Tokyo Metropolitan University, the only public university in Tokyo, is one of Japan’s leading research and teaching institutions. Four faculties with 28 divisions and 6 graduate schools with 30 departments provide world-standard education in a broad range of academic fields. In partnership with industry, TMU is at the forefront of interdisciplinary research and innovation relevant to sustainable lifestyles and mega cities. TMU is committed to academic excellence, innovative research, internationalization, and community service.


Tokai University is a private university established in 1942. The Tokai University Educational System is one of the largest general education and research institutions in Japan. To seek mutual understading and global peace through the education of young scholars from around the world, we began accepting foreign students early on and have consistently promoted Japanese-language education. More than 30,000 students, 659 of them international, study at Tokai’s nine campuses.


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.