Dates and 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.



May 12 Depart Edmonton for Tokyo
May 13

Arrive in Tokyo
Shibuya Crossing

May 14

Partner University Lecture
Company visit

May 15

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
May 23 Osaka Castle
Umeda Sky Building & central Osaka
Free Evening
May 24 Program wrap-up
Return to Canada from Kansai