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University of Tsukuba

History

Our university was established in October 1973, due to the relocation of its antecedent, the Tokyo University of Education, to the Tsukuba area. As the new concept comprehensive university in Japan to be established under a country-wide university reform plan, the University has featured "Openness" with "New Systems for Education and Research" under a "New University Administration."

Education

The University of Tsukuba gives students the opportunity develop their individuality and skills through an education that is backed by cutting-edge research. Toward this end, we set the following goals.

Research

We aim to actively expand interdisciplinary and integrative approaches to education research, further specialized expertise and produce distinguished research. We aim to provide an environment that allows future leaders to realize their potential in full and gives them the opportunity to develop their individuality and skills through education that is backed by cutting-edge research. Promotion of basic and applied researches with scientific and social values, and researches contributing to the inheritance of science and culture to the next generation.

Career

Based on its founding principles, the University of Tsukuba is fostering human resources who have "internationality", "future vision", and "problem-solving" ability. Our graduates are highly appreciated in various fields such as private companies, government offices, education and other fields.

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University of Tsukuba Scholarships

Below you will find scholarships related to University of Tsukuba. Distinction can be made between scholarships provided by the University and those provided by independent providers.

Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
Need-based

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Leopold Figl Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
55000 USD
Deadline
01 Nov 2024
Francesca Norris Memorial Scholarship
Merit-based

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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
01 Nov 2024
Type Rating Scholarships
Merit-based

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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
International Conference Scholarship
Merit-based

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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
01 Nov 2024
Financial Scholarships
Merit-based

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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
Spreadsheet Gladiator Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Coefficient
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
200 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
Wiingy Future STEM Leaders Scholarship
Merit-based

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Wiingy
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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2025
377 -22
2024
355 -43
2023
312
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2025
-
2024
351 150
2023
501
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2024
-
2023
201
2022
201
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2025
-
2024
-
2023
432
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Student services

The training facilities at the University of Tsukuba are established with the aim of facilitating various activities of students, staff, and faculty members of the university such as training, extracurricular activities, and recreation.

Housing services

There are plenty of welfare facilities in the University of Tsukuba so that the university students and faculty members can spend comfortable college life. In each area on campus, there are cafeterias, coffee shops, book stores, and commodity shops. In addition, there are electric goods store, beauty shop, parlor, public bath, and coin shower in Residence Hall Area.

Library services

The University of Tsukuba Library is dedicated to be the core of academic information through cooperation with the local community, research laboratories and educational organizations in Japan and overseas.

The Libray consists of the Central Library and four specialized libraries (Art and Physical Education Library, Medical Library, Library on Library and Information Science, and Otsuka Library).

ICT services

The University of Tsukuba offers unique world class facilities and resources in each academic field including a supercomputer, accelerator, plasma confinement device, biomass cultivation facility, sports science laboratory, partial radiation therapy equipment, and bio resources.

Medical services

University of Tsukuba Hospital is a major teaching hospital of the University of Tsukuba, School of Medicine and has led the country in providing innovative training programs in residencies and fellowships in various specialties. As a teacing hospital, the hospital provides multidisciplinary education to students in various areas of specialty.

Campus life

"This is not Japan, its altogether a different country", this is what most of the visitors to the University of Tsukuba comment. The University of Tsukuba is well known for its beautiful campus, from where Mt. Tsukuba can be seen. The loop line fringed with green rows of trees and promenades stretching as far as the eye can see are a few of those features that steal the visitors' heart away.

The University of Tsukuba campus is located between Higashi Odori and Nishi Odori which run north to south and is divided into five areas.

Student clubs

The training facilities at the University of Tsukuba are established with the aim of facilitating various activities of students, staff, and faculty members of the university such as training, extracurricular activities, and recreation.

Kambara Hall is an on-campus memorial hall dedicated to the founding of the university. This unique building has Zen rooms, study rooms, and Japanese-style rooms connected by a corridor and surrounding an inner garden. It is the only Japanese-style building on campus. It is used for various purposes, including holding lectures, seminars, and study groups. Japanese-style extra curricular clubs such as Tea Ceremony, Rakugo, Noh, and Shamisen also make good use of this building.

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