange and confirm the availability of a research advisor who can supervise them only in English.
Choose one preferred academic advisor from the list of Application Guidebook.  Applicants cannot select a faculty member who is not on the list .
※Note that some advisors listed may not be able to be your academic advisor due to unavoidable reasons, such as overseas research.
 For more detailed information on the faculty, click on the following URL.

Payment of Application Fee

Applicants submitting applications from WITHIN Japan
 Applicant from within Japan must pay the application fee at a convenience store inside Japan. Before payment, you must register your payment information (e.g., the graduate school you are applying for, your chosen type of admission, etc.) on e-payment site “e-shiharai.net” (Japanese only) and receive a registration number. 
For details, please go to the "Payment of Application Fee" page.

Applicants submitting applications from OUTSIDE Japan
 We accept credit card payments for application fees from applicants who live outside Japan. When credit card payment is completed, print out the screen and submit it with other application documents. For details, please go to the "Payment of Application Fee" page.

Contact Information

Academic Affairs Group for Graduate Admissions
Tel: +81-3-5427-1067 (Hotline)
E-mail: grad_admissions*info.keio.ac.jp
Please put @ into the above E-mail address instead of *.
 ※When you send us an E-mail,please include the information below;
 1.Applicant's name
 2.The Graduate school,course and admission system you will apply for.
   (e.g.The Graduate School of Law,Master's,Admission for International Students for 2017  Intake(fall))
Open Hours: 8:45-16:45 Monday to Friday

Campus Map (Mita Campus)

(Academic Affairs Group for Graduate Admissions:B1F,South School Building)

Useful Links & Past Exams

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