Vision

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Students of the Highest Caliber and Character Who Show Promise in Being Able to Contribute to the World

Students of Waseda gathered from around the world, intellectually and culturally stimulated through the interaction with classmates, faculty, and staff, shall acquire a wide range of knowledge and highly sophisticated specialty and shall be prepared and determined to take their place in society with strong will to contribute to the world.

[Related Core Strategies]

  • Radical reform of the admissions system
  • Reconstruction of the education system to develop global leaders
  • Educational content open to the public in many languages
  • A switch to an interactive problem finding and solving style of education
  • Education, research, and societal contributions that expand to the world
  • Promotion of proactive student planning in university education and research
  • Fostering pride as Waseda people in the world

[Related Numerical Targets]

Tadashi Yanai to Make a Personal Donation of 1.2 Billion Yen to Establish the Murakami Library
Tadashi Yanai to Make a Personal Donation of 1.2 Billion Yen to Establish the Murakami Library

Tadashi Yanai, Waseda alumnus, and UNIQLO Founder and Chairman, President and CEO of Fast R...

Waseda ranks 34th worldwide in QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020
Waseda ranks 34th worldwide in QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020

According to the QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020 published on September 18, Waseda ...

Double degree programs to be launched with Chinese University of Hong Kong
Double degree programs to be launched with Chinese University of Hong Kong

On June 24, Waseda University signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Chinese U...

Inaugural Data Science Competition held to predict the results of Japan’s elections
Inaugural Data Science Competition held to predict the results of Japan’s elections

Data science is an increasingly vital skill across many fields of society and industry, and...

Waseda University and affiliated schools sign MOU with ENZ to promote study abroad program
Waseda University and affiliated schools sign MOU with ENZ to promote study abroad program

On June 28, Waseda University along with five of its affiliated junior and senior high scho...

Increasing number of international students adds colors and diversity to campuses
Increasing number of international students adds colors and diversity to campuses

More and more international students are studying on Waseda campuses every year. In 2013, 5...

Waseda Business School granted EQUIS, the International Accreditation
Waseda Business School granted EQUIS, the International Accreditation

In March 2019, the Graduate School of Business and Finance, Waseda University (Waseda Busin...

Basic agreement with Tamagawa University to foster entrepreneurship
Basic agreement with Tamagawa University to foster entrepreneurship

On 12 March 2019, Waseda University and Tamagawa University signed a basic agreement foster...

Waseda sees improvement in number of subjects ranked in global top 50
Waseda sees improvement in number of subjects ranked in global top 50

On February 27, the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019 was released and Waseda Un...

Top private university in QS Japan University Rankings 2019
Top private university in QS Japan University Rankings 2019

On October 23, QS World University Rankings announced for the first time, the QS Japan Univ...

QS Global MBA Rankings 2019: Waseda Business School #2 in Japan
QS Global MBA Rankings 2019: Waseda Business School #2 in Japan

On September 25, Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) released the Global MBA Ranking 2019 in which Wa...

Selected for MEXT’s Doctoral Program for World-leading Innovative & Smart Education
Selected for MEXT’s Doctoral Program for World-leading Innovative & Smart Education

The Power Energy Professional Training Program (PEP Training Program) at Waseda University ...

Conversation between the University’s current president and new president
Conversation between the University’s current president and new president

In June 2018, Professor Aiji Tanaka of the Faculty of Political Science and Economics was e...

We are world’s 27th and #1 private university in Japan
We are world’s 27th and #1 private university in Japan

According to the QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2019 published on September 11, Waseda ...

Major Renovation of Waseda University’s Central Library
Major Renovation of Waseda University’s Central Library

Beginning on August 3, 2018, the second and third floors of Waseda University’s Central Lib...

A closer look at English-based undergraduate programs
A closer look at English-based undergraduate programs

Waseda University has established its mid-long term Waseda Vision 150 in which one of the g...

JCulP: New Promotional Videos
JCulP: New Promotional Videos

The following three Promotional Videos each feature Global Studies in Japanese Cultures Pro...

Taking Waseda University Beyond Japan
Taking Waseda University Beyond Japan

Waseda Vision 150 is a platform for envisioning a global Waseda University that goes beyond...

Establish academic exchange agreement
Establish academic exchange agreement

On January 24, an academic exchange agreement was formed between Waseda University and Hiro...

Watch Waseda’s promotional video “Catch Your Dream”
Watch Waseda’s promotional video “Catch Your Dream”

“Catch Your Dream! Study in Japan – Waseda University” is a TV program that introduces the ...

QS Global MBA Rankings 2018: Waseda Business School #1 in Japan
QS Global MBA Rankings 2018: Waseda Business School #1 in Japan

On November 28, Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) released the Global MBA Ranking 2018 which Waseda...

New English-based Master’s degree program in the area of Sport Sciences
New English-based Master’s degree program in the area of Sport Sciences

Waseda University Graduate School of Sport Sciences is proud to announce that an English-ba...

Team up for the government data analysis talent development program
Team up for the government data analysis talent development program

On August 22, a consortium formed of 24 participating and 12 collaborating institutions fro...

Asian Students Environment Platform (ASEP) 2017
Asian Students Environment Platform (ASEP) 2017

The opening ceremony of the Asian Students Environment Platform (ASEP) organized by the Aeo...

Kakehashi Project promotes mutual understanding among Japanese and US students
Kakehashi Project promotes mutual understanding among Japanese and US students

From March 1 to 7, researchers and graduate students from five universities in Tokyo visite...

Celebrating WASEDA LGBT ALLY WEEK
Celebrating WASEDA LGBT ALLY WEEK

It is estimated that 1 in 13 people belongs to the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Trans...

“C Space” is now opened on Main Campus
“C Space” is now opened on Main Campus

On April 17, the Career Center (located in the Toyama Campus) opened its branch office name...

Safety posters designed by Waseda students
Safety posters designed by Waseda students

The Totsuka District Police Office has been working with Waseda Advertising Society to desi...

New building on campus for foreign language fluency
New building on campus for foreign language fluency

A completion ceremony for the new Building 29 took place on March 7. Building 29, the first...

Laying out your educational, career, and life goals
Laying out your educational, career, and life goals

Career development at Waseda University is not merely about helping you find a job. No matt...

First Japanese university featured on TOEIC ® program website
First Japanese university featured on TOEIC ® program website

Waseda University became the first university in Japan to be featured on TOEIC®’s Why Engli...

Waseda signs agreement with Ochanomizu university
Waseda signs agreement with Ochanomizu university

Waseda University and Ochanomizu University in Tokyo, one of the two national universities ...

Bringing researchers together as an international hub
Bringing researchers together as an international hub

Waseda University hosted a discussion of the future of education in the global society, inc...

Waseda helps “bridge” Canada and Japan
Waseda helps “bridge” Canada and Japan

On December 14, Waseda University hosted a visit by a group of international affairs gradua...

The status of Waseda’s global revolution
The status of Waseda’s global revolution

Selected by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) for t...

A new English-based degree program starting in 2017
A new English-based degree program starting in 2017

Waseda University’s School of Culture, Media and Society (CMS) is now accepting application...

Challenges and rewards in Double Degree Program
Challenges and rewards in Double Degree Program

A graduation ceremony was held on December 2 for students who studied abroad between the ac...

President Joachim Gauck of Germany delivered a lecture
President Joachim Gauck of Germany delivered a lecture

Joachim Gauck, President of the Federal Republic of Germany, visited Waseda University to d...

President Kamata greets Aung San Suu Kyi
President Kamata greets Aung San Suu Kyi

On November 2, Waseda University President Kaoru Kamata and Norimasa Morita, the vice presi...

2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic games education nationwide
2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic games education nationwide

Waseda University Olympic and Paralympic Education Research Center, established in July 29 ...

Fostering global citizens through study abroad programs
Fostering global citizens through study abroad programs

With goals to foster successful global citizens, Waseda’s Vision 150 strategic plan aims to...

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