Tohoku University is a Japanese national university. It was selected as a Top Type university of Top Global University Project by the Japanese government. In 2020, Times Higher Education ranked Tohoku University in the 1st place on Japan university ranking. It is considered one of the best and most prestigious institution of higher education in Asia, and one of the top fifty universities in the world.
Tohoku University has 10 faculties, 16 graduate schools and 6 research institutes and gives an opportunity to choose from departments such as Arts and Letters, Education, Law, Economics, Science, Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Engineering and Agriculture. Tohoku University has 4,168,468 volumes in its Library Collection. Also, students can choose from 50 sports clubs and 40 other clubs the university offers for them.