There is lots of temples in Kyoto

Practical tips for fellow-students

こんにちは! ヽ(・∀・)ノ In today’s post, I want to share some practical advice for those students who want to go to Ryukoku university for exchange! Let’s go! About getting a visa and drawing up the documents I already told here Now I want to tell about study in Ryukoku university, courses etc. It is difficult to…

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About Ryukoku University (Orientation week)

Ryukoku University (龍谷大学) is a private university in Kyoto. The University was founded as a school for Buddhist monks of the Nishi Hongan-ji denomination in 1639, and became a secularized university in 1876. It has three campuses: Fukakusa and Omiya in Kyoto; and Seta in Shiga prefecture. Ryukoku University’s global campus, with approximately 500 international…

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Living conditions and accommodation

Almost all exchange students live in the International house of Ryukoku University.It is very close to the university (300 meters). Also, near is Keihan Line Fukakusa station, Subway Karasuma Line Kuinabashi station and JR Inari station. The location of the dormitory is very convenient. Also nearby there are several round-the-clock grocery stores and attractions, for…

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About Japanese language

Good evening! About two weeks before the start of my study in Japan, I received a letter in which students were asked to start learning Japanese writing system before arriving to Japan. So, Modern Japanese is written in a mixture of three basic scripts: Kanji — which are Chinese symbols , Hiragana and Katakana — two phonetic alphabets (syllables). I…

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