Site Policy | APU Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University

Site Policy

About This Website

This Website ( is operated by the Ritsumeikan Trust. Please read the following to use the website comfortably. Please note that the contents are subject to change without notice.

Recommended Browser and Screen Size

The recommended browser and screen size for viewing this Website is as follows:


  • Microsoft Edge (most recent version)
  • Google Chrome (most recent version)
  • Safari 9.0 or higher
  • Mozilla Firefox (most recent version)
  • JavaScript should be enabled.

Screen size

  • PC: 1100pixels - 1366pixels wide
  • Tablets: 770pixels - 1099pixels wide
  • Smartphones: 320pixels - 769pixels wide


About Cookies

This Website uses cookies for the purpose of the statistical grasp of the state of visitors and the best display to improve the website and users'convenience.
A cookie is small data given from the website to the user's browser which is used to identify the visitor to the website. This Website will not obtain information by which an individual can be identified with a cookie. Users may refuse to receive cookies by changing the setting of the browser for themselves. For the way of changing the setting of your browser, please contact the manufacturer.

Advertisement distribution using cookies

The Ritsumeikan Trust may use collected cookie information for advertisement distribution by a third party contractor and the "behavioral targeting advertising" for Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University. The collected information will not be used for any purpose other than the above.
If you do not wish to receive this kind of advertisements any longer, you can change the setting on the following opt-out pages:


To read or print PDF files, you need Adobe's Adobe Reader.


This Website uses JavaScript. If JavaScript is disabled on your browser, the pages may not work or be displayed correctly. Please enable JavaScript by setting the browser to view the pages.


Part of the contents including the pages in which information will be transmitted within this Website uses encrypted communication by SSL (Secure Sockets Layer protocol: an industry standard security feature to transmit encrypted data on the Internet) for security purposes.

Google Analytics Usage Policy

In order to ascertain usage and improve content, we use Google Analytics to analyze traffic on this site.
The data we collect with Google Analytics is anonymous, and we do not collect any information that can identify individual site users. This data will only be used for the purpose stated above.
We handle the data we collect on this site from Google Analytics in accordance with Google’s privacy policy.
The Ritsumeikan Trust will not be held liable for any damages incurred by the use of Google Analytics.
Google Analytics Terms of Service(Link to external page)

Copyrights and Trademarks

The copyrights on the respective texts, pictures, animations, logos, illustrations, music, sound, and any other works published on this Website (hereinafter collectively called "Contents") are held by the Ritsumeikan Trust or a third party.
Except as permitted by the Copyright Act such as personal use, it is prohibited by the Copyright Act to use (duplicate, modify, and distribute) the Contents without the copyright holder's prior permission. The trademarks used on this Website, which are owned by the Ritsumeikan Trust or the right holder who has authorized the Ritsumeikan Trust to use the same, may not be used without permission.
TOEIC, TOEFL, TOEFL iBT and TOEFL ITP are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). This website is not endorsed or approved by ETS.


The Ritsumeikan Trust will not warrant in any manner the accuracy, usability, or certainty of the information or contents provided on this Website.
The Ritsumeikan Trust may discontinue, cancel, or change information on this Website without notice.
The Ritsumeikan Trust will not be liable in any manner for any damage incurred directly or indirectly by the use of the Contents or any other information included in this Website.

About Links

Links to this Website

You are free to link to this Website, but in case the linked website does or may fall under any of the following, such link will be refused:

  • a website containing a malicious slander against, or intending to bring into disrepute, any of the students or faculty and staff belonging to the Ritsumeikan Trust;
  • a website involved with, or containing information involved with, any act against laws, regulations, ordinances, or rules, or public order and morals or social ethics; and
  • a website not clearly showing that the destination is the website operated by the Ritsumeikan Trust with a link using frames or by any other means.

Please note that the URL of this Website may be changed or deleted without notice.

Links from this Website

Please understand that the Ritsumeikan Trust will not be liable in any manner for the contents of third parties' websites linked from this Website (hereinafter called "Linked Website") or any damage incurred by the use of the Linked Website.

Inquiry about this Website

Admissions Office (International), Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, the Ritsumeikan Trust
E-mail address: [email protected]


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