University of Tokyo, Japan

The University of Tokyo was established in 1877 as the first national university in Japan. The University of Tokyo is Japan’s top university and is a world-class center for research.

Tokyo is both the capital and, with 13.5 million inhabitants, the largest city of Japan. Tokyo is famous for its sci-fi cityscape but also features many parks, old quarters, temples and traditional kabuki theatres. It is a fashion, culinary and pop-culture capital and has been ranked as the third best city in the world to be a student.

Mobility partner

>> Information for incoming students

  • Estimated number of mobility places: 1-3 full-year or 2-6 semester places

Available Subject Areas

  • Accounting & Finance
  • Aerospace Engineering/Sciences
  • Archaeology
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Business & Management
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Classics
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computing Science
  • Digital Media & Information Studies
  • Earth Science and Geology
  • Economic & Social History
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Electronics/Electrical Engineering
  • English Language
  • English Literature
  • Film & TV
  • Geography
  • History
  • History of Art
  • Life Sciences
  • Maths
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Politics and International Relations
  • Product Design Engineering
  • Psychology
  • School of Interdisciplinary subjects Dumfries
  • Scottish Literature
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Theatre Studies
  • Theology & Religious Studies
  • University Wide
  • Urban Studies/Public & Social Policy

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