Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University Summer APU Gateway Program (Japanese University Program)

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU), located in the hot spring capital of Beppu, on Kyushu, offers 8-week Summer APU Gateway Program. Held during the months of June and July, the program features intensive Japanese-language courses at the beginner to intermediate levels. The program also features various cultural activities such as tea ceremony, weekend home-stay, APU Buddies, and an overnight field trip to Nagasaki.

APU has a fully bilingual education system and a diverse population of faculty and students; of nearly 6,000 students, half are international students representing 80 countries and regions from around the globe. APU’s multicultural environment, which cannot be found elsewhere in Japan, provides a friendly environment for students, even those without any background in Japanese. For more information on the Summer APU Gateway Program, please visit the program website: http://www.apu.ac.jp/academic/page/studyatapu.html.