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University of Tokyo, Japan

World Rankings

  • QS World University Ranking (2018–19) 23
  • THE World University Ranking (2018–19) 42

History

  • The University of Tokyo is commonly known as "Todai" in Japan was founded in 1877.
  • Todai was renamed the Imperial University (Teikoku daigaku) in 1886, and then Tokyo Imperial University (Tōkyō teikoku daigaku) in 1897. 
  • In 1947, after Japan's defeat in World War II, it re-assumed its original name. 

Address

7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo, 113-8654, Tokyo, Japan