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)           As of May 1, 2022
Post-doctoral Research Fellows 45
  (Researchers (PD) 27)
  (Researchers from Corporations (private) 18)
Research Students and Research Fellows 7

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Doctoral and Master’s Degrees

Doctoral Degrees (1 Jan – 31 Dec, 2021)
Science Engineering Agriculture Pharmaceutical Sc. Medicine Informatics Total
11 3 1 5 1 1 22
Master’s Degrees (1 Apr 2021 – 31 Mar 2022)
Graduate School of
Science Engineering Agriculture Pharmaceutical Sc. Medicine Informatics Total
26 14 6 5 3 1 55

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Graduate Students and Their Origins     As of May 1, 2022

Graduate School Course Total  
Science MC 45  
DC 36  
Engineering MC 49  
DC 18  
Agriculture MC 7  
DC 4  
Pharmaceutical Sc. MC 8  
DC 9  
Medicine MC 5  
DC 5  
Informatics MC 0  
DC 9  
Sub-total MC 114  
DC 81  
Total   195  

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Researchers and Graduate Students from Abroad

Training Programs for Young Researchers

Annual Schedule (from April, 2022 to March, 2023)
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 28th Public Lectures
December The 122th ICR Annual Symposium
The 26th 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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