Other Educational Opportunities

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The Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences and Biotechnology conducts a Student/Faculty Exchange Program with Kitasato University in Sagamihara-shi, Japan. Each year, two or three Japanese Laboratory Science students visit our Department for three weeks, usually during March. In May-June, two or three of our students visit Kitasato University. Thomas Jefferson University students attend classes at Kitasato University, sight-see and enjoy a "total immersion" in Japanese customs and culture.

Participation in the Exchange Program is competitive. Eligibility is based on:

  • Academic performance
  • Ability to represent our University 
  • Potential to have meaningful learning and social experiences

Students may apply for funding to support their trip through the University's Foerderer Scholarships for International Study.


Student Exchange Program

Student Exchange Program