Ritsumeikan International Cooperation and Contribution
Activities of the Office of Global Planning and Partnerships
With external funds from foreign governments, JICA and private corporations, Ritsumeikan is conducting various training programs including expert and professional human resource development. Each training program is carried out in cooperation with research centers, other divisions and offices, Ritsumeikan University, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, and affiliated schools.
Through bilateral agreements, Japanese-style engineering education institutions were established in Malaysia, Egypt and India for the purpose of professional human resource development. As part of Ritsumeikan University's efforts to actively contribute to the projects, Ritsumeikan dispatches professors, promotes academic exchange, receives students and implements training for university administrators.
Disaster Relief Projects
Ritsumeikan is committed to international cooperation towards the international community, especially in the Asia Pacific region as a historical and social mission of educational institution in the 21st century. Ritsumeikan provided assistance for disaster relief after the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, the 2008 Myanmar Cyclone, the Great Sichuan Earthquake and the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake.