Update date: Jan. 21, 2020
Ritsumeikan University Graduate School of Letters
立命館大学 文学研究科, リツメイカンダイガク ブンガクケンキュウカ
56-1 Toji-in Kitamachi, Kita-ku, Kyoto 603-8577 Japan
Purpose of establishment：
With over 50 years of experience, this School has been conducting
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both specialized and comprehensive research in various humanities.
The Graduate School of Letters aims to educate researchers who
stand at the frontline of the academic world, able to navigate
various fields of with competence.
The master’s program includes majors in Philosophy, Psychology,
Japanese Literature, Eastern Thought, English Literature, History
(Japanese, Eastern, Western), and Geography, as well as the
Institute for Human Science (language, formative culture, regional
culture). Students receive individual instruction regarding their
chosen theme in addition to lectures in their field of study.
The doctoral program includes the Institute for Human Science,
in addition to such majors as Western Philosophy, Psychology,
Japanese Literature, Eastern Thought and Literature, English
Literature, History, and Geography.
Since its founding, the Graduate School of Letters has been
accepting students from different universities and the workforce,
and welcomes all people with social awareness and an inquiring