The Aobayama and Kawauchi Campus include the Aobayama New Campus work on the "Creation of New Academic Fields" and "Contribution to regional industries by strengthening Industry-Government-Academia Collaboration." Moreover, the campus aims for an "Environmental-Harmony-Campus" and considers the preservation of natural environment in Aobayama which symbolize of the "City of Trees" Sendai.
One or two years student spends mainly in Kawauchi Campus. In break time, it is full of many students.
The Ninomaru of Sendai Castle in the Kawauchi Campus Site was established in Edo period; and Ourayama of Sendai Castle (present Tohoku University Botanical Gardens) a forest in the Aobayama Campus Site connects to the Ohu Mountains.
During the prewar days, these sites were used as a maneuver site for the old Japanese army, and when the war ended, it was requisitioned as a maneuver place for the U.S. military; after requisition the site was then released and again reclaimed as a developmental ground.
First, the movement of the Department of Engineering started from Katahira Campus to establish in Aobayama Campus in 1961; it was followed by the Faculty of the Liberal Arts Course which was founded in the Kawauchi Campus and the Department of Science and Department of Pharmacy were then founded in the Aobayama Campus. The Aobayama Campus now covers the Center of Education and Research for our university.
The art, nature and history courses are the three courses for strolling in the campus. A library and a botanical garden are found on the way, they welcome and are open to the public; please drop in for visits by all means.
|○Tohoku University Main Library○|
|Library hours||:||8:00-22:00 (weekdays)/10:00-22:00(weekends and holidays)|
|Closed||:||During the year end and new year periods|
|Required documentation||:||ID card (driver's license and health insurance card, etc.)|
|○Tohoku University Botanical Gardens○(Japanese only)|
|Period of opening||:||Vernal Equinox Day - November 30|
|Opening hours||:||9:00〜17:00(Latest Entrance is 16:00.)|
|Admission Fees||:||Tickets valid only for the date of issue:
Adult 230 yen / Primary and Junior High School Student 110 yen
|Admission Pass||:||Annual Passport Green Pass Aobayama (effective for one year, from date of purchase)
Adult 1,000 yen / Primary and Junior High School Student 500 yen