On October 2022, 10, the National University Corporation Tokyo Institute of Technology and the National University Corporation Tokyo Medical and Dental University concluded a basic agreement to merge the two corporations and the Tokyo Institute of Technology and Tokyo Medical and Dental University operated by both corporations. did.This is the first time that two designated national university corporations have merged.Aiming for the integration period in the 14 academic year, the aim is to create an internationally outstanding research and education base.

 According to the Tokyo Institute of Technology, the integration will take the form of one corporation and one university.There was speculation that a one-corporation, two-university format, which would integrate only operating corporations, would be effective. In order to accelerate research that transcends fields, it seems that the university has decided to merge with a high degree of difficulty.

 In fiscal 2024, the government will establish an international university for excellence in research that will support tens of billions of yen annually.It is expected that public recruitment will begin within the year, but both universities want to hurry up and apply for the integration of the new universities.

 The name of the integrated corporation and the new university will be discussed by the integration preparatory committee jointly established by the two universities, co-chaired by the presidents of both universities.Both are famous national universities with well-established brands in Japan.

 The Tokyo Institute of Technology was founded in 1881 as the Tokyo Vocational School and changed its name to its current name in 1929.As a science and engineering university, we have produced human resources and research results that can play an active role on the world stage.Tokyo Medical and Dental University was established in 1928 as a public dental educational institution and has been operated as the only comprehensive medical graduate university in Japan.

reference:[Tokyo Institute of Technology] Tokyo Institute of Technology and Tokyo Medical and Dental University sign basic agreement for integration

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