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Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University International Undergraduate Admissions

Undergraduate Programs

Study at the Most International University in Japan

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU) is located in Beppu, southern Japan. We offer classes in Japanese and English on a campus where students come from over 100 countries and regions.

Choose from one of our programs – Asia Pacific Studies (APS), International Management (APM), or Sustainability and Tourism (ST). Study under the guidance of highly experienced faculty from over 25 countries and regions. With most courses are available in both English and Japanese. Thanks to APU’s flexible curriculum, you can broaden your knowledge by taking courses from all colleges.

In your first and second years, you will study Language Education Subjects, Common Liberal Arts Subjects, and Introduction to Major Subjects to cultivate basic skills. In your third and fourth years, you can take seminar classes led by professors, Advanced Major Subjects, and Japanese Language Subjects aimed at working in Japan.


College of

Asia Pacific Study (APS)

Area of study
  • International Relations
  • Global Economy
  • Culture, Society, and Media
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College of

International Management (APM)

Area of study
  • Strategic Management and Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Entrepreneurship and Operations Management
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College of

Sustainability and Tourism (ST)

  • Environmental Studies
  • Resource Management
  • International Development
  • Tourism Studies
  • Tourism Industry Operations
  • Hospitality Operation
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Regional Development
  • Data Science & Information System
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