Ritsumeikan University was selected as the number one graduate school in Western Japan in the Japan Ryugaku Awards 2018, which are sponsored by the Association for the Promotion of Japanese Language Education. It also won accolades in the ‘BA Programs’ and ‘BSc Programs’ categories for private universities in Western Japan.
Award winners are selected based on the questionnaire responses of Japanese language school teachers about the universities and technical schools they would recommend to non-Japanese students.
Ritsumeikan University was rated highly for the quality of its educational content, the care with which it provides learning and job placement support to international students, and international students’ satisfaction with their campus lives.
Under the Top Global University Project, Ritsumeikan University aims to attract 4,500 international students by the end of project period, and it will continue pursuing focused student intake efforts going forward.