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Programs

Programs Class Commence
Community and Regional Policy Studies Major 26 September, 2017
Global Studies Major April 1, 2017 * Application period for April 2017 enrollment has been closed. *Admission Information for April 2018 enrollment will be announced in June 2017 on the website below. http://en.ritsumei.ac.jp/e-ug/apply/gs/gs_apply.html/
Global Studies Major September 26, 2017
Informations Systems Science and Engineering April 1, 2017 * Application period for April 2017 enrollment has been closed. * Following is the information on April 2018 enrollment

College of Policy Science
Community and Regional Policy Studies Major

Carefully formulated, well implemented policies have the power to transform people's lives. Students of policy science learn how to unleash that power by combining advanced academic knowledge in several disciplines with a focus on solving real-life problems. Issues such as poverty, demographic shifts, urbanization, and environmental change are recognized as global challenges, but they all demand localized, tailor-made responses. Policy science connects the global and the local, cultivating advanced practitioners to deliver creative solutions that satisfy all stakeholders.

Program Information
Subject - Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
- Public Administration and Social Service Professions
- Social Sciences (Economics, Political Science, etc.)
Duration 4 years
Degree Bachelor
Type of Degree Bachelor of Arts in Policy Science
Major Community and Regional Studies Major, with the following concentrations available:
- Sustainable Urban Policy Program
- Regional Economy and Development Program
- Multi-level Governance Program
Classes Commence 26 September, 2017
Entrance Fee 300,000 yen
Tuition Fees First Year: 989,800 yen
Subsequent years: 1,149,800 yen
Other Expenses First year: 27,000 yen
Subsequent years: 23,000 yen
Location 2-150 Iwakura-cho, Ibaraki, Osaka 567-8570, Japan
Area Kansai Region (Osaka, Kyoto, etc.)
Program Started September 2013
No. of Students 71
No. of Full and Part-Time Faculty Members 53
Additional Information Through the study of Policy Science, students not only gain theoretical knowledge but also engage in practical investigations, giving themselves the potential to succeed in a variety of professions. Graduates of the Community and Regional Policy Studies major can:
- Research current policy issues methodically from both local and global standpoints
- Apply quantitative and qualitative research techniques to comprehend and propose solutions to key social problems
- Read critically, think logically, present effectively, and write persuasively
- Uphold universal human values such as peace, democracy, human rights, and public interest
- Respect the concept of “participation” in social decision making
- Build regional and community networks for practice-oriented social investigation
- Utilize diverse language skills to play important roles in global society
Application Type Open to everyone
Admission Capacity 40
Application Period (1) December 16, 2016 to January 16, 2017
(2) February 24 to March 17, 2017
Examination Date Interview:
(1) March 18 or March 19, 2017
(2) May 27 or May 28, 2017
Results Announced 1st Screening Result:
(1) February 28, 2017
(2) May 9, 2017
Final Result:
(1) April 6, 2017
(2) June 8, 2017
Enrollment Procedure Period 1. Payment of Entrance Fee
(1) April 7 to April 20, 2017
(2) June 9 to June 22, 2017
2. Payment of Tuition Fee(s)
(1) April 21 to May 11, 2017
(2) June 23 to July 6, 2017
3. Submission of Enrollment Documents: August 25 to September 4, 2017
Eligibility Applicants MUST fulfill BOTH of the two following requirements.
(1) Completion of secondary school education or equivalent by the date of enrollment at Ritsumeikan University.
(2) Sufficient English ability to understand lectures in English.
http://en.ritsumei.ac.jp/e-ug/apply/crps/crps_apply.html/
Application Process 1) Admission fee payment
2) Submission of required documents
Screening Process 1) Evaluation of submitted documents
2) Notification of 1st screening result
3) 2nd screening (Interview)
4) Announcement of final result
Admission Fee 5,000 yen
Contact Addressee: International Admissions Office at Kinugasa Campus
Phone: +81-75-465-8162
Fax: +81-75-465-8210
Email: hello@st.ritsumei.ac.jp
URL: http://en.ritsumei.ac.jp/e-ug/faq_contact/

As of December 14, 2016


College of International Relations
Global Studies Major

Globalization is not something that happens to us, it's something we do. Issues of worldwide significance are shaped not only by global forces, but through the actions of individuals?including you. As a student of the Global Studies Major in the College of International Relations, you will examine interaction across global, national, organizational and individual levels through an interdisciplinary lens. You will employ a variety of approaches to make sense of international affairs, and develop the skills and knowledge essential to make a difference in a globalized world.

Program Information
Subject - Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
- Public Administration and Social Service Professions
- Social Sciences (Economics, Political Science, etc.)
Duration 4 years
Degree Bachelor
Type of Degree Bachelor of Arts in International Relations
Major Global Studies Major, with the following concentrations available:
- Governance and Peace Program
- Development and Sustainability Program
- Culture and Society Program
Classes Commence April 1, 2017 * Application period for April 2017 enrollment has been closed. *Admission Information for April 2018 enrollment will be announced in June 2017 on the website below. http://en.ritsumei.ac.jp/e-ug/apply/gs/gs_apply.html/
Entrance Fee 300,000 yen
Tuition Fees (For April 2017 enrollment)
First year: 1,086,400 yen
Subsequent years: 1,246,400 yen
Other Expenses First year: 31,000 yen
Subsequent years: 23,000 yen
Location 56-1 Toji-in Kitamachi, Kita-ku, Kyoto 603-8577, Japan
Area Kansai Region (Osaka, Kyoto, etc.)
Program Started April 2011
No. of Students 273 including students of September enrollment
No. of Full and Part-Time Faculty Members 65
Additional Information The Global Studies Major is designed to allow students to enter a range of international careers or to go onto further studies. Graduates from the College of International Relations have in the past found jobs as diplomats, international business people, NGO employees, Media professionals, etc.
Application Type Open to everyone
Admission Capacity (For 2017 intake)
75 including Fall enrollment
Application Period (For April 2017 enrollment)
(Information for non-Japanese admission)
September 9 to September 30, 2016
Examination Date (Information for non-Japanese admission)
Interview: November 19 or November 20, 2016
Results Announced (For April 2017 enrollment)
(Information for non-Japanese admission)
1st Screening Result:
November 1, 2016
Final Result:
December 8, 2016
Enrollment Procedure Period (For April 2017 enrollment)
(Information for non-Japanese admission)
1. Payment of Entrance Fee
December 9 to December 22, 2016
2. Payment of Tuition Fee(s)
December 23, 2016 to January 16, 2017
3. Submission of Enrollment Documents:
March 3 to March 15, 2017
Eligibility (Information for non-Japanese admission)
Applicants MUST fulfill BOTH of the following two requirements.
(1) Completion of secondary school education or equivalent by the date of enrollment at Ritsumeikan University.
(2) Sufficient English ability to understand lectures in English.
http://en.ritsumei.ac.jp/e-ug/apply/gs/gs_apply.html/
(for Japanese students) http://ritsnet.ritsumei.jp/
Application Process (Information for non-Japanese admission)
1) Admission fee payment
2) Submission of required documents
Screening Process (Information for non-Japanese admission)
1) Evaluation of submitted documents
2) Notification of 1st screening result
3) 2nd screening (Interview)
4) Announcement of final result
Admission Fee Non-Japanese students: 5,000 yen
Japanese students : 35,000 yen
Contact Addressee: International Admissions Office at Kinugasa Campus
Phone: +81-75-465-8162
Fax: +81-75-465-8210
Email: hello@st.ritsumei.ac.jp
URL: http://en.ritsumei.ac.jp/e-ug/faq_contact/

As of December 14, 2016


College of International Relations
Global Studies Major

Globalization is not something that happens to us, it's something we do. Issues of worldwide significance are shaped not only by global forces, but through the actions of individuals?including you. As a student of the Global Studies Major in the College of International Relations, you will examine interaction across global, national, organizational and individual levels through an interdisciplinary lens. You will employ a variety of approaches to make sense of international affairs, and develop the skills and knowledge essential to make a difference in a globalized world.

Program Information
Subject - Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
- Public Administration and Social Service Professions
- Social Sciences (Economics, Political Science, etc.)
Duration 4 years
Degree Bachelor
Type of Degree Bachelor of Arts in International Relations
Major Global Studies Major, with the following concentrations available:
- Governance and Peace Program
- Development and Sustainability Program
- Culture and Society Program
Classes Commence September 26, 2017
Entrance Fee 300,000 yen
Tuition Fees First year: 1,086,400 yen
Subsequent years: 1,246,400 yen
Other Expenses First year: 27,000 yen
Subsequent years: 23,000 yen
Location 56-1 Toji-in Kitamachi, Kita-ku, Kyoto 603-8577, Japan
Area Kansai Region (Osaka, Kyoto, etc.)
Program Started April 2011
No. of Students 273 including students of April enrollment
No. of Full and Part-Time Faculty Members 65
Additional Information The Global Studies Major is designed to allow students to enter a range of international careers or to go onto further studies. Graduates from the College of International Relations have in the past found jobs as diplomats, international business people, NGO employees, Media professionals, etc.
Application Type Open to everyone
Admission Capacity (For 2017 intake)
75 including April enrollment
Application Period (1) December 16, 2016 to January 16, 2017
(2) February 24 to March 17, 2017
Examination Date Interview:
(1) March 18 or March 19, 2017
(2) May 27 or May 28, 2017
Results Announced 1st Screening Result:
(1) February 28, 2017
(2) May 9, 2017
Final Result:
(1) April 6, 2017
(2) June 8, 2017
Enrollment Procedure Period 1. Payment of Entrance Fee
(1) April 7 to April 20, 2017
(2) June 9 to June 22, 2017
2. Payment of Tuition Fee(s)
(1) April 21 to May 11, 2017
(2) June 23 to July 6, 2017
3. Submission of Enrollment Documents: August 25 to September 4, 2017
Eligibility Applicants MUST fulfill BOTH of the following two requirements.
(1) Completion of secondary school education or equivalent by the date of enrollment at Ritsumeikan University.
(2) Sufficient English ability to understand lectures in English.
http://en.ritsumei.ac.jp/e-ug/apply/gs/gs_apply.html/
Application Process (Information for non-Japanese admission)
1) Admission fee payment
2) Submission of required documents
Screening Process 1) Evaluation of submitted documents
2) Notification of 1st screening result
3) 2nd screening (Interview)
4) Announcement of final result
Admission Fee Non-Japanese students: 5,000 yen
Japanese students : 35,000 yen
Contact Addressee: International Admissions Office at Kinugasa Campus
Phone: +81-75-465-8162
Fax: +81-75-465-8210
Email: hello@st.ritsumei.ac.jp
URL: http://en.ritsumei.ac.jp/e-ug/faq_contact/

As of December 14, 2016


College of Information Science and Engineering
Informations Systems Science and Engineering

In the new world of information and communication technology, where exclusively local markets are rapidly disappearing, globally-oriented technical and social skills are essential to the survival of nearly every organization and occupation. The Information Systems Science and Engineering Course educates students to become professionals who would be productive members of information technology teams anywhere in the world, with the experience and knowledge to develop practical and creative solutions to new problems. The program lays a foundation in the basics of engineering and the technical competency to work flexibly with continually evolving hardware, software, and user needs. Students in the program develop the information systems engineering skills necessary to work as productive team members and as competent leaders of diverse and dynamic communities and organizations.

Program Information
Subject - Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services
- Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
- Engineering
Duration 4 years
Degree Bachelor
Type of Degree Bachelor of Engineering
Major Information Science and Engineering
(Information Systems Science and Engineering Course)
Classes Commence April 1, 2017 * Application period for April 2017 enrollment has been closed. * Following is the information on April 2018 enrollment
Entrance Fee 300,000 yen
Tuition Fees First year: 1,384,600 yen
Subsequent years: 1,544,600 yen
Other Expenses First year: 23,000 yen
Subsequent years: 15,000 yen
Location 1-1-1 Noji-higashi, Kusatsu, Shiga 525-8577, Japan
Area Kansai Region (Osaka, Kyoto, etc.)
Program Started April 2017
No. of Students 0
No. of Full and Part-Time Faculty Members 96
Additional Information Possible career paths for graduates of the course may include the following and more:
Big data analyst
e-government system engineer
Global ICT support specialist
Global computer networks specialist
Digital arts and humanities specialist
Application Type Open to everyone
Admission Capacity 50
Application Period (For 2018 Academic Year)
(Information for non-Japanese students and Japanese nationality graduated or scheduled to graduate from senior secondary schools located abroad)
1. February 24 to March 17, 2017
2. (3.) Dates are scheduled to be announced in June 2017
(Admissions Information for Japanese students)
http://ritsnet.ritsumei.jp/
Examination Date (For 2018 Academic Year)
(Information for non-Japanese students and Japanese nationality graduated or scheduled to graduate from senior secondary schools located abroad)
Screening of submitted documents only
Results Announced (For 2018 Academic Year)
(Information for non-Japanese students and Japanese nationality graduated or scheduled to graduate from senior secondary schools located abroad)
1. April 20 2017
2. (3.) The Dates are scheduled to be announced in June 2017 
Enrollment Procedure Period (For 2018 Academic Year)
(Information for non-Japanese students and Japanese nationality graduated or scheduled to graduate senior secondary schools located abroad)
【the 1st application period】(*)
1. Payment of Entrance Fee
April 21 to May 11, 2017
2. Payment of Tuition Fee(s)
November 24 to December 14, 2017
3. Submission of Enrollment Documents:
March 3 to March 15, 2018

* The enrollment procedure dates for the 2nd (3rd) application period is scheduled to be announced in June 2017
Eligibility (Information for non-Japanese and Japanese nationalities graduated or scheduled to graduate senior secondary schools located abroad)
Applicants MUST fulfill BOTH of the following two requirements.
(1) Completion of secondary school education or equivalent by the date of enrollment at Ritsumeikan University.
(2) Sufficient English ability to understand lectures in English.
See ISSE Application Handbook for 2018 Academic Year
http://en.ritsumei.ac.jp/file.jsp?id=298987&version=English
Application Process 1) Admission fee payment
2) Submission of required documents
Screening Process 1) Evaluation of submitted documents such as essays, letters of reference, high school grades and etc.
2) Announcement of Final Result
Admission Fee 5,000 yen
Contact Addressee: International Admissions Office at Kinugasa Campus
Phone: +81-75-465-8162
Fax: +81-75-465-8210
Email: hello@st.ritsumei.ac.jp

As of December 14, 2016

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