Tohoku Institute of Technology

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Tohoku Institute of Technology

Tohoku Kogyo Daigaku Nagamachi Campus 2008-05.JPG

Tohoku Institute of Technology Nagamachi Campus
Type Private
Established 1964
Location Sendai , Miyagi Prefecture , Japan
Campus Yagiyama
38°14′45.2″N140°51′10.4″E / 38.245889°N 140.852889°E / 38.245889; 140.852889
38°14′4.3″N140°52′26.5″E / 38.234528°N 140.874028°E / 38.234528; 140.874028

Tohoku Institute of Technology(東北工業大学,Tōhoku kōgyō daigaku) is a private university in Sendai, Miyagi, Japan, established in 1964.

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