Tokyo Institute of Technology
2 Chome-12-1 Ookayama, Meguro, Tokyo 152-8550, Japan
Over 135 years of history in world-class research
Tokyo Tech has the longest history among science and technology universities in Japan. For over 135 years, it has continuously generated innovation. In the QS World University Rankings 2015/2016, Tokyo Tech was ranked number three in the country. Tokyo Tech is always at the forefront of the technology giant that is Japan. This is where history and innovation meet.
Tokyo Tech is the top national university for science and technology in Japan with a history spanning more than 130 years. Of the approximately 10,000 students at the Ookayama, Suzukakedai, and Tamachi Campuses, half are in their bachelor's degree program while the other half are in master's and doctoral degree programs. International students number 1,200. There are 1,200 faculty and 600 administrative and technical staff members.
In the 21st century, the role of science and technology universities has become increasingly important. Tokyo Tech continues to develop global leaders in the fields of science and technology, and contributes to the betterment of society through its research, focusing on solutions to global issues. The Institute's long-term goal is to become the world's leading science and technology university.
Unique, first-rate researchers
Tokyo Tech's cutting-edge research makes it a leader, not only Japan, but in the world. The Institute's faculty members, leading researchers in their fields, continue to produce globally significant results year after year, never ceasing to inspire the intellectual curiosity of students. Performing research alongside the world's best researchers.
Wide range of study programs
Tokyo Tech has a variety programs for international students, and a wide range of scholarships are available. The Institute has special programs for students of partner universities and a gamut of choices to support your studies. Whether you are looking for short-term study or a full degree, Tokyo Tech can provide the international study program that is perfect for you.
Life on campus in the one and only Tokyo
The Tokyo Tech campuses are located in the central area of Tokyo, a truly cosmopolitan city. Hop on the train to Shibuya, the trend-setting melting pot of youth culture, or Shinjuku, one of the mega-cities within Tokyo, and feel the different subsets of Japanese culture firsthand. The campuses themselves are surrounded by green, allowing you to apply yourself to research in a nature-filled, relaxing atmosphere. On a sunny day at the Ookayama Campus, you can enjoy the view of Mt. Fuji.
Wider career options
International students who have studied at Tokyo Tech garner the attention of successful companies and organizations. Many international students are employed by top-rated manufacturers from Japan and around the world. Other students have gone on to work on societal infrastructure in the fields of telecommunications and construction. It is evident that study at Tokyo Tech is highly valued. Join us, and your future opportunities will only increase.