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This page contains all the necessary information on the admissions procedures for the PEARL programme offered by the Faculty of Economics, Keio University. In order to prevent mistakes in their applications, applicants should carefully read this page and the related material before preparing their applications.

Update history

  1. 2016.12.14 Online applications for second application period now open

  2. 2016.11.28 Tuition and other fees for FY 2017 added to the Application Guidebook

  3. 2016.10.21 Online applications for first application period now open

  4. 2016.07.15 Admissions Procedures for the Faculty of Economics PEARL Programme released

About the Faculty of Economics

Visit the Faculty of Economics website from here

Application Guidebook

Application Schedule for September 2017 entry

There are three application periods.

Application period I
Application period: Friday, 21 October, 2016 through Friday, 2 December, 2016
Announcement of Results : Friday, 27 January, 2017
Application period II
Application period: Wednesday, 14 December, 2016 through Wednesday, 1 February, 2017
Announcement of Results : Friday, 3 March, 2017
Application period III
Application period: Tuesday, 28 February, 2017 through Tuesday, 11 April, 2017
Announcement of Results: Friday, 26 May, 2017

Online Application System

Visit the online application system from here.

Payment of Application Fee

Applicants are required to pay an application fee of JPY 35,000. The periods for making this payment are as follows:

Application period I
Friday, 21 October, 2016 through 11:00 p.m. Friday, 2 December, 2016 (JST)
Application period II
Wednesday, 14 December, 2016 through 11:00 p.m. Wednesday, 1 February, 2017 (JST)
Application period III
Tuesday, 28 February, 2017 through 11:00 p.m. Tuesday, 11 April, 2017 (JST)

A detailed guide on how to make the application fee payment can be viewed here.

Be sure to read the instructions above, and make the payment by credit card through this website.
Refunds of the application fee are not possible under any circumstances. Applicants who re-apply during subsequent application periods are required to pay the application fee of JPY 35,000 each time they apply.

Announcement of Results

A Screening Number will be issued for all complete applications received. You can find the Screening Number on the “My Page” of the online application system approximately one week prior to the date of the announcement of results. Log in to the “My Page” to confirm the number.
A list of the Screening Numbers of the applicants who have been accepted for enrollment into the PEARL Programme will be available on this page as a PDF file from 10:00 a.m. on the date of the announcement of results (JST). The university will not provide any information regarding results by any other means, including phone, fax, or e-mail. Queries concerning screening results will not be accepted.

Frequently Asked Questions

Contact

All queries concerning admissions should be directed to the Keio University Admissions Center. The contact details for the Admissions Center are as follows:

PEARL Team, Admissions Center, Keio University
2-15-45, Mita, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-8345, Japan
pearl_admissions<at>info.keio.ac.jp

*Please replace <at> with @ when sending the e-mail.

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