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Founded as a private academy in 1869, Ritsumeikan University (RU) boasts 14 colleges and 21 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 three English-medium undergraduate degree programs.
【Community and Regional Policy Studies Major（CRPS)】
【Global Studies Major（GS)】
【Information Science Systems and Engineering Course(ISSE】
In April 2018, the College of International Relations wii establish a joint degree program with American University, Washington, D.C.. This is the first joint degree undergraduate program ever between Japan and the US.
For more about the JD program, click below.
Click to find out further information on admissions of these programs from here.