Tohoku University (Aobayama Campus)
Address: Aoba-6-3 Aramaki, Aoba Ward, Sendai, Miyagi 980-0845,
Tohoku University (東北大学), or Tohokudai (東北大, Tōhokudai), is a Japanese national
university located in Sendai, Miyagi in the Tōhoku Region, Japan. It is
informally referred to as Tonpei. Established in 1907, it was the third
Imperial University in Japan and among the first three Designated National
Universities, along with the University of Tokyo and Kyoto University.
Tohoku University is a Top Type university of the Top Global University
Project, and since 2020 has been ranked the best university in Japan by
Times Higher Education.
In 2016, Tohoku University had 10 faculties, 16 graduate schools and 6 research institutes, with a total enrollment of 17,885 students. The university's three core values are "Research First (研究第一主義)," "Open-Doors (門戸開放)," and "Practice-Oriented Research and Education (実学尊重)."