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    Tohoku University
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    Tohoku University
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    2-1-1 Katahira, Aoba-ku
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    The Mission of Tohoku University is to obey to the “Research First” principle, “Open Door” policy and “Practice-Oriented Research and Education”, to be internationally acknowledged for its excellent standards in education and research, and to contribute to world peace and equity by assigning itself to research useful in solving societal problems. By essentially fulfilling this mission, Tohoku University will build a good position as a leader of the world and will be received with trust and respect by people around the world. Setting our goal to fulfill this mission, we have to further advance the quality of research and education and promote development as an international top leader both in name and reality.
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    2.5 km²
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     2-1-1 Katahira, Aoba-ku


    Research Areas

    Inorganic and Analytical, Organic, Physical, Interdisciplinary, Advanced Atomic and Molecular Science

    Chemistry Department Information
    The Tohoku Imperial University, predecessor to the present-day Tohoku University, was established in June, 1907, by combining the Science College of Sendai and the Agricultural College of Sapporo. The original College of Science consisted of the Departments of Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. The Chemistry Department had three professors, and in 1911, eight students enrolled in this department. In 1919, the College of Science became the School of Science. In 1949, following the end of World War II, the Tohoku Imperial University became Tohoku University. In the 80 years since its founding, Tohoku University has grown to accommodate a total of ten schools, twelve research departments, seven laboratories, and three university hospitals, becoming one of the most prestigious institutions in Japan. Researchers from around the nation also utilize its state-of-the-art facilities to carry out their own projects. The Chemistry Department, with its 65-member faculty, is the largest in the nation. There are 73 students accepted each year for a place in the chemistry department, so this means that there is almost a 1:1 student/teacher ratio, thus creating a highly conducive environment for the students' research and study.
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