JPCUP has the following objectives:

  • Providing information on educational activities by universities and colleges: JPCUP enhances accountability of universities and colleges, supports college choices of those who hope to participate in higher education, and increases international recognition of higher education institutions in Japan.
  • Helping universities and colleges use the educational information to better understand the status of their own activities, and achieve any necessary changes in university education through internal quality assurance.
  • Collating and publishing fundamental information to help universities and colleges respond to various surveys.