top of page

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University

Oita, Japan



Freedom, Peace, and Humanity; International Mutual Understanding; and the Future Shape of the Asia Pacific Region

About Us

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (commonly referred to as APU) is a renowned private university, boasting Japan’s one of the largest international student populations and several prestigious international accreditations, including AACSB and AMBA. Ritsumeikan APU is widely recognized for accommodating students from more than 160 countries and a fifty percent international student body, making it the ‘melting pot’ of the country.

The university accurately reflects its ethos “Shape Your World” by offering students the opportunity to explore myriad realms through its English-degree programs and experiential learning opportunities in and outside of Japan. The university believes in an interdisciplinary approach to education, giving students from all backgrounds the freedom to explore, select, and then delve into their research interests.

Academic Disciplines
International Relations
Natural & Life Science
Political Science
Media Studies
Humanities / Liberal Arts
bottom of page