University of Tsukuba

Country: Japan
Address:1 Chome-1ー1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8577, Japan

About University of Tsukuba

The university was established in October 1973. A forerunner was Tokyo University of Education (東京教育大学, Tōkyō kyōiku daigaku) which was founded in 1872. It was one of the oldest universities in Japan, Tokyo Higher Normal School (東京師範学校, Tōkyō Shihan Gakkō). In October 2002, the University of Tsukuba merged with the University of Library and Information Science (ULIS, 図書館情報大学, Toshokan jōhō daigaku). The School of Library and Information Science and the Graduate School of Library and Information – Media Studies were established. It has provided several Nobel Prize winners, such as Leo Esaki, Hideki Shirakawa and Sin-Itiro Tomonaga. Dr. Satoshi Ōmura was an auditor at Tokyo University of Education.

The University of Tsukuba (筑波大学, Tsukuba daigaku) is a public research university located in Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan. It is one of the top 10 Designated National University and selected as a top type university of Top Global University Project by the Japanese government. The university has 28 college clusters and schools with around 16,500 students (as of 2014). The main Tsukuba campus covers an area of 258 hectares (636 acres), making it the second largest single campus in Japan. The branch campus is in Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, which offers graduate programs for working adults in the capital and manages K-12 schools in Tokyo that are attached to the university.



University of Tsukuba

Phone:+81 29-853-2111
Address:1 Chome-1ー1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8577, Japan
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