The objective of this program is to foster young researchers in basic medicine who are capable of responding to rapid advances in medicine and medical care, and social changes. To this end, the program allows 6th-year students in the Hokkaido University School of Medicine who wish to become medical researchers to take required subjects (8 units of Required Core Subjects of the Doctoral Program of the Graduate School) while learning under the curriculum for 6th-year students in the School of Medicine. Students in the 5th and 6th years of the School of Medicine may take the screening test for this program and, on passing, will receive a non-refundable scholarship (covering half the tuition for the 6th year, the examination fee for the Doctoral Program, admission fee and 3 years' tuition for the graduate school).Detailed Information
The CLARC Program, which allows students in the 2nd year of
Clinical Training to enroll in the graduate school and pursue a doctoral degree
while still undergoing clinical training, started to accept applicants for
enrollment in the 2013 school year.
The program focuses on clinical training; with lectures and research guidance conducted after 5 p.m. on weekdays.
To join this program, students must choose a postgraduate clinical training course that requires clinical training in the student's 2nd year at Hokkaido University Hospital.
Students are able to concentrate on training in regional medical service, primary care, and initial emergency medical care over a period of 1 to 4 months, the period of time they are allowed to suspend studies at the graduate school.
Student supervisors may be chosen from among faculty specializing in basic sciences.
The Graduate School of Medicine offers a variety of financial support arrangements including an Honor system, a Scholarship system, and Fellow scholarships.Detailed Information