APU belongs to the Ritsumeikan Trust, which is one of the biggest private education trusts in Japan. This trust, with over 100 years of history, established a truly international university to nurture new global leaders in the Asia Pacific Region - this is APU. APU opened in 2000, supported by public sector organisations, various private companies and the APU Advisory Committee of industry, government and diplomatic leaders who supported APU's global concepts.
APU’s education system integrates language skills, international education and specialized knowledge and delivers it all in a multicultural environment. Students are taught how to utilize newfound practical skills in today’s world. We place a lot of emphasis on field work and internships so students will be able to utilize their knowledge in real and practical settings. Throughout the year our students positively participate in various special lectures by prominent speakers, such as CEO's of leading companies or executives of world organizations. To be ready for your graduation, various career supports are available from an early stage of your study to enable you to succeed in your international career. APU offers what you need in Today's World!