Oita University is in Oita Prefecture in Kyushu Island.
Oita is one of the most famous regions for Onsen (hot springs) in Japan.
Oita is not a big city, but people are very kind and we always welcome you warmly.
Oita university has two campus. The campas for medical students is called "Hasama campus". About 650 medical students and 150 nursery students study in Hasama Campas. Our university is located in Yufu city. It is located between Oita city and Yufu city, so half students live in Oita and the other half live in Yufu. For SCOPE students, Our university hospital has special facility to train surgical skill (SOLINE), especially endoscopic surgery. You can watch Robotic surgery with da Vinci Surgical System.
"We pay 500 yen per day for your lunch. We have two restaurants in our campus. One is for students, and the other is for guests or workers of our hospital.You can use both of them. And there are Starbucks coffee and Seven Eleven(convenience store) in our university hospital. So please eat or buy there. If you want to save money, please make by your self. There is a supermarket near from hospital and your dormitory. We prepare cooking equipments"
You can stay dorm for students from foreign countries. It is apartment and each room has a bathroom and a kitchen. It is located very close to the university hospital (5 minutes on foot).
We recommend you to come by Airplane and use Oita Airport Terminal. It take 2hours from Tokyo. By train (bullet train,Shinkansen)
The best spot I recomend you to go is Kitsuki. When the weather is fine, you wear Kimono and walk around the castle town (It is a very beautiful ctown called small Kyoto).
Please join the insurance, in case you hurt someone or break something by accident.