Tohoku University

2-1-1 Katahira, Aoba-ku, Sendai

  • #=82 QS Global World Ranking
  • PublicStatus
  • Very HighResearch Output
  • 17,717Total Students
  • 3,323Faculty
  • 1,872Int'l Students

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Tohoku University offers 15 postgraduate courses taught in English, including: 

  • Global program in economics and management
  • International course in life sciences
  • Data science 
  • Basic medicine course 
  • International graduate program in language sciences

About

Tohoku University offers 15 postgraduate courses taught in English, including: 

  • Global program in economics and management
  • International course in life sciences
  • Data science 
  • Basic medicine course 
  • International graduate program in language sciences

University highlights

QS World University Ranking

  • 2012
    #=75
  • 2014
    #=75
  • 2015
    #=71
  • 2016
    #74
  • 2017
    #=75
  • 2018
    #=76
  • 2019
    #77
  • 2020
    #82
  • 2021
    #79
  • 2022
    #=82

Ranking criteria

65.2
Overall
71.4
Academic Reputation
73.8
Employer Reputation
98.4
Faculty Student Ratio
41.3
Citations per Faculty
3.6
International Faculty Ratio
16.5
International Students Ratio

Student & Staff

Total students
17,717

39%
61%

International students
1,872

88%
12%

Total faculty staff
3,323

240
3083

Total students
17,717

39%
61%

International students
1,872

88%
12%

Total faculty staff
3,323

3083
240
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Campus locations

Katahira Campus,

2-1-1 Katahira, Aoba-ku , Sendai , Miyagi , Japan , 980-8577

Kawauchi Campus,

41 Kawauchi, Aoba-ku , Sendai , Miyagi , Japan , 980-8576

Aobayama Campus,

6-3, Aoba, Aramaki, Aoba-ku , Sendai , Miyagi , Japan , 980-8578

Seiryo Campus,

2-1 Seiryo-machi, Aoba-ku , Sendai , Miyagi , Japan , 980-8574

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