The International Student
Concierge Service

The Tohoku University library offers a library use and study consulting service for international students since 2012 (the International Student Concierge Service).
The International Student Concierge reception is found in front of the Reference desk on the main floor of the Main Library Building 1 (in Kawauchi-minami Campus).

Time :
April and October: Weekdays, 10:00-17:00
May to July: Weekdays, 13:00-17:00
November to February: Weekdays, 13:00-17:00
Available Languages:
Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, Indonesian, Thai, Italian, Taiwanese, Russian, Portugese, Spanish,Bengali and Hindi. 
*Available Languages change depending on the day of the week.

Staff Introductions!

Ahmed Mustahid


Field of Study: Physics
Languages: English, Japanese, Bengali
Hobbies: Sports, Reading books, writing
Personal Message: I would rather have questions that cannot be answered,
than answers that cannot be questioned - Richard Feynman

Andi Holik Ramdani


Field of Study: Religious Studies
Languages: English, Japanese, Indonesian
Hobbies: Sports, Travelling, Drawing and Photography
Personal Message: A creative mind is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.

Cristy Garciamendez


Field of Study: Pihilosophy / Law
Languages: Spanish, English, French
Hobbies: Traveling, reading, dancing, photography
Personal Message: “The more you explore, the more you learn and grow.”

Davide Bitti


Field of Study: Japanese Intellectual History
Languages: English, Japanese, Italian
Hobbies: Making videos on youtube, doing sports
Personal Message: If you have any problem, dont worry, ask to me! We can also speak about Italy too.

Ernei Ribeiro


Field of Study: Linguistics
Languages: English, Japanese, Portugese
Hobbies: Classical music, Reading
Personal Message: The linguistic and musical diversity seen throughout the world
has always fascinated me.

Evdokiia Okhlopkova (Kiya)


Field of Study: Japanese Literature
Languages: English, Japanese, Russian, Sakha (Yakut)
Hobbies: Scary Stories, Dancing, Translation & Interpretation, SNS, Netflix
Personal Message: "Per aspera ad astra"

Jeon Jinhwi (전진휘)


Field of Study: Computational Fluid Dynamics
Languages: Japanese, Korean, English (elementary)
Hobbies: Reading novels, PC games
Personal Message: "Do the right thing"

Jonathan Stimmer Adam

United States

Field of Study: Earth Science
Languages: English, Japanese, Akita-ben、French
Hobbies: Hiking, Camping, calligraphy, Film making, cooking
Personal Message: “Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home.” -Matsuo Basho

Lin I-Chia(林 宜佳)


Field of Study: Contemporary Literature
Languages: English, Japanese, Chinese, Minnan
Hobbies: Interior Design, Travelling
Personal Message: "Peace begins with a smile" - Mother Teresa

Liu Chuxin(劉 楚心)


Field of Study: Linguistics
Languages: Japanese, English, Chinese
Hobbies: Bowling, Music, Badminton
Personal Message: "Live in the moment"

Lu Hailan(魯 海蘭)


Field of Study: Japanese-language Education
Languages: Japanese, Chinese, English (elementary)
Hobbies: Watching variety shows, reading time-slip novels
Personal Message: "Getting better every day"

Lyu Shengnan(呂 勝男)


Field of Study: Linguistics (metaphor)
Languages: Japanese, Chinese, English
Hobbies: Reading , Fashion things
Personal Message: "Growth is often a painful process."

Maturin Limhassanaikul


Field of Study: Linguistics
Languages: English, Japanese, Thai
Hobbies: Photography, taking a walk, Thai drum
Personal Message: Little happiness happens every day

Sara Ebrahimi Azar


Field of Study: Medical Sciences
Languages: Persian (Farsi), English, Japanese
Hobbies: Book Sniffing, Sending Postcards, Looking for Adventure, Discovering Traditional Customs
Personal Message: Let's leave it to Rumi, a Persian poet, who once said: "What you seek is seeking you".

Thiri Soe


Field of Study: Applied Linguistics
Languages: Myanmar, English
Hobbies: Reading, Cooking, Movies, Gardening
Personal Message: "Be the type of person you want to meet"

Trishit Banerjee


Field of Study: Chemistry
Languages: English, Japanese, Hindi, Bengali, Marathi
Hobbies: Reading, Writing, Travelling, Social interaction
Personal Message: Pick up a good book and open up your world

Yang Yan(楊 妍)


Field of Study: International cultural studies
Languages: English, Japanese, Chinese
Hobbies: Music, Fashion, Comics
Personal Message: Don't forget your first resolution.

Yu Jing(于 晶)


Field of Study: Multi-Culture
Languages: English, Japanese, Chinese, Korean
Hobbies: Swimming, Fishing, Tennis, Flower Design
Personal Message: Miracles happen every day

You Jie(由 婕)


Field of Study: Applied Japanese Linguistics
Languages: Chinese, Japanese, English
Hobbies: Movies, Drawing, Travelling
Personal Message: "The meaning of life is Love."


International Students Concierge :