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2023 Application Schedule | APU Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University Graduate School Admissions

2023 Application Schedule

Application Period Start Date

The application for 2023 April Enrollment for overseas applicants has closed. Applicants residing in Japan can apply by December 7, 2022. Regardless of the time of submission, applications will not be screened until after the application deadline of the selected enrollment period.
The result notification date for each enrollment period is also listed below.

April 2023 Enrollment

Master's Programs *This table can be scrolled to the right.

Application Type Who can Apply Application Deadline Final Result Notification
Overseas Applicants Domestic / Internal Applicants
Honjo Scholarship
MEXT Scholarship (SGU)
September 21, 2022 (Wed) November 9, 2022 (Wed)
AfDB Scholarship
Rotary Yoneyama Scholarship
×
General Application 1
General Application 2 October 19, 2022 (Wed) December 7, 2022 (Wed)
General Application 3 × December 7, 2022 (Wed) February 8, 2023 (Wed)

Doctoral Programs *This table can be scrolled to the right.

Application Type Who can Apply Application Deadline Final Result Notification
Overseas Applicants Domestic / Internal Applicants
Honjo Scholarship
MEXT Scholarship (SGU)
September 21, 2022 (Wed) November 9, 2022 (Wed)
Rotary Yoneyama Scholarship ×
Doctoral Application 1
Doctoral Application 2 October 19, 2022 (Wed) December 7, 2022 (Wed)
Doctoral Application 3 × December 7, 2022 (Wed) February 8, 2023 (Wed)

September 2023 Enrollment

Master's Programs *This table can be scrolled to the right.

Application Type Who can Apply Application Deadline Final Result Notification
Overseas Applicants Domestic / Internal Applicants
General / IMAT Application 1 September 21, 2022 (Wed) November 9, 2022 (Wed)
Rotary Yoneyama Scholarship ×
MEXT Scholarship (SGU) November 16, 2022 (Wed) January 25, 2023 (Wed)
MEXT Scholarship (UR) ×
ADB Scholarship 1
AfDB Scholarship 1
×
General / IMAT Application 2
ADB Scholarship 2
AfDB Scholarship 2
× January 18, 2023 (Wed) March 8, 2023 (Wed)
Honjo Scholarship
General / IMAT Application 3
General / IMAT Application 4 March 29, 2023 (Wed) May 17, 2023 (Wed)
IMAT Application 5 April 5, 2023 (Wed)
General 5 / IMAT Application 6 × May 31, 2023 (Wed) July 12, 2023 (Wed)

Doctoral Programs *This table can be scrolled to the right.

Application Type Who can Apply Application Deadline Final Result Notification
Overseas Applicants Domestic / Internal Applicants
Doctoral Application 1 September 21, 2022 (Wed) November 9, 2022 (Wed)
Rotary Yoneyama Scholarship ×
MEXT Scholarship (SGU)
November 16, 2022 (Wed) January 25, 2023 (Wed)
MEXT Scholarship (UR) ×
Doctoral Application 2
Honjo Scholarship January 18, 2023 (Wed) March 8, 2023 (Wed)
Doctoral Application 3
Doctoral Application 4 March 29, 2023 (Wed) May 17, 2023 (Wed)
Doctoral Application 5 × May 31, 2023 (Wed) July 12, 2023 (Wed)

Final Results

The final application and scholarship results will be posted on the admissions website on the final result notification date. Information regarding how to view the final results will be sent to you by email. Please note that inquiries regarding final results will not be accepted.

Admitted applicants will not be allowed to reapply to the same graduate school for the same enrollment period.


Overseas Applicants

All applicants residing outside Japan, excluding Japanese nationals.


Domestic Applicants

All foreign nationals residing in Japan with a visa status other than short-term (for example, a Work Visa or a Dependent Visa) and all Japanese nationals whether living in Japan or abroad.
Applicants who do not possess Japanese nationality must have a visa which is valid until the time of enrollment at APU. If your current visa will expire within two months of the time of enrollment at APU, please confirm with the Japanese Immigration Bureau whether or not it will be possible for you to extend your current visa or change to a student visa before applying to APU.


Internal Applicants

Applicants currently enrolled in Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU) or Ritsumeikan University.

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