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, Italian, 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”.

Elena Fabbretti


Field of Study: Innovative Japanese Studies
Languages: Italian, Japanese, English
Hobbies: Books, Art, Travel, Food, Yoga
Personal Message: You never know what you can do till you try!

Gong Liwei(力威)


Field of Study: Linguistic Typology
Languages: Mandarin Chinese, English, Japanese, Cantonese
Hobbies: Indie Games, Badminton, Animation
Personal Message: 書けば終わる。

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.

Liu Chunlin (劉 淳琳)


Field of Study: Neurolinguistics
Languages: Mandarin Chinese, English, Japanese
Hobbies: Piano, Badminton, Movies
Personal Message: To possess another language is to possess another soul.

May Oo Khin


Field of Study: Linguistics, International Cultural Studies
Languages: Myanmar, English
Hobbies: Reading, Photography, Movies
Personal Message: “We are the captains of our life journey”.

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.”

Sara EbrahimiAzar


Field of Study: Medical Sciences
Languages: Persian, English, Japanese
Hobbies: Reading, sending postcards, discovering places and people, language exchange
Personal Message: The wound is the place where the light enters you. (Rumi, Iranian poet)

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"

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