Name of the University:  University of Tsukuba
Year of the Establishment: 
1973 <originally founded in 1872, as the Tokyo Higher Normal School>
Location (City, Prefecture): 
Tsukuba, Ibaraki
Number of Students:
University’s Website:

List of Faculties and Graduate Schools in the University


School of Humanities and Culture
School of Social and International Studies
School of Human Sciences
School of Life and Environmental Sciences
School of Science and Engineering
School of Informatics
School of Medicine and Health Sciences
School of Health and Physical Education
School of Art and Design
School of Integrative and Global Majors (SIGMA)

Graduate Schools and Degree Programs:

Graduate School of Business Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences

Degree Programs in Humanities and Social Sciences
Degree Programs in Business Sciences
Law School Program
MBA Program in International Business

Graduate School of Science and Technology

Degree Programs in Pure and Applied Sciences
Degree Programs in Systems and Information Engineering
Degree Programs in Life and Earth Sciences
Joint Master’s Degree Program in Sustainability and Environmental Sciences

Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences

Degree Programs in Comprehensive Human Sciences
Joint Master’s Program in International Development and Peace through Sport
Joint Doctoral Program in Advanced Physical Education and Sports for Higher Education
International Joint Degree Master’s Program in Agro-Biomedical Science in Food and Health

School of Integrative and Global Majors (SIGMA)

Ph.D. Program in Humanics (5D)

Partner University in Uzbekistan

Samarkand State Institute of Foreign Languages
Tashkent State University of Oriental Studies
University of World Economy and Diplomacy
Uzbekistan State University of World Languages

University Overview

The University of Tsukuba was established as “a national university with a new vision,” not limited by the conventional university system, and with the intent of being an “Open University.”

The University’s foundation philosophies of endeavoring to achieve interdisciplinary integration and internationalization, etc, were innovative and showed great foresight.

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