Dates & Schedule

The BUEC 444: International Study Tour to Japan is currently being planned for May 12 - 24, 2020.

Lectures and preparation sessions will be held at the University of Alberta prior to departure during the Winter 2020 term. Attendance at these lectures & other sessions is required for participation in this course. Submission of research paper will be due prior to departure on the Study Tour to Japan. Please see the Academic Information section for details.

 

Schedule (SAMPLE/TENTATIVE):

May 12   Depart Edmonton for Tokyo
May 13  

Arrive in Tokyo
Shibuya Crossing

May 14

  Partner University Lecture
Company visit
Akihabara

May 15

  Asakusa/Sensoji
Company visit
Meiji Shrine/Yoyogi Park/Harajuku
May 16
  Tsukiji/Toyosu Market
Cultural Exchange with local Japanese students
Free Evening
May 17
  Imperial Gardens
Panasonic Showroom/Odaiba
Train to Nagoya
May 18
  Partner University Lecture
Campus Tour
Cultural Exchange with local Japanese students
May 19
 

Company visit (Toyota)
Train to Kyoto
Free Evening

May 20
  Fushimi Inari Taisha
Kiyomizu Dera & Higashiyama District
Nishiki Market
May 21   Company Visit Visit
Kyoto Imperial Palace & dialogue with local Japanese student
Arashiyama & Sagano
May 22
  Osaka Port
Company Visit
Dotonbori
May 23
  Osaka Castle
Umeda Sky Building & central Osaka
Free Evening
May 24
  Program wrap-up
Return to Canada from Kansai