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  • General School Information

    The University of Tokyo
    Native Name
    Tokyo Daigaku
    English Name
    The University of Tokyo
    Founding Year
    Street Address
    Tokyo Daigaku, 7-3-1 Hongo
    Postal Code/Zip Code
    University Website
    Number of Students (approx)
    Number of Faculty (approx)
    The University of Tokyo is commonly known as "Todai" in Japan, an abbreviation of the Japanese characters that make up the Japanese name of the University. The full Japanese name of the University is the four characters that spell out Tokyo Daigaku. Taking the first character of Tokyo (our home city) and the first character of Daigaku(which means university), gives Todai. The abbreviation UT is no longer used for several reasons. First, to avoid confusion with other excellent overseas universities that use that abbreviation. Second, to create a single brand image and identity across the University, both visually and among all of our members, irrespective of language. Third, and perhaps most importantly, because even in this global age Todai is a Japanese university, and we are proud of our heritage and unique character.
    Living Alumni
    Nobel Laureates
    7 current and former faculty members
    Base Tuition
    Professorships of Distinction
    School Income
    School Expenses
    Library Collection
    8.7 million
    Real Estate Holdings
    163 hectares
  • Chemistry Department Details

    Global Ranking in Chemistry
    Department contact information

    Mailing Address
    7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku

    Telephone 03-5841-4321
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    Research Areas

    Physical, organic, inorganic, and analytical chemistry

    Chemistry Department Information
    Educational Philosophy of the Department of Chemistry in the School of Science and the Department of Chemistry in the Graduate School of Science The driving force of science comes from intellectual curiosity, one of the most fundamental desires of man in pursuit of clarifying the reasons of nature, and deepening his understanding of the relationship between nature and humanity. Accordingly, science is directed to advancing man's view of nature, or how humans comprehend things in nature. Evolution in science has enabled humankind to view nature objectively, without useless fears, on the basis of universal rules. Cultivated by science, our view of nature provides a mental basis for modern civilization. 
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