Ritsumeikan University

Inauguration Ceremony for American University-Ritsumeikan University Joint Degree Program (JDP)

May 23, 2018

Ritsumeikan University's groundbreaking Joint Degree Program (JDP) with American University has begun.



To mark the occasion, on Thursday May 17, a special inauguration ceremony took place at Kinugasa Campus. Honored guests included Professor Patrick Jackson, Associate Dean for Curriculum and Learning, School of International Service, American University; Rosemary Shinko, Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Education, School of International Service, American University; and Mr Kazuhiko Hayashi, Director for International Analysis, Higher Education Policy Planning Division, Higher Education Bureau, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT). The guests were welcomed by Tomomi Morishima, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, the Ritsumeikan Trust (under the umbrella of which Ritsumeikan University operates), and Professor Akihiko Kimijima of the College of International Relations, Ritsumeikan University.


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