Keio University


Keio University
5322 Endo, Fujisawa-shi, Kanagawa 252-0882 Japan

Telephone: +81-466-47-5111

Local Name of Sylff Program

Graduate Fellowship for Young Leaders

Program Description

The objective of the program is to support outstanding master's and doctoral students who demonstrate high potential for leadership in the global society. The program is open to all students of the Graduate School of Media and Governance conducting research in the following areas: 1) Global Governance and Regional Strategy, 2) Human Security and Communications, 3) Finance, 4) Policy Making and Social Innovation, 5) Cognition, Sense-Making & Biophysical Skills, 6) Environmental Design and Governance, 7) Media Design, 8) Cyber Informatics and 9) Bioinformatics (as of December 2006).

Fellowships given to students are utilized mainly for tuition fees and research activities. In principle, fellowships are awarded to the students in the first year of their enrollment.

*For details and updates, please refer to the Sylff institution's website listed above.

Year Endowed


Steering Committee

Prof. Kazunori Takashio
Dean, Graduate School of Media and Governance

Contact Person
Ms. Chihiro Ueda
Manager, Office of International Affairs & Student Affairs