The Charter of TUT

The Charter of Toyohashi University of Technology

Toyohashi University of Technology (TUT) was established in 1976 to respond to the societal need to foster practical, creative engineers and cultivate qualified individuals who would show initiative and display leadership abilities. With this guiding philosophy, TUT focused largely on recruiting graduates of technical colleges.

In implementing this mission, TUT has overseen a comprehensive program involving education and research in technology. Correspondingly, TUT has produced a great number of highly skilled engineers and researchers who have made valuable contributions to academic life while also contributing to society through technological development and industry-academic cooperation.

The Charter of TUT enshrines this philosophy and its objectives as a guide for those who work here to encourage us to build on our achievements, taking advantage of our strengths and unique traits to make further advances.

Fundamental Principle

The mission of TUT is to provide education and research in technological science and further technological innovation by exploring the science behind the technology. Based on this mission, we target students who are graduates of technical colleges and high schools for admission into our program as well as emphasizing graduate studies. We strive to foster engineers and researchers who are practical, creative, demonstrate initiative and leadership skills, and who can undertake groundbreaking research. Furthermore, TUT respects social diversity and endeavors to strengthen cooperation with the local community. Through these efforts, we aim to define ourselves as a top-class engineering university that is opened to the world.

[Educational Objectives]

Though education in science and technology, TUT shall foster pioneering, practical and creative engineers and researchers who are imbued with a rich sense of humanity, global awareness and desire to live in harmony with nature.

[Research Objectives]

TUT shall create an environment for the mastery of technology and lead the way in cutting-edge research that promotes innovation in industry and society.

[Internationalization Objectives]

As a university opened to the world, TUT shall promote international exchange opportunities for our students and faculty through activities such as exchange agreements and the utilization of our overseas educational research centers. We aim to realize a global campus that is a hub for technological research internationally.

[Social Contribution and Cooperation Objectives]

TUT shall make broad use of technological advances in cooperation with various organizations to serve our part in solving the challenges facing society and contribute to the revitalization of local communities.

[University Administration Objectives]

TUT will enhance the leadership and governance functions of the president so that we can maximize the use of our resources in order to rapidly respond to the changing conditions and social demands surrounding the university.

[Administrative/ Faculty Objectives]

In the spirit of mutual trust, cooperation and collaboration, administrative and faculty members of TUT shall carry out duties related to education, research, social contribution, organization management as well as other tasks that may arise.

[Health and Safety Management Objectives]

TUT shall enhance mental and physical well-being in addition to reinforcing its campus security measures and crisis management system

[Environmental Considerations Objectives]

TUT shall reduce energy consumption, conserve resources and take other measures to create a more environmentally friendly campus.

[Information Disclosure and Communication Objectives]

TUT shall disclose and proactively disseminate information to meet its social responsibility obligations.

[Legal Compliance Objectives]

TUT shall fully comply with laws and regulations, research ethics and adhere to our Code of Conduct.

[Date Created]9 Jan 2010 / [Date Updated]7 Oct 2020

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