Helping International Students Find English-Taught Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programs at Japanese Universities

The University of Tokyo

Type of Institution Established No. of Students
National 1877 28,485

The University of Tokyo (UTokyo) was established in 1877 as the first national university in Japan. As a leading research university, UTokyo offers courses in many academic disciplines at both undergraduate and graduate levels and conducts research across the full spectrum of academic activity.

UTokyo aims to nurture global leaders with a strong sense of public responsibility and a pioneering spirit, possessing both deep specialism and broad knowledge. Students are therefore provided with a rich and varied academic environment that ensures opportunities for both intellectual development and the acquisition of professional knowledge and skills.

Students from all over the world are invited to partake in these experiences while immersing themselves in Japanese life and culture. Learn more about what life at UTokyo is like by visiting our website.

Historical background
Substantial amount of teaching staff
Location 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8654, Japan
No. of Undergraduate Students 14,104
No. of Graduate Students 14,381
No. of Full-Time Faculty Members 3,863
No. of International Students 4,267
Breakdown of International Student Numbers by Country China: 2,403
South Korea: 418
Taiwan: 163
Thailand: 92
India: 99
Indonesia: 79
USA: 89
France: 67
Philippines: 53
Vietnam: 51

103 countries/regions in total
No. of Countries with Exchange Agreements 64
Individual University Scholarships Please visit the following page to learn about scholarships:
International Student Dormitories Please visit the following page to learn about student dormitories:
Japanese Language Education Services Center for Japanese Language Education:
Consultation Room International Student Support Room
International Student Associations Registered International Student Associations:
Career Support Yes
Contact URL:

As of August 8, 2019


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