Research Organizations, Institutes and Centers

Ritsumeikan boasts four world-class research institutes which work together to promote education and
research at Ritsumeikan University and network with researchers and academic societies all over the world.

Organizational Chart


Ritsumeikan Global Innovation Research Organization (R-GIRO)

With a focus on the pressing issues humankind faces this century, this organization is creating world-class, cutting-edge education and research centers in order to make social contributions through the sharing of research results and the training of human resources capable of playing an active role as global citizens. R-GIRO is creating a total of nine research centers in the natural sciences, and the entire university is participating in efforts towards the construction of a human ecology society.