Established in 1872 as modern Japan's first national institute of higher education, which started as the Normal School, later renamed Tokyo Higher Normal School, the first teachers' college in Japan. Became Tokyo University of Education in 1947. Reorganized as a comprehensive research university in Tsukuba Science City in 1973. Merged with University of Library and Information Science in 2002. In 2004, Japanese national universities were transformed into national university corporations (NUCs).
- 招生详情: Graduation from high school (or recognized equivalent) and entrance examination