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Keio University Law School

Tokyo, Japan

Cornell Law School can send up to two students  in the Fall semester to Keio. Students who are not fluent in Japanese would need to inquire about English-language courses offered as it varies from year to year. 


Japanese, with very limited course offerings in English.


Founded in 1858, Keio University is a comprehensive academic enterprise with five major campuses in Japan, along with a number of affiliated academic institutions on or near these campuses. In addition, Keio University also operates a high school in New York. The Keio Law School is located in Tokyo. “Since its inception, Keio University has continued to pursue founder Yukichi Fukuzawa's spirit of jitsugaku, one should not just acquire information from book learning, but one should learn from real-life experiences in order to apply viable solutions to actual problems. Keio continues to pursue jitsugaku today, fostering forward-looking thinkers at its five major campuses.”


Fall Semester: Mid-September to Early-February


For the entire curriculum, which is offered in Japanese, see the Course List/Catalogue and Course Syllabus Database.

The following courses are been offered in English in 2018:

Comparative Corporate Finance and Law

Area Studies of Law (South East Asia)

Drafting International Agreements


For more information, please review the Keio Law School website.