Study at Rikkyo University in Tokyo, Japan
Tokyo is the capital of Japan and is home to approximately 13.7 million people. The city is internationally famous for its mix of modern and historical architecture, including its two towers. Tokyo also holds many gardens and parks, as well as national parks and farmland on the outskirts of the city. Tokyo is a global leader in international finance, has the biggest fish and seafood market in the world, and attracts millions of tourists a year. There are numerous museums, theatres, and festivals throughout the city for locals and visitors to enjoy. For more information on Tokyo, visit the Tokyo Metropolitan Government website
About Rikkyo University
Rikkyo University provides liberal arts education to students in Tokyo, Japan. Founded in 1874 as Rikkyo School, the University is founded on the Western liberal arts tradition. Rikkyo University has approximately 19,500 undergraduate students, 1,300 graduate students, and 2,600 faculty and staff. Rikkyo University has many undergraduate and graduate courses taught in English. Programs include: Arts, Intercultural Communication, Economics, Business, Science, Sociology, Law and Politics, Tourism, Community and Human Services, Contemporary Psychology, Christian Studies, Business Administration, and Social Design Studies.
Rikkyo University Quick Facts
Programs for Short-term International Students
General Information for International Students
Japan has strict laws concerning medications and medical devices brought into the country. Some over-the-counter medications commonly used in the US are prohibited in Japan (i.e. Tylenol Cold, Nyquil, Sudafed, Advil Cold & Sinus, Vicks Inhaler, and others). Some prescription medications are illegal in Japan, even if they have been prescribed by a doctor in the US (i.e. Adderall). Depending on the medication, students may have to apply for a certificate called a Yakkan Shoumei prior to departing for Japan.
It is important that students applying to this program read the following links carefully to determine whether any medications they are currently taking are strictly illegal to bring into Japan or if they will require a Yakkan Shoumei.
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