Admissions Information of Academic Year 2023 now available (September Enrollment)

English-medium undergraduate programs available in September 2024 Enrollment

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English-medium Undergraduate Programs

Application Periods

September, 2024

College of Global Liberal Arts

Dual degree program with the Australian National University

① Oct. 4, 2023 – Oct. 24, 2023

② Dec. 6, 2023 – Jan. 16, 2024

③ Feb. 14, 2024 – Mar. 5, 2024

College of International Relations

Global Studies Major 



① Dec. 6, 2023 – Jan. 16, 2024

② Feb. 14, 2024 – Mar. 5, 2024

College of Policy Sciences

Community & Regional Policy Studies Major

How to apply



Scholarships available for international students:

1. The Ritsumeikan University Tuition Reduction Scheme (available BEFORE Enrollment at RU)

International students (students who will hold the status of residence of “Student” while studying at Ritsumeikan University) will receive a fee reduction through the RU Tuition Reduction Scheme. International students are guaranteed at least a 20% tuition reduction, with 50% and 100% fee reductions offered to the most outstanding applicants.

  • No separate application is required for the scholarship and the amount of reduction will be notified to the applicants with admission results.
  • The RU Tuition Reduction Scheme is offered initially for one year, based on students’ admission evaluation. In second and subsequent years, the tuition reduction is awarded based on students’ grades during the previous year of study.

2. Scholarships available AFTER Enrollment at RU

Examples of other scholarships available for international students after enrollment:

  • JASSO scholarship: 48,000 yen/month
  • International Students Assistance Scholarship by RU Faculty/Staff: 250,000yen/year

Application for the above scholarships can be made after enrollment. Details will be explained at the information sessions each semester. For further information on scholarships, please refer to here.

3. Scholarships for students of the College of Global Liberal Arts and the Joint Degree Program (Ritsumeikan University Home)

For further information, please refer to the section 3 and 4 on the following website:


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