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Founded as a private academy in 1869, Ritsumeikan University (RU) boasts 14 colleges and 20 graduate schools across 4 campuses in Kyoto, Shiga and Osaka.
RU has actively promoted research collaboration with industry and has made significant contributions to society both nationally and globally through various academic projects.
Ritsumeikan University was selected in 2014 as one of 37 universities for the highly competitive "Top Global University Project" by Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT).

We provide English-medium undergraduate degree programs.
We will launch a brand-new program of Information Science and Engineering from April 2017.

【Community and Regional Policy Studies Major(CRPS)】

【Global Studies Major(GS)】

【Information Science Systems and Engineering Course(ISSE】

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Global Studies Major(GS)

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The GS major is based at the Kinugasa Campus, located in north of Kyoto city.
There are 13 beautiful world heritage sites within 10 km of the campus. 
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Housing Support for International Students

Ritsumeikan University has off-campus student dormitories located with easy access to the KINUGASA Campus. Priority is given to students who have little or no previous experience of living in Japan.


International House Taishogun, Ritsumeikan University

International House Taishogun, Ritsumeikan University

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