Japan (IFMSA-Japan) - Hokkaido, Hokkaido University
LC GENERAL INFORMATION
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Internal Medicine-Cardiology
May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December, January
0 SCOPE STUDENTS
2 SCORE STUDENTS
breakfast and supper at host family's house for free
homestay
At the section of Available departments, we only list the department which we accept the SCOPE student in the past.
If you want to be accepted other departments, we can ask the department if they are able to accept you.

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http://www.med.hokudai.ac.jp/
LEOs
Shion Kachi
OVERVIEW

Sapporo is one of the biggest cities in Japan 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 nature, historical buildings, festivals, sports, and so on! In particular fresh seafood, skiing in winter, and hot spring are popular in Hokkaido. For more information, visit: http://www.welcome.city.sapporo.jp/?lang=en

UNIVERSITY AND HOSPITALS

Boasting the largest number of faculties of Japan's national universities, Hokkaido University covers almost all areas, leading many research activities in Japan and the world. The university utilizes this strength to conduct education and research that integrates the humanities and sciences, and promotes a unique form of education and research through the flexible collaboration of multiple organizations and fields.Hokkaido University Hospital is one of the biggest hospitals in Hokkaido and a center for highly advanced medical treatment.

RESEARCH PROJECTS AND LABS

Histology: Histochemical study of sugar binding protein and transporters in the digestive tract
Immunonbiology: Application of iPS cell technology to Immunology 
Neurobiology: Electrophysiological analysis of synaptic transmission and plasticity
Pathology: Role of NEG2D ligands and proteasomes in disease pathogenesis 
Pathophysiology: Molecular and pathological analysis of human cancers

BOARDING

You will have breakfast and supper at host family's house and lunch at a school  cafeteria near the hospital, which serves mani kinds of dishes at  reasonable prices

LODGING
Homestay
TRANSPORTATION

From Shinchitose Airport station, go to Sapporo station by train. Then transfer to Nanboku Subway Line and get off at "Kitanijuyojou." It takes about ten minites to the hospital on foot.

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 Jingu(a shrine) or Otaru(a beautiful city where there are histrorical buildings and a canal), or festivals like Bonodori(Japanese traditional summer festival) or Sapporo snow festival, where you can see a lot of snow statues. You will enjoy Hokkaido so much!And also we will have a welcome party and a farewell party!

MUST SEE

Maruyama Park:With its virgin forest, which has been designated a special natural treasure, Maruyama Park is one of the best places to view cherry blossoms in Sapporo. Sapporo citizens come to Maruyama Park to relax. The park is particularly popular in May for cherry blossom viewing and June for the Hokkaido Shrine Festival. Originally created as a part of the Hokkaido Development Commission’s layout plan and testing ground for trees during the Meiji Period, it was developed into a park starting at the end of the Meiji Period.

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