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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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The Information Systems Science and Engineering Course (ISSE)

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[Ritsumeikan University] ISSE Application Handbook for April 2018 Entry is available from the website below.

the 1st Application Period for ISSE 2018 Entry
2017/2/24 Fri. to 2017/3/17 Fri

* The 2nd and 3rd periods are scheduled to be announced in June 2017.

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Postal code 603-8577
Address 56-1 Toji-in Kitamachi, Kita-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
Department to contact International Admission Office
Notable aspects of the school There are undergraduate courses and departments where you can earn a degree through classes taught entirely in English.
Admission capacity 50 (for the 2017 school year)
Application fee 5,000 yen (for the 2017 school year)
Admission fee 300,000 yen (for the 2017 school year)
Tuition per year 1,384,600 yen (for the 2017 school year)
Other expenses 23,000 yen (for the 2017 school year)
Application to delay payment or receive a refund Available for consultation.
Remarks Prolonging of payments and refund of Examination fee and Admission fee are not acceptable. Only Tuition and Other expenses might be refundable. (For details, please check documents for successful candidates.)
Distribution of application forms Please inquire.
Entry (Spring) April, 2018 entry
Application category First intake
Starting date for application submission February 24, 2017
Deadline of application March 17, 2017 (must be postmarked by this date)
Notification of examination result April 20, 2017
Deadline of enrollment procedures May 11, 2017(First deadline) December 14, 2017(Second deadline)
Admission procedures - Application from outside Japan Available.
Admission procedures - Visiting Japan for entrance exam Not necessary.
Sections of exam prepared by the college or university Application screening process
English examination Using TOEFL or others
Minimum score for TOEFL-PBT Score of over 530
Minimum score for TOEFL-iBT Score of over 71
Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) Not necessary.

Last update: Mar. 06, 2017


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