Japan (IFMSA-Japan) - Tokyo, Kyorin University
Dermatology, Gynaecology/Obstetrics, Internal Medicine-Cardiology, Internal Medicine-Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine-Hematology, Internal Medicine-Nephrology, Internal Medicine-Noninvasive Cardiology, Internal Medicine-Rheumatology, Neurology, Paediatrics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Surgery-Cardiovascular Surgery, Surgery-Neurosurgery, Surgery-Orthopedics, Surgery-Plastic Surgery, Surgery-Thoracic Surgery, Surgery-Vascular Surgery, Urology
June, July, October, November, May, September
differs from time to time
The vaccinations which we require are listed below.
Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, and Tuberculosis.

Also, we ask some additional documents.
-Proclamation wrriten by our university (You need to sign this document)
Eriko Iwazumi
Mitaka-Here is so a great town to live, not being too urban or too rural. In summer, festivals and fireworks are held and many people come to Mitaka. You should visit some museums, especially Ghibli museum. It's really famous for Hayao Miyazaki's animation. For example, My neighbor Totoro, HOWL'S MOVING CASTLE, Princess Mononoke,Spirited Away and so on. There are many places for eating and shopping around Mitaka station and Kichijoji station. There are good restaurants, fashionable shops, electoric stores and so on. Young people enjoy a lot in this town.

Kyorin university and hospital are located in Tokyo. At the university, you can learn homelike atmosphere. We have much nature here. In early summer, you can see matured apricots. In autumn, you can see the leaves turn to yellow and fall look like yellow carpet. Not only students but also patients enjoy seeing changing seasons. Kyorin hospital is especially famous for Emergency and critical care center and Eye center. Emergency and critical care center takes hand in 1st, 2nd and 3rd care of large areas. Eye center covers not only generally diseases but also specialized ones.


Pathology: Histological and immunohistochemical study on human cancers 
Infectious Diseases: Study of bacterial response in host environment 
Infectious Diseases: Protective immunity against Malaria
Physiolosy: Induction of plastic changes in spinal motor pathways


You will get ¥500 per day for lunch. Your contact person will give you the money which depends on the number of days during your program at the beginning of your stay. There are school cafeteria, convenient store, Starbucks coffee you can use freely in this university .


All students will be living in the dormitory.The dormitory is located in the place of about five minutes walk from the university.Also lives in there other students to attend to Kyorin University.Minimum of furniture, kitchen, toilet and bath are located in each room.There are janitor, but there is no limit to the time out.There is no such as a shared room.


From Haneda Airport: From the exit of arival lobby at the second floor,head left or go to the bus terminal at the first floor.You can buy a bus ticket there.It costs 1230yen.Take a bus from the bus terminal No.4.Get off at “Kichijoji eki”.It takes 60-90 minutes from the airport to “Kichijoji eki”(Kichijoji Station). From Narita Airport:You can buy a bus ticket at ticket counter of limousine bus in arival lobby at the first floor.It costs 3100yen.Take a bus from the bus terminal No.9 at the first floor.Get off at “Kichijoji eki”.It takes 85-120minutes from the airport to “Kichijoji eki”(Kichijoji Station).


Social programs will vary by each contact person.When it every year, as a tourist, you can go to, such as Asakusa and Kamakura and Yokohama, also you can go to sporting events. You also can go to see the fireworks in the summer.If there is a place you want to go, speaking to the contact person, to fit as much as possible in hope.Without using the social program, is also a lot of people who go to where you want to go alone. Since Tokyo access is convenient.


There are very many things to see in Tokyo. If you want to enjoy nice view, you should visit Tokyo tower and Tokyo skytree. If it is good weather, you can see Mt, Fuji from here. If you want to enjoy Japanese subculture, you should go Akihabara. There are many anime and manga goods. Also, Akihabara has big electoric stores. You can buy high quality comsumer electonics in good price. Also, there is Ghibli museum near our university. You can enjoy great Ghibli world here. Here is a really popular spot among foreign people, and many foreigners come here everyday.


When a student has been accepted by Kyorin University, certificate which proves that antibodies against the following infectious diseases were raised by vaccination or immunization must be submitted via email a months in advance of the 1st day of his/her clerkship (he/she will be reminded to do so by his/her Contact Person);  Antibody titer to measles: 16 or more EIA unitAntibody titer to varicella:  4 or more EIA unitAntibody titer to rubella:  8 or more EIA unitAntibody titer to mumps:  4 or more EIA unitAntibody titer to HBs (Hepatitis virus type B):  16 or more unit/ml  (If the certificate above is not available, certificate which proves that vaccination against these infectious diseases was performed twice needs to be submitted in stead.)