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Location and Facilities

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School location and facilities

Temple University, Japan Campus is located within two buildings in the Minami Azabu and Mita districts in central Tokyo and is surrounded by several embassies, international companies, and two major universities. Occupying several floors of each building, TUJ provides a comfortable yet lively atmosphere, where you can expect to see the familiar faces of faculty, staff and fellow students on a regular basis. 

Facilities include classroom space, art studios, computer labs and a wireless network, student lounges, a library, a career center, a teaching and learning center, and administrative offices. On the first floor of Azabu Hall, you will find the Office of Student Services (OSS). As the office responsible for non-academic programming and support, OSS will likely serve as your home base during your time at TUJ.
 
TUJ is easy to reach using Tokyo’s famous public transportation system and is within walking distance of several subway and train stations. You will find the location convenient for grabbing lunch at one of the many Japanese or international eateries, or a well-stocked convenience store, and for exploring Tokyo after class. You may hop on the train for a quick ride to Shibuya, a vibrant area popular with young adults, or head to the Imperial Palace (home to the emperor), the Diet Building (Japanese Legislature), or the shopping districts of Ginza and Shinjuku, all of which are less than three miles from campus.
 
 
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A new campus for TUJ coming in Fall 2019

new TUJ campusTemple University, Japan Campus has partnered with Showa Women's University to create a brand new campus for TUJ students, scheduled to open for the Fall 2019 semester. The new building will provide excellent resources for TUJ students, including study abroad students. Plans include a 9,000 square-meter academic building, enhanced common areas, a modern library, expanded and improved studio spaces, and a dedicated art gallery. Students will also have access to athletic facilities and the more traditional university setting at Showa. Showa's campus is just a 10-minute train ride from Shibuya, a popular district in Tokyo.

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Why Tokyo?

Tokyo is:

  • A city at the forefront of innovation, a cosmopolitan capital rich with ancient customs that still continue to shape daily Japanese life
  • A city with an incredible level of energy and vitality
  • A city made up of many centers, each with its own special character
  • An ideal city in which to study abroad

You could spend a lifetime exploring Tokyo and never see it all.