Chiba University

5 PhD Students

Chiba University

Chiba, Japan

Our PhD Program: 

Chiba University starts “Innovative Medicine CHIBA Doctoral WISE Program (iMeC-WISE)” accepting PhD students from October 2020. With the support by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan, iMeC-WISE aims to nurture outstanding PhDs in medical sciences. The program will provide students with excellent integrated education and research environments in cooperation with many outstanding institutions including RIKEN, University of California San Diego (UC San Diego), University of Toronto and University of Southern California. 


Applicants must meet our requirements for enrollment:

  • Master’s degree (or comparable) with a background in medicine or the life sciences
  • Proficiency in English equivalent to IELTS Band Score 7. We require a test score

Our Program Offers:

Program students will receive: 

  • Enrollment fee and tuition waiver 
  • 2,400,000 yen/year for four years and additional support for outstanding students
  • Competitive research grants up to 600,000 yen/year 
  • Opportunities to pursue double PhD degrees in Chiba University and another top research university (e.g., Immunology Program of UC San Diego)

Your application:

Please visit our website for details about the application procedure at:

Application documents must be submitted via email to Inohana Campus Graduate School Office at

Faculty Member in Charge:

Associate Professor Motoko Kimura



Assistant Professor Yuka Masshardt


Application Deadline:

January 8, 2020

Chiba University

Chiba University holds as a principle goal to contribute to societal development by fostering excellence in educational and research activities. Our university charter challenges us to “Always Aim Higher” and so it is in this spirit that we endeavor to train individuals who work faithfully and embrace a broad perspective. To realize this, the internationalization of our educational and research activities is a top priority.

Inohana Campus, where Graduate School of Medicine is located, is an ideal environment to foster the next generation of medical professionals and researchers. The campus is comprised of several educational and research facilities: Undergraduate and Graduate Schools of MedicinePharmaceutical Sciences and NursingMedical Mycology Research Center, and University Hospital. To cultivate many world-leading medical personnel and researchers, we encourage students to stay engaged in cutting-edge areas of patient care, basic and clinical research and applied science. 


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5 PhD Students