Fushimi Inari-taisha

life back home

I think this is my last post about my exchange period at Ryukoku University. August 11 was my flight home. This period was a memorable and eventful for me. I learned a lot about myself and the culture of Japan, I got acquainted with a lot of interesting people from different countries and cultures, I…

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Tsundere type of anime characters

In this post I want to tell you about one of the most popular anime/manga character type, tsundere. This is also one of my final papers topic at Ryukoku University (Japanese movie and literature course). I will describe this topic briefly. Maybe it is interesting for some of my followers. So, please, enjoy! My acquaintance…

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Ryukoku University Fukakusa Campus

Evaluation the quality of teaching

Hello from Japan! Today I want to tell you more about education in Ryukoku University. I’m going to evaluate shortly the quality of teaching and the academic content of the courses. Also, I will try to compare it with JAMK. All courses here contain about three points from which the final evaluation is formed. It…

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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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