Tohoku University

Tohoku University is one of 42 universities included in U-Multirank for Japan. Tohoku University is a small public university located in Miyagi. It was founded in 1907. With regard to the scope of its subjects and degree programmes offered, the Tohoku University is a comprehensive institution. It is characterised by a high percentage of international students. As made clear by its sunburst chart – a snapshot illustration of the university’s performance profile across the five U-Multirank dimensions. Its overall profile shows top performance across various indicators, with 11 ‘A’ (very good) scores. For a comprehensive overview of this university’s performance, see its complete performance scores in the tables below.

Tohoku University
2-1-1, Katahira, Aoba-ku, Sendai
980-8577 Miyagi
Japan

http://www.tohoku.ac.jp/en/

Compare Tohoku University to other universities

U-Multirank's unique 'Sunburst chart' gives an illustration of a university's performance profile across the five U-Multirank dimensions. These are indicated in different colours. For instance, the teaching and learning dimension is symbolised by the colour green. Each 'sunray' represents one of the thirty plus U-Multirank indicators. The longer the ray, the better the performance of an institution on the selected indicator: a full-length ray stands for 'top group' performance, whereas a short ray means 'weak' performance. A missing sunray indicates that the specific data indicator is not available. An institution's performance in an indicator can be identified by moving the cursor over the rays. A key guard for the sunburst chart is provided here .

Explanation for sunburst
Teaching & Learning
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Bachelor graduation rate

97.2

%

0.0

100.0

Masters graduation rate

94.37

%

0.0

100.0

Graduating on time (bachelors)

90.78

%

0.0

100.0

Graduating on time (masters)

93.75

%

0.0

100.0

Relative BA graduate unemployment

6

%
between 5% and 10%

Relative MA graduate unemployment

12

%
between 10% and 25%

Relative graduate unemployment long first degree

10

%
between 5% and 10%

Graduating on time (long first degree)

90

%

Graduation rate long first degree

Research
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Citation rate

0.83

0.08

2.53

Research publications (absolute numbers)

17,673

1.0

67252.0

Research publications (size-normalised)

3.56

0.0

13.53

External research income

140.44

0.0

282.88

Art related output

0.0

1.99

Top cited publications

7.4

%

0.0

34.2

Interdisciplinary publications

8.5

0.0

24.6

Post-doc positions

4.41

%

0.0

100.0

Publication output

Strategic research partnerships

7

0.0

5823.0

Professional publications

0.0

4589.01

Knowledge Transfer
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Co-publications with industrial partners

9.6

%

0.0

29.9

Income from private sources

54.98

0.0

236.5

Patents awarded (absolute numbers)

360

0.0

2416.0

Patents awarded (size-normalised)

72.46

0.0

483.1

Industry co-patents

68.6

%

0.0

100.0

Spin-offs

0.0

222.2

Publications cited in patents

2.2

%

0.0

5.2

Income from continuous professional development

0

%

0.0

100.0

Graduate companies

0.0

81.5

International Orientation
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Foreign language bachelor programmes

13.64

%

0.0

100.0

Foreign language master programmes

20

%

0.0

100.0

Student mobility

0.19

0.0

1.0

International academic staff

8.11

%

0.0

100.0

International joint publications

34.5

%

8.3

91.4

International doctorate degrees

24.35

%

0.0

100.0

Foreign language long first degree programmes

0

%
Regional Engagement
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Bachelor graduates working in the region

9

%
less than 25%

Master graduates working in the region

7

%
less than 25%

Student internships in the region

0.0

100.0

Regional joint publications

28

%

0.0

84.5

Income from regional sources

8.16

%

0.0

100.0

Strategic research partnerships in the region

18

0.0

100.0

General
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Female students bachelor

Female students master

Female professors

Female academic staff

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