Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) is Japan’s only university with a graduate school of medical and dental sciences. The goals of TMDU are educating individuals going into medical professions, including doctors and dentists; creating systems for research studies in the medical care and life sciences fields; fostering the development of sophisticated experts in medical and research fields; and making contributions towards society and humanity through these efforts.


In 2012 Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (TUFS) established two new undergraduate schools, the School of Language and Culture Studies and Culture Studies and the School of International and Area Studies, which allow students to study 14 world regions and 27 languages in those areas. The Graduate School of Global Studies and other affiliated organizations also feature international education and research. TUFS aims to become a leading educational and research center for area studies on a global level.


Founded in 1887, Toyo University is a large-scale comprehensive university comprising 11 faculties and 44 departments, with approximately 30,000 undergraduate students enrolled at four campuses in and around central Tokyo. Standing at the forefront of Japan’s drive toward globalization in education, Toyo offers international students virtually unlimited opportunities to experience real Japanese culture, learn the Japanese language, and take academic courses in English while living in one of the most exciting cities in the world.


manaba is a cloud-based collaborative learning system developed by ASAHI Net, Inc. and used by more than 200 educational programs globally. manaba fosters fruitful interaction among students, instructors, program officers and the surrounding learning community and allows them to store and share their work online. International educators implement manaba for the accumulation of learning evidence and artifacts, assessment of learning outcomes, and mutual learning and collaboration to enhance the quality of students’ international experiences.