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Last update:2021/08/02
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The University of Tokyo

To the place of "dialogue" with the unknown

The University of Tokyo is the oldest national university in Japan, founded in 1877. Our mission is to foster an "intellectual citizens with a futuristic global outlook" (from the University of Tokyo Charter) who can play a leading role in various fields at home and abroad. We conduct various education and research activities at 10 faculties and 15 graduate schools. 

There is a wide variety of members as well as education and research, and people from various countries and regions, students with different ideas and backgrounds are enrolled, and there are opportunities to meet diverse people.


We will continue to enhance learning opportunities and raise the standard of education and research so that diverse students from all over the world can learn with peace of mind. We aim to be a place of learning where people from around the world will want to come and join.


We sincerely welcome those who sympathize with our philosophy and are willing to learn.

If you would like to find out more details, please refer to the application guidelines for each selection for undergraduate entrance examinations and the websites of each graduate school for graduate schools.


If you would like to know the outline of the university and student support, please see the following booklet.


Prospectus for International Students (in English and Japanese):

https://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en/about/intl_students_guide.html


大学案内 東京大学で学びたい人へ(in Japanese):

https://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/ja/admissions/undergraduate/e01_06_01.html


Basic information

Scholarship system
Yes ( for all of international students)
(Special notes) Eligibility depends on each scholarship
Tuition exemption/ reduction system
Yes ( for some international students)
Accommodation support
Providing student dormitory Yes ( for some international students)
Supports other than student dormitory Yes ( for some international students)
Availability of prayer room
No
Availability of religious meals at cafeterias
Yes (for some campuses only)

Trends in acceptance of international students

As of May 1st, 2022

Less than 9 studentsBhutan /Lao People's Democratic Republic/Brunei Darussalam /Turkey /Syria /Lebanon/Israel /Kuwait /Saudi Arabia /United Arab Emirates/Bahrain /Oman /Qatar /Tunisia/Madagascar/Kenya /Nigeria /Ghana/Cameroon /Zambia /Morocco /Ethiopia/Uganda/Zimbabwe /South Africa/Togo/Benin/Malawi /Namibia /Cabo Verde /Burkina Faso/Rwanda/Gambia/New Zealand/Solomon Islands/Mexico/Costa Rica /Dominican Republic/Argentina /Chile /Bolivia /Peru /Ecuador /Colombia /Venezuela/Jamaica/Suriname /Belize /Haiti /Finland /Sweden /Ireland/Belgium /Netherlands/Portugal /Greece/Austria /Switzerland /Poland/Czech Republic/Hungary/Serbia /Bulgaria /Albania /Latvia/Lithuania /Ukraine /Uzbekistan /Kazakhstan /Belarus /Croatia /Slovenia /Bosnia and Herzegovina/Kyrgyzstan /Georgia/Armenia
Less than 10~99 studentsPakistan /India /Nepal /Bangladesh /Sri Lanka /Myanmar /Thailand /Malaysia/Singapore/Indonesia/Philippines/Mongolia/Viet Nam/Cambodia /Iran/Egypt /Australia/Canada/United States of America/Brazil /United Kingdom/Germany/France/Spain /Italy/Russian Federation
More than 100 studentsRepublic of Korea/China /Taiwan

From "Annual survey of international students on Japan by JASSO"

Trends in international students' career and academic degrees

Type of school In Japan Country (region) of origin Outside of Japan or country (region) of origin Total
Employment Further education Other SubTotal Employment Further education Other SubTotal Employment Further education Other SubTotal
Doctoral Degree 128 6 29 163 44 2 21 67 8 1 0 9 239
53.6% 2.5% 12.1% 68.2% 18.4% 0.8% 8.8% 28% 3.3% 0.4% 0% 3.7% 100%
Master's Degree 186 251 46 483 117 8 34 159 3 8 6 17 659
28.2% 38.1% 7% 73.3% 17.8% 1.2% 5.2% 24.2% 0.5% 1.2% 0.9% 2.6% 100%
Professional 14 0 7 21 19 4 4 27 0 0 0 0 48
29.2% 0% 14.6% 43.8% 39.6% 8.3% 8.3% 56.2% 0% 0% 0% 0% 100%
Faculty 11 22 2 35 0 3 2 5 1 4 1 6 46
23.9% 47.8% 4.3% 76% 0% 6.5% 4.3% 10.8% 2.2% 8.7% 2.2% 13.1% 100%
Total 339 279 84 702 180 17 61 258 12 13 7 32 992
34.2% 28.1% 8.5% 70.8% 18.1% 1.7% 6.1% 25.9% 1.2% 1.3% 0.7% 3.2% 100%
From "Survey on international students' careers by JASSO"

Note
1.This survey investigated the academic and career paths of international students in Japan who graduated (completed degree courses) in the 2021-2022 academic year (from April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022) (excludes the numbers of the unknown)
2.The term “international student” as used in this survey is defined as a student from a foreign country who is granted the status of residence as “College Student” (Student Visa) and who is receiving education at a Japanese university, graduate school, or junior college.
3.The "career and academic path" in this survey refers to the status of the international student at the time of graduation or completion of the degree course. However, if a change in path is found at a later date, the status after the change is applied to this survey.

Faculty/school group

< Doctoral Degree>
Graduate School of Public Policy | Dept. of International Public Policy
Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies | International Doctoral Degree Program: Information, Technology, and Society in Asia(ITASIA)
Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences | Department of Global Agricultural Sciences
Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences | Department of Biomaterial Sciences
Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences | Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences | Department of Aquatic Bioscience
Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences | Department of Forest Science
Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences | Department of Applied Biological Chemistry
Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences | Department of Biotechnology
Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences | Department of Agricultural and Environmental Biology
Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences | International Program in Agricultural Development Studies (IPADS)
Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences | Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences
Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences | Department of Animal Resource Sciences
Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences | Department of Ecosystem Studies
Special Graduate Program in Resilience Engineering | Department of Systems Innovation
English Program on Intelligent Information Processing, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology | Department of Creative Informatics
English Program on Intelligent Information Processing, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology | Department of Mechano-Informatics
English Program on Intelligent Information Processing, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology | Department of Information and Communication Engineering
English Program on Intelligent Information Processing, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology | Department of Information Physics and Computing
English Program on Intelligent Information Processing, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology | Department of Computer Science
Special Graduate Program in Resilience Engineering | Department of Nuclear Engineering and Management
Graduate School of Science | Department of Chemistry
Graduate School of Science | Department of Biological Sciences
Graduate School of Science | Department of Earth and Planetary Science
Graduate School of Science | Department of Astronomy
Graduate School of Science | Department of Physics
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences | Graduate Program on Environmental Sciences
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences | Graduate Program on Environmental Sciences
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences | Graduate Program on Global Society
Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences | Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering
Graduate School of Education | Dept. of Advanced Research in School Education
Graduate School of Education | Dept. of Advanced Research in School Education
Graduate School of Medicine | International Health
< Master's Degree (Professional)>
Graduate School of Public Policy | Master of Public Policy, International Program
< Master's Degree>
Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies | International Master's Degree Program: Information, Technology, and Society in Asia(ITASIA)
Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences | Department of Global Agricultural Sciences
Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences | Department of Biomaterial Sciences
Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences | Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering
Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences | Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences | Department of Aquatic Bioscience
Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences | Department of Forest Science
Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences | Department of Applied Biological Chemistry
Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences | Department of Biotechnology
Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences | Department of Agricultural and Environmental Biology
Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences | International Program in Agricultural Development Studies (IPADS)
Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences | Department of Animal Resource Sciences
Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences | Department of Ecosystem Studies
Special Graduate Program in Resilience Engineering | Department of Nuclear Engineering and Management
English Program on Intelligent Information Processing, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology | Department of Creative Informatics
English Program on Intelligent Information Processing, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology | Department of Mechano-Informatics
English Program on Intelligent Information Processing, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology | Department of Information and Communication Engineering
English Program on Intelligent Information Processing, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology | Department of Information Physics and Computing
English Program on Intelligent Information Processing, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology | Department of Computer Science
English Program on Intelligent Information Processing, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology | Department of Mathematical Informatics
Graduate School of Mathematical Sciences | athematical Sciences
Special Graduate Program in Resilience Engineering | Department of Systems Innovation
Graduate School of Economnics | International Program in Economics (UTIPE)
Graduate School of Science | Department of Biological Sciences
Graduate School of Science | Department of Chemistry
Graduate School of Science | Department of Earth and Planetary Science
Graduate School of Science | Department of Astronomy
Graduate School of Science | Department of Physics
Graduate School of Engineering The Global 30 Program | Architecture and Urban Design Course (G30-UDA)
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences | Graduate Program on Environmental Sciences
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences | Graduate Program on Environmental Sciences
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences | Graduate Program on Global Society
Graduate School of Education | Dept. of Integrated Educational Sciences
Graduate School of Education | Dept. of Advanced Research in School Education
Graduate School of Medicine | International Health
< Bachelor's Degree>
Faculty of Science | Department of Chemistry (GSC)
College of Arts and Sciences | International Program on Japan in East Asia
College of Arts and Sciences | International Program on Environmental Sciences
Faculty of Letters | Humanities
Faculty of Agriculture | Environmental and Resource Sciences Course
Faculty of Agriculture | Applied Life Sciences Course
Faculty of Agriculture | Veterinary Medical Sciences Course
Faculty of Education  | Dept. of Integrated Educational Sciences
Faculty of Law | Department I(General Legal Studies Course)
Faculty of Law | Department II(Legal Profession Course)
Faculty of Law | Department III (Political Science Course)
< Master's and Doctoral Degree>
Graduate School of Science | Department of Astronomy (GSGC)
Graduate School of Science | Department of Earth and Planetary Science (GSGC)
Graduate School of Science | Department of Biological Sciences (GSGC)
Graduate School of Science | Department of Physics (GSGC)
Graduate School of Science | Department of Chemistry (GSGC)