A Japanese University Embraces Foreigners The Chronicle, September 27, 2002


“Institution uses bilingual classes and an American-style campus to create a multicultural atmosphere

Two years ago, one of the icons of traditional Japanese higher education in historic, temple-studded Kyoto took a risk. Ritsumeikan University, on its 100th anniversary, established a totally new, independent university with a radical policy — for Japan — of trying to attract foreign students by offering bilingual classes and a multicultural environment.” Read the rest here.

Read more about Ritsumeikan University at the Japan Times’ University Guide to Japanese Universities and Colleges