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
1 March-8 April 2022

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 to 31 July 2023
3. Programme offer

Academic year

  • Course code Title Type of course Teaching mode Start date End date View
    99511-3 International Human Resource Management Elective Online 2021-09-06 2021-11-15 View
    26247-3 Management Control in Japan Elective Online 2021-09-08 2021-11-17 View
    76360-3 Business Logistics Elective Online 2021-09-09 2021-10-08 View
    80024-3 Production Management in Japan Elective Online 2021-09-16 2021-11-18 View
    08412-3 International Commercial Transactions Elective Online 2021-09-28 2022-01-18 View
    25365-3 Management Science and Decision Making Elective Online 2021-09-30 2021-12-02 View
    23772-1 Applied Microeconomics Elective Online 2021-10-01 2022-01-21 View
    34867-1 International Trade Elective Online 2021-10-01 2022-01-21 View
    74942-2 Advanced Study of Modern Business Administration Elective Online 2021-10-06 2022-01-19 View
    23658-2 International Economy Elective In person 2021-10-06 2022-01-19 View
    32075-2 International Tax Law Elective In person 2021-10-07 2022-01-20 View
    40103-2 Business Economics 2 Elective Online 2021-10-07 2022-01-20 View
    61394-4 Contents Creativity and Economical Impact of Otaku Culture Elective Online 2021-10-11 2021-11-22 View
    46586-4 Reimagining Brand Communication Elective Online 2021-10-11 2021-12-24 View
    04034-4 Global Business Strategy and Responsible Leadership Strategy Online 2021-10-12 2021-12-03 View
    25566-4 Intellectual Property Tactics Elective Online 2021-10-12 2021-11-30 View
    76059-4 Computational Service Architecture Hard Skills / Elective Online 2021-10-13 2021-12-01 View
    42413-4 Methodologies For Service Design Elective Online 2021-10-13 2021-11-10 View
    87124-4 Embodied Interactions Elective Online 2021-10-14 2021-12-09 View
    94782-3 Intercultural Communication in International Business Elective Online 2021-10-30 2021-11-27 View
    46237-3 Management Science and Management of Technology Hard Skills / Elective Online 2021-11-04 2021-12-03 View
  • Title Start date End date View
    Design the New Business Future for Post Pandemic 2021-08-30 2021-09-03 View
  • Language Type Title Start date End date View
    Japanese Third language elementary course Elementary Business Japanese 2021-10-01 2022-01-21 View
  • Course code Title Type of course Teaching mode Start date End date View
    01585-4 Venture Fundamentals Elective Online View
    02668-4 Venture Launch Elective Online View
    27319-1 Development Economics Elective Online 2022-04-07 2022-07-14 View
    32107-4 Introduction to Intercultural Communication Elective Online 2022-04-07 2022-05-26 View
    09536-1 Seminar: Economic Policy Elective Online 2022-04-08 2022-07-15 View
    67853-1 Global Leadership Leadership Online 2022-04-09 2022-05-21 View
    17307-2 Consumer Psychology in Global Markets Elective In person 2022-04-12 2022-07-12 View
    27046-2 Japanese Economy Elective To be confirmed 2022-04-13 2022-07-13 View
    96203-2 Economic Growth Elective In person 2022-04-13 2022-07-13 View
    30622-2 Domestic Tax Law Elective To be confirmed 2022-04-14 2022-07-14 View
    37483-2 Advanced Study of Econometrics Hard Skills / Elective In person 2022-04-14 2022-07-14 View
    38805-2 Business Economics 2 Elective In person 2022-04-14 2022-07-14 View
    87822-4 Otaku Culture Elective Online 2022-04-18 2022-06-06 View
    23673-4 Global Society Elective Online 2022-04-19 2022-06-28 View
    02615-4 Circular Design Inspired by Nature Elective Online 2022-04-20 2022-07-06 View
    88408-4 Perception Aware Computing (Not Available) Hard Skills / Elective Online 2022-04-21 2022-06-23 View
    23855-4 Computing System Architecture Hard Skills / Elective Online 2022-04-26 2022-06-21 View
    17948-1 Financial Management and Corporate Governance Elective Online 2022-05-16 2022-06-11 View
    30726-4 Global Meetings and Discussions Elective Online 2022-06-02 2022-07-04 View
  • Title Kick off date Compagn(ies) View
    Go to Market Strategy for Hitachi Energy Japan 2022-04-07 Hitachi Energy View
    Explore the Opportunity in Creating A Pre-owned Sales Channel For Cartier 2022-04-07 Cartier View
  • Title Start date End date Compagn(ies) ECTS Number of days View
    Mastering Intercultural Communication with Japanese People in Business 2022-03-24 17:00 2022-03-25 20:00 0.5 1 View
    The Psychology of Intercultural Mediation and Leadership 2022-03-30 18:00 2022-03-31 21:00 0.5 1 View
    Global Citizenship Seminar 2022-04-01 18:00 2022-04-05 20:00 1 2 View
  • Language Type Title Start date End date View
    Japanese Third language elementary course Elementary Business Japanese 2022-04-18 2022-07-04 View