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Welcome to the "Academy of Freedom"

Rikkyo University started its history in 1874 as a small boarding school teaching English language and Bible studies. 140 years later, Rikkyo University has retained its tradition of education based upon humanistic values and Christian concern for others. The University has graduated over 170,000 students and currently operates two campuses in Ikebukuro and Niiza, both conveniently located within the vicinity of the metropolitan Tokyo area, with more than 20,000 students. The University offers academic programs in undergraduate and graduate levels with a wide variety of subjects, such as biomedical science, cinematic arts and social design, throughout its 10 colleges and 14 graduate schools. Exchange students can be enrolled in the Japanese language program and Japanese Studies in English courses.

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【RIKKYO UNIVERSITY ON-LINE APPLICATION BEGINS!】
Rikkyo University will introduce the new on-line application system in the entrance examination for international students for the academic year 2017/18.

The on-line application period for the admission in the academic year 2017/18 (for the selection by paper screening) is from Friday, November 4, to Friday, November 18. The interested applicants are advised to check on the link below for submitting their applications.
https://rikkyo.applyjapan.com/

The applicants are required to submit the additional documents by mail before the deadline of Thursday, November 24, after they finish the on-line application. Please note that the on-line application itself does not complete the entire application procedure.

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Engaging in Broad Studies of Law and Politics

The college prepares students to acquire the ability that are needed in today’s world filled with complex systems and organizations and global-scale changes, that is the ability to assess a situation, track the source of a problem and propose solutions, from the perspectives of law and politics.

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2015
China9
Korea8
Department of Law

In addition to acquiring basic legal knowledge, students will learn about the adaptive and developmental areas of law which suit their interests and develop the ability to identify and solve legal problems and establish effective systems.

Department of International Business Law

After acquiring basic legal knowledge, students will develop the ability to understand the various workings of a globalized corporate society (such as transactions, purchases, employment, patents, taxation, and cartels) and adapt to them from the perspective of law.

Department of Politics

Students will broadly examine the political structures of various countries and their historical contexts and develop political thought processes. By doing so, they will acquire the knowledge and techniques needed to think carefully about such questions as why wars cannot be eradicated and why some countries are rich and others are poor.



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