The University of Electro-Communications (UEC) is a national university located in Chofu City, Tokyo. UEC offers undergraduate, master’s and doctoral courses in informatics and engineering. Based on its name, UEC is often thought that its fields of specialization are limited to electricity and communication. However, its specialization has expanded over a century since establishment. Now, with the core of information, electricity and communications, UEC engages in a wide range of education and research such as material science, life science, photonics, electronics, robotics, mechanical engineering and media science. The characteristics of UEC education has led it as one of top-ranked Japanese universities in strong competence in employment. It offers hands-on classes with a wealth of laboratory work; and career-oriented education backed by the strong relationship with industry. UEC fosters skilled scientists and engineers equipped with advanced expertise. While undergraduate program is offered by Japanese, many international students in the doctoral courses are working on their research in English. Also, classes and research works are open to non-degree students.