Tokyo, Japan

Location

St. Luke’s International University is located in the heart of Tokyo, capital of Japan and one of the largest cities in the world. Nearby you can find cafes, temples, Tsukiji Market, Ginza, and much more all within walking distance. With its close proximity to Tokyo Station, this location is also the perfect gateway to the rest of Japan. 

What Students Do

Students will have the opportunity to tour the centrally located acute care facility, St. Luke’s International Hospital. In addition to this, students will get a look into the work of Japanese nurses and public health nurses at facilities related to healthcare and welfare in the surrounding aging communities. Students will also have the opportunity to connect with students at St. Luke’s International University to learn about Japan and its culture.

Tips

During downtime, take full advantage of Tokyo’s renowned subway system to travel all throughout the city. For those with an interest in history, try taking a weekend-trip to Kyoto, the cultural capital of Japan, only a two-hour trip by bullet train away.

Questions?

Contact songlobalhealth@unc.edu

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