Japan: Tohoku University

Tohoku University is one among the seven national universities in Japan located in Sendai, Tohoku region. It is one among the top 10 universities in Japan and one among the top 100 universities of the world. More than 17,000 students currently study at the university of which more than 1,300 are international.

University in brief

Language of instruction: Japanese, English
Academic calendar: October - February, April - September
Credit system: 15 units is equivalent to 30 ECTS credits
Website:  www.tohoku.ac.jp/en/academics/exchange_programs.html
Note: National Health Insurance (JNHI) app 2000- 4000 YEN/month is compulsory to buy at registration. Three professors to receive you as a student have to be named in the application to the university. Different programmes offered TOHOKU UNIV. Student Exchange programmes extr.pdf (pdf 814 kB)

Exchange opportunities

Number of spots: approximately 8 semester spots each year
Grade requirements: none

Programme specific information