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Global Studies Major(GS)

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[Ritsumeikan University] The College of International Relations will establish a joint degree program with the School of International Service, American University, one of the leading IR schools in the US. The Program is an English medium undergraduate program.

For more about the JD program, please check the website below:

Students who expect to enroll the JD program should apply for the other application scheme than GS major's.

For JD application, please consult the below site.

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Scholarships for International Students

We provide international students with ”Tuition Reduction Scheme(100%,50%,20%)” to support them financially. We also support international students to apply for public scholarships such as the ones of JASSO.
Last year, more than 90% of international students who applied for scholarships in the English-medium undergraduate programs received financial aid.

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International Student Services

Ritsumeikan University provides a wide variety of services to help international students transition smoothly into their life in Japan and get the most out of their university experience. Through the International Center and other on-campus resources, RU offers guidance with pre-arrival procedures, immigration paperwork, housing information, guarantor services, Japanese language classes, tutoring, general consultation, medical services, and of course support for daily student life. Think of the International Center as your first stop when you have any questions or concerns as they will be able to assist you directly or connect you with someone who can.

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