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Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University International Undergraduate Admissions

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Upcoming Dates MORE

June 7, 2023 18:00 (JST)

Discover APU: Your Introduction to an Exceptional University Experience

APU Information Session
Note that this webinar will be conducted in English.
June 11, 2023 16:00 (JST)

Seminar for Japanese Teachers

APU Information Session
Note that this webinar will be conducted in Japanese.

Recent Updates MORE

Update: Sept 1, 2022

Apply for Our New College of Sustainability and Tourism!

Our new College of Sustainability and Tourism has been approved and ready for new applicants from September 8th, 2022! If you're interested in applying, check out the Apply Now page. If you want to learn more before starting your application, then check out our ST Page or the main website !
Update: June 12, 2022

1,000 International Students Welcomed to Japan After Relaxed Border Restrictions

APU has brought in over 1,000 international students from over 72 different countries in just 3 months after the Japanese governments relaxation on border restrictions. In order to welcome the new arrivals, we held a "We've Been Waiting" entrance ceremony on June 8th. Check the video here!
Update: May 12, 2022

Notice for Scheduled Maintenance

Due to a scheduled server maintenance from May 16 (Mon) 10:00a.m. - 17 (Tue) 10:00a.m., 2022 (Japan Time), you may experience difficulties viewing the website or certain services going offline for short periods of time.
We kindly ask for your understanding on the matter. For urgent matters, please contact the following:
・for queries related to undergraduate admissions [email protected]
・for queries related to graduate school admissions [email protected]
Update: Apr 4, 2022

2023 Undergraduate Application Handbooks for International Students

Check out our downloads page for the 2023 application handbooks for international students residing both outside and in Japan.
Update: Mar 31, 2022

September 2022 Additional Application Period Page Now Open!

The application page for the September 2022 Additional Application Period is now open and can be accessed here! The handbook for this additional application period can be found on the downloads page.


Post Date: Nov 18, 2022

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Post Date: Nov 18, 2022

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Post Date: Nov 18, 2022

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Post Date: Nov 18, 2022

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Admissions Blog MORE

APU student as a Guest Observer at G7 Youth Summit

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Written by Sherly Budiman Apr 23, 2023

New Year, New Campus Experiences​

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Planning a Trip on a Budget

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