VALDES or the Department of Value and Decision Science was established in 1996 as a graduate school department at Tokyo Institute of Technology. We embrace three ideals to produce educated and intelligent students: innovation, integration and implementation.

Our unique Graduate Program educates students to achieve the following aims:
-- value judgment / decision making skills to seek for innovative solutions to meet the needs of the world,
-- communication skills for the integration of specialized disciplines to meet needs-driven innovation, and
-- leadership necessary to implement practical solutions.