- QS World University Ranking (2017–18) 76
- THE World University Ranking (2017–18) 201-250
- Tohoku University was founded in 1907 as the third Imperial University of Japan, following Tokyo and Kyoto Imperial Universities.
- In 1913 Tohoku was Japan's first university to enrol female students.
- Despite the severe damage to the university by the Great East Japan Earthquake in March 2011, great efforts have been made to restore the basic educational and research functions of the university.
Tohoku University, ２丁目-１ Katahira, Aoba Ward, Sendai, Miyagi , Japan