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Tokyo University of

Agriculture and Technology

E NGL IS H GUID EB O O K 2016 - 2017

F acu lty o f Fa c u lt y of
Agri cul ture En gin e e r in g

Biological Production Biotechnology and Life Science

Applied Chemistry

Applied Biological Science Organic and Polymer

Materials Chemistry

Chemical Engineering
Environmental and
Natural Resource Sciences
Mechanical Systems

Applied Physics
Ecoregion Science

Electrical and Electronic


Cooperative Department of Computer and

Veterinary Medicine Information Sciences
Message from the President Mission TUAT History

Naito-Shinjuku Branch Office,

1874 Industrial Encouragement Department, Ministry of Home Affairs
Agricultural Training Institute Silkworm Diseases Experiment Section
To take on the challenges towards the
"realization of a Sustainable Society", by
contributing to the progress of science 1877 Agricultural Tree Plantation,
and technology in harmony with world Ministry of Home Affairs
peace, society and the natural Komaba
environment and by striving to create new 1878 School of
knowledge and to foster human resources Agriculture
capable of solving problems and Tokyo School of Forestry,
implementing solutions through 1882 Ministry of Agriculture and
free-minded education and research in
agriculture, engineering and integrated
areas. 1886
Tokyo School of Agriculture and Forestry,
Ministry of Agriculture and Commerce

Secondary Department,
Agriculture College of
Tokyo Imperial University
Education 1914 Tokyo Imperial College of
Department of Practical Applications,
1919 Faculty of Agriculture of
Tokyo Imperial University

Tokyo School of
As a science and technology university 1935 Agriculture and Forestry
centered in graduate education, we
cultivate researchers, technicians and Tokyo College of
high-level specialists under a rich 1944 Agriculture and Forestry Tokyo College of Textile

education, high ethical standards and

broad international perception, who
possess leadership and a rich sense of Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology

Toward a world-level research university humanity and will contribute to a

coexistence society.
(Faculty of Agriculture and Faculty of Textile)

We encourage students to aim at leading roles in the 1962 Faculty of Textile Faculty of Engineering

international society
1965 Graduate School of AgricultureMasters Courses
Agriculture and Engineering: these two fields are the two wheels that support the industries of our nation, as
well as practical and timely keys to solve the global challenges of our world. In our modern society, both 1966 Graduate School of EngineeringMasters Courses
Agriculture and Engineering are closely related in various areas such as food, environment, energy, materials Research 1985
and information, thus human resources with knowledge in these areas are highly needed. United Graduate School of Agricultural SciencePhD Courses

TUAT just celebrated the 140th Anniversary of foundation, and we are the only national university in Japan
consisting of a Faculty of Agriculture and a Faculty of Engineering. Our focus is in Agriculture and 1989 Graduate School of EngineeringPhD Courses

Engineering, our education and research programs includes areas derived from the fusion of both fields, and
it is our academic tradition that students can thoroughly carry out their research activity; approximately two To promote the creation of new and 1995 Graduate School of Bio-Applications and Systems EngineeringMSc and PhD

thirds of our students proceed to Graduate School. Thus, we have maintained our status as a research remarkable knowledge through the
university as we endeavor to nurture highly specialized human resources to take a leading role in the pursuance of a "mission-oriented
international community, as well as pioneering human resources with high research capabilities. research", from basic to applied research National University Corporation
Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
in the areas of agriculture, engineering
Moreover, TUATs education embedded in the roots of Japanese manufacturing industry is characterized
and integrated areas, which support the
by its focus on practicality. For example, our Engineering students developed the equipment used in
core of human society; and, to serve as a
cultivation and harvest at the Plant Factory of our Faculty of Agriculture and by doing so, they not only 2006 Institute of Symbiotic Science and Technology
"science and technology hub" for the
accumulate knowledge, but apply it in real life, learn more and develop their strengths. Other features of
development of a sustainable society in 2010 Institute of Agriculture Institute of Engineering
TUAT include the promotion of academia-industry collaborations and university ventures as well as its
which humans and the environment can
international status achieved by a strong network with American, European and Asian institutions. 2014 140th Aniversary
Our future vision is, first and foremost, to achieve competitive research capabilities on the world stage, and
to promote education and research through collaboration with international institutions. Subsequently we
endeavor to foster innovation leaders who could take Japanese industries to the top level of international

I hope that all students at TUAT will take on challenges at TUAT to master their own way, take a leadership P 03 Organization Chart P 25 Fuchu Campus
role in society and work with their peers to solve the global issues of our modern society. P 05 Faculty of Agriculture P 27 Koganei Campus
P 11 Faculty of Engineering P 29 Global Network and Affiliations
Tadashi Matsunaga CONTENTS P 20 Academic Calendar P 31 Admissions Information
Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology P 21 Graduate Schools P 32 International Student Support
P 23 Non-degree Programs P 33 Things to do in Tokyo

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Organization Chart

Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology


Center for Higher Education
University Research Administration
International Center
Health Service Center
Information Media Center
Research Center for Science and
Nature and Science Museum
Center for Environment and Safety
Radioisotope Laboratory
Women's Future Development
Innovation Advancement Organization Graduate
United Graduate
Organization for Promotion of School of Graduate Graduate
Tenure-Track System Faculty of Faculty of School of Institute of Institute of
Bio-Applications and School of School of
Global Innovation Engineering Agriculture Agricultural Engineering Agriculture
Systems Engineering Agriculture
Research Organization Science

Bachelor Courses Bachelor Courses PhD Courses Master's Courses PhD Courses Master's Courses

Biotechnology and Life Science Biological Production Biological Production Science Biotechnology and Life Science Biotechnology and Life Science Science of Biological Production
Applied Chemistry Applied Biological Science Applied Life Science Applied Chemistry Applied Chemistry Studies in Sustainable and
Organic and Polymer Materials Environmental and Natural Symbiotic Science of Environmental Mechanical Systems Engineering Mechanical Systems Engineering Symbiotic Society
Chemistry Resource Sciences and Natural Resources Applied Physics Electronics and Information Applied Biological Chemistry
Chemical Engineering Ecoregion Science Agricultural and Environmental Electrical and Electronic Engineering Engineering Bioregulation and Biointeraction
Mechanical Systems Engineering Cooperative Department of Engineering Natural Resources and Ecomaterials
Computer and Information Sciences
Applied Physics Veterinary Medicine Science on Agriculture Economy and Environmental Science on Biosphere
Symbiotic Society
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Environmental Conservation
Computer and Information Science Environmental and Agricultural
International Environmental and
Agricultural Science

Facilities Facilities Masters and PhD Courses Professional Degree Course Research Divisions Research Divisions
Center for Design and Manufacturing Field Science Center Gifu University Bio-Applications and Systems Industrial Technology and Innovation Biotechnology and Life Science Science of Biological Production
Graduate School of Engineering
Animal Medical Center Applied Chemistry Studies in Sustainable and
Veterinary Medicine Cooperative Major in Advance Symbiotic Society
Scleroprotein and Leather Research (PhD Program) Advanced Mechanical Systems
Health Science (PhD
Institute Engineering Applied Biological Chemistry
Food and Energy Systems Science
Education and Research Center for Advanced Applied Physics Bioregulation and Biointeraction
Frontier Agricultural Science Advanced Electrical and Electronic Natural Resources and Eco-materials
Research and Education Center for Engineering Environmental Science on Biosphere
Prevention of Global Infectious Advanced Information Technology Environmental Conservation
Diseases of Animals and Computer Science
Environmental and Agricultural
Advanced Health Science Engineering
Mathematical Sciences International Environmental and
Language and Cultural Studies Agricultural Science
Animal Life Science
Biological System

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Established 1949

Faculty of Faculty of Agriculture

Department of
The Faculty of Agriculture consists of five departments aimed at contributing to the creation of a sustainable
society. We strive to nurture talents with skills and practical capabilities to help address global challenges in the
Biological Production
fields of agriculture, life science, environmental science and veterinary medicine. Researching into Biological Production from every angle for tomorrows food production

Agricultural production not only focuses on the supply of food Research areas
but also play a multifaceted role in the conservation of the land Agricultural Production
and the environment. More importantly, in the near future Technology and Agricultural Production Technology / Soil Science /
Plant Nutrition
Biomass Energy is expected to become an important source of

renewable energy. Horticultural Science / Plant Ecophysiology / Plant

Plant Production Breeding / International Agrobiological Resource
Science / Genome and Cell Biotechnology

Animal Science / Animal Biochemistry / Insect
Animal Production
Functional Biochemistry / Sericultural Science
To foster human resources who possess broad and deep understanding of agriculture
in Japan and in the world, as well as knowledge of the state-of-the-art science and
Agricultural Economics / Farm Management /
technology related to agriculture and who will apply their learnings into the sustainable Farm Management and
Agricultural Marketing / International Development on
Agricultural Economics
development of domestic and foreign agriculture, distribution, processing and Rural Areas
consumption of agricultural goods and other multi-faceted functions of agriculture.

In the future, I want to
contribute to solving the food
problem through an original
research based on
accumulated expertise
knowledge and practical

In April 2015:
316 graduated Tomohiro Nomura, 3rd year
1,398 enrolled The reason I entered the Faculty of Agriculture was to
contribute to finding solutions to the food shortages in
developing countries. In year 1, we had a great experience in
the rice farming. In year 2, as we learned more about
specialized subjects our studies became even more fun. And
also, by participating in Enhancing Development of Global
Entrepreneur Program, I got a lot of experience through the
Five Departments Common core subjects will provide the fundamentals of various fields of Agriculture,
planning of business models and discussions with business
and advanced courses will allow students to gain specialized knowledge through owners. After becoming a college student, my knowledge
Biological Production researches that dig deeper into their specialization. increased and I feel that I am able to think more logically. I
want to accumulate even more specialized knowledge and
Applied Biological Science We seek students who are eager to challenge the various issues targeted by each
skills towards solving the global issue of food shortage from
department and possess the knowledge foundations required to pursue specialized
Environmental and Natural Resource the point of view of Agriculture.
Sciences studies in their own fields of interest. Candidates should also possess the following
Ecoregion Science attributes:
Cooperative Department of 1. Desire to understand the challenges facing our local and global communities
Veterinary Medicine namely food crisis, energy and the environment and apply ones knowledge to Research on Glutathione utilization pathway at molecular level and
finding solutions to these challenges; application to plant growth improvement
Number of Students 2. Ability to examine the challenges of humankind from a multifaceted perspective, Senior Assistant Professor Naoko Ohtsu
Biological Production (246) develop ones own opinion and express it to a wider audience; and We are researching into sulfur as it is an essential nutrient to plants. In particular, we are focusing on a
241 246
Applied Biological 3. Strong ability in problem solving, backed by knowledge and techniques in Math, substance called glutathione which contains sulfur in the plant. Though glutathione works as a kind of
Science (308)
Sciences and English acquired from practical experiences and studies in high school. storage for sulfur and nitrogen in the plant, it is not yet found how they are accessed and utilized
Environmental and again after it has been stored. Through the research of the glutathione utilization pathway at molecular
Natural Resource
334 308 Sciences (269) level, we expect, in the future, to clarify the role of the glutathione inside the plants and
Have a rewarding career in the field of agriculture and contribute greatly to our society!
link it to growth improvement and production of useful substances by the plant. In the Department of
Ecoregion Science (334)
Biological Production, students will learn a wide range of subjects related to agricultural production,
269 Cooperative Department of
Veterinary Medicine (241) such as social conditions, agricultural technology and biotechnology, which will allow them to acquire
both a view of agriculture as a whole and as an expert.

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Faculty of Agriculture Faculty of Agriculture

Department of Department of
Applied Biological Science Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences
Elucidating the unknown possibilities of "life" Making science of the "environment" surrounding mankind, from the earth to the microscopic world

Having chemistry and living organisms as basis, we elucidate Research areas Students will learn the "Science of the Globe" by making full Research areas
and apply a series of phenomena from molecules to cells and use of the knowledge in biology, chemistry, physics and Environmental Material Science /
the interaction between them to carry out research aimed at Molecular Life
Biological Chemistry / Gene Function and Regulation /
Structural Biochemistry / Applied Microbiology and geoscience, and applying the "scalpel of science" into the Environmental and
Environmental Pollution Analysis /
Biosphere Dynamics Analysis /
contributing to the development of life sciences beneficial to Chemistry Biochemistry / Plant Technology / Gene Technology /
Cell and Tissue Biochemistry
environmental and resource issues. Through these, we will Natural Resource Environmental Remediation /
Sciences Plant and Environmental Science /
mankind. continue to preserve the global environment and promote a Living Environment /
Biomass and Recycle
Biofunctional and Bioregulation Chemistry / Chemical Ecology /
recycling-oriented society.
Biomaterial Bio-organic Chemistry / Food Chemistry / Nutritional
OUR AIMS Chemistry Physiochemistry / Applied Protein Chemistry OUR AIMS
To deeply explore and understand the vital functions of microorganisms, animals, Environmental issues are a major challenge for mankind. While pushing forward the
plants and other organisms on the foundations of chemistry and biology and to apply Plant Pathology / Applied Entomology / Biological science for mankind to live in harmony with the Earth, and acquiring the sciences
Bioregulation and
the bioscience outcomes in advanced production and utilization of substances useful Control / Molecular Biointeraction / Developmental background, we aim to develop human resources who contribute to the solution of the
Biointeraction Biology / Molecular and Cellular Biology
to the daily life such as food, pharmaceuticals, pesticides and so on. environmental problems.


Professors are very close to I want to acquire various
students, so this environment knowledge on the
enables us to ask any environment and contribute
questions concerning to the preservation of the
specialized subjects at any global environment

Haruka Aoyama, 3rd year Yoshiki Maruyama, 3rd year

I decided on the Faculty of Agriculture as a result of talking to I became interested in environmental pollution because of the
my high school senior. I am fascinated about organisms, but I nuclear accident caused by the Great East Japan Earthquake
was impressed by my senior who talked happily about in 2011, and decided to pursue my studies at the Department
student life at TUAT. In our lectures, as we deepen our of Environmental and Natural Resource Science. As a
understanding of fundamental subjects such as chemistry, sophomore, specialized experiments on the environment
organisms become more interesting thus our interest also such as water quality survey of the pond on campus began,
spread further. Above all, courses related to insects and and I could feel that I was able to learn what I wanted.
microorganisms are the most interesting for me. Because Recently, I started to volunteer in waste sorting groups, in an
TUAT provides many opportunities to be in contact with our effort towards environmental conservation. Also, we are
professors, I feel free to talk about insects, which deepens heading to the disaster area for volunteer activity in this year.
even more my interest. In the future I want to do research on After I become knowledgeable on environmental issues,
insects. I want to explore every single solution possible to solving
environmental issues.


Clarifying the health promoting functions of Using "light rays" to unravel reaction mechanisms of
food to improve the quality of life air pollutants
Associate Professor Tadashi Yoshida Associate Professor Nobuyuki Akai
We are doing research to clarify the functions of food which lead to the prevention of diseases and The objective of our research is to clarify the reaction mechanisms of air pollutants at molecular level.
health promotion. For example, we found the lactic acid bacteria from food, which can prevent Under an analysis method that utilizes light rays, we are researching the conditions in which single
allergic conditions such as pollen allergy, and we are now analyzing its mechanisms. We believe the and multiple types of molecules react, and the products and amounts generated in these reactions.
results of such research would help improve the quality of life. In the Department of Applied Biological Yet to discover chemical reaction mechanisms in the environment are numerous. The important thing
Science, we aim to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to improve our daily lives through the is to doubt the common sense and always question. We value the personality and unique views of
understanding of biological mechanisms. Therefore, in addition to lectures in biology and chemistry, each individual student, and encourage them to develop such quality. The free school spirit of TUAT
we carry out practical experiments and food processing activities in our department. There are also is what I consider its attractive point. There are many friendly professors and I believe that contributes
opportunities for exchange programs, joint research and conferences abroad, in which we expect to create an atmosphere for questions and discussion. We are waiting for students with strong mental
students to not only learn certain knowledge, but to actively apply it and engage in various strength who do not give up even when things get tough!

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Faculty of Agriculture Faculty of Agriculture

Department of Cooperative Department of

Ecoregion Science Veterinary Medicine
Striving to design regional environmental spaces where natural environment and Contributing to the advancement of life science through the research into the treatment and
production activities of human society can coexist prevention of animal diseases

Considering forests, rural towns and urban areas which share Research areas Through the improvement of the health and welfare of Research areas
a common space as one continuing "region", we will expand Conservation of Biodiversity / Vegetation Management / Forest companion animals, safety of animal food products and
Ecosystem Ecology / Animal Ecology / Forest Dendrology / Landscape Basic Veterinary Veterinary Anatomy / Veterinary Physiology /
into new research and education focused on ecosystems, Conservation Architecture / Wildlife Conservation Techniques / Landscape protection of wild animals, we deeply engage in enriching Science Veterinary Ethology
Ecology / Vegetation Science / Wildlife Conservation
production and societies spread in each of these different Hydrology / Forest Planning / Mountain Conservation
peoples health and spirit and also their living environment.
Pathogenetic Veterinary
"regions". Forest Science Engineering / Forest Ecology / Forest Engineering Systems /
Forest Road Engineering / Forest Environment / Silviculture / Science
Veterinary Pathology / Veterinary Pharmacology

Sustainable Forest Management / Erosion Control Engineering

Soil Physics / Structural Analysis / Geotechnical Engineering / Applied Veterinary Veterinary Microbiology / Veterinary Toxicology /
OUR AIMS Environmental and
Irrigation Facilities Engineering / Agricultural Machinery / Rural OUR AIMS Science
Animal Health / Veterinary Public Health / Veterinary
Infectious Diseases
Planning / Paddy Field and Farm Engineering / Agricultural
Engineering Process Engineering / Irrigation and Drainage Engineering /
To develop human resources capable of thinking of: ways that society can solve the Biomass Utilization We carry out close educational cooperation with Iwate University and, as of FY2012,
Veterinary Internal Medicine / Veterinary Molecular
issues of conservation, management and utilization of ecosystems and resources; new Environmental Philosophy / Cultural History of Environment / we formed the Cooperative Department of Veterinary Medicine as a veterinary hub in Clinical Veterinary
Pathology and Therapeutics / Veterinary Surgery /
Studies in Comparative Psychology / Public Law for Environment / Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging / Veterinary
roles for wildlife, natural vegetation, forests, green spaces, farmlands and cultures of Sustainable and Environmental Economics / Environmental Education /
Eastern Japan for training professionals on animal health and public health fields Science Reproduction / Veterinary Clinical Oncology /
agroforestry and farming mountain villages; and man-nature harmony, all from a local to Symbiotic Society Environmental Ethics / Theory of Symbiotic Society / International related to industrial animal. Also we aim to strengthen learning of advanced veterinary Comparative Animal Medicine
Cooperation Study / International Development Study
global scale. medical technology relating to companion animals.

I want to deepen my I want to be a civil service
understanding of veterinarian and deal with a
environmental issues through
hrough variety of animals
field work, and contribute
ute to a
sustainable society

Mana Suzuki, 3rd year Satoru Takahashi, 3rd year

I like organisms so I decided to join the Ecoregion Science Since my father is a veterinarian, following his steps was my
Department to learn the about agriculture in general. Aiming dream from childhood. In the wake of the outbreak of avian
towards a specialized major called "symbiosis sustainable influenza, I enrolled at TUAT with the aim of becoming a civil
society", I am now studying environmental education, service veterinarian active in public health centers. In our
environmental economics, and environmental philosophy. This second year we had more specialized subjects and our
department focuses on field work so we have a variety of anatomy practices with a variety of animals were very
practical trainings. One experience that left me a strong interesting. The professors talks during the trainings were
impression was a field practice on community survey, where I also very deep, and I naturally started putting more effort into
could feel in the skin the realities of the farming village. From my everyday study in order to better understand the technical
this experience, I could start relating with environmental issues contents. I belong to the equestrian circle, and my future goal
in a closer way and in the future, I hope to have a career that is to become a veterinarian who can both ride and examine a
can contribute towards a sustainable society. horse.


Protecting carnivore species to contribute to the preservation of We aim to develop treatment for immune-mediated diseases by
the ecosystem clarifying its pathogenesis
Associate Professor Yayoi Kaneko Senior Assistant Professor Keitaro Ohmori
Among the many species of animals, our research focuses on carnivores. Because these species are A large number of dogs and cats and also their owners are suffering from food allergy and
at the top of the ecosystem food chain, examining and preserving their ecology will also lead to inflammatory bowel disease, and because the cause is not yet well known, there are also no
understanding the ecology of other species in the ecosystem. Therefore we aim to preserve the adequate diagnostic or treatment methods. By clarifying the pathogenesis of these immune-mediated
ecosystem by protecting carnivores. At the Ecoregion Science Department, curriculum is designed in diseases through endoscopy, blood tests and other exams, we are conducting research that will lead
a way that students carry out a lot of field training from the very first year in order to be prepared to to the development of diagnostics and treatments for it. The main feature of the Cooperative
conduct field research from their third year. By actually participating in field work as soon as Department of Veterinary Medicine is the possibility to learn wide range yet in-depth knowledge and
enrollment, students are able to feel and think of things which would not be possible to know on the technology from the fundamentals to a clinical or applied level. I myself mentor students so they can
desk. We hope students make use of these feelings towards their own research. acquire qualities of a veterinarian and a member of society, and hope they become veterinarians who
can also play a role in the international community. There are so many fields they can work in, so I
hope that in the future students take advantage of what they have learned at university, dont be
discouraged by difficulties and have the guts to keep on learning.

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Established 1962

Faculty of Faculty of Engineering

Department of
The Faculty of Engineering provides educational programs with the goal of developing active and creative
graduates to be at the forefront of scientific and technological progress. Students will gain fundamental Biotechnology and Life Science
knowledge on key concepts such as space, robotic, optics, information, substances, biotechnology and safety,
Performing world-level advanced research on Life Science to develop a new industry
all of which cover a wide spectrum of science and technology.

TUAT is the first university in Japan to have a Department of Research areas

Biotechnology and Life Science to understand the mechanisms
of life phenomena. We are working on research and Cell Engineering / Biomolecular and Structural
development of human resources who will apply their Functional
Informatics / Structure and Cellular Function of
Biomolecules / Molecular Biology and
knowledge for the benefit of our daily lives. Bioengineering Pathophysiology / Plant Biotechnology / Biobusiness /

To be the pioneers in Japan to establish a curriculum which develop experts in Biomolecular Engineering / Marine Biotechnology /
Applied Bioengineering Bioelectronics / Molecular Biology / Synthetic Organic
Biotechnology and Life Science. We are training engaged human resources who will Chemistry / Bioorganic Chemistry / Chemical Biology /
Biosociety Engineering
develop a new industry which contributes to enrich peoples lives through ingenious
researches in the area of Nanobiotechnology.

Blessed with many
opportunities and
a wonderful environment,
we grow further

In April 2015:
593 graduated Yuka Ito, 3rd year
2,451 enrolled When I was a child, I relied on medicine a lot thus I became
interested in "pharmaceuticals". I liked science in general, not
solely pharmaceuticals, so I applied for Life Science as it is a
fusion of physics, biology, and chemistry. Since entering
university, I participated in the TUAT team Tokyo-NoKoGen
that competed in the World Congress of synthetic biology
called iGEM, and through short-term trainings in TUAT
Eight Departments We aim to select students with three main attributes:
exchange programs, I could learn the state-of-the-art
1. Deep interest in nature and a strong desire to create products and apply ones technology as well as gained motivation from local and foreign
Biotechnology and Life Science knowledge to contribute to the realization of a sustainable society; science students. In the future I would like to become a world
Applied Chemistry class researcher and contribute to society.
Organic and Polymer Materials 2. Ability to examine the challenges of humankind from a multifaceted perspective,
Chemistry develop ones own opinion and express it to a wider audience; and
Chemical Engineering
3. Strong ability in problem solving, backed by knowledge and techniques in Math,
Mechanical Systems Engineering
Sciences and English acquired from practical experiences and studies in high school.
Applied Physics LAB ZOOM IN!
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Our excellent educational environment, state of the art facilities and enthusiastic
Computer and Information Sciences professors will motivate students to excel with their research and deepen their interest Fusing the micro-chip technology with cancer
in the field of engineering. In addition, our research activities are ranked among Japans diagnosis and treatment
Number of Students
best through a variety of collaborations with other national and foreign institutions, Associate Professor Tomoko Yoshino
Biotechnology and Life
294 347 Science (347) private enterprises and industry leaders in the field of R&D. From blood samples we can find cancer cells and viruses which are the causes of diseases; in order
Applied Chemistry (203) to do so, we must remove only the targeted cells out of 5 billion blood cells and analyze them. One of
203 Organic and Polymer the ways of achieving it is the "micro-chip technology." In our lab, we have been developing a
434 Materials Chemistry (193) Join our faculty and acquire a passion for learning!
Chemical Engineering (164)
technology to extract only the cancer cells from the blood and also to extract information from a
Mechanical Systems particular cell, through the use of characteristics possessed by the cancer cells. This technology is
164 Engineering (559) expected to significantly assist the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Moreover, our interactions and
Applied Physics (257)
collaborations with the industry sector are very active and students can choose a theme that meets
559 Electrical and Electronic
Engineering (434) the needs of society. From the planning of experiments up to thesis writing, students will acquire
Computer and Information various skills and experiences while enjoying the research experience.
Sciences (294)

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Faculty of Engineering Faculty of Engineering
Department of Department of
Applied Chemistry Organic and Polymer Materials Chemistry
In the latest environment equipped for research we explore the world of atoms and molecules We discover and pioneer the high-function, high-performance organic materials
that contribute to the sustainable development of society

In the world around us, chemicals that have been assembled Research areas Focusing on polymeric materials, we inherit the foundation Research areas
by atoms and molecules mutually influence each other and Organic Chemistry /
technologies from current advanced materials to a variety of Physical Chemistry of Organic and Polymeric Materials /
lead to various phenomena. By unravelling these phenomena, Opto-electronic Materials / organic materials used in everyday life, and conduct research Fundamental Organic Chemistry for Molecular and
Molecular Design / Polymeric Materials / Physical Properties and Features
we will contribute to the development of society.
Applied Chemistry
Inorganic Solid State Chemistry / and education in order to create new advanced materials. Organic and of Polymer Materials / Organic and Polymeric
Energy Chemistry and Electrochemistry / Materials for Electronics and Optoelectronics /
Polymer Materials
Molecular Catalysis Polymeric Biomaterials / Organic and Polymeric
Chemistry Materials with Integrated Molecular Structure / Material
Systems Mathematics / Material Technology for
Organic and Polymeric Substances / Material Science
OUR AIMS OUR AIMS and Technology aiming Human Health Support

Our fundamental education is balanced over a wide range of chemistry-related subjects To foster human resources who will be active in a wide range of fields from advanced
physical, inorganic, organic and biological chemistry to respond to the constantly science to advanced material development that contributes to a secure lifestyle and
evolving science and technology. Through state-of-the-art education and experiments, society. These human resources must also possess the fundamentals of physics
we nurture students with originality and applied skills, required for research and necessary to understand physical properties of materials, especially from a chemistry
development in all areas of chemistry. viewpoint and be able to implement the globally demanded cycle of "research
development giving back to society".
I want to engage in research
arch I want to engage in the
that contributes to preserve
erve development of new
next generations materials useful to mankind
environment and livelihoods

Rina Uchisasai, 3rd year Chiho Takizawa, 3rd year

In my high school chemistry class I became interested in "fuel Because of a medical condition I had in the past, my dream
cells", and I decided for the Applied Chemistry course as I became to contribute to healthcare through the development
wanted to study it as a specialized field. While learning of new materials. Originally I liked physics, and to fulfill my
Chemistry widely, the most impressive thing for me was the dream I entered the Organic and Polymer Materials Chemistry
students experiments. I was able to better understand Department so I could learn about the wide range of materials
chemical reactions by actually seeing it, and through the and substances. In addition to Chemistry-related foundation
reporting writing, I have improved my scientific thinking and subjects, we also have many subjects related to Physics,
also my scientific and technical writing skills. Attentive needed to build our understanding on material properties. In
teaching and the atmosphere that allows an active exchange addition, since there are many experiments, I was able to
of opinions between students are also very attractive. In the acquire practical and observation skills. Recently my interest
future, I would like to engage in research that can contribute broadened, and I would like to engage in the development of
to both global environment and human society. a variety of new materials including healthcare.


We will collaborate with industry leaders to With the power of new polymer materials,
tackle the "Energy Storage" issue we strive to open the door to the next generation medical care
Professor Katsuhiko Naoi Associate Professor Yoshihiko Murakami
The energy problem is one serious issue for humanity that must be resolved urgently. Our research We are working on the development of the new "Biomaterials (medical-purpose materials)" which will
theme is "Energy storage that is friendly to the global environment". With the cooperation of contribute to the future of medical care. For example, there is a new type of sheet-like biomaterials
automobile manufacturers, we are furthering research and development of a solution using that gradually release proteins when in contact with living tissue. In an easy-to-understand way, we
"capacitor" as a keyword. Unlike batteries that store electricity by chemical reaction, capacitors are apply this membrane as thin as a plastic film to the wound during surgery and this new
devices that can store electricity as it is. While it can store large currents instantaneously, it can also biomaterial is expected to assist recovery even after surgery is over. We could save many lives and
store electricity in a weak current, so it can be used as a supplement to equalize solar or wind contribute greatly to the world if we develop and succeed in disseminating such new materials and
fluctuating energy. This technology is currently used on satellites and shinkansen bullet trains and products that are useful to medical care. Whether it is for study or work, our driving force is
also mounted on cars. The students we want are the ones who can think of things from their very "curiosity". We are waiting for students who dream of realizing things 10, 20 years ahead and who
essence. We hope to foster people who can compete in a world of continuous paradigm shifts. can share their dreams as research partners.

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Faculty of Engineering Faculty of Engineering
Department of Department of
Chemical Engineering Mechanical Systems Engineering
Learning "chemical engineering" systematically to support a sustainable society Create a hyper machine that transcends time, in harmony with the environment

We conduct education based on the systems of the Research areas We create the next generation of mechanical systems in our Research areas
"Engineering of Chemistry", which organically integrates Process Systems Engineering /
more than 30 laboratories, where one can carry out
Fundamental Chemistry and Applied Chemistry focused on Interfacial Chemical Engineering / experiments and practical training using state-of-the-art
Separation Engineering / Energy Systems Analysis / Fluid Mechanics / Materials
"What to make" to the Chemical Engineering focused on Chemical Reaction Engineering / machine tools, and research a wide range of fields from Fundamental
Engineering for Machinery / Strength of Materials /
Chemical Engineering Environmental Bio-Engineering /
"How to make". Chemical Energy Engineering / hardware to software. Engineering
Elasto-Plasticity and Material Forming / Analysis of
Mechanical Components
Fine Particle Technology /
Functional Application of Materials /
Communication Studies
Mechanical Systems Design / Thermal and Fluid
Systems / Mobility Systems Engineering / Precision
In order to realize a sustainable society, our aim is to foster chemical engineers who We foster ingenious technicians and researchers to be at the leading edge, and Applied Measurement / Control Systems / Mechatronics /
Mechanical Production Systems Engineering / Geometric
can contribute: to the design of catalysts and reactions for the invention of new research new technologies that realize the nature-human-science harmony, such as Mechanical Engineering / Algebraic Mechanical
materials; to the research on separation and refinement of particles; to the the next generation transport systems, environmentally-friendly manufacturing at local Engineering / Mechano-Photonics / Mechano-Business /
Space Engineering
manufacturing technologies related to the development of new environmentally-friendly and global levels, new technologies that supports a harmonious coexistence between
materials and pharmaceuticals; and to the technological development for the efficient humans and robots, and resource-saving and energy-saving technologies.
use of new energy sources, among other fields.
What is interesting is the Interests in the development
mechanism we do nott notice of humanoid robot
in everyday life that can play an important
role in the welfare industry

Risa Gonda, 3rd year Yuki Machino, 3rd year

The reason I chose the Chemical Engineering Department I have been interested in "making things" such as plastic
was because I felt that I could learn not only chemistry, but models since I was a child, so that influenced me to join the
various other fields such as biology and physics. The topic I Department of Mechanical Systems Engineering. I was
became more interested in our studies up till now was the attracted by the possibility of learning about machines and
"theory of transport phenomena", which calculates simple even physics in conjunction. The most memorable class for
phenomena that happen around us. For example, sugar melts me until now was the one about drawing and designing with
quickly when mixed in warm drinks; when we understand the CAD. For my assignment, I worked on the Wright brothers
principles behind such ordinary event, the way we view the manned airplane design and I felt a sense of accomplishment
world changes little by little. Also, because of the small size of when I successfully created a three-dimensional model.
classes, distance between professor and students is very Currently I am interested in humanoid robots. I want to learn
small and makes it very attractive to study at TUAT. Finally, many things and I dream of becoming an engineer who is
since I like eating, I would like to work in the food industry in active on the world stage.
the future.


Finding a solution to the issues of energy and Development of medical devices,
environment through chemical processes such as embedded sensors
Associate Professor Makoto Sakurai Associate Professor Yun Jung Heo
Chemical Engineering is a science that aims to create the desired material efficiently through the Our group aims to develop microsystems for medical applications. For example, if we implant
selection of suitable chemical reactions, the design and manufacturing of a reactor and the vital-signal sensors in bodies, the sensor can help us understand our health condition continuously. In
optimization of the reactors operating method. In this laboratory, we conduct research with particular particular, we would like to develop implantable systems for continuous glucose monitoring that is
attention to the "process". For example, ammonia, the raw material for fertilizers and chemical crucial for diabetic treatment. We also develop microdevices for cell engineering and regenerative
products, is produced from fossil fuels which are now limited in supply. We believe the realization of medicine. Since the experiments require a lot of patience, conducting experiments need a willingness
the process for synthesizing ammonia which is expected to play an important role in hydrogen to experience frustration and failure. Moreover, to conduct research, it is important to think their own
transport in the coming "hydrogen society" from water, air and renewable energy is essential for a unique questions, design plans what to do, and seek out their answers based on scientific evidences.
sustainable society. In our department, learning the research process with emphasis on proven logic Thus, I would like to help students seek answers for their own questions and encourage students to
can also be applied to various fields other than chemistry. challenging research projects.

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Faculty of Engineering Faculty of Engineering
Department of Department of
Applied Physics Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Creating innovative technology based on physics Researching the state-of-the-art electronics to create innovation

Through cutting-edge research on "light-quantum science," Research areas We carry out education and research in electronic devices, Research areas
"nano-materials science," and "life and complex systems Quantum Functions /
solar power, optical electronics, information and
science", we foster the power to create innovative technology Atomic Processes / communication systems, medical image processing, signal Electronic System Engineering / Power Electronics /
Quantum Beams /
and make physics contribute to new technologies and Quantum Optics / processing and new computer application technologies. System Electronics
Electrical Energy Conversion Engineering / Electronic
Applied Physics Quantum Electronics / Device Engineering / Integrated Functional Electronics /
manufacturing. Complex Functions of Materials / Optoeletronics and Photonics / Environmental Energy
Magnetism in Condensed Matter / Engineering
Superconducting Materials /
Semiconductor Quantum Electronics /
OUR AIMS Organic Electronics
By learning the foundations of physics in a systematic manner and acquiring the Our Department provides state-of-the-art research facilities, an excellent curriculum Information and Radio Communication System Engineering / Intelligent
Systems / Electromagnetic Wave Engineering / Medical
knowledge needed to create new technology, materials and systems, we train human covering both hardware and software, and a variety of experts covering a wide range of Communication
Information System Engineering / Image Processing
resources who can apply these ideas and methods into science and technology. fields. Through researches on the next generation IT technologies, new energy Engineering

technologies, medical and biotechnology, we foster solid engineers vital to the

development of leading-edge technology.

By learning both physics
ics and I want to be an engineer
er who
engineering, my interests
ests create something new
expand further

Daiki Moriyama, 3rd year Masaki Kondoh, 3rd year

I happened to read about the theory of relativity and quantum I started thinking about studying Electronic Systems because
mechanics in an article of a science magazine, and it during my high school physics class we did experiments with
impressed me in such way that I became interested in light rays and I was attracted by its beauty and fun. Among
physics. Also, because I originally loved building things, the fundamentals of mathematics and electrical circuits,
the field of Physical Engineering where I could learn both electronic circuits, electronic devices, and electromagnetics,
physics and engineering seemed a perfect fit for me. the most interesting for me was learning the mechanism of
A class that stands out in my memory is the "Special the transistor. Lectures are easy to understand, and we are
Seminar" I had in my first year. In a small group and with the able to research proactively on our own when necessary.
help of the professor, our discussions advanced in interesting Now, I am interested in semiconductors. My objective is to be
ways and we could learn proactively. Now I am studying hard an engineer with originality, who can create new products.
driven by my interests to my hearts content.


To create a light to see and a light to change things Be knowledgeable, active and tenacious, and
by making full use of the knowledge and technology of physics complete focus on one thing
Professor Kazuhiko Misawa Associate Professor Hiromasa Shimizu
If you shed light on a substance, its properties may change. Also, by analyzing the reflected light, one "Light" can transmit large amount of information, and it is currently being applied in our society.
can find various information about the properties of a certain substance. How do changes occur However, in its "light-wave" interestingly there are constructive and destructive interferences. When
according to different lights? What kind of light is needed to create the changes intended? Here we the light-wave with large frequency is subjected to interference it can cause transmission error of
research how to produce that particular light ray. While our research is physics-related, by making information.Therefore there is a need to limit the interference, through the use of an optical device
use of the special lights we produce here, we can analyze living cells without touching or breaking it, called "optical isolator".
and we have also been venturing into the cause of various diseases. Thus learning physics itself is not Our current research is focusing on integrating the semiconductor laser with the optical isolator, we
the final purpose. Our laboratory is a place where students can foster skills necessary to get through hope to make a break-through in 30 years. To realize our research, it is essential to understand the
life by identifying their own strengths and weaknesses through the accomplishment of their own contents of our research from the fundamental properties. You will need to fully understand an opinion
research and by creating things. during experiments, discussions and conferences. Step by step, we aim to foster human resource to
be active inside and outside Japan.

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Faculty of Engineering
Department of
Computer and Information Sciences
Striving to achieve an ubiquitous information society in which computers and people can coexist harmoniously 4 APRIL Start of the Academic Year/Spring Semester
Entrance Ceremony (Spring)
Orientation for New Students

We conduct cutting-edge research in a wide range of fields

from the computer architecture to OS, network, algorithms,
Research areas 5 MAY University Establishment Day (May 31)

artificial intelligence, robot, human interface, CG and so on.

Intelligent Media Processing / Cognitive Interaction
Technology / Image and Vision Computing / Cognitive
Engineering Linguistics / Bio-modeled Sensory Systems


Through the cooperation of many laboratories, we are promoting a network for Mathematical Informatics / Algorithmics / Artificial

intellectual information project with the aim of realizing a sustainable society where Computer Science Intelligence / Computer Systems / System Design /
Recognition and Control Engineering / Computer
AUGUST Summer Break
Networks / Systems Software
intelligent information processing technology will be required.
We foster human resources that can contribute to the realization of a true ubiquitous
information society through innovation brought about in our lifestyle and
ICE 9 SEPTEMBER Graduation Ceremony (Fall Students)
Koganei Campus Festival (Faculty of Engineering)
There is little distance
e End of Spring Semester
between professors and nd
students which improves ves our
ability to convey

Shunsuke Kamiya, 3rd year

In high school years, I enjoyed studying the fundamentals of
Computer and Information Sciences, and I thought I could
10 OCTOBER Start of Fall Semester
Entrance Ceremony (Fall)
immerse myself in the research I was interested in, however, it
was difficult for me to decide which university or which
research field. Then I found out that SAIL program at TUAT

allow you to research in variety of fields. After entrance to
TUAT, through the experience of speaking with professors Fuchu Campus Festival (Faculty of Agriculture)
one-to-one, study sessions in the programming competition, I
feel that my "ability to express" improved greatly. In the future
I would like to go on to graduate school and refine my areas
of interest.

12 DECEMBER Winter Break


Analyzing and modeling the mechanism of human cognition and
motor learning can be used in future rehabilitation
Professor Toshiyuki Kondo
Human brain is believed to be a computer which can recognize external environment and generate
appropriate movement by integrating the incoming sensory stimuli (e.g., visual/tactile information) and

past experience.
In my laboratory, we focus on understanding the mechanism of human brain by combinational use of MARCH Graduation Ceremony
biomedical signal processing (EEG, cerebral blood flow, EMG, etc.) and Robot Technology. End of Academic Year/Fall Semester
Furthermore, we will apply the findings to the development of brain-computer interface and robotic
rehabilitation systems.
Not limited to medical and welfare fields, Information Technology has high affinity with various
research area, thus it will be increasingly important for creating cross-disciplinary research.
For those who are interested in creating things using computer and information sciences, please
come to our campus.

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Graduate Schools
Leading Graduate School for Green and Clean Food Production
Graduate School of Agriculture Graduate School of Engineering
We strive to cultivate leaders who can break away from the global dependence
Offers a two-year Masters course with the aim of developing specialized skills Offers a two-year Masters and a three-year Doctoral Courses. Our programs on petroleum-based energy in food production
in biological functions, biological resources, the environment and information will develop a solid foundation of knowledge, which will provide graduates
Currently, at least five billion people globally depend on petroleum to produce the food they live on, and it is clear that feeding the entire global population of
technology, all of which are indispensable in resolving global issues concerning with a high sense of ethics and an exceptional ability to grasp the essence of
seven billion people by traditional farming methods alone has become impossible. In recognition of this food crisis, our program aims to cultivate leading
population, food and natural resources in the 21st century. Through mission the issues. We are also highly ranked among national universities in Japan in
human resources armed with the conceptual ability and practical skills to transform food productivity and revolutionize our dependence on petroleum-based
oriented research, graduates will develop a broad and deep understanding of terms of collaborative research with private enterprises and foreign research
energy. By fully applying the knowledge of agriculture and engineering, our graduates will acquire an understanding of the inextricable ties among food,
nature and human beings, society and culture. Upon completing their Masters organizations.
the environment, and energy.
degree, graduates will have the option of progressing on to a doctoral degree
at affiliated institutions.
Seven Departments for Masters Program: Our program is a five-year education from PreD through D3 that enables strategic
Nine Departments for Master's Programs: INNOVATION COURSES
Biotechnology and Life Science
Science of Biological Production practice-based learning by eliminating the separation of masters program and Acquiring practical skills by participating in
Applied Chemistry workshops and seminars by leaders in
Studies in Sustainable and Symbiotic Society doctoral program. It will equip graduates with a combined foundation in agriculture
Mechanical Systems Engineering Japanese and foreign enterprises, government
Applied Biological Chemistry Degrees Awarded Applied Physics
Degrees Awarded and engineering, which are the main areas of practical science, as well as develop
agencies, and international organizations.
innovation creativity, international networking abilities, and human skills.
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Bioregulation and Biointeraction Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Natural Resources and Eco-materials Computer and Information Sciences FUNDAMENTAL COURSES
Environmental Science on Biosphere Masters Masters PhDs
Environmental Conservation
Industrial Technology and Innovation Education Program Improving human skills by taking liberal arts
(Professional Degree Program)
Environmental and Agricultural Engineering
Four Departments for Doctoral Program: Thesis Defense D3 INTERNATIONAL COURSES
International Environmental and Agricultural Science
Biotechnology and Life Science Professors conduct a rigorous Developing skills in communication, speech,
screening. Degrees are awarded Innovation Courses
presentation, debating, and networking that
Applied Chemistry according to university guidelines. Innovation practical education
program : are essential to the international business
Mechanical Systems Engineering Social
Methodology of value creation, environment.
Electronics and Information Engineering proposal writing and Interaction
Qualifying Exam implementation Courses
The second qualifying exam is
held prior to thesis defense. SOCIAL INTERACTION COURSES
United Graduate School of Graduate School of Bio-Applications and D2
Internships at companies and international

Agricultural Science
organizations in Japan and abroad to
Systems Engineering at the experience a wide range of activities; study
Laboratory abroad at research institutes performing
This is a coordinated effort between three universities- Ibaraki University, Intermediate Screening A, B, or C leading research.
Established in 1995 to offer a two-year masters course and a three-year
Utsunomiya University and TUAT- to offer a three-year doctoral course. doctoral course. BASE aims to foster talented individuals endowed with both a International
The goal is to deepen and develop sciences related to plant and animal wide range of perspectives in the combined disciplines of agriculture and Courses Joint Research
D1 International Policy Proposal CORE COURSES
production, bio-resources, biological functions and the preservation of engineering. In response to social demands, this Graduate School encourages Enhancing specialization in agriculture or
exchange workshop
biomaterials. Currently we have 30% foreign students, which adds an the re-education of specialized engineers who are already in the workforce. English presentation technology by having experience in
international flavor to the Graduate School. In 2005, a joint project was initiated between TUAT and Waseda University, a cutting-edge research and development;
acquiring an understanding of a wider
private university, to promote the commercialization of research findings. In
range of fields by taking classes other than
Five Departments: for 3-year Doctoral Programs: addition a new course, Advance Health Science, was established and it is the ones major.
Biological Production Science first collaboration of its kind in Japan between a national university and a Fundamental Core Courses
Degrees Awarded Qualifying Exam D0 Courses Agriculture:
Applied Biological Chemistry private university. Food production,
Ethics, art, design,
Symbiotic Science of Environmental The first qualifying exam is held law,economics, biomass,soil,
and Natural Resources
when proceeding to D1. Laboratory history, environmental
Internship Learning the methodology for setting and
resources, biology
PhDs Three Departments: Rotation entrepreneurship, Engineering: Overseas Study achieving their own career goals; receiving the
Agricultural and Environmental Engineering Degrees Awarded Japanese expression,
Bio-Applications and Systems Engineering A, B, and C negotiation skills, Energy, light, guidance from their academic or business
Science on Agricultural Economy
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Joint Major in Advance Health Science devices,
Food and Energy Systems Science endurance, etc. biotechnology
Masters PhDs PreD machinery
(5-year Integrated Graduate Course) Research Theme Search
Six months after admission,
Laboratory Rotation begins. Career Development Program
In the first six months after admission : LABORATORY ROTATION
Students explore research themes.
Methodology for setting and realizing one s goals Expanding perspectives and getting broader
Graduate School Enrollment
United Graduate School of
knowledge about agriculture and engineering
Entrance Exam
(as of May 1,2015) through research activities at three different
Veterinary Sciences laboratories.

Offers a four year doctoral course under a joint cooperation between Obihiro
University, Gifu University, Iwate University and TUAT. This joint program aims The Leading Program encourages us to The Leading Program allowed me to meet
to contribute to the development of veterinary medicine and technology. study abroad in order to experience and and discuss with various kinds of
In response to international needs for veterinary science, this program actively explore new countries, cultures and people,even those who are often difficult
accepts international students whose numbers have increased rapidly in Total languages, to ultimately enhance our to meet or reach. This is one of the
recent years. social leadership, focusing on critical reasons I chose to take part in the
issues of innovation and change; it both program, on top of a usual doctoral
Four Departments for 4-year Doctoral Programs: encourages and expects participants course. Fulfilling both may not seem easy,
Basic Veterinary Science individual initiative and nurture our global but the experiences I had through the
Pathogenic Veterinary Science perspective. program have broadened my horizons.
Applied Veterinary Science Kamrun Naher Riku Sakuta
Clinical Veterinary Science Department of Biological Production, United Graduate School of Agriculture, Department of Biotechnology and Life Science, Graduate School of Engineering,
joined the Leading Program in April 2013 joined the Leading Program in April 2013.
Graduate School of Engineering (1,028)
Graduate School of Bio-Applications and Systems Engineering (237)
Graduate School of Agriculture (422)
as of March 2015
United Graduate School of Agricultural Science (206) More info at:

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Non-Degree Programs
In 2013, TUAT along with Ibaraki University and Tokyo Metropolitan

ASEAN University, presented a joint proposal "ASEAN Initiative to foster next

generation talents to lead environmentally friendly food production,

technological innovation and regional planning" and was approved under
the Re-Inventing Japan Project implemented by the Japanese Ministry of Term
Education, Culture, Sports, Science & Technology (MEXT).

Mobility for
Students Regional Development with
Tourism Course
in Science and
AIMSProgram AIMS in numbers
32 ASEAN students
Program objectives Academic Program PROGRAM FLOW:
Regional Sustainability Science Course 18 Japanese students Contents
The three Japanese partner
(as of August 2015)
To provide international students with opportunities for January
universities works with the
AIMS Affiliated Universities to 1 education and research regarding the latest industry and Japanese Language Application period starts
introduce an educational technology in Japan.
program to foster human FIELD-BASED
Advanced Environmental Agriculture MULTIDISCIPLINARY LEARNING AND To contribute to the development of science and technology Japanese Studies Early March:
resources towards solving
challenges concerning the
and Food Technology Course (Faculty SPECIFIC RESEARCH! 2 through cooperative research and work with international Course Application deadline
of Agriculture)
conservation of our Chemical Engineering /
Environment-Friendly Technological
environment and economic Mechanical Systems Engineering / Science and Technology May
Innovation Course To promote the globalization of TUAT by fostering the
development. (Faculty of Engineering)
Electrical and Electronic Engineering/
Applied Physics / 3 relationship between TUAT students and international students.
Course Notification of Results
Computer and Information Sciences
To give a better understanding of Japan to international October
Malaysia Brunei Darussalam
Universiti Putra Malaysia Universiti Brunei Darussalam 4 students, and turn out competent individuals familiar with Start of Program
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Japan so that they can work in international fields.
Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology Philippines
Indonesia University of the Philippines Los Baos October-March
Bogor Agricultural University University of the Philippines Diliman Fall Semester
Universitas Gadjah Mada Category Status at TUAT Status at home institution during STEP Program
Institute of Technology Bandung Vietnam
National University of Agriculture Special Auditing Student
Thailand U Undergraduate (Yr. 3 or Yr. 4) Next year April - September
Nong Lam University (undergraduate-level)
Kasetsart University Spring Semester
King Mongkut's University of Technology Bandung Special Auditing Student
G1 Masters Program
Through the AIMS Program, we get Technologies for artificially controlling plant Special Research Student Next year September
SPRING Masters and Doctoral Program
splendid opportunities to gain insight growth factors, lab placement and research (graduate-level) Program conclusion
knowledge and invaluable experiences into plant tissue culture AIMS Program
from company visits and lab tours, as well provided me with new knowledge, but not
as chances to develop our entrepreneurial only that: I also got good friends, great Eligibility:
critical thinking. culture and new learnings! Must be enrolled as a regular undergraduate, master or PhD program at a sister university with TUAT by the time of the beginning of the program.
Amanina Binti Haji Bakar Phongraphi Pipatveerawat Must prove proficiency in English
Universiti Brunei Darsussalam Kasetsart University

Xiao Fen Lee Davy Sao
Universiti Putra Malaysia Masters student at TUAT (2015-)
End of May Mid-June September Week 4-15 Mid-December December/January
STEP 2015-16 Institute of Technology of Cambodia (2008-13)
Application TUAT screening and Program starts Specialized Wrap-up Program at Program Conclusion STEP 2012-13
deadline (home results Week 1-3: Courses Ibaraki University and return Student exchange is the opportunity to do and STEP is a multi-educational exchange
univ. screening) July Pre-training and see things I could never dreamed of. Being program that sharpens and boosts both
Registration and visa Common Course here and experiencing a different culture, a
processing professional and social skills simultaneously
different lifestyle, and a different language will within a year in a global community of about
definitely widen my perspective and thinking twenty international students from different
about things from a broader point of view. I countries all over the world. Joining the STEP
AIMS BUDDIES! believe the STEP Program is a journey of
self-discovery and personal growth filled with
Program was like stepping into a door to the
international world that also led me to return
Buddy students organize numerous activities throughout the semester period in order to unforgettable memories! to TUAT for further education and
help inbound students have great opportunities to integrate into Japanese culture. In the exploration .
framework of the program, the Japanese buddies also have opportunities to practice
foreign languages and be acquainted with different cultures.
More info at: exchange_program/step.html

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Faculty of Agriculture
Cow Stable

Fuchu Campus
Dairy cows are free to move around the free-stall barn and
by using the milking parlor method, the amount of milk
produced and other info are registered and managed for
each cow individually. Excrements are composted and
utilized in the local crops.
Situated on 286,500m2 of campus ground, Fuchu Campus has
the luxury of providing the latest educational programs and
state of the art facilities including the campus library, Animal
Medical Center, Field Museum, and the Research Center for Research Center for
Frontier Plant Factory. Frontier Plant Factory
This facility is for developing technology
necessary to maintain plant health, producing
high-yield and high quality fruit. We have
successfully achieved a four season fruit
production in a controlled environment
through a combination of sunlight and
artificial light.
In the heart of lush greenery...
Field Science Center
Play a major role in providing experimental and
practical training and field-based education and
research. Also include off-campus Field
Museums such as suburban green lands for
meteorological observation, production
farmlands for paddy rice, upland crops, fruit
harvest, dairy husbandry and sericulture, and
forests dedicated to environmental conservation
and timber production.

Faculty of Agriculture
Main Building

Equestrian Ground

Main Gate

Fuchu Campus Library Yume Ichiba (Dreams Market) Animal Medical Center
Approximately 290,000 volumes of books and By taking part in producing, harvesting and Provides medical care for around 7,000 animal
articles, plus electronic materials and selling agricultural and forestry goods, students per year. Through consultations of small
information database, and group study rooms. are able to learn by doing all processes. animals, the center is used for education and
Vegetables, distilled spirit (shohchu), blueberry research of clinical veterinary. Fully equipped
jam and ice cream are some of the most with the latest equipment and surgery rooms for
popular selling items. high level medical needs.

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Faculty of Engineering
Koganei Campus Library

Koganei Campus
Located in the center of the
campus, the building design is very
modern and attracts users
everyday. 260,000 volumes of
At TUAT, we are dedicated to energy saving and Koganei books, electronic database are
accessible to students and staff.
Campus carries out this determination by installing monitors
at entrances of main school buildings and dinning area where
people frequent. This awareness has contributed significantly
to reducing the use of energy. Koganei Campus sits on
160,000 m2 of land and its buildings are state of the art. We are Center for Design and
also very accommodative to our female researchers by Manufacturing The 140th Year
establishing a nursery service for mothers to continue with An Education facility assisting and collaborating Commemorative Building
with students in the production of equipment
their research while bearing children. they need to conduct Basic Manufacturing
The "Ellipse" was built with the
mission of energy saving and
Technology experiments and practical training.
installed with solar power generating
system, CO2 reduction,
An intellectual field that stimulates curiosity environmental friendly
air-conditioning, and LED illumination.
There is a cafeteria, a meeting room
and a multi-purpose hall.

Research Center for Science and

Established in 2008 for the purpose of
developing TUATS education and research
programs in a way that comprehensively
support and advance scientific research within
the university. Consists of two centers, the
Coop Store
Gene Research Center and the Instrumental
Analysis Center. New Lecture Building # 1

Nature and Science Museum University Research Administration Center

Holds an extensive collection of items which With the objective of creating innovation and new business
played a leading role in industrial revolution, ventures at TUAT, the Center assist the foster of human
reeling and weaving machines, and samples resources for venture business through idea contests and
used in silk cultivation. Also contains a innovative activities. The Center supports the R&D projects of
collection of over 500 ukiyoe woodblock prints young professors and strategically promotes R&D from
depicting silk cultivation from the Edo Period to university-wide perspectives, and in doing so promotes joint
the Meiji Period. There is also a new display research, the protection and utilization of intellectual property
room for TUATs researches, new discoveries rights, and support for the university's academic research.
and state of the art technology as well as a
science classroom for children.

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Global Network and Affiliations
TUAT actively involved in international exchanges at student and faculty level with 117 partner universities and
research institutes all over the world. Students from partner universities are also exempted of enrollment and
tuition fees for exchange programs. Experience the Japanese culture at TUAT, make new friends and broaden
your horizons as a global citizen!

SWEDENRoyal Institute of Technology NEPALAgriculture and Forestry University
NORWAYNorwegian University of Life Science BANGLADESHStamford University Bangladesh | University of Chittagong
UNITED KINGDOMUniversity of Brighton | University of Oxford MYANMARYezin Agricultural University
FRANCEUniversity Joseph Fourier Grenoble I | University of Montpellier I | University of Rennes | Universit Toulouse III - Paul Sabatier THAILANDChulalongkorn University | Kasetsart University | Mahidol University | Thai-Nichi Institute of Technology | Mahanakorn University of Technology |
GERMANYRWTH Aachen University | University of Bonn | University of Hohenheim | Steinbeis University Berlin | Technische Universitt Mnchen | Chiang Mai University | Naresuan University | Suranaree University of Technology | King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang |
Institute for Biological Control of the Federal Research Centre for Cultivated Plants (Julius Khn Institut) King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi
ITALYUniversity of Rome La Sapienza | University of Milan | University of Padova CAMBODIARoyal University of Agriculture | Institute of Technology of Cambodia
SPAINUniversidad de Oviedo | Universitat de Valencia INDONESIABogor Agricultural University | Institute of Technology Bandung | Universitas Gadjah Mada | Lampung University|
CZECHThe Czech Technical University in Prague University of Pembangunan Nasional Veteran Yogyakarta | Agency for Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT) | Udayana University |
POLANDPolish-Japanese Institute of Information Technology Universitas Indonesia
ROMANIAPolitechnica University of Timisoara PHILIPPINESVisayas State University | The University of the Philippines Los Baos
RUSSIAPacic National University | Lomonosov Moscow State University MALAYSIAUniversiti Teknologi Malaysia | Universiti Putra Malaysia
BULGARIATrakia University VIETNAMCan Tho University | Ho Chi Minh City International University | Bach Ma National Park | Hanoi University of Science and Technology |
UZBEKISTANNational University of Uzbekistan Hue University | Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology | University of Science, Vietnam National University - Ho Chi Minh City |
UKRAINENational Technical University of Ukraine Kyiv Polytechnic Institute FPT University | Vietnam Forestry University | Vietnam National University of Agriculture
AUSTRIAUniversity of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna LAOSNational University of Laos
CHINAZhejiang University |Nanjing Forestry University| East China University of Science and Technology | China Agricultural University |

MIDDLE EAST Northeast Forestry University | Nanjing Agricultural University | Shenyang Agricultural University | Donghua University |
AFGHANISTANKabul University Northeast Agricultural University | Guizhou University | Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications | Shanghai Jiao Tong University |
SAUDI ARABIAKing Abdulaziz University Yunnan Nationalities University | Beijing Forestry University | Dalian University of Technology | Tsinghua University |
TURKEYAnkara University | Karadeniz Technical University Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences | Soochow University | Shanghai Academy of Agricultural Sciences |Nanjing Tech University
UNITED ARAB EMIRATESUnited Arab Emirates University KOREAKyung Hee University | Jeju National University | Gyeongsang National University | Chonnam National University |
Kyungpook National University

AFRICA TAIWANIndustrial Technology Research Institute

EGYPTBenha University BRUNEI DARUSSALAMUniversiti Brunei Darussalam
GHANAUniversity of Ghana SRI LANKA University of Peradeniya


AUSTRALIAMonash University | Flinders University UNITED STATES OF AMERICAUniversity at Buffalo, The State University of New York | University of California, Davis | University of Houston |
Cornell University | University of Hawaii at Manoa | Purdue University | Hunter College of the City of New York | University of California at Riverside

UNITED NATIONS MEXICOUniversidad Autnoma Chapingo

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) BRAZILUniversidade Estadual Paulista | Universidade Estadual de Campinas
PERUUniversidad Nacional Agraria La Molina

From TUAT to the World

International Student China (128)
Exchange agreements
Enrollment Vietnam (44) For ve months, I went to Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology
by Country

Indonesia (43) (MJIIT) to study Engineering. I wanted to improve my English communication skills
(as of October 1, 2015)
universities, research
Korea (30) with institutes and other organisations through an exchange program ever since I entered university, and I was nally able
Malaysia (23)
to participate in the AIMS Program in my third year. Malaysia is a multicultural

Thailand (19)
Total 383
Bangladesh (14) country with many languages, religions and customs, and coming from Japan, a
in Countries
Afghanistan (14) Kumi Nakai, exchange
mono-culture country, I was amazed. I believe Malaysia has great possibilities to
student to Malaysia-Japan
Africa (16)

grow depending on the cooperation of multi-cultures. From this exchange International Institute of
Europe (11) Technology (MJIIT),
International Students experience, I became more actively involved with people from various backgrounds
The Americas (6) Universiti Teknologi
Other (35) and eager to take on new challenges. In the future, I want to apply my experience Malaysia (UTM) from
as of November 30,2015 Aug. 2014 to Jan. 2015
and be involved in space development.
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Admissions for International Students International Student Support
Special Admissions for Privately Graduate School Admissions (Degree Programs) International Affairs Office
Financed Foreign Students Requirements and conditions vary. Please contact each school directly. For information The primary function of this office concerns all affairs related to our partner universities abroad
(Undergraduate Course) on Graduate Schools: and the planning and execution of the international strategy of our university. Such activities
Acceptance to TUAT under this system depends on include support for international collaborations and student exchanges between TUAT and
the sum of EJU scores, TUAT's Japanese Language For Graduate School Admission Examinations: universities abroad and overall administrative support for international projects. In addition, the
Test and interview results. International Affairs Office also takes care of student affairs by providing advice and guidance
Eligibility (must fulfill all 4 requirements): related to study abroad for both inbound and outbound.
Tuition and other fees
Must not possess Japanese nationality
Must have concluded or expect to conclude 12-year Category Tuition fees Enrollment Fee Examination Fee
basic education in home country by March of the 535,800 /
Undergraduate and 17,000/
academic year applied for. Prospective graduates 572,400* 282,000
Postgraduate students 30,000**
should hold a certificate of expected graduation
per year International Center (i-center)
29,700 As part of our strategic effort in the globalization of TUAT educational services, the International
recognized by the Japanese Ministry of Education, Research Students 84,600 9,800
per month Center provides consultations, guidance and language assistance for foreign students and
Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.
*Prices for Graduate School of Technology Management and Department of Industrial Technology and Innovation only. researchers at TUAT, including basic advice for a smooth start to life in Tokyo such as
Must take the "Examination for Japanese University **Prices for all postgraduate applicants. For other categories and fees, please refer to TUAT webpage.
accommodations, financials and medicals. For Japanese students, International Center also
Admission for International Students (EJU)" as follows:
provides information and logistic support for studying and living abroad.
a. Test must be taken in Japanese language Enrollment and Tuition Fee Exemption /
(for Fac. of Agriculture applicants) or Deferment System
Japanese/English (for Fac. of Engineering TUAT provides certain fee exemptions for students enrolled in degree programs if it
applicants) recognizes that student faces difficulties to make the payment due to economic
b. Japanese Language and Mathematics
(Course II) are mandatory.
circumstances (upon request application).
International Houses
In addition, TUAT waives tuition fees and other academic fees for joint programs with
Affordable accommodation provided at both campuses for international students, visiting
d. For Science, the designated subjects vary students from partner universities.
researchers and professors.
(two subjects between Physics, Chemistry and
Biology) according to the department applied for.
Must take TOEFL or TOEIC exams as follows: TUAT Researcher Database
a. Fac. of Agriculture applicants: Score higher A Database is available for prospective
than 470 in TOEFL PBT, 52 inTOEFL iBT or students and researchers to check the profile,
500 in TOEIC field of specialization and publications by TUAT
b. Fac. of Engineering applicants: Must possess Professors.
either TOEFL (PBT or iBT) or TOEIC certificates
(no minimum score requirements) (English available) Fuchu International House Koganei International House

There are also student dormitories Keyaki (male) and Kaede (female) which became available for both
Short-Term Exchange Program (STEP/SPRING) (1-year program)
Japanese and foreign students from April 2015.
Eligibility: Undergraduate students from Year 3 and later and graduate students enrolled at TUAT partner universities
All students registered at TUAT are eligible to apply for any of the above housing depending on availability.

ASEAN International Mobility Program (AIMS Program) (1-Semester Program) Health Service Center Campus Fuchu Koganei
Eligibility: Full-time undergraduate students enrolled at ASEAN universities participating in the AIMS network of affiliated universities and a TUAT One Center at each campus provides counselors, doctors,
Location first bldg. from HQ gate Central Bldg. 3F
partner university, recommended by Dean of home university nurses and school physician for first aid measures and mental
Homepage: Contact: health counseling. It also carries out the annual medical Mon-Fri 9:00-11:00 Mon/Tue/Wed/Fri
12:00-16:30 10:30-16:30
check-up for regular students and provides information about Open Hours
epidemics around the world. 10:00-16:30

Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho: MEXT*) Scholarships Global Cafe
*Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology The Global Caf serves to bring the world closer to TUAT campus by encouraging interactions
Provides scholarships for research, undergraduate and graduate courses. Contact the nearest Japanese Embassy or between TUATs approximately 400 foreign exchange students and our local students.
Consulate in your country for more information. The Global Caf is a place to deepen friendships, improve communication skills and practice a foreign language. One highlight is the annual poster sessions in which exchange students
present their countries and culture in Japanese to a TUAT audience. In addition, every week
Portal Site Study in Japan by Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO) students have a chance to showcase their presentation and discussion skills in English and
Provides useful information for prospective students regarding the flow of the application processes, life in Japan, receive feedback from their peers.
visa, scholarship, etc.

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Things To Do In Tokyo Asakusa Area

There are many attractive areas near the university.

With convenient access to the city center, students can easily enjoy all that Tokyo has to offer.

Around the University Downtown Asakusa is a popular area as visitors can gain exposure to Japanese culture. The Sensoji Temple stands out in
particular. The standard tour route is to start from the temples Kaminarimon Gate characterized by its distinctive
Okunitama Shrine Tama Zoological Park Shinjuku Area large lantern, walk down the traditional-style shopping street Nakamise, and pray at the Main Hall. This area is also
This shrine worships Okunitama- This zoo exhibits animals home to the 634m Tokyo Skytree, the worlds tallest stand-alone communication tower. From the 450m-high
no-okami as the guardian deity. in their natural state in a observation deck, visitors can look out over the whole Kanto area.
Long ago, this deity is deemed to park that is abound with
have opened up Musashi Province
(a part of modern Tokyo, Saitama,
greenery and natural life.
Wild animals that form
Ueno Area
and Kanagawa) and taught people herds are bred in herds.
how to make clothing, gather food, Nearly 320 animals are
and build shelter. It is famous for currently being bred,
being a deity of fortune, as well as including orangutan and
a deity for matchmaking and koala.
warding off and expelling evil.

Showa Kinen Park Ghibli Museum, Mitaka Inokashira Park Zoo

This is one of the leading national
government parks in Japan.
Equivalent to an area of about 39 As a hub of art and other museums, the Ueno Park area is steeped in culture. In the spring, this area is filled with
Tokyo Domes, this vast site is visitors who come to see the cherry blossoms in bloom. The park is also famous for the Ueno Zoo that is home to
home to more than 740 varieties of pandas. The park is surrounded by many shrines and temples, including Kaneiji Temple. Another well-known site is
plants. In addition, this large park the busy Ameyoko shopping street. With a series of shops selling fresh food, the street always has the atmosphere
has features including a Japanese of a market.
garden, a bonsai garden, and an

Around Tokyo Station

old Japanese-style house. A range
of facilities is also available, such as
bicycle rentals and a pool. This area, centered around Japans busiest JR Shinjuku
Station where 3.5 million people transit a day, has many
different faces. In the area east of the station, there are the
entertainment districts of Kabukicho and Golden-gai, along
with shopping areas that include department stores and large
retailers. The western side is a business area with rows of
high-rise buildings, including the Tokyo Metropolitan
Museo d'Arte Ghibli
Government Buildings, and hotels.
This museum is produced by Studio Ghibli At the main zoo, there is Hanako, an
renowned for its animation films. It has elephant which came to Japan in 1949
many exhibits featuring not only the films and has the longest rearing period in the
characters but buildings, spaces, and country. It also has squirrels on the loose
experiences. Original short animated films in the "Squirrel Traill". At the aquarium, fish
that can be seen only here are also shown. and waterfowls are bred, and visitors can Tokyo Station is characterized by its red brick building. The station building, built in 1914, was partially destroyed
The film shown is periodically changed. view over 200 species in total. by fire during World War II. Restoration work of the exterior wall and other key areas of the building was carried out,
Admission is by reservation only. and in October 2012, the building restored its appearance from approximately 100 years ago. In the vicinity is
Shibuya-Harajuku Area Marunouchi, Japans leading business area, and the Imperial Palace, and visitors can feel the history in this area.

Mountain Side
Bay Area
Mt. Mitake Mt. Takao

The most popular site in the Tokyo Bay Area is called "Odaiba," meaning a cannon battery in Japanese. The
Identified as a mountain of veneration since ancient Just a short distance from central Tokyo, Mt. Takao is a origins of the name trace back to the final years of the Tokugawa Shogunate when fortresses were constructed to
times, Mt. Mitake is a power spot with Musashi-Mitake popular excursion spot where visitors can easily reach protect Edo from invasion by Commodore Matthew Perrys fleet. The Odaiba Seaside Park has a beach and
Shrine located at the summit. Visitors will find a "rock the summit by cable car or lift. Halfway up is Takao-san overlooks the Rainbow Bridge and Tokyo Tower. With many shopping malls and amusement facilities, there are a
garden" with beautiful mossy rocks and stream as well Yakuo-in Temple, also known as a sacred site of variety of ways to have fun in this area.
Shibuya is a wellspring of trends. The "Scramble"
as a waterfall, and can enjoy hiking in each of the four Shugendo (mountain asceticism). Legend has it that
crossing in front of Shibuya Station and the Center-gai
seasons. Easy access by cable car also makes this an Tengu, a long-nosed goblin, resides in this area. As
are always bustling with many young people. Harajuku,
attractive site. such, bronze statues of Tengu are found everywhere.
which includes Omotesando and Takeshita-dori, is a
From the summit, visitors can enjoy the view of the
stylish area lined with boutiques and open-air cafs. It
Kanto Plain and Mt. Fuji.
is regarded as a unique center of fashion with famous
brand shops, vintage clothing shops, as well as anime
fashion shops.

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3-5-8 Saiwai-cho, Fuchu-shi, Tokyo
10-minute bus ride from boarding area #2 at JR Chuo line Kokubunji station South Exit
7-minute bus ride from boarding area #2 at Keio line Fuchu station North Exit
from Fuchu and Kokubunji stations, take bus 91 and get off at "Harumicho" stop
12-minute walk from JR Musashino line Kita-Fuchu station
Nippori limousine bus

JR Yamanote Line Keisei line

Ueno Skyliner
Kokubunji Musashi Koganei Higashi Koganei Kichijoji C
o Narita
lin Airport
JR Chuo line Akihabara
Kita-Fuchu Shinjuku
Fuchu Chofu lin
io JR Sobu/Narita Line
Narita Express

JR Musashino line Shinagawa


2-24-16 Naka-cho, Koganei-shi, Tokyo Express

8-minute walk from JR Chuo line

Higashi Koganei station Haneda
limousine bus
20-minute walk from JR Chuo line Airport
Musashi Koganei station

JR Chuo line
Nishi Kokubunji Kokubunji Musashi Koganei Higashi Koganei

Shin-koganei Rd.

Kokubunji Rd.




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Toha Musashino park

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Tama cemetery

Nogawa park

Asamayama park

Municipal Fuchunomori
Stadium park
Air Self-Defense Force
Fuchu base Chofu Airport

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