Graduation and Commencement Ceremonies held.
We welcomed new students for September 2023 enrollment.
My experience at Ritsumeikan University, studying with students with a variety of backgrounds, meeting people working in international cooperation field, lead to my current path（Umi Izumi）
Everyone has so many thoughts to share and broaden your horizons!（Moore Grace Elizabeth）
Number of Students
Current Number of
Host Countries / Regions
30Country / Region
Number of Courses
Offered in English
35.5% of all courses offered by
the College of
Number of Students
14Country / Region
Results as of October 2021
Working for an International Organization
Theory and Empathy Are Needed in the Field of International Humanitarian and Development Assistance
ISHIKAWA SachikoProfessor, College of International Relations
Dive into a Different Culture and Rethink Your “Norms”
SMITH Nathaniel M.Associate Professor, College of International Relations
Understanding the Media is Essential to Understanding the World
KOGA BROWES ScottAssociate Professor, College of International Relations
Using Economics to Predict the Next Action of People and Nations
YANE HarukaAssociate Professor, College of International Relations
An Accurate Knowledge of One’s Own Country Facilitates Internationalization
RAJKAI Zsombor TiborProfessor, College of International Relations
Advanced Science and Technology and Global Law
Nanotechnology, AI, and Robotic Weapons, How Will the International Community Manage the Risks of Science and Technology?
KAWAMURA SatokoAssociate Professor, College of International Relations
Protecting People and Nations from the Global Threat of Narcotics
FUKUMI SayakaAssociate Professor, College of International Relations
Developing Countries and International Cooperation
What Is the Sustainable International Cooperation Required in the Global Era?
SHIMADA HaruyukiProfessor, College of International Relations
The program will draw out what can be learned in the College of International Relations through the research of faculty members and a wealth of episodes.
Proactively learning in a stimulating environment surrounded by international students
Ami Kaibori2nd year student / JDP
Meet our students
IR Students/graduates strive on and off campus, in Kyoto and around the world