Study Abroad in Tokyo

What to Expect in Tokyo

Study abroad in Tokyo to experience Japanese culture and have the adventure of a lifetime. 

Explore centuries-old temples, gardens, and castles that are only minutes from ultra-modern skyscrapers, electronics stores, and haute couture fashion centers. Dine on sushi and tempura, attend a sumo match or a baseball game, and learn tea ceremony, karate, or breakdancing. The Tokyo study abroad experience has something for everyone. 

Explore this bustling metropolis as you take classes in the town of Makuhari, on the tip of Tokyo Bay, and just 45 minutes from the heart of the city. 

Immersive courses, exciting excursions, and so much more awaits when you study in Tokyo!

Languages Spoken: 
Japanese
Climate: 
Humid Subtropical
Currency: 
Yen (¥)
Time Zone: 
GMT+9

Top 5 Things to Do in Tokyo

Enjoy Art & Culture in the Roppongi District
Known as a shopping destination, Roppongi also has a thriving and lively art scene.
Hike Mount Takao
Need a break from the hustle and bustle of Tokyo? Take a day trip to Mount Takao, where the views are breathtaking.
Experience the Harajuku District
Make your way to this trendy fashion district, and be sure to see the popular Meiji Jingu Shrine.
Visit Shibuya Scramble Crossing
Walk across one of the most recognizable and busiest pedestrian crossings in the world!
Spend a Day on Odaiba
Take a walk across Tokyo Bay on the striking Rainbow Bridge to explore this island filled with museums, restaurants, and more.

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