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To the Leaders of Tomorrow, an Invitation to Realize Your Dreams
— Study Business in English at Rikkyo University —
Founded by Episcopalian Missionary Bishop Channing Moore Williams in 1874, Rikkyo University is one of Japan's oldest universities.
The Weekly Toyo Keizai, a major Japanese business magazine, has ranked Rikkyo's College of Business (COB) as the ninth-best business school for the past two years from among all the faculties and colleges of business and economics in Japan.
In recognition of COB's unique educational initiatives, Japan's Education Ministry honored three of the COB's educational programs with its prestigious "Good Practice Grants" in 2004 and 2008.
COB places great emphasis on nurturing teamwork and leadership skills in a bilingual learning envirnoment.
Students can choose from a wide array of courses in marketing, leadership, finance, CSR, international business and more. About 70% of the business concentration courses within the Department of Global Business are offered in English. Furthermore, business students have access to exchange programs with over 50 partner universities worldwide.
A dynamic multicultural learning environment where exchange students
and Rikkyo University students meet, interact, and learn from one another.
Philipp Voulgaris (Department of Global Business, College of Business)
What made you decide to study at the College of Business, Rikkyo University?
The Department of Global Business in the College of Business offers many business courses and seminars in English, unlike other universities in Japan. COB provides support for students from abroad and encourages international students to interact with the Japanese students. The Japanese students engage in a unique two-year intensive English-language program. This includes a summer abroad program during the first year and second-year English support classes offered in parallel with business content courses taught in English.
Do you have anything to say to non-Japanese students who are interested in studying in the College of Business at Rikkyo University?
You can meet and make friends with other exchange students from different countries. You can also help spark an interest in the Japanese students to study abroad in your home country. And, of course, the multicultural experience will allow you to reflect on your future career and personal goals.
- Departments and Faculties:
- College of Business Admission details
- Department of Business
- Department of Global Business