APU Graduate Schools
Graduate education at Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University is divided between two schools – The Graduate School of Asia Pacific Studies (GSA) and the Graduate School of Management (GSM). All programs within APU's graduate schools are conducted in English and are full-time, on-campus programs.
Graduate School of Asia Pacific Studies
The Graduate School of Asia Pacific Studies (GSA) aims to cultivate individuals who will contribute to peaceful coexistence and the sustainable development of the Asia Pacific region. These individuals will possess specialized knowledge in administration, environment and development economics and have practical problem-solving skills required for the development of the Asia Pacific region.
Graduate School of Management
Graduate School of Management (GSM) offers a case method education focused on Japanese business and management with a strong foundation in established management techniques alongside opportunities for independent research. Classes are conducted entirely in English in a multicultural environment, giving students the chance to benefit from the experiences of experts in the field, and learn the skills required for a successful career in international business.