Tokyo University of Science
Tokyo University of Science (TUS) is celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2006. Keeping in view it's historical contributions to the society and the newly adopted concept of "Science as an integral part of Conscience", the university aims to make TUS, the center of excellence for science and technology - with complimentary educational aims of fostering creative students and researchers who will contribute to the Japanese and world societal and economic development.
While adhering to its tradition of ability-ism that is founded on strict evaluation of academic performance, TUS is working to enhance its educational system in order to foster scientists, engineers, and educators that have high levels of expertise and fine human qualities. There are eight Divisions/Schools and thirty-three Departments all in subjects of science, engineering and management. There are also eight Graduate Schools and twenty-seven majors with master and doctor programs. Currently, 20,155 students are enrolled including 2,443 of master students, 327 of doctoral students and 205 of professional master degree program.
Taking advantage of the abundant resources available to it as the largest science and technology university in Japan, TUS aims to emphasize interdisciplinary research that cross-cut all academic fields, to upgrade and prioritize the education and research programs of its graduate schools, and to build itself as a world-class research center. The largest research organization is the Research Institute for Science and Technology. There are ten research centers in this organization; Center for Fire Science and Technology, IR Free Electron Laser Research Center, Research Center for Advanced Materials, Center for Drug Delivery Research, Research Center for Holistic Computational Science, Tissue Engineering Research Center, Research Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Genome and Drug Research Center, Research Center for Green Photo-Science and Technology, and Research Center for Human Support Engineering. There is also a Research Institute for Biological Sciences and a Research-Education Organization for Information Science and Technology. The number of faculty members is 687 and the annual expenditure for education and research is 8,900 Million Yen.