Tama University was founded in 1989, a milestone year for Japan and the beginning of the contemporary Heisei Era on the Japanese calendar. The years since have proven to be a pivotal time of change for the world at large. At Tama, we understand that progress happens swiftly. We are aware of the importance of staying ahead of the curve. Our university challenges students to pursue their aspirations with an educational experience designed to be international, interdisciplinary, and relevant.