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University of Tsukuba Top Global University Project

What is the Top Global University Project?

The Top Global University Project is Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) project that aims to enhance the international compatibility and competitiveness of higher education in Japan. It provides ten-year funding (AY2014 - AY2023) for the world-class and innovative universities to lead the internationalization of Japanese universities. The University of Tsukuba was selected as one of the Type A (Top Type) universities that are conducting world-level education and research and have the potential to be ranked among the world's top 100 universities.
MEXT: Top Global University Japan

Top Global University Japan

Our Concept

Our Concept

Creating a TRANSBORDER UNIVERSITY for a BRIGHTER FUTURE
This website gives an original outline of the University of Tsukuba's Top Global University Project, created in 2014.

Creating a TRANSBORDER UNIVERSITY for a BRIGHTER FUTURE

The main components of the University of Tsukuba's Top Global University Project

Campus-in-Campus

The Campus-in-Campus (CiC) Initiative is a scheme of sharing campuses among the partner universities through which partner universities are to enhance the mobility of students, faculty members and administrative staff.



The whole world is your campus ? Campus in Campus

Course Jukebox

Course Jukebox is a platform for course sharing among the CiC partner universities which provides information on courses and educational programs. It aims to promote mobility of students within and beyond the network of CiC partner universities.

jukebox

Overseas research and education units invitation
International Education and Research Laboratory Program

This is an effort to invite prominent researchers and laboratories from reputable overseas institutions to the University of Tsukuba, with an aim of creating world-class research and education centers on its campus. The program is to contribute to increased international research collaboration and other activities leading to enhancing of international academic collaboration.

New Degree Programs

The university creates a variety of degree programs as a part of the Top Global University Project, such as the Japan-Expert (bachelor degree) Program, the Bachelor's Program in Global Issues, as well as various joint degree programs with overseas partner universities.