Japan (IFMSA-Japan) - Hokkaido, Asahikawa Medical College
LC GENERAL INFORMATION
350000
600
Surgery-Cardiovascular Surgery, Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, Surgery-Gastrointestinal Surgery, Surgery-General
June, July, August
3 SCOPE STUDENTS
3 SCORE STUDENTS
None
Homestay
The vaccination which we require is Hepatitis B.
http://www.jimu.asahikawa-med.ac.jp/english/index.html
LEOs
Riho Tsuruga
OVERVIEW
Asahikawa is  the second biggest cities in and also a beautiful city with different faces in accordance with four seasons! It is hot in summer (it sometimes reaches 30 degrees Celsius) and it snows a lot in winter. You can enjoy beautiful nature, such as mountain, lake, and so on.

UNIVERSITY AND HOSPITALS
The hospital attached to Asahikawa Medical University has facilities in 24 clinical divisions.
It provides advanced, latest medical care, such as emergency medical care, cancer treatment and regenerative medicine, and also plays a significant role as a medical institution that assists the development of local medical services and accepts patients from remote areas in Hokkaido in cases of disasters.

As a university hospital, it also plays a central role in clinical education and research, producing outstanding human resources to society through the fostering of medical professionals, organizing seminars for specialists and other efforts.

RESEARCH PROJECTS AND LABS
・Molecular characterization of collection family
・Molecular mechanism of P-type ATPases and diseases caused by their defects
・Oligodendrocyte in animal model of multiple sclerosis
・Transduction mechanism of odor and pheromone reception at the peripheral and central nerve systems
BOARDING
1000 Japanese yen/day
LODGING
Usually you are going to stay at one of the student's apartments.
TRANSPORTATION
From New chitose Airport station, go to Sapporo station by train. Then transfer to train for Asahikawastation or bus for Asahikawa bus stop.
We can pick you up at Asahikawa railway station, bus stop, Asahikawa Airport.
SOCIAL PROGRAM
Social program depends on a contact person but your request will be taken into account! We usually take you to popular spots like Asahiyama zoo, Blue pond, Asahidake.
You will enjoy Hokkaido so much!And also we will have a welcome party and a farewell party!
MUST SEE
There are so many beautiful area around Asahikawa, and we well take you those places as Social program.
OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION
When you come to our university as an exchange student, you will stay in some students apartment.
It's difficult for us to let you stay for whole month by one student, so you have to move apartment a few times during your one month stay.