Application for April 2021 is now OPEN! 8/26 Wed. - 9/15 Tue.

Important Dates

Ritsumeikan University is now accepting applications for 2021 April intake. 

Application Period: 2020/8/26 Wed. - 2020/9/15 Tue.


Programs that are open for Application:

■Global Studies Major, College of International Relations
■American University-Ritsumeikan University Joint Degree Program, College of International Relations
■ Information Systems Science and Engineering Course, College of Information Science and Engineering
■College of Global Liberal Arts 

See here to learn more about programs.

Application Guide
Please first visit our Application Guide to start your application.

Ritsu-Mate Application Process and Questions

Applications are only accepted through the Ritsu-mate Portal. To students currently setting up accounts for applications, please download the Ritsu-mate manual to check and follow through along the application process. It is really helpful as it guides each step and details, especially about specific areas of the form to fill depending on your situation.

Ritsu-Mate Manual  

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

Ritsu-Mate FAQ

We compiled an FAQ for you to reference. A Must-read.

Looking forward to receiving your applications!