International Christian University s a non-denominational private university located in Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan. Commonly known as ICU (in Japan and abroad), the university was founded in 1949. ICU offers 31 undergraduate majors and a Graduate school. The university is considered to be the most prestigious Liberal Arts College in Japan and it has several partner institutions worldwide including The University of California system, University of Pennsylvania, Duke University, Yonsei University, University College London and more. ICU has produced countless notable alumni; they include Princess Mako of Akishino, President and CEO of Sony, Kaz Hirai, and U.S. Senator, Jay Rockefeller. In 2014, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology selected ICU as one of the 37 schools for The Top Global University Project. It is consistently ranked as one of the top and most selective universities in Japan. ICU was founded in 1949. With an emphasis on reconciliation and peace, ICU was envisaged as a “University of Tomorrow,” a place where Japanese and international students would live together and learn to serve the needs of an emerging, more interconnected world. When students enter ICU they sign the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights and they are challenged to commit themselves to help bring about social justice and world peace. Due to this commitment to human rights, Eleanor Roosevelt delivered ICU's first convocation address.