International business communities highly trust Japanese technology companies. Scientists and Engineers in these companies have kept producing series of quality products through efficient management of research and development with profound business moral. Doshisha University provides international students an opportunity to learn Japanese industry’s ethics and management technologies at Japan’s ancient capital, Kyoto, through the International Science and Technology Course. All classes necessary to obtain a degree are taught in English. Students can take an internship program to work at Japanese industries in Osaka, Nara, Kyoto, and Kansai Science City where the university campus is located.
The program requires intensive efforts in practical project advancement. Research advisor professors who supervise students give a specific research topic. Students have to report the results of their research every month in front of their fellow students including Japanese students.
|Type of Degree||Engineering
- Biological Sciences (Neuroscience, Oncology, etc.)
- Complex Systems (Biomedical Engineering, Biomolecular Science, etc.)
- Engineering (Civil Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, etc.)
- Mathematical and Physical Sciences (Astronomy, Plasma Science, etc.)
|Major||Biomedical Engineering and Biomedical Information / Medical Life Systems|
|Entry Date||October 1, 2016
April 1, 2017
|Location||1-3 Tatara Miyakodani, Kyotanabe-shi, Kyoto-fu 610-0394, Japan|
|Area||Kansai Region (Osaka, Kyoto, etc.)|
|Postgraduate Program Started||September, 2010|
|No. of Students||7|
|No. of Full and Part-Time Faculty Members||17|
|Tuition Fees||1,274,000 yen|
|Additional Information||The ISTC offers two-year Master of Science and Master of Science in Engineering Degree programs in seven areas and three-years Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering and Doctor of Philosophy in Science degree programs in five areas.
Language: Although there is no minimum Japanese language requirement for entry into, or completion of the ISTC, students in the ISTC are offered free Japanese language lessons to enhance their study experiences as well as their futures.
Location: The ISTC is taught at the Kyotanabe campus of Doshisha University in Kyoto. The train ride to the center of Kyoto city takes about 30 minutes, to Osaka about 40 minutes.
Scholarships: Master's degree students typically receive a 30%, 50%, or 100% tuition reduction. If certain conditions are met, PhD students can receive a 100% tuition reduction.
For more information, please visit ISTC website. http://istc.doshisha.ac.jp/en/
|Contact||Office of International Students
|Application Type||Open to everyone|
|Application Period||<April 2017>
September 13, 2016 - October 4, 2016
February 23, 2017 - May 18, 2017
|Examination Type & Date||The admission decision will be made by comprehensive consideration of application materials.
You may be requested to submit additional documents if necessary. An interview over the internet may be held or a question-and-answer email may be sent to the applicant’s email address provided
on the application form. Be sure to check your email account so as not to miss the notification.
|Presence in Japan Required for Screening Process||No|
|Admission Fee||10,000 yen|
As of August 5, 2016
University and program information, costs, dates, policies are subject to change; please confirm important facts with university admission personnel.