|Master programme||German-Japanese Dual Degree Master Programme in International Material Flow Management (IMAT Japan)|
|Degree||Master of Science in International Cooperation Policy (M.Sc.) of the Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Japan
Master of Engineering Degree (M.Eng.) of the University of Applied Sciences Trier, Germany
|Starting date||Fall Semester (1st week in September)|
|Duration||4 semesters (full time)|
|Establised since||Fall Semester 2006|
|Application period||August 1st, 2018 – April, 17th 2019 (for Fall 2019 enrollment)|
|Application Fee||3.500 JPY for overseas applicants (excluding Japanese nationals)
36.800 JPY for domestic/internal applicants
|Fees and costs||Tuition Fee (for 2 years): 2.800.000 JPY
Admission Fee (one-time deposit): 130.000 JPY
Programme Fee (for 2 years): 400.000 JPY
Administration Fee: approx. 172 euros per semester during the 3rd and 4th semester
Comprehensive Renter´s Insurance: 4.710 JPY
Living Expenses: Approx. 1 000 000 JPY per year in JapanYou will find detailed information regarding Fees and Cost [here]
|Scholarships/loans||APU offers a Tuition Reduction Scholarship. Tuition Reductions range from 30%, 50%, 65%, 80%, and 100%.
All applicants can apply for this scholarship and they will be notified whether they can receive any tuition reduction with their final results.
You may find more information about the Tuition Reduction Scholarship [here]
|Admission requirements||Requirement 1: Educational Requirements
Bachelor’s degree or equivalentRequirement 2: Language Proficiency
English proficiency test score is required for non-native English speaker.
The minimum requirements are: TOEFL® iBT Test 80, TOEFL® PBT Test 550, TOEIC® L&R Test 780, IELTS 6.0, PTE Academic 50, Cambridge English Language Assessment FCE Grade B
For further information, please check [here]
|Visa Information||APU will apply for a COE on behalf of those who meet all of the following requirements:
Applicants who are residing outside Japan and require a COE to obtain a student visa.
Applicants who have paid the necessary enrollment procedure fees.
|Health insurance||All international students must join the National Health Insurance programme. The fee for joining the National Health Insurance is covered by the students.|
|Enrolment||Please check the details on the APU Enrolment Procedures here.|
When reviewing applications, the Admission Committee assesses past academic performance, work and life experience, intellectual ability and other non-quantifiable qualities, such as motivation, self-confidence, leadership, and the ability to cooperate with others. Any kind of professional or extracurricular leadership experience, especially if international in nature, is highly regarded.
To be eligible to apply for IMAT Japan you should have:
- good English language skills,
- completed an undergraduate Bachelor Degree or equivalent from a recognized institution
For the detailed IMAT Japan admission requirements, please refer to the admission requirements for the IMAT Programme in APU on the following [page].
Feel free to contact APU Admissions Office via firstname.lastname@example.org.