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. The University aims to provide its students with a rich and varied academic environment that ensures opportunities for both intellectual development and the acquisition of professional knowledge and skills.


Lakeland University Japan (LUJ) is a Bachelor’s and Associate of Arts Degree-granting liberal arts institution with over 300+ students enrolled across 40+ countries. Established in 1991, LUJ has developed into a fully accredited and nationally recognized institution in Japan. With a history of various environmental projects, social engagement, language, and translation assistance, and more, LUJ students have numerous opportunities to help make a difference in their community. For those with a passion for community service, the same opportunities are available for those studying abroad at either of Lakeland University Japan’s U.S. sister universities.