Semester Exchange - Ritsumeikan University

Semester Exchange - Ritsumeikan University

The university is known as one of the four leading private universities in western Japan

Country: Japan
Program Dates: Semester 1:1 Sept - 31 Jan Semester 2: 15 March - 31 July
Type of program: Semester Exchange
Length of Program: 5 months
Language of Instruction: English, Japanese
Accommodation: Please refer to the accommodation website
More Information: Please refer to this website Ritsumeikan University

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this program, you must:

  • Language requirement (Japanese or English)
  • Enrolled at least 1 year prior to the commencement of program at partner university
  • GPA 3.0

How to apply

Applicants must complete an online Expression of Interest form EOI online

Important notes:

Application Fee: No fee

Payment Options: No fee

Logistics Fees: No fee

Insurance: It is a requirement of the exchange program that all students must purchase their own travel insurance to cover them for the duration of their entire journey overseas.  

Program Costs: You remain enrolled at Macquarie University and continue to pay your tuition fees to Macquarie University. As an exchange student you pay no tuition fees to host university. However, you must also always be prepared for unexpected expenses, and should consider how you will be dealing with the expenses of your exchange before you leave your home country. Prior to departure, you will need to save sufficient funds to cover all of your expenses for the duration of your exchange. Some costs to consider include: airfares, students visa (if required), travel health insurance, accommodation, food, additional travel, entertainment, textbooks, incidental expense. If you wish to work while you are away, it is important to note that work rights for international students vary from country to country. For further information about your visa restrictions please contact the consulate or embassy of your host country.

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 The university is known as one of the four leading private universities in western Japan

Area of study
Health and medical sciences; Science; Society, history and languages

Has a GPA requirement

Macquarie, Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Art, Sciences, Japnanese Language, Exchange, Ritsimeikan, Japan

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Level of study
Undergraduate; Postgraduate

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