Student Life

Ritsumeikan University is committed to establishing an inclusive learning community. Its members are to learn together and to push one another to excel while they enjoy a comprehensive student experience that encompasses both academic and extracurricular activities.

The College of Global Liberal Arts (GLA) is located at Osaka Ibaraki Campus (OIC), which aims to facilitate collaborations with industry and government institutions and to promote the Ritsumeikan Academy’s activities on the frontline of the interaction with local communities.

OIC Global House

OIC Global House is newly built to house both domestic and international students, most of whom study at GLA.

Campus Facilities

Ritsumeikan University offers a wide variety of facilities to meet the various needs of its students.

Dining on Campus

The campuses of Ritsumeikan University offer a wide variety of eating options for students on the go.

Club Activities

Ritsumeikan University has a long tradition of sport and other extracurricular activities for both native Japanese and international students alike.

Student Activities

There are more than 32,000 students at Ritsumeikan University, and close to 70% of them are involved in some form of extracurricular activity.

Events for International Students

There are various events for international students as well as cultural exchange opportunities between international and Japanese students.

Student Support

Various types of support, such as housing, language, health, career, and financial aid, are available for students.