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Temple University – Japan Campus

Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ) is the oldest and largest foreign university in Japan.

Bachelor's programmes

Business & Management (2)
Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Humanities (1)



  • Founded in 1982, TUJ has developed into a nationally recognized institution offering an extensive range of educational programs. 
  • TUJ was established in Shiba-Koen, Minato-ku, drawing public attention as the first campus of an American university in Japan. TUJ started by offering the Intensive English Language Program (IELP) and the Master of Education (M.Ed.) in TESOL program


In addition to its core undergraduate program, TUJ offers graduate programs in law, business, and education; an English-language preparation program; continuing education courses; and corporate education classes.


As the only fully accredited, American university in Tokyo, Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ), is uniquely positioned and committed to supporting research opportunities for both students and faculty, especially in Teaching English as a Second Language, Law, the Humanities, Business Studies, Communications Studies, and the Social Sciences.


The Career Development Office at Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ), aims to help develop students' abilities to find the best job before they graduate. We provide career counseling, seminars on employment strategies, and guidance on internships, resume, and interviewing techniques. We also provide each student with a comprehensive guidelines booklet to assist job-hunting and career development.

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Student services

  • The Office of Students Services (OSS) supports TUJ's diverse student population as they become members of the university community. In addition to providing assistance with the visa application process and coordinating Financial Aid/GI Bill-related matters and housing, the OSS provides orientations to help students adapt to the academic and social life at TUJ.
  • The OSS also works with the Student Government and other student organizations to encourage social interaction among students with different backgrounds by creating events and activities that appeal to all TUJ students.

Housing services

TUJ uses a dorm facility in the Tokyo area and has two live-in resident assistants to support TUJ students. In accordance with Temple University policies, all TUJ facilities including the dorms and homestays are no-smoking and no-alcohol. A dorm manual with explanations on other rules and policies is distributed at the mandatory dorm orientation held during TUJ's new student orientation week.

Library services

The TUJ library, which focuses on English-language publications, holds over 60,000 books and more than 3,300 DVD titles. TUJ has opened the collection to teachers at Minato elementary and junior high schools, as well as to Minato residents through local libraries.

ICT services

TUJ has six computer labs equipped with Windows, Mac and Unix computers with a variety of office and design software applications. Campus-wide wireless network is available. The office also provides computer related support to students, staff and faculty.

Medical services

  • TUJ covers disaster preparation at orientation for all new students. Each floor of TUJ has assigned to it floor safety officers responsible for coordinating evacuation efforts from the building. 
  • TUJ also has a limited supply of water and food in the event of a major disaster where public transportation has halted and students are stranded at TUJ overnight.

Student Life

Campus life

Small classes of around 19 students each encourage student participation and allow faculty to provide individualized attention. Internships and independent research provide plenty of hands-on experience. Outside of class, students enjoy the best of Tokyo and Japan through excursions, workshops, campus events and student club activities. Campus facilities include computer labs, an academic advising center, library, counseling office, editing room and tutoring center.

Student clubs

Student organizations—created and run by students—are overseen by Student Activities which is housed within the Office of Student Services (OSS). These organizations help students identify others with similar interests, as well as promote affinity towards other students while enhancing their TUJ experience


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