Dates & Schedule

The BUEC 444: International Study Tour to Japan is currently being planned for May 11 - 23, 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 11   Depart Edmonton for Tokyo
May 12  

Arrive in Tokyo
Shibuya Crossing

May 13

  Partner University Lecture
Company visit
Akihabara

May 14

  Asakusa
Imperial Palace
Yakatabune Harbor
May 15
  Company Visit
National Museum of Emerging Science & Innovation
Onsen Experience
May 16
  Tsukiji Market
Cultural Exchange with local Japanese students
Free Evening
May 17
  Train to Nagoya
Tea Ceremony
May 18
  Parnter University Lecture
Campus Tour
Cultural Exchange with local Japanese students
May 19
  Company visit (Toyota)
Railway Museum
Train to Kyoto
May 20
  Fushimi Inari Taisha
Kiyomizu Dera
Nishiki Market
May 21   Campus tour of Partner University
Company Visit
Higashiyama/Arashiyama
May 22
  Osaka Castle
Umeda Sky Building & central Osaka
Free Evening
May 13
  Program wrap-up
Return to Canada from Kansai