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We are pleased to launch the University of Tsukuba's brand new English website!

We are looking for your thoughts on our new design.
Please go here and fill out our survey so our web team can improve the site over the coming months.

Study for a degree in English at Japan's most innovative university

With a history stretching back over 130 years, the University of Tsukuba is one of Japan's oldest and most respected universities. Ranked in the top 10 Japanese universities, we strive to produce graduates which are well placed to succeed in an increasingly complex and competitive world.

Only 45 minutes from Central Tokyo

Located in Tsukuba Science City, just 45 minutes from Central Tokyo, the University offers a pleasant, safe, green environment for students to complete their studies.

International programs in science and social sciences

We offer international undergraduate programs in Life and Environmental Science, majoring in Biology, Agrobiology or Geoscience, International Social Sciences, majoring in Sociology, Economics, Law, Political Science, International Relations or International Development, and Medical Science. A wide range of Masters and PhD degree programs are also available.

Our international degree programs are taught and administered entirely in English, and provide comprehensive student support and Japanese language training. Furthermore, we waive entrance fees and offer the first semester tuition-free for all undergraduate English program students, as well having a wide range of scholarships available.

You can download our brochures here.

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