The University of Tokyo was established in 1877 as the first national university in Japan. As a leading research university, UTokyo offers courses in essentially all academic disciplines at both undergraduate and graduate levels and conducts research across the full spectrum of academic activity.
Programs in English at Komaba (PEAK) is a four-year undergraduate program, which offers two courses: "The International Program on Japan in East Asia" and "The International Program on Environmental Sciences." Students completing either course obtain a bachelor’s degree in the liberal arts.
PEAK is the only undergraduate program at UTokyo conducted entirely in English. Students do not need any previous Japanese language experience in order to apply for the program. All PEAK Students are required to take Japanese courses for one and a half semesters. The PEAK academic year starts in September and the academic year is divided into two semesters, each further subdivided into two terms. The application period for 2023 enrolment is between 21st of November, 2022 and 21st of December, 2022.
Scholarships are offered to students of exceptional merit. The University of Tokyo Scholarship is a four-year scholarship that covers the admission fee(JPY282,000), annual tuition fee (JPY535,800 a year), and living expenses (JPY126,000 a month). Up to ten students each year may be offered this scholarship.
The University of Tokyo - Programs in English at Komaba (PEAK)
The University of Tokyo’s Programs in English at Komaba (PEAK) seek to admit a select number of students who exhibit intellectual curiosity and the potential for leadership. In line with the university’s initiative to establish an international campus and nurture global citizens, students are also selected according to their ability to contribute to the diversification of the campus with their cultural experiences and educational backgrounds.
PEAK consists of the International Program on Japan in East Asia and the International Program on Environmental Sciences. The aim of these undergraduate degree programs is to share the rich intellectual and educational resources of the university with the wider global community. All classes are taught in English, but students also have the opportunity to study Japanese language during their studies.
Students in the Japan in East Asia Program gain an international and interdisciplinary understanding of East Asia’s past, present and future, with a particular focus on Japan. The program encourages students to develop skills and knowledge in order to foster constructive dialogue within East Asia and around the world. Students are expected to actively engage with the educational resources and cultural environment at the university.
Students admitted to the Environmental Sciences Program study this complex field from an interdisciplinary perspective, which include the environmental, economic, ethical and legal. They also learn about biodiversity conservation, geochemical cycling, geophysics and the latest environmental technologies from an advanced scientific and engineering perspective. The primary aim of the program is to nurture well-rounded environmental specialists who can design and implement integrated approaches to current and future environmental concerns.
i.e. Bachelor, Technician, Vocational
Undergraduate Programs Taught in English
-Japan in East Asia - Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree
-Environmental Sciences - Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree
i.e. Master's, Doctorate, MBA
i.e. Online program, Exchange programs, Language Schools