Tohoku University

WORLD RANK

2012-13
137

Sendai, Japan

Region: Asia

  • Overall score
    53.1
  • Teaching
    57.7
  • International outlook
    32.0
  • Industry income
    80.7
  • Research
    55.6
  • Citations
    48.9

Spread over five campuses in the city of Sendai on the Pacific coast 190 miles north of Tokyo, Tohoku was founded as the third of the old imperial universities in 1907. Its 10 undergraduate and 18 graduate schools and 6 research institutes offer arts, humanities, law, research and applied sciences, with more than 2,900 staff overseeing around 18,000 students.