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The University of Tokyo was established in 1877 as the first national university in Japan. As a leading research university, UTokyo offers courses in essentially all academic disciplines at both undergraduate and graduate levels and conducts research across the full spectrum of academic activity. The university aims to provide its students with a rich and varied academic environment that ensures opportunities for both intellectual development and the acquisition of professional knowledge and skills.
More info: http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en/

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Visualizing Postwar Tokyo, Part 2 (edX)

Identify the geopolitics historically involved in the practice of “visualizing postwar Tokyo.” The history of postwar Tokyo reveals an essential feature of the modern city, i.e., the city as a place of visualities. In postwar Tokyo, countless gazes fell upon others; gazes from and upon Americans and the Emperor, [...]

Visualizing Postwar Tokyo, Part 1 (edX)

Analyze the history of change and development in postwar Tokyo from different perspectives using archived photographs, films, and TV programs. Tokyo emerged out of the ruins of war to become a large city of 10 million people in only a quarter of a century. During this process of change, [...]

Sustainability Science - A Key Concept for Future Design (edX)

Discover sustainability science by learning theoretical concepts and practical applications in Japan and around the world. Sustainability is indispensable for the future of humankind. Sustainability science has emerged as an effort to tackle the complex problems the world is facing today. Lecturers from different disciplines provide a holistic overview [...]

Contemporary Japanese Society: What Has Been Happening Behind Demographic Change? (edX)

Learn basic knowledge of contemporary Japanese society, focusing on demographic change and social stratification after the Second World War.

Transnational Studies - Japan and the World (edX)

Learn to think ‘transnationally’ and understand the border-crossing flows of people, things and ideas. In this course, you will gain foundational knowledge about how to think transnationally. An initial module which introduces key concepts and approaches in transnational studies will be followed by four modules that use concrete case [...]

Tokyo Hillside, Tokyo Riverside: Exploring the Historical City (edX)

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Tokyo Hillside, Tokyo Riverside: Exploring the Historical City (edX)
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Learn about the rich history and social development of Tokyo as we explore the cultural heritage of the city’s northeastern neighborhoods. In recent years, Tokyo became a global tourist destination as interest in the city increased in the lead-up to the planned 2020 Olympics.

Four Facets of Contemporary Japanese Architecture: Theory (edX)

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Four Facets of Contemporary Japanese Architecture: Theory (edX)
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Learn the history, ideas, and concepts behind contemporary Japanese architecture through one facet of Japanese architecture, city. This is the third course in the “Four Facets of Contemporary Japanese Architecture” series, which focuses on the third facet: city.

Basic Analytical Chemistry (edX)

Gain a physical understanding of the principles of analytical chemistry and their application in scientific research. Analytical chemistry takes a prominent position among all fields of experimental sciences, ranging from fundamental studies of Nature to industrial or clinical applications. Analytical chemistry covers the fundamentals of experimental and analytical methods [...]

Four Facets of Contemporary Japanese Architecture: Technology (edX)

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Four Facets of Contemporary Japanese Architecture: Technology (edX)
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Learn the history, ideas and concepts behind contemporary Japanese architecture through one facet of Japanese architecture, technology. This is the second course of “Four Facets of Contemporary Japanese Architecture” series, with the focus on the second facet: technology.

Quantum Mechanics of Molecular Structures (edX)

Learn two methods used to determine molecular structures and their properties in this introduction to Quantum Mechanics. Knowing the geometrical structure of the molecules around us is one of the most important and fundamental issues in the field of chemistry. This course introduces the two primary methods used to [...]