Toyohashi University of Technology

Toyohashi University of Technology (Toyohashi Tech) was established in 1976 to respond to the societal need to foster practical, creative engineers and cultivate qualified individuals who would show initiative and display leadership abilities.



In 1976, the Toyohashi University of Technology and inaugurating at the same time its firs president, Yoneichiro Sakaki.


One of the missions of Toyohashi University of Technology since its opening is to form a base for industry-academia collaboration through joint research with corporations. TUT's successful cooperation with the Japanese government and the local business sector can be seen in the high ratio of patent applications to academic staff as well as the income derived from patent rights.


Research Institutes

  • Electronics-Inspired Interdisciplinary Research Institute
  • Organization for the University Library and Computer Center
  • Institute for Global Network Innovation in Technology Education
  • Organization for the Development of Innovative Research and technology


We provide active employment support for students, such as career guidance, company information sessions, and employment lectures.

After the master's degree program, 15% of international students go on to our doctoral degree program. 45% of TUT graduates gain employment immediately after graduation, 36% of them find work in Japan, 9% work abroad.

After the doctoral degree program, more than 50% of Ph.D. international students gain employment immediately after graduation, 20% of them find work in Japan, 32% work abroad.

After graduating from TUT, our alumni move on to active careers in corporations and universities all over the world, including Japanese corporations.

Master's Programmes

Computer Science & IT (1)
Engineering & Technology (1)

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
801 -200
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Student services

In Toyohashi University of Technology, there are various students circles, and some of them are famous in Japan, such as TUT ROBOCON Team, which won Japanese championship in 2009 and 2008, and second prize in 2010.

Housing services

International house with 40 single rooms and 10 family/couple rooms are designed for newly arrived international students, mainly for Japanese government (MEXT) scholarship students, short-term students from the partner universities.

Both Japanese students and international students can stay in the student dormitory A-F, and there are 595 single rooms in total. The application period for the student dormitory is in midsummer to fall every year.

Both International House and Student Dormitories are well furnished; basically there are bed, desk, chair, shelf, drawer, and air-conditioner. Some rooms have small kitchen, toilet, and shower or bath-tab.

Library services

University Library with 180,000 books offers 24 hours, 7days a week services for all students, and it also provides accesses to most major database and bibliography with own searching systems, as well as online access to Japanese governmental papers and other major databases.

Medical services

All international students are required to join Japanese National Health Insurance. You will get 70% reduction of your medical cost with this insurance. You need to make monthly payment, but students can receive discount. National Health Insurance can cover dental care and pre-existing/chronic conditions.

Student Life

Campus life

In Toyohashi University of Technology, there are various students circles, and some of them are famous in Japan, such as TUT ROBOCON Team, which won Japanese championship in 2009 and 2008, and second prize in 2010.

Sports facilities

Center for International Relations offers free Japanese language lessons for the students, researchers and their families, as well as the student counselling services.

Language Lab is fully equipped and offers a wide range of hardware facilities and software packages for the students who wish to learn Japanese and English.

We made new training gym for students in 2008, which is available for weekday. Swimming pool is available in the summer.

Student clubs

  • Student Council
  • General Club Council
  • TUT-Festival Executive Committee