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University of Tokyo - Bunkyo , Tokyo , Japan

Institute of the University of Tokyo and the University of Tokyo ( 東京大学 (Tokyo University) Tōkyō Daigaku ? ) , Abbreviated Tōdai (東大East University ) is one of the university researchers in Japan . The University of Tōkyō has 10 faculty with a total of 30,000 students, including 2100 foreign students, on five campuses in Hongo , Komaba , Kashiwa , Shirokane and Nakano .

Location: Bunkyo , Tokyo , Japan

University of Tokyo - Bunkyo , Tokyo , Japan


The school was established by the Meiji government in 1877 with the current name by merging the old Chinese government schools. It was renamed Imperial University (帝國 大學Teikoku daigaku ) in 1886 , and later the Imperial University of Tokyo (東京 帝國 大學Tōkyō teikoku daigaku ) in 1887 when the imperial university system was formed.

In 1947 , after the Japanese defeat in World War II , the school regained its original name. With the start of the new university system in 1949 , Todai merged the school that was formerly the Middle School (now Komaba University) and the former Tokyo High School, which is responsible for teaching. taught the first and second year undergraduate students, while the departments of the main Hongo campus are responsible for the third and fourth year students. Since 2004, the University of Tokyo has been incorporated into the National Federation of Colleges according to the law applicable to the national universities. The University is currently under the management of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan .


General information 

In academic subjects taught at the school, perhaps the school is best known for its science and technology faculties . In addition, the school is home to many famous Japanese politicians, but the power of the school is declining. For example, the percentage of alumni in the premiership school is 2/3, 1/2, 1/4, 1/5 and 1/6 in the 1950s , 1960s , 1980s, The University of Tokyo is considered one of the most prestigious schools, with the other six rivals in the group of 7 universities , the Imperial University before World War II, especially Kyoto University . In the field of science, Kyoto University produces many winnersNobel prize .

Departments and Graduate Schools 


  • Yasuda Auditorium on the University of Tokyo's Hongo Campus
  • The law
  • Medical
  • Technology
  • Literary
  • Science
  • Agriculture
  • Economy
  • Arts and Sciences
  • Education
  • Pharmacy

Graduate schools 

  • Humanities and sociology
  • Education
  • Law and politics
  • Economy
  • Arts and Sciences
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • Medical
  • Pharmacy
  • Math
  • Defense Science
  • Information Technology
  • Interdisciplinary Information Studies (?)
  • Public policy

Research institutes 

  • Institute of Medicine
  • Earthquake Research Institute
  • Oriental Culture Institute
  • Institute of Social Sciences
  • Institute of Socio-Information and Communication Studies
  • Institute of Industrial Sciences
  • Historical Institute
  • Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology. (Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences)
  • Institute of cosmic ray research
  • Institute for Solid State Physics
  • Marine Research Institute


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