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Welcome to the winter 2014 edition of the Keio Global e-newsletter!
This edition features a special message from President Atsushi Seike and introduces the Council on Business and Society, established by Keio Business School in cooperation with a number of the world's leading business schools.


Video Message from President Seike

As we start a new year, President Atsushi Seike emphasizes Keio's continued commitment to development and internationalization, including initiatives to expand Keio's international programs and anniversary projects to create new facilities at the Faculty of Science and Technology, Shonan Fujisawa Campus, and the School of Medicine.

2015 Year-end Reception for International Faculty, Visiting Scholars, Doctoral Students, and Exchange Students

On December 3, 2015, Vice-President Kokuryo hosted the Year-end Reception at Mita Campus for the international community at Keio University.

Recent News

Experience Japan Exhibition 2013: Keio brings Japan to London

On November 16, 2013, Keio, along with co-host the British Council, welcomed around 700 visitors to the Experience Japan Exhibition 2013 at the Royal Society, London.

2013 Year-End Reception for International Faculty, Scholars, and Students

On December 5, 2013, Vice-President Kokuryo hosted the year-end reception for international faculty members, visiting scholars, and students at Mita Campus.

Upcoming Events

EBA Open Seminars

EBA Open Seminars are open online meetings held monthly to share information about the University Consortium for Evidence Based Approach (EBA) to the Emergent Issues in Asia—known as the EBA Consortium—a collaboration among ASEAN's top universities to develop human resources capable of identifying and solving new issues in Southeast Asia. The next two seminars will cover the following topics:

6th EBA Open Seminar: "Disaster Management"
Date Feb. 5, 2014 (Wed.)
Time 18:00-20:00 JST
7th EBA Open Seminar: "Environment"
Date Mar. 5, 2014 (Wed.)
Time 18:00-20:00 JST

For more information about the seminars and how to participate, visit:

Global Innovation Design (GID) Symposium

Feb. 28, 2014, 15:00-17:00| Keio University, Hiyoshi Campus

The GID program is unparalleled in the world, offering a trans-national design education that bridges three major centers of design, culture and industry: the Graduate School of Media Design, Keio University in Japan, Imperial College and Royal College of Art in London, and the Pratt Institute in New York. These centers are international leaders in creativity and innovation, with complementary expertise in art, design, engineering, technology, and business. This symposium will present GID's activities and vision for a "transnational collaboration to develop global, innovative minds, and cultural, local awareness." It is a unique opportunity to meet representatives from innovative companies and institutions around the world, including a keynote speech by renowned designer, Gordon Bruce.
In addition, on March 1 (12:00-15:00) there will be a workshop providing hands-on experience and skills for innovation design, representative of the GID program.

For more information, visit:

Study Abroad Fairs

Keio will attend the following study abroad fairs in the next few months:

Global 30 Japan Education Fair 2014 (Indonesia)

Date Jan. 25, 2014 (Sat.), 10:00-15:00
Venue Universitas Al Azhar Indonesia, Ruang Arifin Panigoro (3rd Floor)
(Komplek Masjid Agung Al Azhar, Jakarta 12110)
Date Jan. 26, 2014 (Sun.), 11:00-16:00
Venue Universitas Gadjah Mada, Grha Sabha Pramana (1st floor)
(Bulaksumur, Yogyakarta 55281)

Study Japan! Fair 2014 (Germany)

Date Jan. 30, 2014 (Thu.), 10:00-16:00
Venue Japanese-German Center Berlin (JDZB)
(Saargemuender Str. 2, 14195 Berlin)

Japan Education Fair In Turkey 2014

Date Feb. 1, 2014 (Sat.), 13:00-17:00
Venue Former Office, Consulate-General of Japan in Istanbul
(İnönü Caddesi No.16 Gümüşsuyu, Taksim, İstanbul)

Japan Education Fair 2014 in Taiwan

Date Mar. 8, 2014 (Sat.), 10:00-17:00 (Tentative)
Venue Regent Taipei
(No 3, Lane 39, Section 2, ZhongShan N, Rd. Taipei 104)

See the link below for more information on past and future fairs:

This newsletter is produced by the Keio Global Team, Keio University.

Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you have any comments or queries:

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