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University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences
The Graduate School of Frontier Sciences(GSFS) is an independent school for Master and Doctoral students that was established through comprehensive cooperation of all existing departments of the University of Tokyo. It is made up of the Division of Transdisciplinary Sciences, the Division of Biosciences, the Division of Environmental Studies, and the Department of Computational Biology. All of them share the mission of solving the challenging problems facing humankind through the pursuit of education and research on the frontiers derived from established disciplines. This undertaking is courageously carried out using transdisciplinary approaches in which the school's departments are organized to cover a broad cross-section of research topics, under the leadership of diversely experienced faculty members from not only the University of Tokyo, but also other research and educational institutions around the world. More than 4,200 students have completed the school's program, and about 1,400 students are currently enrolled in its departments.