Exchange in Kyoto, Japan—Ritsumeikan University

Exchange in Kyoto, Japan—Ritsumeikan University — Apply


Complete pre-application advising.

Be aware: All programs require a $50 application fee. This fee will be charged to your student account upon submission of an online application.

To complete the online application for this program, you will need to select or provide the following information on the application: 

Education Abroad Center Location Univ of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Center Name TC Learning Abroad Ctr
Education Abroad Term Academic Year, Spring
Program Name Exchange in Kyoto
Track Name Ritsumeikan University
Country Japan


University of Minnesota Student—apply


Upon submitting the online application, you will be assigned an application checklist that includes:

Detailed descriptions and instructions for submitting each checklist item are included on the application checklist assigned to you. 


Exchange programs can be competitive.  We are typically not able to place all students who apply.  After the application deadline, a Learning Abroad Center selection committee will review applications and make endorsements.  If an applicant is not selected for his/her first choice Japanese university, we will place students at second and third choice schools.  Having flexibility is recommended, as well as having investigated other options abroad. 

If nominated, you will also be assigned a confirmation checklist, which you will complete to confirm your participation in the program.

If at any point you decide not to continue with the application process, log into the Education Abroad application system and submit a cancellation request.