Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology (TUA&T)
Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology was established in 1949 and its history traces back over. more than 130 years to the roots of its predecessor organization’s foundation in 1874. The TUAT Faculty of Agriculture and Faculty of Engineering respectively originated with the Agricultural Education Center of the Naito-Shinjuku Branch Office of the Industrial Encouragement Department, Ministry of Home Affairs, and the Silkworm Disease Experimental Section, Ministry of Agriculture and Commerce founded in 1877.
With this background, TUAT has developed as a unique science and technology institution based on agricultural science and engineering, two scientific fields that support the fundamentals of human society, agriculture and industry. Academic and research activities conducted at TUAT across a broad range of areas can contribute to constructing a secure and safe society and can create and develop new industries.
TUAT education and research aim to further pursue the truth based on free ideas and produces learned researchers, engineers and highly specialized professionals who uncompromisingly reflect on the influence science and technology have on the Earth, society and mankind. It is to this purpose that the university herein sets forth the Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology Charter as its principles and goals.