Tokyo Institute of Technology
Tokyo Institute of Technology is the largest science and technology university in Japan with a 128-year history. Established as Tokyo Technical School in 1881, it became Tokyo Technical High School in 1901, which was then located in Kuramae, Tokyo, and in 1929, it acquired the university status as “Tokyo Kogyo Daigaku”‘ (Tokyo Institute of Technology).
Tokyo Institute of Technology is recognized as a leading university, especially in natural science and engineering field. The university was ranked 31st worldwide according to Global University ranking and 60th in 2010 according to QS World University Rankings, who placed it 23rd in Engineering & IT and 64th in Natural Sciences.
The institute has three campuses, the ?okayama campus in ?okayama, Meguro being the main campus. The other two campuses are the Tamachi campus, located in Shibaura, Minato and the Suzukakedai campus, located in Nagatsuta-cho, Midori-ku, Yokohama.