About Waseda University’s organization, corporate offices, academic institutions, affiliated schools and related companies.

University Organizational Chart

The Corporation

Institutional Governance

Waseda University is comprised of a corporation and an academic institution, both headed by the President who serves as Chair of the Corporation’s Executive Board and leads the academic institution.

The President is elected by faculty, staff and alumni for a four-year term, and may be reelected to a second consecutive term. The Board of Trustees oversees the administration and decides on important issues.

Academic Institutions

Waseda University operates 13 Undergraduate Schools, 22 Graduate or Professional Schools and many other schools and institutions.

Undergraduate Schools

  • Political Science and Economics
  • Law
  • Culture, Media and Society
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Education
  • Commerce
  • Fundamental Science and Engineering
  • Creative Science and Engineering
  • Advanced Science and Engineering
  • Social Sciences
  • Human Sciences
  • Sport Sciences
  • International Liberal Studies

Graduate & Professional Schools

  • Political Science
  • Economics
  • Law
  • Law School
  • Letters, Arts and Sciences
  • Education
  • Teacher Education
  • Commerce
  • Finance, Accounting and Law
  • Accountancy
  • Fundamental Science and Engineering
  • Creative Science and Engineering
  • Advanced Science and Engineering
  • Global Information and Telecommunication Studies
  • Environment and Energy Engineering
  • Information, Production and Systems
  • Social Sciences
  • Human Sciences
  • Sport Sciences
  • Asia-Pacific Studies
  • Japanese Applied Linguistics
  • International Culture and Communication Studies

Other Educational Programs

  • Japanese Language Program

Research and Educational Institutes

  • Institute for Research in Contemporary Political and Economic Affairs
  • Institute of Comparative Law
  • Center for Professional Legal Education and Research
  • Research Institute for Letters, Arts and Sciences

Research Institutes

  • Institute for Advanced Studies in Education
  • Research Institute of the Faculty of Commerce
  • Center for Finance Research
  • Research Institute for Science and Engineering
  • Global Information and Telecommunication Institute
  • Environmental Research Institute
  • Information, Production and Systems Research Center
  • Advanced Research Center for Human Sciences
  • Sport Sciences Research Center
  • Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies
  • Center for Japanese Language
  • Waseda Institute for Advanced Study
  • Global Education Center
  • Center for Higher Education Studies
  • Global Education Center
  • Extension Center
  • Environmental Safety Center
  • Waseda University Archives
  • Health Support Center
  • Comprehensive Research Organization (Project Research Institutes)
  • Organization for Asian Studies
  • Organization for Japan-US Studies
  • Organization for Islamic Area Studies
  • Organization for European Studies
  • Organization for University Research Initiatives
  • Institute for Nanoscience & Nanotechnology
  • Consolidated Research Institute for Advanced Science and Medical Care
  • Information Technology Research Organization
  • Green Computing Systems Research Organization
  • The Hirayama Ikuo Volunteer Center
  • Athletic Center
  • Center for International Education
  • Center for Research Strategy

Affiliated Schools

  • Waseda University Junior & Senior High School
  • Waseda University Honjo Senior High School
  • Art and Architecture School of Waseda University
  • Waseda Jitsugyo Primary School & High School
  • Waseda Junior & Senior High School
  • Waseda Shibuya Senior High School in Singapore
  • Waseda Setsuryo Junior & Senior High School
  • Waseda Saga Junior & Senior High School


  • Central Library
  • S. Takata Memorial Research Library
  • Toyama Library
  • Science and Engineering Library
  • Tokorozawa Library


  • Aizu Museum
  • Tsubouchi Memorial Theatre Museum

Affiliated Companies

Waseda University Press


Established in 1886, the WUP has contributed to modernization in Asia for over 100 years, including the first lecture transcripts published in Japan.

Waseda University Property Management Corp.


The company manages the University’s research and educational facilities.

Waseda University Academic Solutions Corp.


The company provides solutions and consulting services ranging from administrative services and systems development to teaching material and curriculum development and alumni data administration.

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