Keio University

Keio has thrived under its founder’s motto of jitsugaku, or empirical science.
1. The School

Keio University

Keio has a proud history as Japan's very first private institution of higher learning, which dates back to the formation of a school for Dutch studies in 1858 in Edo (now Tokyo) by founder Yukichi Fukuzawa. Since the school's inception, the students of Keio have risen to the forefront of innovation in every imaginable academic field, emerging as social and economic leaders.

Key points

MIM programme at this school

The key graduate school involved in Keio’s CEMS Programme are: the Graduate School of Economics, the Graduate School of Business and Commerce, and the Graduate School of Media Design.

Keio offers variety of business-related courses.  They rather reflect the strengths of each graduate schools above.  The courses in design and technology-centered innovation offered by the Graduate School of Media Design are unique to business school community that could broaden your perspective of business.  

Students should be aware that the intellectual cultures of these three schools are also quite different.

Living in the city

Keio is located in Tokyo and Kanagawa, one of the world's largest major metropolitan areas. Living in Tokyo is a chance to experience Japan through its capital city with its many contrasting faces: unique customs, natural beauty, and futuristic technology. With all of the modern trappings and conveniences of a modern city, Tokyo was recently ranked the world’s best city to live in for the third consecutive year, and is also one of its safest and cleanest. Tokyo is also a convenient gateway for all of Japan and the rest of Asia.

Come to Keio and start your own journey through the heart of the city, with the contrasting sights and sounds of Keio's academics and extracurricular activities.

CEMS Club Tokyo

The CEMS Club Tokyo is an association of CEMS students at Keio University that strives to ensure a vibrant and dynamic CEMS community in Tokyo, which aims to organize academic, corporate, as well as social events to foster long-life relationships with co-students, alumni, and corporate & social partners. It was awarded the First Prize in the CEMS Club Awards in Fall 2014.


CEMS Programme manager
Masayo Iizuka
2-15-45 Mita, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan
2. Master of science and cems mim
2-12 January 2023

2 years




  • Master of Media Design
  • Master of Arts in Economics
  • Master of Arts in Business and Commerce

Term dates for the Master Programme(s)

Term 1 From 1 September 2022 to 6 February 2023
Term 2 From 1 April 2023 to 31 July 2024
3. Programme offer

Academic year

  • Course code Title Type of course Teaching mode Start date End date View
    43242-3 KBS_Management Science and Management of Technology Hard Skills / Elective Hybrid 2002-09-09 2022-11-11 View
    23692-3 KBS_Management Science and Decision Making Elective In person 2002-09-22 2022-12-08 View
    98553-3 KBS_International Human Resource Management Elective Hybrid 2022-09-05 2022-11-21 View
    79115-3 KBS_Production Management in Japan Elective In person 2022-09-05 2022-12-01 View
    24832-3 KBS_Management Control in Japan Elective Online 2022-09-07 2022-11-30 View
    75344-3 KBS_Business Logistics Elective Online 2022-09-08 2022-10-14 View
    33727-1 KEC_International Trade Elective In person 2022-10-03 2023-01-23 View
    37703-2 KBC_Advanced Study of Micro Marketing Elective In person 2022-10-03 2023-01-23 View
    84897-2 KBC_Consumer Psychology in Global Markets Elective In person 2022-10-04 2023-01-24 View
    07287-3 KBS_International Commercial Transactions Elective In person 2022-10-04 2023-01-24 View
    22738-2 KBC_International Economy Elective In person 2022-10-05 2023-01-25 View
    30637-2 KBC_International Tax Law Elective In person 2022-10-06 2023-01-19 View
    37407-2 KBC_Business Economics 1 Elective In person 2022-10-06 2023-01-19 View
    22848-1 KEC_Applied Microeconomics Elective In person 2022-10-07 2023-01-20 View
    03353-4 KMD_Market Design for Well Being City Elective Hybrid 2022-10-10 2022-11-28 View
    60967-4 KMD_Contents Creativity and Economical Impact of Otaku Culture Elective Hybrid 2022-10-10 2022-11-21 View
    43587-4 KMD_Reimagining Brand Communication Elective Hybrid 2022-10-10 2022-11-28 View
    23453-4 KMD_Policy for Global Future Elective Hybrid 2022-10-10 2022-12-12 View
    02653-4 KMD_Global Business Strategy and Responsible Leadership Strategy Hybrid 2022-10-11 2022-11-29 View
    40387-4 KMD_Material Interaction Elective Hybrid 2022-10-11 2022-12-06 View
    45829-4 KMD_Empathetic Computing in Virtual Spaces Exclusive Hybrid 2022-10-12 2022-11-30 View
    40430-4 KMD_Methodologies For Service Design Elective Hybrid 2022-10-12 2022-11-09 View
    75014-4 KMD_Digital Media Innovation Elective Hybrid 2022-10-13 2022-12-01 View
    93513-3 KBS_Intercultural Communication in International Business Elective Online 2022-10-29 2022-11-26 View
  • Title Start date End date View
    Creating a Future Business Model that Sustain Both Inclusiveness and Commercialization in Japan 2022-09-19 2022-09-24 View
  • Title Start date End date Compagn(ies) ECTS Number of days View
    CEMS Skill Seminar 2022 2022-09-26 10:00 2022-09-26 18:00 Kowa Company, Ltd 0.5 1 View
    The Psychology of Intercultural Effectiveness 2022-09-27 10:00 2022-09-27 18:00 0.5 1 View
  • Language Type Title Start date End date View
    Japanese Third language elementary course Elementary Business Japanese 2022-10-04 2023-01-24 View