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).
They will answer any questions you may have concerning our library, resources and services.

Monday through Friday, 12:00-16:00(10:00-16:00 in April & October).
Closed on weekends and holidays, during vacations.

Available Languages:
English, Myanmar, Chinese, Serbian, Indonesian, Portuguese,etc. 
*Available Languages change depending on the day of the week.


For detailed information on what language is available at what time, please check the calendar below. Also note that all our foreign staff can also speak both English and Japanese.

Promotion Video (last updated on July 2022)

Staff Introductions!

Ana Maria Simplicio


Field of Study: Innovative Japanese Studies
Languages: Portuguese, English, Japanese
Hobbies: Reading, Traveling, watching Netflix
Personal Message: “Trying and challenging yourself is the real goal”.

Andhika Wijaya


Field of Study: Japanese Regional Tourism, Innovative Japanese Studies
Languages: Indonesia, English, Japanese
Hobbies: eating out, drawing food, travelling, reading manga
Personal Message: “Food is Life, Food is Love”.

Fernandez Caro Antonio


Field of Study: Innovative Japanese Studies
Languages: Spanish, English, Japanese
Hobbies: Hiking, videogames, reading, traveling.
Personal Message: “Not all those who wander are lost”.

Helen Li (李 子荷)


Field of Study: Econometrics, Financial Statistics
Languages: Mandarin, English, Japanese
Hobbies: Piano, Guitar, Badminton, Speed Skating, Singing
Personal Message: All that glitters is gold.

Maria Laura Martelli Giachino


Field of Study: Journalism, Information Sciences
Languages: Spanish, English, Japanese
Hobbies: Drawing, watching movies and TV series, anime, travelling
Personal Message: Never give up. You can always try again tomorrow.

Petrovikj Hristina

North Macedonia

Field of Study: Linguistics, International Cultural Studies
Languages: Serbian, Macedonian, English
Hobbies: Music, Karaoke, Movies, Travel, Photography, Art, Dancing, Reading
Personal Message: “You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop.”

Wang Haomiao


Field of Study: Education Policy and Social Analysis
Languages: Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, English(simple)
Hobbies: Reading, Paint, Manga
Personal Message: “Freiheit als Autonomie”

Yisianjiang Yumiti


Field of Study: Linguistics, Graduate School of International Cultural Studies
Languages: Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, English.
Hobbies: Basketball, watching movies and TV series, travelling
Personal Message: Be humble.

Yin May Zin Han


Field of Study: Human Brain Science (Cognitive Neuroscience)
Languages: Myanmar, English, Japanese
Hobbies: DIY, Travelling, Baking
Personal Message: “Don’t forget to take care of yourself well”

Zhang Wenxin


Field of Study: Agatha Christie’s detective novels and their adaptation movies
Languages: Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, English.
Hobbies: Reading, watching movies and TV series, travelling and listening to music.
Personal Message: “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. ”

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