Mission & Vision


Tokyo Metropolitan University is striving to realize an ideal metropolitan human society, serving as the center of scholarship in Tokyo and working in close collaboration with educational institutions and research institutes in the greater Tokyo metropolitan area. In addition to teaching and researching both broad field knowledge and specialized disciplines, we are generating educational and research results based on metropolitan realities and fostering human resources that are rich in humanity and creativity. Through these efforts, we aim to contribute to the improvement and development of urban life and culture.

TMU Vision 2030

Pioneering the global future from Tokyo through the power of scholarship
Our grand vision for the future

Tokyo Metropolitan University is the only university operated by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government. It leverages a unique position to provide an education that nurtures human resources who can play an active role in responding to societal changes and to promote varied kinds of basic and applied research as well as research into issues in major metropolitan areas. These activities will contribute to the development of Tokyo and pioneer the global future.

  1. Positive synergy between advanced research and quality education
    Our faculty of exceptional researchers will enhance the University’s positive synergy between advanced research and quality education by working closely with our outstanding students.
  2. Encouraging a commitment to lifelong learning and fostering the ability to collaborate with others to create new values
    We draw a diverse body of diligent students who study a broad range of academic fields. Our students are encouraged to engage in close dialogue with faculty and their peers to broaden their views and enhance their ability to think in greater depth. They also learn to proactively set goals for themselves and collaborate with others to create new values.
  3. A campus with great diversity and a rich learning environment
    We are committed to creating a community where a diverse group of individuals of different nationalities, cultural backgrounds, gender, age, and levels of physical ability study together in an atmosphere of mutual respect. We also provide opportunities for the community and people in and around Tokyo to continue their lifelong education.