Faculty-led study tour programs SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY – JAPAN

Overview

The Japan Science & Technology study tour provides students an opportunity to undertake a broad study of the technology environment within Japan. Students will have the opportunity to engage with universities and academics, industry company visits, government agencies and visiting unique cultural attractions.

Recommended List of Companies to Visit

1

Sharp Corporation

Designs and manufactures consumer and industrial electronics.

2

AIST Science Square Tokyo

Promotes cutting-edge R&Ds focusing on the fusion of bio and information technologies.

3

Cyberdyne Studio

Robotic technology and the medical rehabilitation industry.

4

Canon

Is a professional and consumer imaging solutions company.

5

DOCOMO R&D Centre

Is a hub for intelligent manufacturing activities.

6

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation

A manufacturer of trucks, buses and industrial engines for over 170 markets.

7

Ebara Corporation

Manufactures pneumatic and hydraulic pumps and related equipment.

8

Pierrot Co Ltd

The production of theatrical and nontheatrical motion pictures and animation.

9

Nintendo

Is a multinational consumer electronics and video game company.

RECOMMENDED HIGHER LEARNING INSTITUTIONS TO EXCHANGE

Tokyo Institute of Technology | Science University of Tokyo | Aoyama Gakuin University
University of Tsukuba | Nagoya Institute of Technology

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Destination Highlights

Osaka Castle

Osaka’s most prominent landmark, This five-story castle is one of the most visually spectacular creations in the country, with a history that dates back almost 450 years!.

National Museum of Emerging Science

The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation in Japan’s major science centre. Students will learn of Japanese innovation, robotics and new technologies. With three different zones  from innovation, robots, technology, biology, geography and space exploration, there are plenty of exhibits and activities for students to explore.

Calligraphy Lesson

“Shodo” the Japanese word for calligraphy literally translates to “the way of writing.”  This is your opportunity to learn the elegant art of Japanese calligraphy, the mechanics and the spirit. This can take place in a private historic house with an instructor who introduces the art and practice of shodo with great enthusiasm and humour.

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