International Students

Graduate Students (Master & PhD)

Keio University is known as the oldest private school in Japan. And Keio is one of the top universities among Asian countries. We seek students who are keen to work hard and are motivated to do research. We seek students who are keen to work hard and are motivated to do research. I suggest you contact me (Prof. Tanabe, takasumi@elec.keio.ac.jp) and send your CV before you officially apply to the admission office. International Graduate Program (IGP) for both Master and Doctor courses at Keio University. For more information, you may visit here. Please note that in Japan, all students are asked to pay their tuition fees (including the PhD). But, there are opportunities to receive scholarships upon admissions. You will find this information on the admission page, so please read carefully. Besides, we also welcome short-time visitors. However, for this case, we usually ask the student to cover their own cost that is needed during their stay.


Please ask your local organizer for DD enrollment.


We are continuously seeking post-docs, who have a reasonable background in optics and photonics, If you are interested in our research activities, please contact me along with your CV.

Besides, we are welcome who is interested in applying JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship here.  We will support the application if you are interested in. You will find the information here.

Dig Deeper TANABE Lab.

collaborative research


Active participation

Internationality of Research


From Competition to Cooperation

Research Achievements


Achievements Visible in Figures

Laboratory Facilities


Various experimental facilities

Daily life in the lab.

Photo. A Year in the Lab

From the start-up in April to the graduation ceremony in March, here is an overview of the year spent in our laboratory. In addition to research and experiments, there are many events such as presentations at international conferences, summer camps, and winter camps. Students are encouraged to interact with their seniors and peers not only through study, but also through a wide range of experiences in sports and culture. The album shows the fulfilling days spent in the laboratory.

lucid illustration

This article was written when Professor Tanabe had just joined the faculty of his alma mater.

Laboratory Brochure

A lineup of masterpieces by past seniors

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