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

April 2018 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.29, 2017 – Fri, Oct.20, 2017 No interview Fri, Dec.1, 2017 Dec.1, 2017, 2017 – Dec.15, 2017
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 7, 2017 - Fri, July 21, 2017 Sat, September 9, 2017 Fri, September 22, 2017 Fri, Sep.22, 2017 - Fri, Oct.6, 2017
Fri, Dec.8, 2017 – Fri, Jan.12, 2018 Sat, February, 10, 2018 Fri, February, 23, 2018 Fri, Feb.23, 2018 - Fri, Mar.9, 2018

*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 7, 2017 - Fri, July 21, 2017 Sat, September 9, 2017 Fri, September 22, 2017 Fri, Sep.22, 2017 - Fri, Oct.6, 2017
Fri, Dec.8, 2017 – Fri, Jan.12, 2018 Sat, February, 10, 2018 Fri, February, 23, 2018 Fri, Feb.23, 2018 - Fri, Mar.9, 2018

*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 7, 2017 - Fri, July 21, 2017 Sat, September 9, 2017 Fri, September 22, 2017 Fri, Sep.22, 2017 - Fri, Oct.6, 2017
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 7, 2017 - Fri, July 21, 2017 Sat, September 9, 2017 Fri, September 22, 2017 Fri, Sep.22, 2017 - Fri, Oct.6, 2017
Fri, Dec.8, 2017 – Fri, Jan.12, 2018 Sat, February, 10, 2018 Fri, February, 23, 2018 Fri, Feb.23, 2018 - Fri, Mar.9, 2018

*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 7, 2017 - Fri, July 21, 2017 Sat, September 9, 2017 Fri, September 22, 2017 Fri, Sep.22, 2017 - Fri, Oct.6, 2017
Fri, Dec.8, 2017 – Fri, Jan.12, 2018 Sat, February, 10, 2018 Fri, February, 23, 2018 Fri, Feb.23, 2018 - Fri, Mar.9, 2018

*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.12, 2018 - Fri, Jan.19, 2018 Sat, February 10, 2018 Fri, February 23, 2018 Fri, Feb.23, 2018 - Fri, Mar.9, 2018
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.29, 2017 - Fri, Dec.8, 2017 Will be announced after application acceptance Fri, January 19, 2018 Fri, Jan.19, 2018 - Fri, Feb.2, 2018

September 2018 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 2, 2018 – Fri, April 20, 2018 No interview Fri, June 15, 2018 Fri, June 15, 2018 – Fri, June 29, 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, Jan.5, 2018 – Fri, Jan.19, 2018 Sat, February 10, 2018 Fri, February 23, 2018 Fri, Feb.23, 2018 - Fri, Mar.9, 2018

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.5, 2018 – Fri, Jan.19, 2018 Sat, February 10, 2018 Fri, February 23, 2018 Fri, Feb.23, 2018 - Fri, Mar.9, 2018
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 11, 2018 - Fri, May 25, 2018 Fri, June 29, 2018 Fri, July 20, 2018 Fri, July 20, 2018 - Fri, Aug.3, 2018
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 11, 2018 - Fri, May 25, 2018 Fri, June 29, 2018 Fri, July 20, 2018 Fri, July 20, 2018 - Fri, Aug.3, 2018
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 11, 2018 - Fri, May 25, 2018 Fri, June 29, 2018 Fri, July 20, 2018 Fri, July 20, 2018 - Fri, Aug.3, 2018

April 2018 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.29, 2017 – Fri, Oct.13, 2017 No interview Fri, Dec.1, 2017 Fri, Dec.1, 2017 – Fri, Dec.15, 2017
Fri, Dec.8, 2017 – Fri, Jan.12, 2018 No interview Fri, February, 23, 2018 Fri, Feb.23, 2018 - Fri, Mar.9, 2018

*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.8, 2017 – Fri, Jan.12, 2018 No interview Fri, February, 23, 2018 Fri, Feb.23, 2018 - Fri, Mar.9, 2018

September 2018 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 2, 2018 – Fri, April 20, 2018 No interview Fri, June 15, 2018 Fri, June 15, 2018 – Fri, June 29, 2018
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 11, 2018 - Fri, May 25, 2018 No interview Fri, July 27, 2018 Fri, July 27, 2018 - Fri, Aug.3, 2018

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