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Internationalization Basic Policies

TMU has established the internationalization basic policies aimed at promoting the creation of an international educational research environment.

Tokyo Metropolitan University has established the internationalization basic policies in February 2014 to strategically promote internationalization as it recognizes the creation of an international educational research environment as one of the highest priorities.
For the realization of the basic policies, TMU presents the basic ideas for its implementation in three sectors including the internationalization of education, the internationalization of research and the internationalization of campus.

Tokyo Metropolitan University Internationalization Basic Policies

February 2014

1. Basic policies
  • To create an educational and research environment that supports internationalization.
  • To deploy a proactive international cooperation with universities and other institutions around the world with a central focus on Asia.
  • To promote the creation of human resources and knowledge that contributes to global development.
2. The directionality of the implementation
(1) Internationalized education

(1.1) To develop a world-class educational program
(1.2) To develop a collaborative educational program by utilizing international cooperation
(1.3) To enhance the learning and living environment for increased acceptance of international students
(1.4) To speed up the efforts aimed at expanding the sending of students to overseas

(2) Internationalized research

(2.1) To promote international joint research and international consignment research
(2.2) To promote the dissemination of research information to overseas
(2.3) To promote the establishment of a research environment and research support system

(3) Internationalized campus

(3.1) To establish a system for an organization and personnel promoting internationalization
(3.2) To establish a support system for non-Japanese faculty members and researchers
(3.3) To setup an overseas operation base and aim for its utilization
(3.4) To promote a multicultural, multilingual society on campus
(3.5) To improve internationalized marketing activities

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