An FAQ regarding changes to the application and enrollment process in response to COVID-19 has been created
We understand that the COVID-19 pandemic has created various disruptions and challenges for students and families all around the world. We at the Admissions Office (International) would like you to know that we are committed to supporting our prospective and admitted students as much as we can during these unprecedented times. We have created a COVID-19 Admissions FAQ that covers frequently asked questions and concerns that you may have in regard to the application and enrollment procedures due to COVID-19. 2021 prospective and admitted students are encouraged to visit this page regularly for the latest updates and information.
Announcement: Handling of the IELTS Indicator for Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University Graduate Applications
We will now also be accepting IELTS Indicator score reports as official test scores for graduate applications.
APU’s Response to the Expansion of the Declaration of a State of Emergency to all Prefectures in Japan
APU's website has been updated with the university's response to the recent announcement to extend the State of Emergency to all prefectures in Japan. This announcement has updates about online classes, changes to the current semester, as well as information about access to campus. Be sure to read through the update thoroughly.
Announcement: Handling of the TOEFL iBT® Special Home Edition and GRE® General Test at Home for Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University Graduate Applications
We will now also be accepting TOEFL iBT® Special Home Edition and GRE® General Test at Home score reports as official test scores for graduate applications.
University response to novel coronavirus/COVID-19
Due to the novel coronavirus/COVID-19 there have been changes to the Spring semester schedule, including a delay to move-in dates, orientation, start of classes, etc. Please see our main APU website for more detailed information and the most recent updates.
Announcement: Changes to the Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University Graduate School Application Language Proficiency Requirements for 2021 Enrollment Applicants
For graduate school applicants applying for 2021 enrollment onwards, the application eligibility requirements regarding language proficiency will be changed.