May 26, 2014

A 1st-Year Seminar TA Recruitment Guidance will be held for students interested in serving
as a TA for 1st Year Seminar Subjects (First-Year Workshop I, II, and Introduction to APU) .

  • 1st Guidance Session: Wednesday, June 11, 2014  14:30-15:30 
  • 2nd Guidance Session: Friday, June 13, 2014  12:30-13:30
    ※The guidance content is the same for each session. Please select one session to attend.

Further details available here!


Academic Office(1st-Year Education Staff)


Jan 14, 2014

The annual schedule for the TOEFL/ITP・TOEIC/IP exams has been confirmed.
Please visit the Academic Office website and click on "Language" then "Language Proficiency Exams" to see the 2014AY TOEFL/ITP and TOEIC/IP annual schedule.

Please note, the examination fee for both the TOEFL/ITP・TOEIC/IP is 3,500yen.

[Language Certification]
Dec 3, 2013

Information regarding transfer within the University from the 2014 Spring semester is now available on 【transfer】page on the Academic Office website.

When can you apply for a transfer?
  • at the end of your first year (transfer at second-year level)
  • at the end of your first year (transfer at second-year level)
Application Period

Monday, December 9 - Friday, December 13, 2013 (Office closes at 16:30)


Please submit the application materials to the Academic Office during the designated application period after reading the screening criteria and the other application requirements on pp.144-145 of the Undergraduate Academic Handbook and Collage Transefer infomation on the Academic Office website.

*Candidates who pass the first screening round (application screening), will be interviewed.

Apr 4, 2013


Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU) has been adopted into the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) AY2012 Project for the Promotion of Global Human Resource Development. APU would like to strengthen global human resources through this project.

On April 4, 2013, we opened the official website for the APU Global Human Resources Development Project.

We hope that you will become familiar with APU’s future effort through this website.


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