Ryukoku University

Ryukoku University was inaugurated in the year 1639 as a “Buddhist Boarding School”. It is a private higher learning institution which has the core objectives of providing quality education and export highly skilled manpower in this complex world. More than 20,000 undergraduate & graduate students are enrolling from different corners of the world. Highly dedicated & experienced faculty members are the ornaments of the University where as highly skilled manpower are pride of the University. It has been expanding its services through other campuses such as Fukakusa Campus, Omiya Campus and Seta Campus. It welcomes number of students every year with equal opportunities to both boys & girls.

Ryukoku University has different fantastic academic programs in graduate and undergraduate programs which are mentioned below:

  1. Undergraduate Degrees Programs:
  • Buddhist Studies
  • Philosophy, Philosophy Area of Specialization
  • Philosophy, Pedagogy Area of Specialization
  • Clinical Psychology
  • History, Japanese History Area of Specialization
  • History, Oriental History Area of Specialization
  • History, Buddhist History Area of Specialization
  • Japanese and Japanese Literature
  • English Language and English Literature
  • Shin Buddhism
  • Contemporary Economics
  • International Economics
  • Business Management
  • Accounting
  • Law
  • Judicial Course
  • Contemporary Society and Law
  • Citizen’s Life and Law
  • Crime, Punishment, and Law
  • International Politics and Law
  • Policy Formulation
  • Environmental Innovation
  • Local Public Specialist
  • Global Studies
  • Intercultural Communications
  • Applied Mathematics and Informatics
  • Media Informatics
  • Electronics and Informatics
  • Mechanical and Systems Engineering
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Environmental Solutions Technology
  • Community Management
  • Sociology
  • Community Social Work
  • Clinical Social Work
  • Plant Life Science
  • Bio resource Science
  • Food Sciences and Human Nutrition
  • Agri-food Systems
  1. Graduate Degrees Programs:
  • Shin Buddhism
  • Buddhism
  • Philosophy
  • Education
  • Japanese history
  • Oriental history
  • Japanese language and literature
  • English language
  • English and American literature
  • Law Course,
  • Political Science Course
  • Graduate Program of Asian and African Studies
  • Economics
  • Business Administration
  • Local Policy Studies
  • NPOs and Regional Government Studies
  • Sociology
  • Applied Mathematics and Informatics
  • Electronics and Informatics
  • Mechanical and System Engineering
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Media Informatics
  • Environmental Solution Technology
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Law
  • Juries Doctor

The requirements of all the international students while applying in this University are mentioned below:

  • Submit application from online and show all the required documents.
  • Official transcripts of high school and college must be shown.
  • Bank statement verified by the bank is also necessary for the educational purpose.
  • Immigration documents along with citizenship certificate must be shown.
  • Japanese language along with English language is also importance for all the international students.

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Ryukoku University,

67 Tsukamoto-cho,

Fukakusa Fushimi-ku,

Kyoto 612-8577


Website: www.ryukoku.ac.jp/english2/