Global Exchange in Numbers

Global Exchange in Numbers


    International students from 97 countries and regions

    Tokyo Tech hosts students from as many as 97 countries and regions throughout the world. More than 1,200 students from overseas study at Tokyo Tech each year, with the largest number of students coming from Asia, followed by Europe and North America (actual figures from 2012 to 2014).

  • 1/3

    One third of doctoral students are from overseas

    The proportion of international students in Tokyo Tech graduate schools is high; 11 percent in master's programs and 33 percent in doctoral programs (as of May 1, 2014). Tokyo Tech is working hard to further promote the internationalization of its campuses.

  • MORE THAN 50

    More than 50 kinds of broad international exchange programs

    Tokyo Tech has more than 50 kinds of international exchange programs available, accepting students from overseas and sending Tokyo Tech students abroad. A variety of learning opportunities including the International Graduate Program and exchange programs at partner universities are offered (as of March 1, 2015).

  • MORE THAN 100

    Partnerships with more than 100 universities and institutions

    Tokyo Tech has university-wide agreements with 103 universities and research institutions in 27 countries and regions, and school-to-school agreements with 146 universities and research institutions in 35 countries and regions (as of May 1, 2014).

  • 3rd

    Third highest rate of published literatures coauthored with international researchers

    Increasing internationalization of research calls for joint research across national borders. Tokyo Tech is actively promoting its staff and students to publish literatures with overseas coauthors, ranking third in Japan in literatures coauthored with international researchers (Web of Science, 2013).


    Four overseas offices

    In order to promote academic exchange and international collaboration strategically, Tokyo Tech has overseas offices in Bangkok, Manila, Beijing, and Alexandria.