Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine

List of CDB scientists (Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine)

Admission Requirements: One of the following

a) Those who have completed, or are scheduled to complete by the time of admission, 18 years of school
education (the last course of which is either medicine, dentistry or veterinary medicine).
b) Those who, after completing 16 years of school education (not excluding the courses of medicine,
dentistry and veterinary medicine), have engaged in more than 2 years of research at universities or
equivalent research organizations.
c) Those who are recognized by Graduate School of Medicine to have the same or even higher academic
competence than medical school graduates.

Application and Selection

Applications are accepted year-round.
Enrollment date will be decided after application is received.

Successful applicants will be selected based on the following three processes:

1) Consultation for application with the CDB scientist, who is a visiting faculty member of Kobe University, before applying to the program (generally 1-2 months ahead of the deadline) When you contact one of the scientists, please provide a brief statement of your research interests.
2) Application screening by the review-committee organized by CDB Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine visiting faculty
3) Entrance examination conducted by Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe University
Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe University
For Admission Guide, a complete information about IPA application and Kobe University Graduate School admission, please contact RIKEN CDB IPA Desk.
Required documents for application screening
1. Research proposal for IPA wordicon(use designated form)
2. Curriculum vitae with photo
3. Degree certificate or evidence of expected degree
4. Official academic transcripts (both graduate and undergraduate)
5. Summary of your research
6. Letters of recommendation from two persons who can vouch for the academic potential of the applicant