Ritsumeikan University (Japan)

Study in Kyoto, Japan: the ancient capital city of the Land of the Rising Sun!

Host Institution: Ritsumeikan University (RU) is a private university in Kyoto, Japan, which traces its roots to 1869. This large university is committed to building an institution where many cultures coexist in the spirit of international mutual understanding. Ritsumeikan offers a wide range of courses  for international students with options available to study at its its Kinugasa Campus in Kyoto or the Osaka Ibaraki Campus (OIC) in Osaka. These courses cover a wide range of subjects, from Asia-Pacific studies and economic development to business, Japanese language, and contemporary Japanese culture.

Majors*: Courses available in the following academic disciplines: humanities, liberal arts, business, and Japanese language. RU also offers classes that fulfill many Key Content Areas (KCAs). Ritsumeikan does not offer courses in the natural and health sciences.

Housing*: Students reside in international student dormitories.

Requirements: Minimum 3.0 GPA.

For more information about the Ritsumeikan University program, please click here.

Students can begin an application here.

*Coursework and housing are subject to change based on availability.


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