Dear 2019 RSJP Express applicants,

Welcome to 2019 Ritsumeikan University Summer Japanese Program EXPRESS!
Before you proceed our application site below, please prepare following documents.


Program Period: July 1, 2019 – July 12, 2019
Campus: Kinugasa Campus at Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan


Application Period: April 2- May 7, 2019
Payment Deadline: May 17, 2019
Check-in Date: June 30, 2019
Check-out Date: July 13, 2019

※subject to change
・Japanese Language Classes: 1,350 minutes (50 min x 3 class x 9 days)
*”N1″ holders are NOT able to participate in the program
*Non-degree and non-credit seeking
・Japan Studies Classes: 360 minutes (90 min x 4 days)
ex) -Visiting Kinkakuji Temple -Maiko
-Kyo Yuzen Dying Workshop -Zen Meditation

JPY105,000+Accommodation Fee
Program fee JPY100,000+Service Fee JPY5,000+Accommodation fee (TBA)
Including following things;
・Certificate of completion ・Ritsumeikan students Buddy
・Visa application document ・Campus free Wi-Fi, Library card
・Notification of acceptance ・Third party liability insurance
※Academic transcript will not be issued

Check your eligibility:

(1) Are your a currently an undergraduate or graduate student? and

(2) Are you able to communicate in English or in basic Japanese?

(1) University/College issued OFFICIAL Enrollment.

Official or Validated- With an authorized signature by faculty or with an official stamp/seal. Un-official Enrollment will be rejected.

(2) University/College issued OFFICIAL Transcript.

Official or Validated- With an authorized signature by faculty or with an official stamp/seal. Un-official Transcript will be rejected.

(3) Your handwritten Essays in Japanese

Please use our template and fill out on your own. No dictionary, translation software or someone’s support. Read instructions carefully. Please be careful for resolutions and size of your essays. Un-readable essays will be rejected.

(4)Passport

Please have a photocopy of your biological information including your legal full name, your date of birth, nationality, gender, expiry date and photo ready. Make a clear photocopy, please.

(5)Letter of Consent

Please read carefully and sign to submit.

(6) Your Photo

We need your photo to identify you. We will use this photo in our attendance sheets.

(7) Your Health Certificate Form for International Students

Please use our official health certificate and be completed by your healthcare provider within 6 months from the issue date.

We need his/her signature and stamp on page 1, 3 and 4. Please read all the instructions. Many documents are returned to participants every year. It will cause delay or be refused to participate in the program. It takes some time to be completed.

How to fill out the health certificate

When you are ready all above, please proceed our application web site below.

Please note: The due date will be May 07, 2019, Japan Time. The online registration site will be closed on that date.

2019 RSJP EXPRESS Online registration web site.

If you have any questions, please let us know.

Looking forward to seeing you in Japan!!