About the University
The University of Tokyo (Todai) is Japan's top university, a world-class center for research, and a vibrant academic community.
Todai's researchers have been at the forefront of their fields since our foundation in 1877. Today, their cutting-edge research regularly appears in top international journals and has earned multiple Nobel prizes. Research at Todai across the arts and sciences is both broad and deep, as specialist knowledge is shared across traditional boundaries to further human understanding.
A robust education
Todai's undergraduate education emphasizes the liberal arts for the acquisition of strong communication skills, a sound ethical framework, and interdisciplinary awareness, together creating a solid foundation for specialized knowledge. Volunteer activities, internships and other off-campus experiences are an increasingly important part of a Todai education.
A vibrant community
Todai is a vibrant community in which world-class researchers work together with excellent students from Japan and more than 100 other countries.
Alumni fill leading positions throughout Japan, Asia, and increasingly around the world.
Todai aims to be a world-class platform for research and education, contributing to human knowledge in partnership with other leading global universities.
Todai aims to nurture global leaders with a strong sense of public responsibility and a pioneering spirit, possessing both deep specialism and broad knowledge.
Todai aims to expand the boundaries of human knowledge in partnership with society.