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  • Locations: Tokyo, Japan
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: Moravian applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Fall, Spring
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA: 2.7 Housing Options: Dormitory
Area of Study: Accounting, Art, Asian Studies, Business, Business Design, Business Management, Central Asian Studies, English, Finance, History, Humanities, International Business, International Relations, International Studies, Japanese, Law, Liberal Arts, Management, Marketing, Other Language & Literature, Peace & Conflict Studies, Peace & Justice Studies, Philosophy, Politics, Sociology, Tourism Language of Instruction: English, Japanese
Class Status: 2-Sophomore, 3-Junior, 4-Senior, 5-Graduate Student Program Type: Exchange, Study Abroad
Program Description:

Study at Rikkyo University in Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo

About Tokyo


Tokyo is the capital of Japan and is home to approximately 13.7 million people. The city is internationally famous for its mix of modern and historical architecture, including its two towers. Tokyo also holds many gardens and parks, as well as national parks and farmland on the outskirts of the city. Tokyo is a global leader in international finance, has the biggest fish and seafood market in the world, and attracts millions of tourists a year. There are numerous museums, theatres, and festivals throughout the city for locals and visitors to enjoy. For more information on Tokyo, visit the Tokyo Metropolitan Government website

About Rikkyo University


Rikkyo University provides liberal arts education to students in Tokyo, Japan. Founded in 1874 as Rikkyo School, the University is founded on the Western liberal arts tradition. Rikko University has approximately 19,500 undergraduate students, 1,300 graduate students, and 2,600 faculty and staff. Rikko University has many undergraduate and graduate courses taught in English. Programs include: Arts, Intercultural Communication, Economics, Business, Science, Sociology, Law and Politics, Tourism, Community and Human Services, Contemporary Psychology, Christian Studies, Business Administration, and Social Design Studies. 

Rikkyo University


Helpful Links


Rikkyo University Quick Facts
Academic Calendar
Programs for Short-term International Students 
General Information for International Students

Additional Information


Please note: Japan has strict laws concerning medications and medical devices brought into the country. Some over-the-counter medications commonly used in the US are prohibited in Japan (i.e. Tylenol Cold, Nyquil, Sudafed, Advil Cold & Sinus, Vicks Inhaler, and others). Some prescription medications are illegal in Japan, even if they have been prescribed by a doctor in the US (i.e. Adderall). Depending on the medication, students may have to apply for a certificate called a Yakkan Shoumei prior to departing for Japan. 

It is important that students applying to this program read the following links carefully to determine whether any medications they are currently taking are strictly illegal to bring into Japan or if they will require a Yakkan Shoumei.  Please email intlstudies@moravian.edu with any questions. 
For more information and to learn how to make studying abroad part of your Moravian College experience, please email the Office of International Studies at intlstudies@moravian.edu. 

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2018 10/01/2017 ** Rolling Admission 04/01/2018 07/31/2018
NOTE: Please confirm exact term dates with Rikkyo University directly before purchasing flights.

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.