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Data and Overview of Tohoku University


Founded on June 1907


Administration Bureau
General Affairs Department
2-1-1 Katahira, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi 980-8577 Japan


the 21st President Susumu Satomi (Since April 1, 2012)

University Personnel

(as of May 1, 2013)

President     1
Executive Vice Presidents     7
Auditors     2
Teaching staff     3,116
  Professors 859  
  Associate professors 729  
  Senior assistant professors 176  
  Assistant professors 1,169  
  Research associates 183  
Administrative / Technical staff     3,085
Total     6,211

Faculties, Graduate Schools and Institutes

Faculties / Schools Arts and Letters, Education, Law, Economics, Science, Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Engineering, Agriculture
Graduate Schools Arts and Letters, Education, Law, Economics and Management, Science, Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences Engineering, Agricultural Science, International Cultural Studies, Information Sciences, Life Sciences, Environmental Studies, Biomedical Engineering, Educational Informatics Education, Educational Informatics Research, Internet School of Tohoku University (ISTU)
Professional Graduate Schools Law School, School of Public Policy, Accounting School
Research Institutes Institute for Materials Research, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Institute of Fluid Science, Research Institute of Electrical Communication, Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials, International Research Institute of Disaster Science

Number of Students

(as of May 1, 2013)

  School enrollment Number of international students included
Undergraduate students 11,003 156
Graduate students (Master course, Master's Program, Profession Degree Program) 4,169 466
Graduate students (Doctoral Program) 2,677 537
Attached school 38 -
Research students, etc. - -
Others - -
Total 17,887  

Financial Summary

Endowed Chairs and Research Divisions

(as of May 1, 2013)

Endowed Chairs 30 chairs
Endowed Research Divisions 10 divisions

Agreements on Academic Exchange

(as of May, 2013)

Agreements on the University Level 32 countries & regions 179 institutions
Agreements on the Department Level 43 countries & regions 332 institutions

Overseas Offices

Liaison offices 8 countries 13 centers
Overseas offices 3 countries 4 offices

Number of International Students

(as of May 1, 2013)

78 countries & regions 1,436

Location of Tohoku University

Location of Tohoku University


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