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 28,310

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
Religion
No. of Undergraduate Students 14,071
No. of Graduate Students 14,239
No. of Full-Time Faculty Members 3,852
No. of International Students 3,938
Breakdown of International Student Numbers by Country China: 2,079
South Korea: 408
Taiwan: 176
Thailand: 94
India: 92
Indonesia: 86
USA: 72
France: 72
Philippines: 58
Vietnam: 54

108 countries/regions in total
No. of Countries with Exchange Agreements 63
Individual University Scholarships Please visit the following page to learn about scholarships:
http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en/prospective-students/scholarships.html
International Student Dormitories Please visit the following page to learn about student dormitories:
http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en/prospective-students/housing.html
Japanese Language Education Services Center for Japanese Language Education:
http://www.nkc.u-tokyo.ac.jp/index_e.html
Consultation Room International Student Support Room
https://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/adm/inbound/en/support-issr.html
International Student Associations Registered International Student Associations:
http://www.ic.u-tokyo.ac.jp/ic/party/index_e.html
Career Support Yes
Contact URL: https://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en/general/contact.html

As of August 20, 2018

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