Designed to firmly establish Waseda as Asia’s leading university, this next phase will be executed as Waseda Vision 150.

Vision 1. 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.

Vision 2. Research That Will Ultimately Contribute to Real World Peace and Happiness in Human Society

Waseda’s research activities shall expand and organize the knowledge and wisdom of human society and contribute to the resolution of environmental issues, poverty, disasters, conflicts, and other global issues. Furthermore, we shall point out the next issues to be addressed in order for the world to be able to develop sustainably amidst the coexistence of different cultures, thereby contributing to real world peace and happiness in human society.

Vision 3. Graduates Who Will Contribute to the Public Good as Global Leaders

Graduates (alumni) of Waseda shall work strenuously with joy in all corners of the globe and everywhere in Japan as leaders having global perspectives, in various areas such as politics, economy, academia, culture, sports, and community initiatives. Such alumni shall come back and learn at Waseda from time to time and build robust collaboration networks with other members of alumni and with their communities.

Vision 4. Asia’s Premier “Model University” Adaptable to a Changing World

We shall firmly establish our fiscal foundation, disclose information, discharge accountability, and strengthen governance, so as for university management of Waseda to be the model of universities in Japan and Asia, thereby transforming the University into a globally trustworthy university with the spirit of constant reform, which adapts to a changing world.

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