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The Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) is one of Japan's leading educational institutions in the field of science and technology.Tokyo Institute of Technology is the largest science and technology university in Japan with a 125-year history. Established as Tokyo Technical School in 1881, it became Tokyo Technical High School in 1901, which was then located in Kuramae, Tokyo, and in 1929, it acquired the university status as "Tokyo Kogyo Daigaku"' (Tokyo Institute of Technology). It has always been at the frontier of the times and played the pivotal role as a reliable leader in science and technology. Since obtaining a corporate status in 2004, Tokyo Institute of Technology has increasingly impressed people both at home and abroad with the quality of education integrated with research and the unique and outstanding research projects. The Institute has always responded to societal demands producing excellent research and graduates at three undergraduate faculties, six graduate schools, four research laboratories, and many research/education centers. Tokyo Institute of Technology actively engages in research and education in the most advanced, integrated and transformative areas of science and technology. The University has a healthy respect for diversity, as proudly displayed by the diversity of its faculty. Each member takes a leading role in the global academic community. Established in 1881, the Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) is one of Japan's leading educational institutions in the field of science and technology. With the aim of providing an all around education, the institute emphasizes both technical and cultural skills in order to prepare students to become educators, researchers, engineers and managers. Tokyo Tech comprises three schools, six graduate schools, four affiliated research centers and a number of other educational facilities, and receives applications from qualified applicants around the world. Currently, approximately 1,000 foreign students from more than 70 different countries are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate courses and other programs. There are three schools at Tokyo Tech: the School of Science (5 departments), the School of Engineering (16 departments), and the School of Bioscience and Biotechnology (2 departments). The students who complete the credits of the courses required by their departments are eligible to graduate and receive a bachelor's degree. There are two ways for foreign students to gain admission to Tokyo Tech. The first is to fulfill the same requirements as regular Japanese students, i.e. take both the university entrance examination administered by the National Center for University Entrance Examinations (NCUEE) and the entrance examination administered by Tokyo Tech (Admission Division). The second is to take the Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) administered by Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) and the Special Screening Examination for Foreign Undergraduate Students administered by Tokyo Tech. Tokyo Tech has 6 graduate schools: the Graduate School of Science and Engineering (20 departments, 1 laboratory), the Graduate School of Bioscience and Biotechnology (5 departments), the Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Science and Engineering (11 departments), the Graduate School of Information Science and Engineering (3 departments), the Graduate School of Decision Science and Technology (4 departments), and the Graduate School of Innovation Management (2 departments). Each of the graduate schools offers master's and doctoral programs and students who complete the credits of the courses required by their departments, submit a master's or doctoral thesis, and pass the thesis examination and final examination are eligible to receive a master's or doctoral degree. In general, the master's program lasts two years and the doctoral program lasts three years. Tokyo Tech also has an International Graduate Course that enables students to earn a master's or doctoral degree in English.
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