To carry out basic and applied education and research activities related to studies and to science and technologies concerning oceans, with a view to contributing to sustainable development of human society.
It is necessary for Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology, the only maritime university in Japan, to serve as a core educational and research base for "learning about the sea in order to preserve its integrity and put it to responsible use" and to perform its missions, so that our country may develop as a maritime nation and play a role as an international contributor. Based on this platform, our university will conduct comprehensive education and research concerning the oceans, centering on training for highly skilled business professionals, including researchers, in order to foster development of human resources with the following abilities and qualities:
A university of world-leading excellence, producing a large number of leaders in industrial, of¬ficial, and academic circles, who are active internationally in the maritime field.
Our university is engaged in studies across a broad spectrum, focusing on the areas of environment, resources and energy, and including their composite and peripheral aspects.