University of Tokyo

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Formation1877
HeadquartersTokyo
Considered to be the most selective and prestigious university in Japan. The vast majority of senior civil servants are recruited from here.

The University of Tokyo is a public research university located in Bunkyō, Tokyo, Japan. Established in 1877, the university is the first Imperial University and currently selected as a Top Type university of Top Global University Project by the Japanese government.[1]

UTokyo has ten faculties, 15 graduate schools[2] and enrolls about 30,000 students, about 4,200 of whom are international students.

It is considered to be the most selective and prestigious university in Japan.[3] As of 2021, University of Tokyo's alumni, faculty members and researchers include seventeen Prime Ministers and 18 Nobel Prize laureates[4].

The University of Tokyo law faculty is the single most important source of elite bureaucrats.[5]


 

Alumni on Wikispooks

PersonBornDiedNationalitySummaryDescription
Michael J. GreenUSSpook
Academic
Toyoo Gyohten1931JapanBanker
Economist
Yukio Hatoyama11 February 1947JapanPolitician
Academic
Engineer
Charles Horner8 April 1943DiplomatOn the staff of Senator Henry M. Jackson;neoconservative; wants China to be in conflict with the Islamic world.
Nobusuke Kishi13 November 18967 August 1987JapanPolitician
War criminal
Metin SittiTurkeyAcademicScientis with interest in microrobotics and nanotechnology
Akihiko Tanaka7 August 1954JapanAcademic
Deep state actor
Nobuo Tanaka3 March 1950JapanAcademic
Bureaucracy
Executive Director of the International Energy Agency
Takeshi Watanabe190623 August 2010JapanBureaucracy
Deep state operative
Father of the Asian Development Bank. First Asia Pacific Chairman of the Trilateral Commission
Richard Werner1967Academic
Economist
German economist who exposed the WEF's Global Leaders for Tomorrow project.


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