STUDY ABROAD OPPORTUNITIES

General Information

The following faculties provide study abroad opportunities:

  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Health and Sports Science
  • Faculty of Health Care and Nursing
  • Faculty of Health Sciences and Nursing

Students currently in Juntendo University will be able to find out more about the individual programs by contacting their faculty's Academic Affairs and Student Affairs Offices. Please note the information below is subject to change. Check with individual faculties for up-to-date information.

FACULTY OF MEDICINE

The Faculty of Medicine offers students the opportunity to study abroad between 2-8 weeks during their sixth year, within the curriculum.

Academic Year Month Steps
Year 5 August - September Study Abroad Application Period
October - February Study Abroad Pre-Trip Training
Year 6 April - May Study Abroad (2-8 weeks)
June - July Study Abroad Report Meeting

Below are some of the institutions Faculty of Medicine students have studied at in the past:

Country Institution
Australia Monash University
University of Melbourne
Canada McGill University Health Center
McGill University Royal Victoria Hospital
University of British Columbia
University of Toronto
University of Tornoto (The Hospital for Sick Children)
Germany Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Thailand Mahidol University, Ramathibodi Hospital, Faculty of Medicine
United Kingdom Barts and The London Children's Hospital
Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry
Hammersmith Hospital
King's College London - Institute of Psychiatry
Maidstone Hospital
United States of America Cleveland Clinic
Columbia University
Columbia University Medical Center
Harvard Medical School - Joslin Diabetes Center
Massachusetts General Hospital
Mayo Clinic
Mount Sinai Medical Center
Stanford University
Temple University

For more information about the opportunity, visit the Faculty of Medicine.

FACULTY OF HEALTH AND SPORTS SCIENCE

The Faculty of Health and Sports Science study abroad programs in the past have taken students to the United States and the United Kingdom. The opportunities gave the students the chance to experience English training programs, home stays, the Olympics, and training programs relating to their majors. One specific program gives students the opportunity to experience a one month training program at the University of Colorado Bolder.

For more information about the opportunity, visit the Faculty of Health and Sports Science.

FACULTY OF HEALTH CARE AND NURSING

The Faculty of Health Care and Nursing provides three study abroad opportunities:

United States Study Abroad Program: Portland State University

Pre-departure

  • English classes to improve use of every day English and medical English needed for discussions and presentations
  • Presentation preparation to enable students to speak about Japanese medical care, nursing conditions, and nursing education

Study Abroad Content

  • Lectures focusing on:
    • The United States health care system
    • The United States nursing education
    • Communication Skills
    • Death with Dignity Act
    • End of life medical care
  • Observational and Training Experiences
    • Oregon Health & Science University
      • Undergraduate and graduate school
      • Simulation & Clinical Learning Centers
    • Hospitals
    • Nursing Home
    • Hospice
    • Ronald McDonald House

United Kingdom Study Abroad Program: De Montfort University

Pre-departure

  • English classes to improve use of every day English
  • Buddy system to enhance English skills
  • Presentation preparation to enable students to speak about Japanese medical care, nursing conditions, and nursing education

Study Abroad Content

  • English language training
  • Lectures focusing on the United Kingdom's nursing education
  • Emergency care stimulation training
  • Hospital observation
  • Square Mile Programme – a volunteer program contributing to the local community

Thailand Study Abroad Program: Thammasat University

The Thammasat study abroad experience gives students the opportunity to stay in a Thammasat University student dorm and learn about the Thai culture and nursing system while having the opportunity to complete practical training in a Thailand Hospital.

Study Abroad Content

  • Observe of the university hospital and regional hospitals
  • Complete practical nursing training under the guidance of Thammasat University faculty and with Thammasat University students
  • Experience different cultures and customs alongside Thammasat University students
  • Learn about the Thai medical and nursing system through lectures and discussions

For more information about the opportunity, visit the Faculty of Health Care and Nursing.

FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES AND NURSING

The Faculty of Health Sciences and Nursing study abroad programs in the past have taken students to the United Kingdom, Finland, Sweden, and Estonia where they were able to improve their English through training programs and learn more about nursing conditions, nursing education, and nursing’s role in elderly outside of Japan.

For more information about the opportunity, visit the Faculty of Health Sciences and Nursing.