Tokushima University began as the Tokushima Kisei Normal School in 1874, later developing into several schools. In accordance with the National School Establishment Law, Tokushima University comprising the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Education, the Faculty of Medicine, and the Faculty of Engineering, was instituted in 1949.
The International Office conducts a variety of activities, supporting the international exchange programs of the university as a whole, promoting international activities in the local community, providing education, guidance and advices to international students and Japanese students who want to study abroad and offering a variety of supports for developing countries. The Office plans and implements international exchange activities, such as summer school for partner universities, Japanese language education for international students, short term study abroad for Japanese students, and various guidance and consulting activities.
Health service, counseling and accessibility center
Tokushima University consists of two campuses: Josanjima Campus and Kuramoto Campus. Also, the International House of Tokushima University was established to contribute to the promotion of international exchange by providing international students and researchers with accommodation.