Japan (IFMSA-Japan) - Nara, Nara Medical University
LC GENERAL INFORMATION
1400000
680
We don't accept any students in 2018-19
We don't accept any students in 2019-2020
1 SCOPE STUDENTS
0 SCORE STUDENTS
10,000yen/month
homestay
none
http://www.naramed-u.ac.jp/
LEOs
Miho Nakao
OVERVIEW

Nara Medical University aims to educate students who will play an active role in medical, nursing, and related areas, facilitate medical and nursing development through advanced research and medical treatment of international standards, and contribute to the community and welfare of humankind.
Undergraduate education at the university aims to cultivate students with originality, flexibility, and a strong sense of humanity who will play an important role in clinical, research, and educational fields in the future, through instilling basic knowledge and skills in medical and nursing fields, as well as bioethics and medical ethics issues.
In the fields of medical, nursing, and related studies, our university actively promote original and cutting-edge research with a global and interdisciplinary approach.
The affiliated hospital, a place for clinical education and lifetime training, addresses the most advanced medical treatments as a leading medical institute for both Nara Prefecture and Japan, with a well-organized system suitable for responding to changing social needs.

UNIVERSITY AND HOSPITALS
Nara Medical University has a six-years education system aimed to instill essential knowledge and skills and discover a sense of humanity in order to be a medical scholar or doctor. The education system consists of a general education and professional education.
For general education, students will take courses in leberal arts to learn general subjects and basic medical knowledge.
The aim of the professional education course is to cultivate students with a strong sense of humanity, specialist knowledge, techniques and skills through education in the three principal field: basic medicine, social medicine, and techniques and applied skills. Our university also provide community-based clinical training programs, which put an include on-site comprehensive medical training at a clinic in the mountain region and attendant training in an ambulance at night.
The affiliated hospital classified as a specific-function hospital, including Advanced Emergency and Critical Care Center, Center of Perinatal Medicine, Center for Infectious Disease and Psychiatric Institute, is contributing to local communities as a core hospital in Nara prefecture. The hospital also provides physicians and nurses with a place for clinical training and researches. 
For more information, please check our website.
RESEARCH PROJECTS AND LABS

Psychiatry: Dissecting the mechanisms of social interaction in mice 
Physiology: Study on otolith function: head tilt perception on patients with equilibrium disturbance
Legal Medicine: Liver differentiation from murine iPS cells

BOARDING

10,000 yen / month

LODGING
homestay
TRANSPORTATION
From Narita airport / Haneda airport, you will take train to Tokyo station. Frrom Tokyo, take bullet train to Kyoto. From Kyoto station take a traint to Yamato-Yagi station. From Yamato-Yagi station you can take a bus that goes all the way to NMU campus.
From Kansai airport(KIX), you can take airport limousine bus to Yamato-Yagi station. From Yamato-Yagi station is as listet above. For more details, please visit: http://www.naramed-u.ac.jp/university/english/access-and-maps.html 

There are several way to come to NMU. Your contact person will inform you the details in person.
SOCIAL PROGRAM
available
MUST SEE
You can see many temples and shrine in Nara city. It's near from Kyoto and Osaka, so you can enjoy various Japanese culture.
OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION
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