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If the University decides that it is difficult to carry out admissions as stated in the Application Handbook due to the effect of COVID-19, there may be some changes.
Changes regarding AO Admissions (English Basis) will be announced on this website

2021 Enrollment AO Admissions (English Basis)

Application Handbook
The Application Handbook is central for all your applications and process from setting up an application until your enrollment at Ritsumeikan University.

Ritsu-Mate Manual
The manual for using Ritsu-Mate (Ritsumeikan University Online Application System).


The following documents are part of the Application Documents. Submit the documents as instructed in the Application Handbook. Select either PDF or Word format.

Registration Form
See sample HERE

Letter of Reference  (Template)

Application Essays
Please select the program(s) you wish to apply to.
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