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Differentiate your resume and get class credit while you study abroad. Along the way, you’ll attend prestigious universities, enjoy career-accelerating experiences, and immerse yourself in Japan’s language, lifestyle and culture.

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Tokyo square

Experience Tokyo with API

Destination Overview

API offers students an amazing opportunity to study abroad in Japan and see the juxtaposition of a country filled with ancient tradition and diverse, futuristic cities. Students at Lakeland University Japan (LUJ) are offered variety of electives taught in English with Japanese and international students, in addition to courses in Japanese language and history.

API students studying in Tokyo have a great location to explore the rest of Japan’s capital filled with unique neighborhoods brimming with delicious food, lively cafe culture, famous UNESCO world heritage sites, and more! Home to some of the world’s friendliest locals, API is ready to welcome students to Japan!

Explore Tokyo and the Lakeland University Campus

Cities in Japan with API Programs:

Tokyo Japan
Why Tokyo
  • Eclectic combination of tradition and modern sights
  • Lively shopping districts and Japanese pop culture hotspots
  • Visit temples, shrines, and relaxing nature parks within city limits
  • Known for unique vending machines around every corner
  • Home to the world’s second tallest building—Tokyo Sky Tree
  • Check out the nightlife of popular Shinjuku
  • Easy-to-navigate public transportation to explore Tokyo and beyond!

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

API is committed to providing enriching international experiences to its participants. We believe in the importance of promoting acceptance, dignity, and respect among people of all backgrounds. API demonstrates its commitment to inclusiveness by providing affordable and accessible programs, offering individualized support, and conducting ongoing diversity education and training for all API staff. No matter who you are or where you come from, API will support you during your journey abroad.

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“Without API I definitely would not have been able to experience as much as I did. Our on site director went above and beyond with helping us to have the best experience possible.”

~API Shanghai student
Tokyo, Japan
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