Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University

Beppu, Japan

Semester Dates

Fall semester: Late September - early February*

  • Orientation: Mid-September

Spring semester: Late March - late July

  • Orientation: Mid-March

APU Summer Qurter Program: Early June - early August (8 weeks)


*students are required to stay for the full semester.


Application Deadlines

Fall semester: 1st of February

Spring semester: 1st of October


Number of Semesters Allowed to Participate

Students are allowed to attend one or two semesters.




Information on the Country and Region

The University

Getting and Living Here

Visa Information

Approximate Expenses

Organizational Issues