Tohoku University in Japan : Reviews & Rankings | Student Reviews & University Rankings EDUopinions

Tohoku University - TU (reviews)

4.0 1 Review

Study at Tohoku University - TU

Tohoku University - TU ratings and description

Locations: Sendai, Japan
Delivery Type: On Campus


Is Tohoku University - TU a good school?

Based on the EDUopinions rankings, the Tohoku University - TU rating is 4.0. If you want to know more about this school, read the student reviews on our website.

What courses can you study at Tohoku University - TU?

The Tohoku University - TU offers courses related to the fields:

  • Chemistry

Where is Tohoku University - TU located?

Tohoku University - TU Campuses are located in:

  • Sendai, Japan

Which universities are similar to Tohoku University - TU?

Studies with verified reviews

Do you have any questions?
Sorry, for now, we can only help for business studies.
Our mission is to provide free valuable information for students to guide their decisions. Contact will be by email.
Autocomplete with
Your information is secure
We'll contact you soon via email

1 Student Reviews

  • Advanced Molecular ...
    Undergrad English Program in Tohoku University

    I came to Tohoku in 2013 to study chemistry in one of its English program, named Advanced Molecular Chemistry, designed to nurture its students to be outstanding researcher.

    Overall, I learnt a lot, my study abroad experience was exciting and thrilling. The people are nice and supporting, I made lots of friends here and the food is incredibly good although there are only few choices when it comes to Halal/Moslem friendly food

    The curriculum in English program adopts the Japanese curriculum. The teachers are more than qualified, always up for questions and well-regarded in their field. Since the English program for undergrad is relatively new, up until the time of writing we haven’t seen much variety of output; most of the seniors go on to graduate program in Tohoku.

    The financial side of things changes from time to time – in my year no one got full scholarship (living expense + tuition fee) guaranteed for 4 years, either we got from private foundations or merit-based government scholarship which should be extended every year. Fortunately every accepted scholar has their tuition fee freed and has the opportunity to apply for a waiver so that the money can be used as living expense. The good news is, since 2015, there are several 4-year full scholarships reserved for excellent individuals, although there’s no guarantee that it will still be available in the future.

    True to its founding principle, “Research First”, undergrads in their third (second semester) and forth year are required to do their own research in one of the laboratories. The available choices depend on the affiliation of the program and for my course, most of the affiliated labs are advanced labs with students master degree and above. Having said that, it can be daunting to be the only undergrad in the lab with zero knowledge of the field. Of course, there are advantages such as being familiar with advanced techniques and cutting edge technology that are essential to be a researcher, early.

    The biggest challenge during my years here is language. With no prior study of Japanese before coming, students are only equipped with Japanese classes up to intermediate level (from first to third semester). For basic needs it is more than enough, but not for taking classes which you may think it’s necessary since we’re in English program but actually it is! There are basic laboratory classes side by side Japanese students and we need Japanese to communicate and discuss more efficiently. Also, in our chosen laboratory, members are more comfortable discussing in Japanese regardless their English ability (plus, valuable theses are in Japanese, duh.). Language is the biggest hindrance to fully absorb knowledge.

    So, if you’re excellent in academic, have the desire to study abroad, are excited to learn new language (very hard!) and culture, and an aspiring chemist (TU also has an aerospace and mechanical engineer program and marine biology program in English), you might want to give this program a shot and hopefully win the scholarship!

    View more
    Programme: Advanced Molecular Chemistry
    Degree: Bachelor's
    Graduation: 2018
    Campus: Sendai

Featured Reviews from other universities

1 month ago
One of the nation's oldest and most prestigious university in Germany We are told you stand a chance of having various job offers after graduation I m yet to confirm or deny that but from past alumni they say they re many different jobs available and new ones are always [...]
Technical University of Berlin - TU Berlin logo
Technical University of Berlin - TU Berlin
Berlin, Germany
12 months ago
My 3 years at the university of durham
Studying accounting and finance at the University of Durham for three years has been an absolutely amazing experience The combination of academic excellence enriching opportunities and a vibrant campus life has made my time at the university truly unforgettable One of the highlights of my time at Durham has been [...]
Durham University - DUR logo
Durham University - DUR
Durham, The United Kingdom
3 months ago
Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care
I recently completed the Level Diploma in Health and Social Care from the London School of International Business LSIB and I must say it was an outstanding experience The programme not only provided me with comprehensive theoretical knowledge but also equipped me with practical skills that I can directly apply [...]
London School of International Business - LSIB logo
London School of International Business - LSIB
London, The United Kingdom
6 months ago
Support and Community
There are diverse indoor and outdoor spaces for relaxation study and socialisation The university also offers a great support systems for revision mental well-being and career advice along with a multitude of extracurricular activities like societies that foster inclusivity However in my opinion improvements for commuting students should be put [...]
University of Southampton logo
University of Southampton
Southampton, The United Kingdom
5 months ago
The Karls: A truly international university!
My time at the Karlshochschule was extremely positive My time there was spent learning in a highly collaborative environment where exchange internationality and diversity were prioritised through small-scale group learning in a generally balanced academic hierarchy where all perspectives were heard and valued Having graduated with a degree in International [...]
Karlshochschule International University logo
Karlshochschule International University
Karlsruhe, Germany
2 months ago
My experience
Its an okay university The professors got beeter and the older professors went into pension The places in faculty of electrical engineering got pretty cool They are renovating the faculty every year and its getting better and better The instrumentation is cool and remewed almost every year What i dont [...]
University of Ljubljana logo
University of Ljubljana
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Find your ideal programme based on your needs

Sorry, for now, we can only help for business studies.
Our mission is to provide free valuable information for students to guide their decisions. Contact will be by email.
Autocomplete with
Your information is secure
We'll contact you soon via email
Are you managing this university?

If you're the owner or representative of Tohoku University - TU, you can claim this University and build a better profile.

Claim this University

Related Universities

Featured University
United International Business Schools - UIBS
United International Business Schools - UIBS
5 1 Review
Great Institute
The place where I learn half of my life meanings It was really a great experience I am so much proud to be a student there All faculties were so View more
Featured University
ISG International Business School
ISG International Business School
4.5 4 Reviews
Excellent School with A Number of International Opportunities
I have really enjoyed studying at ISG Business School The professors are knowledgeable and competent and I found the international environment of the school very enjoyable I was also able View more
Featured University
Vanderbilt University
Vanderbilt University
4 2 Reviews
Good program, with some minor issues
I'm in a small program in this large school Although small we have all equipment we need to practice and study The chance to do research as an undergraduate is View more
Need help finding where to study?
  • +programme_dots+
    +comment+ View more
    Programme: +program_name+
    Degree: +degree+
    Graduation: +graduation_year+
    Delivery Type: +delivery+
    Campus: +campus+
    • Overall
      Student Life
      Career Prospects
      Official Reply

      Reply to @+replier_name+ +reply+

      This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Review our Privacy Policy for more details.