Community and Regional Policy Studies Major (CRPS)

After Admission

Congratulations on being offered a place at Ritsumeikan University!
This page is for the successful applicants for CRPS Major. Once you are admitted to RU, you must complete the necessary procedures following the instruction below.

Overview of Enrollment Procedures
There are two parts to complete. Please get started with PART1 immediately after admission.

PART1:

Step1 Pay your Fee
Step2 Submit COE application and relevant documents by Ritsu-Mate and by post

* Step2 is applicable for Non-Japanese Students

PART2:

  • Complete Online Enrollment Procedure by Ritsu-Mate
  • Submit Enrollment documents by post


All enrollment procedures must be completed during each specified period.
You will use "Ritsu-Mate" when uploading COE related documents and completing Online Enrollment Procedure.

Click each section below for details.

PART1 Step1

Pay your Fee

At Ritsumeikan University, fees consist of the following:

  • Admission Fee 300,000 yen
  • Tuition Fee(s)
* Miscellaneous Membership Fees are collected along with Tuition Fees. Details can be found on the Application Handbook.

Pay the Admission Fee and Tuition Fee(s) during the specified period. The University will not accept any remittance after the period in any circumstances. It is possible for students to pay the Admission Fee and Tuition Fees together within the Admission Fee payment period.

The actual amount of Tuition Fee(s) you will have to pay may differ depending on the students (if, for example, you have been awarded a scholarship).
Please check the percentage of tuition reduction you are honored in Ritsu-Mate and refer to “How to Make Payment of Fees” below for details of the actual amount you need to pay, payment methods and payment periods.

“How to Make Payment of Fees” 
Click on the relevant link below for the tuition reduction percentage you are honored.

Enrollment

"Tuition Reduction Scheme"
you are honored

September 2019
N/A 20% 50% 100%

* Bank Transfer Information

Refund of Tuition Fee When a Student Cancels Enrollment

PART1 Step2

Submit Certificate of Eligibility (COE) application and relevant documents

Non-Japanese who intend to stay in Japan for an extended period are required to apply for a visa at a Japanese Embassy or Consulate in the country they currently reside in before travelling to Japan. In general, non-Japanese who intend to study as an international student at a Japanese university will apply for the status of residence of ‘Student’.

After the University confirms the payment of the necessary fees and submission of all the required documents by the deadline, Ritsumeikan University then will apply at the Immigration Services Agency on behalf of the applicant (only when requirements are met). The procedure may differ depending on your current status as below: 

Students who need to apply for COE
・Students without Japanese nationality and are living OUTSIDE Japan
・Students without Japanese nationality and are already living in Japan with a current status of residence expiring before Aug.31, 2019
are required to apply for COE read details

Students who do not need to apply for COE but need to submit a set of document
・Students without Japanese nationality and are already living in Japan with a current status of residence expiring after Sept.1, 2019 read details

Students with Japanese nationality
You have no need to submit any of COE related documents.

* Cancellation of enrollment after applying for COE

PART2

Online Enrollment Procedure/Submit Enrollment documents

  • Complete Online Enrollment Procedure by Ritsu-Mate
  • Submit Enrollment documents by post
The students who have completed enrollment procedures PART1 have to complete PART2 during 2019/8/27 Tue.-2019/9/9 Mon.

In August, Enrollment Documents including COE will be sent (some of them will be downloaded from the web) to students who have completed enrollment procedures PART1.

You must fill in all of these forms accurately, provide required supporting documents and return them during the period specified. These documents should be sent by registered mail, if you live in Japan, or by courier (DHL, FedEx, OCS, etc) or registered airmail (EMS), if you live outside Japan.

To start your Enrollment Procedure click HERE

  • Policy on Handling of Personal Information
  • Contact / Submit Documents to:

    International Admissions Office at Ritsumeikan University
    Address: 56-1 Tojiin Kitamachi, Kita-ku, Kyoto 603-8577 (or 603-8346), Japan
    Tel: +81-75-465-8162 (Monday-Friday/ 9:00-17:30 Japan Standard Time)
    E-Mail: ru-iadm@st.ritsumei.ac.jp