International Affairs

Events

  • Jun. 12, 2019Work in Japan Seminar for International Students

    Date: Friday,June28,2019, 12:00-13:00
    Place: Meeting Room, Education and Student Support Center 4F Kawauchi NorthCampus, Tohoku University (A area A01
    Language: English
    Fee: Free
    Registration: Please visit https://datentre.ihe.tohoku.ac.jp/?page_id=1178
    Contact: Office for DATEntre
    Email : datentre@grp.tohoku.ac.jp
    TEL : 022-795-4994
    URL : https://datentre.ihe.tohoku.ac.jp
  • Jun. 03, 2019”Renting Apartments for Beginners” Seminar for International Students

    Date/time: June 20 (Thu.) 2019, 18:30-19:30
    Place: Kawauchi-Kita Campus, International Exchange Building(Map A12)Lounge
    *No reservations required. The seminar will be held in English.
    Inquiries: International Support Office, Student Exchange Division
    022-795-3773 (Ms.Kikuhashi)
    search-housing@grp.tohoku.ac.jp
  • May. 31, 2019Networking event for international students and foreign companies

    Date: JUNE 19 2019 3:00pm–6:00pm
    Place: Sakura Hall, KatahiraCampus, Tohoku University
    Attendee: Students studying at university or graduate school in the Tohoku area
    Language: Japanese, English
    Admission: Free
    Organizer:JETRO, Tohoku University
    Co-Organizer:DATEntre(Tohoku Innovation Human Resources Development Program)
    To register, please visit https://datentre.ihe.tohoku.ac.jp/?page_id=1086
    Contact: Office for DATEntre, Center for Career Support, Tohoku University
    TEL:022-795-4994
    Email:date-event@grp.tohoku.ac.jp
  • May. 29, 2019Disaster Prevention Training Session for Foreign Residents

    Date & Time: June 15th Saturday 10:00a.m.-12:00p.m.
    Location: Tohoku Fukushi University Station Campus
    (Caution: Location is not “KUNIMI Campus”)
    Applications: Not needed. Please come directly to the venue.
  • Jan. 24, 2019Onagawa Nuclear Power Plant visiting tour

    After the Great East Japan Earthquake at 11th March 2011, the impression on nuclear energy had changed substantially. However, we should not forget the procedure of the accident, and achievement from overcoming the great disaster. On purpose to spread the precise scientific knowledge and improvement of enhanced safety about nuclear energy and radiological countermeasure, we contrive a visiting tour for Onagawa Nuclear Power Plant (NPP). Even the Onagawa NPP is the closest NPP to the seismic center of the earthquake, it shut down safely after the earthquake and become a shelter for the local victim. We are grateful to take you to visit the site and experience the true story about the Onagawa NPP.
    Date : 15th March 2019 (Friday)
    Destination : Tohoku Electric Co., Inc. Onagawa Nuclear Power Plant
    Eligibility : Student and staff of Tohoku university
    Capacity : 25 person
    Cost : 2000 Yen (1000 Yen without lunch)
    Essential : Resident card or Passport
    Deadline : 15th February 2019 (First come, first served)
    *For detail, please see the attachment file.

    Registration :
    Send your information of Name, Address, Date of birth, Copy of identification document to the e-mail address below.
    Weixi Chen : wchen@karma.qse.tohoku.ac.jp
    Tel : 022-795-7906
  • Dec. 25, 2018Japanese Drum - Special Lecture for International Students

    Institute for Excellence in Higher Education offers opportunities for foreign students to explore traditional Japanese culture!
    Date: January 29 (Tue.) 18:30-20:00
    (Mini concert by Kamotsunamura Taiko 19:30-20:00)
    Place: Tohoku Univ. Kawauchi Campus International Exchange Building R115
    Instructor: Oikawa Fumio Sensei
    Number of students: 20 students
    Deadline: January 24(Thu.)
    Registration・・・Please send an e-mail titled “Japanese Drum” with your name in full, department and telephone number to jlecturetohoku@gmail.com

    * Be sure to e-mail when canceling after registration.
  • Dec. 25, 2018Japanese Sweets Cooking - Special Lecture for International Students

    Institute for Excellence in Higher Education offers special opportunities for foreign students to explore traditional Japanese culture!
    Date : January 24(Thu) 18:30-20:00
    Place : Aoba-ku Chuo Shimin Center Cooking Room (2-1-4, Ichiban-cho, Aoba-ku)
    Instructor:Sato Masashi Sensei
    Number of students:25 students
    (Please bring a towel and an apron)
    Deadline:January 21 (Mon)
    Registration・・・Please send an e-mail titled “Japanese Sweets Cooking” with your name in full, department and telephone number to jlecturetohoku@gmail.com.

    * Be sure to e-mail when canceling after registration.
  • Dec. 25, 2018Movies of seminar for International Students "Renting Apartments for Beginners"

    We released videos of seminar for International Students "Renting Apartments for Beginners" held on Thursday, December 6 on Tohoku University Internet School (ISTU).
  • Dec. 10, 20181st International Seminar of Budo Culture for Foreign Exchange Students and Embassy Staff(2019)

    To provide foreign exchange students and foreign embassy staff in Japan knowledge on the theory and techniques of budo and its history and culture through a wide range of lectures, as well as practical experience in each of the nine modern budo arts.
    Date :Friday, March 1 to Sunday, March 3, 2019
    Venue:Nippon Budokan Training Center/582 Sawakura,Katsuura City,Chiba.
    Criteria for Participation: Foreign exchange student in Japan (Experience in budo is not necessary.)
    Number of participants :80
    (100 non-Jpanese.and 20 Japanese In principle,first time participants will be given preference if the number of applicants exceeds the limit.)
    Participation fee:Free

    *For detail, please see the following URL.
    http://www.nipponbudokan.or.jp/english/semi_english

    The organizers will be responsible for accommodation and meals during the seminar at the designated accommodation facility.
    Participants must pay their own travel expenses.
  • Nov. 09, 2018Seminar for International Students "Renting Apartments for Beginners"

    Date/time : December 6 (Thu.) 2018, 18:30-19:30
    Place : Kawauchi-Kita Campus,International Exchange Building(MapA12)R115
    Campus Map
    Contents :
    ★ Where should I go to rent an apartment?
    ★ What are the steps for signing the rental agreement?
    * No reservations required. The seminar will be held in English.
    Inquiries : International Support Office, Student Exchange Division (Ms.Kikuhashi)
    search-housing@grp.tohoku.ac.jp
  • Nov. 02, 2018The 38th Karaimo Exchange in Spring(in Kagoshima / Miyazaki Homestay Program)

    【Plan A】2 weeks plan
    Date : Mar. 2.2019(Sat)~Mar.17.2019(Sun)
    Fee : JPY40,000~JPY60,000
    【Plan B】1 weeks plan
    Date : Mar.10.2019(Sun)~Mar.17.2019(Sun)
    Fee : JPY30,000~JPY40,000
    Capacity : 60people/ First-come-first-served basis
    *For detail, please see the following URL.
    http://www5.synapse.ne.jp/karaimo/spring.html
  • Nov. 02, 2018Sado(Japanese Tea Ceremony) *Special Lecture for International Students

    Date : December 11 (Tue) 14:45-16:15
    Place : "Rikuyuan" 2-4-51, Kimachi-Dori, Aoba-ku, Sendai
    Instructor : Kato Sofu Sensei
    Number of students : 20 students
    Deadline : December 6 (Thu)
    Registration : Please send an e-mail titled “Sado” or “Japanese Tea Ceremony” with your name in full,department and telephone number to jlecturetohoku@gmail.com.
    *Be sure to e-mail when canceling after registration.
  • Jan. 10, 2018For International Students: Filed Trip to Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, and Radiation Monitoring Facility for Farm Products

    Date: Fri, March 16th, 2018
    Fee:¥2,500(includes bus fare, travel insurance, lunch+beverage)
    Application Deadline:Tue, January 30th, 2018
    *Max 30 participants accepted (First come-First served basis)
    How to apply: Email to eng-mon@grp.tohoku.ac.jp with your full name, student ID, status(Undergrad, MC, DC)
    as well as your name of your department you are enrolled.
    *Please title the Email "2018.3.16 Application for Fukushima Filed Trip"
  • Dec. 28, 2017Japanese Drum

    Date: February 1 (Thu.) 18:30 -20:00
    Place: Tohoku University Centennial Hall (Kawauchi Hagi Hall), Hall (2F)
    Instructor: Oikawa Fumio Sensei
    Numbers wanted: 40 students
    Guests: 40 students
    Deadline: January 26 (Fri.)
    Registration: Please send an e-mail titled "Japanese Drum" with your full name, department and telephone number to jlecturetohoku@gmail.com.
    *If you only wish to observe (not participate), please write "Guest".
    *Please make sure to e-mail when canceling after registration.
  • Dec. 28, 2017Japanese Sweets Cooking

    Date: January 25 (Thu.) 18:30 -20:30
    Place: TOHK net Hall Sendai(Sendai Civil Auditorium) Cooking Room (B1F)
    Instructor: Sato Masashi Sensei
    Numbers wanted: 25 students
    What to bring: a towel and an apron
    Deadline: January 22 (Mon.)
    Registration: Please send an e-mail titled "Japanese Sweets Cooking" with your full name, department and telephone number to jlecturetohoku@gmail.com.
    *Please make sure to e-mail when canceling after registration.
  • Nov. 28, 2017The 15th International Cultural Exchange Program in Hokkaido

    Fee: 55,000yen~,
    Application deadline : First 70 applicants.(Final deadline: Fri. 5 Jan.,2018),
    How to apply:Send the application form and Recommendation to HIF by mail.
    *Please see the guideline for further information.
    Contact: (HIF) Hokkaido International Foundation 0138-22-0770, E-mail:tudoi@hif.or.jp
    Application Guidebook/Application Form : http://www.hif.or.jp/2017/11/14.html
  • Nov. 10, 2017Sado (Japanese Tea Ceremony)

    [Date] December 13 (Wed.) 14:45-16:15
    [Place] Rikuyuan (2-4-51 Kimachi-Dori, Aoba-ku, Sendai)
    [Instructor] Kato Sofu Sensei
    [Number of students] 20 students
    [Deadline] December 8 (Fri.)
    [Registration] Please send an e-mail titled "Sado" or "Japanese Tea Ceremony" with your name in full, department and telephone number to jlecturetohoku@gmail.com.
    *Please make sure to e-mail when canceling after registration.
  • Nov. 07, 2017Home stay Program in Kagoshima/Miyazaki (The 37 Karaimo Koryu Spring)

    Date: Sat., March 10, 2018 – Sun., March 25, 2018
    Place to stay: city/town in Kagoshima/Miyazaki
    Capacity: 60 people ( first-come and first-served basis )
    How to apply: Please send your application form and the copy of your health insurance card to the organization by mail.
    *Please refer to the application guide for further information.
    Deadline: Wed., January 31, 2018
    Detail: http://www5.synapse.ne.jp/karaimo/spring.html
  • Jan. 12, 2017Japanese Sweets Cooking

    Date and Time: January 26 (Thu.), 18:30-20:30
    Place: Sendai Civil Auditorium Cooking Room (B1F)
    Instructor: Sato Masashi Sensei
    Numbers wanted: 25 students
    What to bring: a towel and an apron
    Deadline: January 23 (Mon.)
    Registration: Please send an email titled "Japanese Sweets Cooking" with your full name,
    department and telephone number to jlecturetohoku@gmail.com.
    *Please make sure to e-mail when canceling after registration.
  • Jan. 12, 2017Japanese Drum

    Date and Time: February 9 (Thu.), 18:30-20:30
    Place: Tohoku University Centennial Hall (Kawauchi Hagi Hall), Hall (2F)
    Instructor: Oikawa Fumio Sensei
    Numbers wanted: 20 students
    Guests: 20 students
    Deadline: February 6 (Mon.)
    Registration: Please send an e-mail titled “Japanese Drum” with your full name, department and telephone number to jlecturetohoku@gmail.com.
    *If you only wish to observe (not participate), please write "Guest".
    *Please make sure to e-mail when canceling after registration.
  • Dec. 05, 2016Sendai International Exchange Committee Members Wanted!

    Application Period: December 2nd, 2016 - January 20th, 2017
    *Application form needs to be written in Japanese.
    Numbers wanted: around 20
    Term and Incentive pay:
    First Term 120,000 yen (April 1, 2017-September 30, 2017)
    Second Term 120,000 yen (October 1, 2017-March 31, 2018)
    How to apply:
    Please bring/ send by post the following documents to Sentia, Sendai Tourism, Convention and International Association.
    - Application form (After filling it out, you need to bring it to International Affairs Section to receive the seal in the bottom.)
    - Photocopy of your Residence Card
    - Essay in Japanese titled "What I would like to do as a Committee Member."
    Postal Address:
    〒980-0804 仙台市青葉区大町2丁目2-10 仙台青葉ウィングビルA棟11階
    公益財団法人 仙台観光国際協会 国際化事業部
    Please read the instruction for precise information.
  • Nov. 21, 2016Participants wanted! -International Cultural Exchange Program in Hokkaido-

    Schedule: 7th-12th, February, 2017
    Participation fee: 84,000yen for Haneda Plan (Including round tickets)
        55000yen for Free Plan (Excluding round tickets)
        *Options on 2/9: skiing (7,500 yen) or cross-country skiing and sled (for free)
    Number of participants wanted: 70, first-come-first-served basis
    Deadline: 6th. January, 2017
    How to apply:Send the application form and Recommendation to HIF by mail.
    Please see the guideline for further information.
    Contact:tudoi@hif.or.jp  Hokkaido International Foundation
  • Nov. 15, 2016Homestay program in Kagoshima/Miyazaki, Spring 2017

    [Participants wanted] 60
    [When]
     - 2 weeks-plan: March 11, 2017 (Sat.)-March 26 (Sun.)
     - 1 week-plan: March 19, 2017 (Sun.)-March 26 (Sun.) First 10 applicants
    [Where you stay] General households in Kagoshima/Miyazaki prefecture
    [Who can participate] International Students in universities, vocational schools and Japanese-language schools in Japan
    [By when] January 15, 2017 (Sun.)
    [How to apply]
     1. Read the application guideline carefully
     2. Download the application form and fill it out
     3. Send the application form and photocopies of your passport and health insurance to the organizer's office by post
  • Nov. 14, 2016Sado (Japanese Tea Ceremony)

    [Date] December 2 (Fri.) 14:45-16:15
    [Place] Ryokusuian (1-2-5 Katahira, Aoba-ku, Sendai)
    [Instructor] Kato Sofu Sensei
    [Number of students] 20 students
    [Deadline] November 29 (Tue.)
    [Registration] Please send an e-mail titled "Sado" or "Japanese Tea Ceremony" with your name in full, department and telephone number to jlecturetohoku@gmail.com.
    *Please make sure to e-mail when canceling after registration.
  • Oct. 04, 2016Japanese Class at Aobayama Campus starts on October 17th

    * This class is different from the Japanese Language Program at Kawauchi campus.
    Timetable (PDF)  Course Description(PDF)
  • Sep. 30, 2016Japanese Language Program for International Students (Fall 2016) at Kawauchi Campus

    Those who intend to enroll in the program are required to apply online  and attend one of the placement tests below. Please download the Guide and read it through before attending the test.
    【Placement test Schedule】 *Please attend one of the following tests.
     ・October 5 10:00-12:00 (Arrive by 9:30) Online Application Deadline:September 27
     ・October 11 10:00-12:00 (Arrive by 9:30) Online Application Deadline:October 5
     ・October 17 10:00-12:00 (Arrive by 9:30) Online Application Deadline:October 12
    A Guide to the Japanese Language Program (PDF) *Please make double sided printing.
  • Sep. 07, 2016[Deadline for registration: September 15th]AEARU 11th WEB Technology and Computer Science Workshop - Computer Science and Data Science (9/20-9/21@Tohoku Univ.)

    Dates: 20-21 September, 2016
    Venue: Qatar Science Campus Hall, Aobayama-Campus, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    Intended participants: students and faculty members
    Registration fees: Free *Reception participation fee (to be collected at the reception): JPY5,000
    Registration: Online registration (http://goo.gl/eNTK63) is open until Thursday, September 15th, 2016.
    URL:https://www.bureau.tohoku.ac.jp/kokusai/aearuwtcs2016/
  • Aug. 23, 2016Call for participants: Run & Ride TOHOKU (Sports Event)

    Website for Run & Ride TOHOKU: http://tohoku-sports.jp/index.html
    Online registration is required for entry at https://conv.toptour.co.jp/shop/evt/rrtohoku/agree.aspx
  • Aug. 23, 2016Call for volunteers at Run & Ride TOHOKU!

    Event/Schedule:
    1. Tour de Tohoku: September 17th-18th http://tourdetohoku.yahoo.co.jp/2016/
    2. Tour de Sanriku: September 25th http://tour-de-sanriku.com/
    3. Iwate Shizukuishi Land: October 2nd http://great-earth.jp/shizukuishi/shizukuishi_gaiyou.php
    4. Lake Inawashiro half marathon: October 23rd http://inawashirokohalf.com/2016/
    5. Tour de la France: November 13th http://tour-de-la-france.jp/(The information on the website is for 2015, but the contents in 2016 are the same as this.)
    How to apply: send an email addressed to “Run & Ride TOHOKU” at TOBU TOP TOURS CO., LTD at rrtohoku@tobutoptours.co.jp
  • Aug. 10, 2016Traffic Safety Lesson

    Time and Date: Saturday, October 22nd, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00p.m.
    Place: International House Sanjo 1, Lobby
    * No pre-registration is required.
  • July. 11, 2016Call for participants! “Experience the Heart of MIYAGI 2016” Program

    Intended participants: Foreign residents living in Miyagi Prefecture
    Participation Fee: Free
    Registration: Fill out the Application Form, and make sure to send it to the relevant city/town by email or fax by the deadline.
    *Please note that deadline varies by city/town.
    Organizer: Miyagi International Association
  • Jun. 23, 2016Special Lecture for International Students "Tanabata Decoration"

    Time and Date: July 19, 2016, Tue. 16:20 - 17:50
    Venue: Tohoku University, Kawauchi-Kita Campus, Multimedia Education and Research Complex 6F, Big Hall (Left)
    Instructor: CHIBA Keiko sensei
    Number of Students: 20 students
    What to bring: scissors
    Deadline: July 15 (Fri)
    How to apply: Please send an email titled "Tanabata Decoration" with your name in full, your department, and telephone number to jlecturetohoku@gmail.com
  • Jun. 23, 2016Special Lecture for International Students "Kado (Flower Arrangement)"

    Time and Date: July 13, 2016, Wed. 16:20 - 17:50
    Venue: Tohoku University, Kawauchi-Kita Campus, Multimedia Education and Research Complex 6F, Big Hall (Right)
    Instructor: MIURA Keisyu Sensei
    Number of Students: 20 students
    Deadline: July 11 (Mon)
    How to apply: Please send an email titled "Kado" or "Flower Arrangement" with your name in full, your department, and telephone number to jlecturetohoku@gmail.com
  • Jun. 15, 2016Call for participants for the 29th JAPAN TENT-International Exchange Students’ Jamboree in Ishikawa-

    *Transportation, participation and accommodation fees will be FREE of charge.
    When: 18 August-24 August, 2016
    Where: Kanazawa and cities and towns of Ishikawa
    Necessary Documents:
    1. Application form https://sec.hokkoku.co.jp/japantent/entry_input.php
    2. Photocopy of a photo ID
    (i.e. a student ID card that will allow us to confirm your face and name)
    3. copy of a recent medical examination certificate(including X-ray, urinalysis, etc. issued after January this year)
    * After applying online, make sure you write your application number on 2,3.
    Place to submit: International Affairs Section, 3F of Center Hall
    Deadline: 5 July, 2016
    Contacts: E-mail:office@japantent.com, Japan tent hot line: 076-260-3470
    URL: http://www.japantent.com/
  • May 26, 2016Call for participants! International student paper contest (in Japanese) 2016

    For further information:
    Inter-University Seminar House International student office
    TEL: 042-676-8512, FAX: 042-676-1220
    E-mail:ishu-r@seminarhouse.or.jp
    URL:https://iush.jp/internationalstudents/thesis/2016_outline
  • May. 19, 2016Disaster Prevention Training Session for Foreign Residents

    Time & Date: May 28, 2016, 10:00-12:30
    Location: Tohoku University “University House Sanjo”
    *Please check the flyer for further information including how to apply.
  • May. 18, 2016Call for participants! International Exchange Program in 2016

    1.Tsudoi program: August 18, Thu.- August 28, Sun.
    2.Central Hokkaido Program: August 19, Fri.- August 26, Fri.
    3.Farm Program: August 16, Tue.- August 21, Sun.
    Please visit http://www.hif.or.jp/2016/04/38-international-exchange-program.html (Hokkaido International Foundation)to obtain the Application Handbook, Application Form and Letter of Recommendation for the programs.
    Deadline: July 1, 2016, first-come and first-served basis
  • May. 10, 2016Tohoku University International Festival

    Date: Sunday, May 22nd
    Venue: Tohoku University Kawauchi Campus in front of Hagi Hall
    Free Entrance!
  • Apr. 21, 2016Kabuki Pre-seminar

    Time and Date: 6 p.m.-8 p.m. July 4th, 2016
    Venue: Tokyo Electron Hall Miyagi
    Seminar fee: Free
    Seats available: about 100
    Application Deadline: Friday, June 24th, 2016
    Who can apply: International students who can speak Japanese (daily conversation level ) and are interested in Japanese traditional performing arts
    (The seminar is given in Japanese.)
    How to apply: Send a Kabuki Pre-seminar application form to the organization by mail or FAX.
    Attention: First 50 applicants who apply for the seminar will be invited to “KABUKI”, which will be performed in Tokyo Electron Hall Miyagi on July 10th.
    Application form(PDF)
International Affairs

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