Tokyo Institute of Technology

Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) is the top research-based national university in Japan dedicated to science and engineering higher education with a history spanning over 130 years. Tokyo Tech consists of undergraduate and graduate programs, and many research laboratories spread over its three campuses in Tokyo and Yokohama. There are approximately 10,000 students of which 12% are international, 1,200 faculty and 600 staff members on its campuses. Tokyo Tech strives to cultivate its students to become tomorrow's global leaders in science and technology in order to contribute to the betterment of a global society based upon a philosophy of education through research.
As part of an institute-wide reorganization and education reform effort to become one of the world’s top sci-tech universities, TokyoTechX courses will be offered starting in 2015, to demonstrate its commitment to global higher education.
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Basic Japanese Civil Law (edX)

Self Paced
Basic Japanese Civil Law (edX)
Course Auditing
Learn Japanese Civil Law, covering various contemporary issues faced in everyday life. This course teaches Japanese law covering the legal system and basic concepts. Starting with the study of concepts common to many countries, such as sovereignty, constitution, separation of three rights, basic human rights and personal [...]

Introduction to Deep Earth Science (edX)

Learn about the nature and dynamics of the Earth’s core, mantle and crust in this introductory Earth Science course. Have you ever imagined what is deep under the ground? What is happening deep inside the earth? How has the earth evolved into its present state? This course is an [...]

Introduction to Computer Science and Programming (edX)

The term “Computation” refers to the action performed by a computer. A computation can be a basic operation and it can also be a sophisticated computer simultation requiring a large amount of data and substantial resources. This course aims at introducing learners with no prior knowledge to basics and [...]

Modern Japanese Architecture: From Meiji Restoration to Today (edX)

Explore the balance between traditional Japanese architecture and Western influence starting with the introduction of Western building styles in the 19th century through the influence of Le Corbusier in the mid-20th century and then up to the present day.