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 South Kawauchi 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, Swedish, Italian, Taiwanese, Polish, 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.

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.

Ding Shanghu


Field of Study: Socio-linguistics, Intercultural Relations
Languages: English, Japanese, Chinese
Hobbies: Reading, Swimming
Personal Message: Nothing is difficult if you put your heart into it.

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.

Karolina Maria Patela


Field of Study: Japanese Intellectual History
Languages: English, Japanese, Polish
Hobbies: Reading, Trekking
Personal Message: Dont't panic!

Lee Sunhee


Field of Study: Educational Informatics Education Division
Languages: English, Japanese, Korean
Hobbies: Listening to music
Personal Message: It will soon come out all right.

Manuel Campos


Field of Study: Medicine
Languages: English, Japanese, Spanish
Hobbies: Sports, travelling, writing and cooking.
Personal Message: "Hard times forge steel smiles"

Ngo Quynh Anh


Field of Study: Marine Biology
Languages: English, Japanese, Vietnamese
Hobbies: Badminton, reading books and photography
Personal Message: Nothing is impossible. Set a goal and work toward it.

Rebecca Staaleborg Persson


Field of Study: Sociology
Languages: English, Japanese, Swedish
Hobbies: Horseback-riding
Personal Message: Never regret anything that made you smile!

Salilrat Kaweejarumongkol


Field of Study: Linguistics
Languages: English, Japanese, Thai
Hobbies: Reading, Singing
Personal Message: "Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who
mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind"
- Bernard M. Baruch

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

Wu Jenna Wen Ju

United States

Field of Study: Chemistry
Languages: English, Japanese, Chinese, Taiwanese
Hobbies: Going to cafe, playing badminton
Personal Message: Make friends, the most important thing you will ever need when you are abroad.

Yang Yan


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

Yu Le


Field of Study: Japanese Literature
Languages: English, Japanese, Chinese
Hobbies: Reading, Traveling, Running
Personal Message: Your life. Your creation. Just follow your heart.


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