University of Tsukuba

Location: Ibaraki
Type of institution: National coed
Contact: International Student Center
1-1-1 Tennodai, Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki 305-8577
TEL: +81-29-853-6087         FAX: +81-29-853-6204
The University of Tsukuba is a national university established in 1973 following the relocation of its antecedent, the Tokyo University of Education. Its unique administrative and educational structure has become a model for future Japanese universities. Brand-new research systems within the University of Tsukuba are designed to meet educational challenges within and outside Japan. It also emphasizes the internationalization of education, accepting more than 1200 international students and nearly 200 foreign professors. Study under the guidance of prominent professors in a breathtakingly beautiful environment will guarantee you productive research and a fruitful life.

No. of Professors (full-time/part-time): 569/0
No. of Countries of Origin: 88
No. of Undergraduate Degree Students: 10154
No. of International Undergraduate Degree Students: 159
No. of Graduate Degree Students: 6087
No. of International Graduate Degree Students: 820
No. of Associate Professors (full-time/part-time): 519/0
No. of International Students (Degree/Non-Degree): 820/164
No. of Exchange Agreements: 130
No. of Countries with Exchange Agreements: 37
No. of Exchange Students (Receiving): 107
No. of Exchange Students (Sending): 53

Undergraduate Programs
Agricultural Sciences
Agrobiological Resources
Crafts and Design
Art and Design
Education (Teacher Training)
Health and Physical Education
International Studies
Comparative Culture
International Studies
Literature, Linguistics and Area Studies(Japanese)
Japanese Language and Culture
Political Science
Policy and Planning Science
Social Sciences
System Science and Engineering
Engineering Systems
Graduate Programs
Agricultural Sciences
Biosphere Resource Science and Technology (D)
Crafts and Design
Art and Design (D)
Design (M)
Education (Special Education)
Education for Handicapped Children (M)
Education (Teacher Training)
School Education (D)
Secondary Education (M)
Environmental Sciences
Environmental Sciences (M)
Geoenvironmental Science (D)
Integrative Environmental Science (D)
Earth Evolutionary Science (D)
History and Anthropology (D)
Industrial Engineering
Risk Engineering (D)
Literature, Linguistics and Area Studies(General)
Area Studies (M)
Literature and Linguistics (D)
Mathematics (D)
Mechanical Engineering
Engineering Mechanics and Energy (D)
Philosophy (D)
Physical Education
Athletic Coaching (M)
Health Education (M)
Methodology of Physical Education (M)
Physical Education, Health and Sport Sciences (D)
Sport Science for Health and Fitness Promotion (M)
Sports Medicine (D)
Political Science
Modern Culture and Public Policy (D)
Policy and Planning Science (D)
Social Welfare
Human-Care Sciences (D)
Social Sciences (D)
System Science and Engineering
Advanced Engineering Systems (D)

Special Programs for International Students
Junior Year at Tsukuba Program: Special Courses (English), Regular Courses (English), Japanese Language Courses
Service for International Students
Advisor system, Japanese language and Japanese culture class, supplemental Japanese language class, tutoring system. Health clinic, personal/psychological counseling, college housing, housing information, vocational guidance, homestay and home visit information, cultural exchange program.