EMBA Application

Application Guidelines

This program consists of Saturday classes combined with several days of intensive classes. Depending on the determination of the students, it is also possible to select specialized subjects that take place on weekday evenings.

Admission Quota

140 students/year (A total of MBA Program and EMBA Program)

Prerequisites for Admission

Applicants must have a bachelor's degree with at least 15 years of professional experience in total.

Time spent pursuing a previous graduate degree can be counted towards the required professional experience.

* Please refer to Admissions Guide for more details.

Types of Entrance Exams

1. Type A: Applicants recommended by their Company or Organization

Eligibility criteria
  • Applicants sponsored by publicly-traded companies.
  • Applicants sponsored by companies or organizations designated by the EMBA Program.

For more information concerning the criteria of companies and organizations, please contact kbs_admissions@info.keio.ac.jp
After having one's study plans approved by the company or organization, the applicant is required to present a letter of recommendation with an official seal from the sponsor company or organization.

Selection is made by preliminary screening and interview.

2. Type B: Individual Applicants

The entrance examination is held in two stages:
  • First stage: screening of application documents
  • Second stage: written exam (essay) and interview

Selection Process

Type A

Application Period Test Announcement of the Results Registration Period
Round 1 November 10 - December 2, 2020 December 11, 2020 December 16, 2020 December 16 - January 12, 2021
Round 2 December 22, 2020 - January 18, 2021 January 31, 2021 February 3, 2021 February 3 - February 15, 2021

Type B

Application Period Announcement of the Results for the 1st Screening 2nd Screening Announcement of the Results for the 2nd Screening Registration Period
December 22 - January 18, 2021 January 27, 2021 January 31, 2021 February 3, 2021 February 3 - February 15, 2021

Admission information, written in Japanese, is avairable on our Japanese website.