The University of Tokyo, Japan

Address: 7 Chome-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo City, Tokyo 113-8654, Japan


The University of Tokyo (東京大学, Tōkyō daigaku; Todai or UTokyo) is a public research university in Bunkyō, Tokyo, Japan. Founded in 1877 by the merger of several pre-westernisation era institutions such as Shoheizaka Institute (founded in 1605) and Kaiseijo, it was the nation's first modern university.
UTokyo consists of 10 faculties, 15 graduate schools, and 11 affiliated research institutes. As of 2023, it has a total of 13,974 undergraduate students and 14,258 graduate students.

UTokyo boasts a distinguished network of alumni, faculty members, and researchers. As of 2021, The University of Tokyo's alumni, faculty members and researchers include 17 prime ministers of Japan, 18 Nobel Prize laureates, four Pritzker Prize laureates, five astronauts, and a Fields Medalist.
As of November 2023, UTokyo alumni held 139 seats in the National Diet, representing 19.5 per cent of the total 713 seats.Additionally, UTokyo alumni have founded some of Japan's largest companies, such as Toyota Motor and Hitachi, and are holding chief executive positions at Sony, MUFG, Mitsui Corp, Mitsubishi Corp and Japan Post.


Recommended Hotels in Tokyo:

Kasuga no Yu Dormy Inn Korakuen:
4 Chome-23-14 Hongo, Bunkyo City, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan
+81 338685489

Hotel Kizankan:
4 Chome-37-20 Hongo, Bunkyo City, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan
+81 338121211

Hotel Tokyo Garden Palace:
1 Chome-7-5 Yushima, Bunkyo City, Tokyo 113-0034, Japan
+81 338136211