Address: 1-20-14 Nishiwaseda, Shinjuku City, Tokyo 169-0051, Japan
Waseda University is a leading
institution in Japan, founded in 1882 with three principles: academic
independence, practical innovation, and the shaping of open-minded citizens;
aiming to provide the world with progressive leaders.
Waseda has stayed true to these ideals, educating seven prime ministers and countless other politicians, business leaders, journalists, diplomats, scholars, scientists, inventors, actors, writers and artists.
Waseda's history and tradition is to tirelessly challenge convention, in favor of progression and innovation. By its 150th anniversary in 2032, the University has committed to expanding its leadership in Asia and around the world.
Tokyo, officially the Tokyo Metropolis (東京都, Tōkyō-to), is the capital and most populous city of Japan. Formerly known as Edo, its metropolitan area (13,452 square kilometers or 5,194 square miles) is the most populous in the world, with an estimated 37.468 million residents as of 2018; the city proper has a population of 13.99 million people. Located at the head of Tokyo Bay, the prefecture forms part of the Kantō region on the central coast of Honshu, Japan's largest island. Tokyo serves as Japan's economic center and is the seat of both the Japanese government and the Emperor of Japan.