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  • MA, April Entry
  • MA, September Entry
  • Ph.D, April Entry
  • Ph.D, September Entry

April 2019 Entry

All Applicants

Admission Method Screening Method Application Fee(JPY) Recommended for Detail
Regular for English-based programs Document Screening Only 5,000 Students living in/outside Japan

Detail

  • Document screening only. However, an email/telephone interview may be conducted if deemed necessary.
  • Recommended for students unable to take an interview in Japan.
  • Open both to Japanese/international students.
Application Period Interview Date Result Notification Date First Admission Procedure Period
Fri, Sep.28, 2018 – Fri, Oct.19, 2018 No interview Fri, November 30, 2018 Nov.30, 2018, – Dec.21, 2018
International Student Interview in Kyoto + Document Screening 35,000 International students living in Japan

Detail

  • Interview at Kinugasa Campus required.
  • Can apply either for an English or Japanese-based program.
Application Period Interview Date Result Notification Date First Admission Procedure Period*
Fri, July 6, 2018 - Fri, July 20, 2018 Sat, September 8, 2018 Fri, September 21, 2018 Fri, Sep.21, 2018 - Fri, Oct.5, 2018
Fri, Dec.7, 2018 – Fri, Jan.11, 2019 Sat, February 9, 2019 Fri, February 22, 2019 Fri, Feb.22, 2019 - Fri, Mar.8, 2019

*Only the single phase of the admission procedures instead of the two required if the admission results are announced in February.

Regular (DMDP Applicants) Interview in Kyoto + Document Screening 35,000 Students interested in DMDP

Detail

  • Interview at Kinugasa Campus required.
  • Nomination to your preferred host DMDP universities also decided.
  • Can apply either for an English or Japanese-based program.
Application Period Interview Date Result Notification Date First Admission Procedure Period*
Fri, July 6, 2018 - Fri, July 20, 2018 Sat, September 8, 2018 Fri, September 21, 2018 Fri, Sep.21, 2018 - Fri, Oct.5, 2018
Fri, Dec.7, 2018 – Fri, Jan.11, 2019 Sat, February 9, 2019 Fri, February 22, 2019 Fri, Feb.22, 2019 - Fri, Mar.8, 2019

*Only the single phase of the admission procedures instead of the two required if the admission results are announced in February.

Ritsumeikan/APU students

Admission Method Screening Method Application Fee(JPY) Target Students Detail
In-University (College of International Relations Students) Interview in Kyoto + Document Screening 35,000 4th year students in College of International Relations, Ritsumeikan University

Detail

  • Interview at Kinugasa Campus required.
  • Open to 4-th year students in the College of International Relations, Ritsumeikan University.
  • Eligible to apply for the Graduate School Courses Early Enrollment Program if admitted.
Application Period Interview Date Result Notification Date First Admission Procedure Period
Fri, July 6, 2018 - Fri, July 20, 2018 Sat, September 8, 2018 Fri, September 21, 2018 Fri, Sep.21, 2018 - Fri, Oct.5, 2018
In-University Interview in Kyoto + Document Screening 35,000 4th year students in Colleges of Ritsumeikan University

Detail

  • Interview at Kinugasa Campus required.
  • Open to at least 4-th year students in the Colleges of Ritsumeikan University. (See the Application Guidelines for further details.)
Application Period Interview Date Result Notification Date First Admission Procedure Period*
Fri, July 6, 2018 - Fri, July 20, 2018 Sat, September 8, 2018 Fri, September 21, 2018 Fri, Sep.21, 2018 - Fri, Oct.5, 2018
Fri, Dec.7, 2018 – Fri, Jan.11, 2019 Sat, February 9, 2019 Fri, February 22, 2019 Fri, Feb.22, 2019 - Fri, Mar.8, 2019

*Only the single phase of the admission procedures instead of the two required if the admission results are announced in February.

APU Special Admissions Interview in Kyoto + Document Screening 35,000 3rd and 4th year students at Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University

Detail

  • Interview at Kinugasa Campus required.
  • Open to 3rd and 4th year students in the Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (see the Application Guidelines for further details.)
Application Period Interview Date Result Notification Date First Admission Procedure Period*
Fri, July 6, 2018 - Fri, July 20, 2018 Sat, September 8, 2018 Fri, September 21, 2018 Fri, Sep.21, 2018 - Fri, Oct.5, 2018
Fri, Dec.7, 2018 – Fri, Jan.11, 2019 Sat, February 9, 2019 Fri, February 22, 2019 Fri, Feb.22, 2019 - Fri, Mar.8, 2019

*Only the single phase of the admission procedures instead of the two required if the admission results are announced in February.

In-University (Early Graduation Applicants) Interview in Kyoto + Document Screening 35,000 See the Guidelines.

Detail

  • Interview at Kinugasa Campus required.
  • Open to those who have passed the College of International Relations Early Graduation Qualification Exam.
Application Period Interview Date Result Notification Date First Admission Procedure Period
Fri, Jan.11, 2019 - Fri, Jan.18, 2019 Sat, February 9, 2019 Fri, February 22, 2019 Fri, Feb.22, 2019 - Fri, Mar.8, 2019
Accelerated Learners (Grade Skippers) Interview in Kyoto + Document Screening 35,000 See the Guidelines.

Detail

  • Interview at Kinugasa Campus required.
  • Open to 3rd year students in Colleges of Ritsumeikan University. (See the Application Guidelines for further details.)
Application Period Interview Date Result Notification Date First Admission Procedure Period
Fri, Sep.28, 2018 - Fri, Dec.7, 2018 Fri, January 11, 2019 Fri, January 18, 2019 Fri, Jan.18, 2019 - Fri, Feb.1, 2019

September 2019 Entry

All Applicants

Admission Method Screening Method Application Fee(JPY) Recommended for Detail
Regular for English-based programs Document Screening Only 5,000 Students living in/outside Japan

Detail

  • Document screening only. However, an email/telephone interview may be conducted if deemed necessary.
  • Recommended for students unable to take an interview in Japan.
  • Open both to Japanese/international students.
Application Period Interview Date Result Notification Date First Admission Procedure Period
Mon, April 1, 2019 – Fri, April 19, 2019 No interview Wed, June 19, 2019 Wed, June 19, 2019 – Wed, July 3, 2019
International Student Interview in Kyoto + Document Screening 35,000 International students living in Japan

Detail

  • Interview at Kinugasa Campus required.
  • Can apply either for an English or Japanese-based program.
Application Period Interview Date Result Notification Date First Admission Procedure Period
Fri, Jan.4, 2019 – Fri, Jan.18, 2019 Sat, February 9, 2019 Wed, February 27, 2019 Wed, Feb.27, 2019 - Wed, Mar.13, 2019

Ritsumeikan/APU students

Admission Method Screening Method Application Fee(JPY) Target Students Detail
In-University (College of International Relations Students) Interview in Kyoto + Document Screening 35,000 4th year students in College of International Relations, Ritsumeikan University

Detail

  • Interview at Kinugasa Campus required.
  • Open to 4-th year students in the College of International Relations, Ritsumeikan University.
  • Eligible to apply for the Graduate School Courses Early Enrollment Program if admitted.
Application Period Interview Date Result Notification Date First Admission Procedure Period
Fri, Jan.4, 2019 – Fri, Jan.18, 2019 Sat, February 9, 2019 Wed, February 27, 2019 Wed, Feb.27, 2019 - Wed, Mar.13, 2019
APU Special Admissions Interview in Kyoto + Document Screening 35,000 3rd and 4th year students at Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University

Detail

  • Interview at Kinugasa Campus required.
  • Open to 3rd and 4th year students in the Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (see the Application Guidelines for further details.)
Application Period Interview Date Result Notification Date First Admission Procedure Period
Fri, May 10, 2019 - Fri, May 24, 2019 Fri, June 28, 2019 Wed, July 24, 2019 Wed, July 24, 2019 - Wed, Aug.7, 2019
In-University (Early Graduation Applicants) Interview in Kyoto + Document Screening 35,000 See the Guidelines.

Detail

  • Interview at Kinugasa Campus required.
  • Open to those who have passed the College of International Relations Early Graduation Qualification Exam.
Application Period Interview Date Result Notification Date First Admission Procedure Period
Fri, May 10, 2019 - Fri, May 24, 2019 Fri, June 28, 2019 Wed, July 24, 2019 Wed, July 24, 2019 - Wed, Aug.7, 2019
Accelerated Learners (Grade Skippers) Interview in Kyoto + Document Screening 35,000 See the Guidelines.

Detail

  • Interview at Kinugasa Campus required.
  • Open to 3rd year students in Colleges of Ritsumeikan University. (See the Application Guidelines for further details.)
Application Period Interview Date Result Notification Date First Admission Procedure Period
Fri, May 10, 2019 - Fri, May 24, 2019 Fri, June 28, 2019 Wed, July 24, 2019 Wed, July 24, 2019 - Wed, Aug.7, 2019

April 2019 Entry

All Applicants

Admission Method Screening Method Application Fee(JPY) Recommended for Detail
Regular
(Master’s Degree Holders)
Document Screening Only 35,000 Master’s degree holders

Detail

  • No interview required. However, an email/telephone interview may be required if deemed necessary.
Application Period Interview Date Result Notification Date First Admission Procedure Period*
Fri, Sep.28, 2018 – Fri, Oct.12, 2018 No interview Fri, November 30, 2018 Fri, Nov.30, 2018 - Fri, Dec.14, 2018
Fri, Dec.7, 2018 – Fri, Jan.11, 2019 No interview Fri, February 22, 2019 Fri, Feb.22, 2019 - Fri, Mar.8, 2019

*Only the single phase of the admission procedures instead of the two required if the admission results are announced in February.

Regular (Applicants Expecting to Complete a Master’s Degree Program) Document Screening Only 35,000 Students to be granted a Master’s degree before enrollment to our school

Detail

  • No interview required. However, an email/telephone interview may be required if deemed necessary.
Application Period Interview Date Result Notification Date First Admission Procedure Period
Fri, Dec.7, 2018 – Fri, Jan.11, 2019 No interview Fri, February 22, 2019 Fri, Feb.22, 2019 - Fri, Mar.8, 2019

September 2019 Entry

All Applicants

Admission Method Admission Method Application Fee(JPY) Recommended for Detail
Regular
(Master’s Degree Holders)
Document Screening Only 35,000 Master’s degree holders

Detail

  • No interview required. However, an email/telephone interview may be required if deemed necessary.
Application Period Interview Date Result Notification Date First Admission Procedure Period
Mon, April 1, 2019 – Fri, April 19, 2019 No interview Wed, June 19, 2019 Wed, June 19, 2019 – Wed, July 3, 2019
Regular (Applicants Expecting to Complete a Master’s Degree Program) Document Screening Only 35,000 Students to be granted a Master’s degree before enrollment to our school

Detail

  • No interview required. However, an email/telephone interview may be required if deemed necessary.
Application Period Interview Date Result Notification Date First Admission Procedure Period
Fri, May 10, 2019 - Fri, May 24, 2019 No interview Wed, July 31, 2019 Wed, July 31, 2019 - Wed, Aug.7, 2019

* Information on the “Screening Method" and " Recommended for" in the table is partial. Please get complete information by checking the admission guidelines.