Founded in 1877, the University of Tokyo is the oldest and largest of Japan’s national universities.
Exemplifying the ideals of excellence and diversity, the University serves as a forum for educational and research activities carried out at a wide array of locations, including the three core campuses of Hongo, Komaba and Kashiwa.
The University of Tokyo’s greatest strength lies in its educational and research excellence.The new discoveries made on its campuses today become excellent research that benefits society tomorrow. The University is a place where outstanding students and researchers cultivate each other’s skills while working together.
The University of Tokyo’s educational and research activities span across the entire world. Actively pursuing exchanges with overseas universities and accepting a large number of international students, UTokyo contributes to a high degree of individual mobility among students, researchers and staff. The University of Tokyo has been and will continue to be a research hub for international excellence.