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, Swedish, Italian, Taiwanese, Russian, Portugese, Spanish, Vietnamese, 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.

Chen Zurui


Field of Study: Japanese-language Education
Languages: English (elementary), Japanese, Chinese
Hobbies: Traditional Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture, Cooking
Personal Message: "Much learning shows how little mortals know"

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"

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


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

Manuel Campos


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

Maturin Limhassanaikul


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

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.

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 Jing


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

Yuhan Wei


Field of Study: Japanese Linguistics
Languages: Japanese, Chinese, English
Hobbies: Watching Japanese comedies and Youtube videos
Personal Message: Being true to yourself never goes out of style.


International Students Concierge :