Tohoku University (東北大学) in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, is the third oldest university in the country. Its 22,000+ students, about 1100 of them international, can major in many fields, including Agriculture, Economics, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Science, and Accounting.
Although Tohoku University was established in 1907, its origins go back to 1736, when Sendai's medical school for formed. It was the first Japanese university to admit females and foreign students. The school was closed after the earthquake and subsequent tsunami in 2011, suffering damage from the quake. No dangerous radiation levels have been found after the meltdown of the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant, following that quake.
Based on the QS World University Ranking of 2023, Tohoku University is positioned as the #79 top university in the world, which makes it the #5 top university in Japan. The university's global rank is improved by 3 points from last year.
|University Name||Tohoku University|
|Name in Local Language||東北大学|
|Motto||Open-Door, Research First and Practice-Oriented Research and Education|
|Address||2-1-1 Katahira, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan|
|Phone||+81 (22) 217 4844|
|Fax||+81 (22) 217 4846|
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|International Students Allowed||Yes|
|Student Body||Men and Women|
|Admission Info||Click here|
|Undergraduate Admission Info||Click here|
|Graduate Admission Info||Click here|
Scholarship and Financial Aids
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