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Denryu Study Tour

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In July 2023, a group of 30 Electrical Engineering and Automotive Technology students will go on a study trip to the beautiful country of Japan. The name of the study trip is Denryu, which means Electric current in Japanese. This reveals a bit of the nature of the study trip, as the trip will focus it’s excursions to companies and universities who have their field of interest in Electrical Engineering and Automotive Technology. Japan lends itself great for that as it is a technologically advanced country. Of course, Japan is also very cultural and traditional. So next to that the students will visit some cultural activities to see all the beauties Japan has to offer.

Japan, also known as the land of the rising sun, is an island country located in the pacific ocean. With a population of 125 million people, it’s the 11th most populous country in the world. The island itself is placed along the so called “Pacific ring of fire”, which means the country is prone to earthquakes and volcano eruptions. The country is rich in culture and habits. Something which is still very visible among the population of Japan, where tradition is key in their way of life. During this trip, we will also see some of that with the visits we will have.  Japan is also known for its wide variety of food, which mostly includes sushi, ramen noodles, and Mochi. A famous beverage is Sake, and green tea, which is always served with traditional tea ceremonies.