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UPDATE: Feb/28/2017 21:00

E-mail: gkoryu@med.kobe-u.ac.jp

Visiting Electives Program at Kobe University

How to apply

Please note that our fical year starts on April 1 and ends on March 31 and plan to complete your elective program to be finished by the end of fiscal year.

For students interested in undertaking our elective program, they are required to download and fill out an application form and documents. Hard copies of the application form and documents should reach us no later than 2 month prior to selected starting date of elective.

The length of time of the elective programs is 4 weeks in principle. Students are affixed to a senior coordinator in 2 specialties and will be rotated to each specialty for 2 weeks, or in 1 specialty for 4 weeks (please see the following list of specialty programs ). The students show up at ward rounds, out patients, operation theaters, and research labs.

Please verify

that your institution appears on the list of International Affiliations of Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine/School of Medicine. Apply only if your school is on the list. If your school is not on the list, please have your school administrator contact us at: gkoryu@med.kobe-u.ac.jp
Please note that the maximum number of students from the same medical school enrolled at the same time is five.

List of International Affiliations of Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine/School of Medicine.

Before application

Please contact your international coordinator at your school. 

 You may apply for elective programs in the following specialties:

DEPARTMENT OF MICROBIOLOGY AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES
DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY MEDICINE AND SOCIAL HEALTHCARE SCIENCE
DEPARTMENT OF INTERNAL MEDICINE
DEPARTMENT OF INTERNAL RELATED
DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY
DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY RELATED

Please refer the elective program in detail below:
1. Schedule
2. Syllabus

Please ensure that you include the following documents with your application:

  • A letter of endorsement from your university.
  • A copy of the health and liability insurance during your elective stay in Japan.
  • A transcript of your record in medical education authenticated by your Dean.
  • Verify and prepare the following document to apply. (Download if necessary) 
    CV Elective Program for International Students

    Please note that an application which is received incomplete will be rejected automatically.
  • A proof of immunity. (Please refer the detail below) 
    Immunization Requirements for International Visitors

Once you have sent all the above you will receive a confirmation email. You will then be contacted if an appropriate placement has been found for you.

Am I eligible for an elective attachment?

You are eligible for an elective attachment at Kobe University School of Medicine if you:

  1. are studying in one of the medical schools and are in medical school at the time of your elective attachment
  2. are in good standing at your medical school and are able to provide a letter of recommendation from your Dean of Clinical Studies
  3. can meet the necessary occupational health requirements
  4. have the appropriate immigration permission.

Accommodations

Most international students attending Kobe University live in privately rented apartments. Unfortunately, we donft offer accommodations only for International students.

It is each student's personal responsibility to find accommodation in the area during the time that he or she studies at Kobe University.

If you have any queries about the program, please send an email to@gkoryu@med.kobe-u.ac.jp