The University of Tokyo (also known as “UTokyo”) was established in 1877 as the first national university in Japan. As a leading research university, UTokyo offers courses in essentially all academic disciplines at undergraduate and graduate levels and conducts research across the full spectrum of academic activities. Students are provided with a rich and varied academic environment that ensures opportunities for intellectual development and acquisition of professional knowledge and skills. Since its foundation, many of its graduates have gone on to become leaders in government, business, and the academic world.
UTokyo has a faculty of over 4.000 and a total enrollment of approximately 28.000 undergraduate and graduate students. About 3.000 international students study at Utokyo each year, and about 4.000 foreign researchers come to the university annually for short or extended visits.
ICT at UTokyo
The Graduate School of Information Science and Technology (IST) consists of 6 departments: computer science, mathematical informatics, information physics and computing, information and communication engineering, mechano-informatics, and creative informatics. Exchange students have the opportunity to participate in cutting-edge research activities lead by world-leading professors. A number of classes in the English programme are open to exchange students.
Practical information for incoming doctorate candidates, post-doctorates and staff
Office of International Relations, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, the University of Tokyo