Graduate Education

“Excellent Science” can only be achieved by “Excellent Scientists”. It is our responsibility to encourage our students to become excellent scientists. To ensure success, we offer a wealth of programs and resources for our young scientists.


Education in the Graduate Schools

Every laboratory is affiliated with one of the Graduate Schools and contributes to education. Currently, 13 laboratories are affiliated with the Graduate School of Science, 9 with Engineering, 2 with Agriculture, 4 with Pharmaceutical Sciences, 1 with Medicine and 1 with Informatics.

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Training of Young Researchers

Details of Researchers at ICR (without Faculties and Graduate Students)
Post-doctoral Research Fellows 38
  (Japanese Researchers (PD) 29)
  (Foreign Researchers (PD) 9)
  (Researchers from Corporations (private) 3)
Research Students and Research Fellows 10

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Doctoral and Master’s Degrees

Doctoral Degrees (1 Jan – 31 Dec, 2019)
Science Engineering Agriculture Pharmaceutical Sc. Medicine Informatics Total
6 8 1 2 1 0 18
Master’s Degrees (1 Apr 2019 – 31 Mar 2020)
Graduate School of
Science Engineering Agriculture Pharmaceutical Sc. Medicine Informatics Total
21 17 5 9 1 2 55

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Graduate Students and Their Origins

Graduate School Course Total  
Science MC 49  
DC 37  
Engineering MC 34  
DC 11  
Agriculture MC 12  
DC 4  
Pharmaceutical Sc. MC 13  
DC 11  
Medicine MC 3  
DC 7  
Informatics MC 1  
DC 8  
Sub-total MC 112  
DC 78  
Total   190  

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Researchers and Graduate Students from Abroad

Training Programs for Young Researchers

Annual Schedule (from April, 2020 to March, 2021)
April Orientation for New Graduate Students
May Spring Sports Tournaments (HEKISUIKAI)*
June Training on Safety and Health for New Graduate Students
July Summer Party (HEKISUIKAI)*
September Autumn Sports Tournaments (HEKISUIKAI)
October The 27th Public Lectures
December The 120th ICR Annual Symposium
The 25th ICR Award for Young Scientists and ICR Award for Graduate Students
February Symposium of Graduate Students

*The Event has been canceled due to coronavirus concerns.

These Event remain subject to cancellation or change depending on the status of COVID-19 infections going forward.

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