The Study in Kyoto Program (SKP) brings together students from around the world. It offers numerous courses in Japanese language and culture, utilizing the extensive historical and cultural resources of the ancient city of Kyoto. The program also offers courses in English regarding both Japan-related and business subjects. Students have access to over 700 student-run clubs on campus and a rich cultural environment bustling with history and tradition just beyond the doorstep. Students who study abroad at Ritsumeikan University have incredible stories to share when returning home.

This program is currently only offered during the spring semester (March - July).

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Language of Instruction: EnglishJapanese

Host Country Language Courses Offered: Yes

Pre-Session Language: No

Language Prerequisites: Depends on Program Track


Minimum Class Elligibility: Sophomore

Minimum GPA: 2.75

Non-MSU student: No


Housing Options: On Campus


Program Type: ISEP Exchange

Competitive Program: Chance of Placement (ISEP)

Subjects Available

Arts/Visual Arts Business Computer Science Ecology Economics Education Engineering Political Science Sociology
  February 10 for the following summer and fall
  August 28 for the following spring