The Keio Law School academic calendar for fall 2014 is not yet available, however it is expected to follow the timeline from 2013 provided below.
- Mid September: Orientation for Exchange Students
- End of September: Classes Start
- End of December: End of Semester
Keio Law School offers a number of courses in English that are aimed at Japanese law students who hope to enter international practice. These courses are also open to exchange students, and most are comparative in nature. The list of available courses for Fall 2014 is not yet available, however, the courses available in 2013 included the following:
- Drafting International Agreements
- Government Relations and Law
- Comparative Corporate Law
- Corporate Governance and Risk Management
- Corporate Finance and Law
- M & A and Strategic Alliances
- International Business Transactions
- International IP Licensing Agreements
- International Commercial Arbitration
- Japan-US Comparative Contract Law
- Seminar Theme- Japanese Law in English
Because course offerings may change from year to year, it is possible that not all eligible courses are listed above. Participants in this program who wish to enroll in any course not listed above must contact the Office of Transnational Programs by email to request approval. Participants should not expect to receive credit for courses that are not expressly approved by OTP.
Most courses at Keio carry 2 Keio credits. Classes meet for 90 minutes per week for 15 weeks. Based on the ABA requirement of 700 minutes of class time per credit, 2 Keio credits equal 1.92 Georgetown Law credits.
Keio Law School has limited dormitory rooms available to law students. Most students find short-term off campus housing. Keio's International Exchange Committee can assist in providing websites for student-oriented housing companies that provide information in English.
The budget provided reflects 2013 amounts. An updated 2014 budget will be provided as soon as it is available.