The University of Tokyo has compiled a basic plan for the revitalization of the Hongo area of Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, where the Hongo area campus is located.On July 2022, 7, President Teruo Fujii and others visited the Bunkyo Ward Office and handed over the basic plan to Ward Mayor Hironobu Narisawa, with the idea of revitalizing the entire area as a campus town in cooperation with the surrounding area.
According to the University of Tokyo, the handover ceremony for the basic concept was held at the Bunkyo Ward Office, attended by President Fujii, Vice President Tatsuya Okubo, Vice President Taiji Asami, and Specially Appointed Assistant to the President Makoto Yokohari.
The basic concept positions the future image of a campus town and area that further strengthens regional cooperation.
・Foster an open campus that respects diversity and inclusiveness
・Further utilization of outdoor spaces on campus
・Preservation of historical scenery and development of cutting-edge educational research and medical environment
・Contribution to solving social issues faced by local communities
・Creation of a revitalized “university town” through industry-academia-government collaboration
- has a basic policy.
Specifically, we will work with the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and local companies to promote community development around the campus and transform the campus into a place open to the community.
reference:[University of Tokyo] Handover Ceremony for "Basic Concept for Revitalizing the University of Tokyo Hongo Campus Area through Collaboration between the University of Tokyo and Surrounding Areas"