EMBA Application

Application Guidelines

This program consists of Saturday classes combined with short-term study camps. Depending on the determination of the students, it is also possible to select specialized subjects that take place on weekday evenings.

Admission Quota

40 students for April 2017 admissions (Business Administration majors)

Prerequisites for Admission

Applicants must hold a university 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.

Types of Entrance Exams

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

Eligibility criteria
  • Applicants sent from companies and organizations listed in the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange or equivalent
  • Applicants sent from companies and organizations specified by the EMBA Program

For more information concerning the criteria of companies and organizations, please contact kbs-admission@adst.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 manager responsible.

  • Preliminary screening and interview

2. Type B: Individual Applicants

  • 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 7 - November 30, 2016 December 9, 2016 December 14, 2016 December 14 - December 27, 2016
Round 2 December 1, 2016 - January 6, 2017 January 16, 2017 January 18, 2017 January 18 - January 30, 2017

Type B

Application Period Announcement of the Results for the 1st Screening 2nd Screening Announcement of the Results for the 2nd Screening Registration Period
January 6 - January 23, 2017 February 1, 2017 February 5, 2017 February 8, 2017 February 8 - February 20, 2017

Entrance exam fee

35,000 JPY

First year costs

3,467,600 JPY

Enrollment Fee 60,000 JPY
Tuition 3,400,000 JPY
Keio Management Society Membership Fee 5,000 JPY
Student Health Insurance Union Fee 2,600 JPY

Entrance Exam Information and Application Documents (Japanese only)

Please download the following documents concerning the entrance exam from the links below.

Applicants currently residing in Japan

Applicants from Abroad

Application Process

Type A Round 1 Online Application (Japanese Only)

  1. Before applying, please read the Entrance Exam Information on our Japanese Website carefully.
  2. Use the online application form to fill in the required information. After creating an account, you will receive an identification number. Since all your application documents will carry this number, please preserve it carefully.
  3. After filling in the online application, please print the application, photo sheet, certificate of remittance of the entrance exam and admission ticket for the exam. It is possibly to modify the application data after the initial registration, but please be aware that the documents send by mail are considered official. Always print out the latest versions of your documents before mailing the application.
  4. Please use registered mail for mailing the documents (such as application, certificate of remittance and photo sheet) from Japan and global express mail services, such as EMS, FedEx and DHL, when mailing from abroad. Do not fold the application documents. Applications sent from Japan must have the postmark of the deadline day while applications from abroad must arrive by the deadline.