Graduate School of Medicine, Division of Health Sciences/Faculty of Medicine, School of Allied Health Sciences promote international collaborative research and academic exchange.
We have several international collaborative research projects. The new project funded by the Japan Society for Promotion of Science will examine the differences in the prevalence of behavioural psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD), such as wandering among nine study sites. The project will further explore factors associated with BPSD. Universities from China, Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam and Japan will participate in this project. Ongoing student/faculty exchange programs are University of Oulu, Finland, Indiana University, USA, and Ewha Womans University, Korea. New exchange programs are Tzu chii College of Technology and Taipei Medical University, Taiwan and Shanghai Ligong Daxue, China.
Opening Ceremony 'Summer School 2018'
(July 30th to August 10th, 31 students participated from 4 Asian partnership universities)
List of International Academic Exchange Agreements
|Finland||University of Oulu,Faculty of Medicine,Department of Nursing and Health Administration||2007.8|
|America||Purdue University On behalf of its School of Nursing,Calumet Campus||2015.11|
|Korea||Ewha Womans University,Division of Nursing Science,College of Health Science||2002.11|
|Korea||Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Sceience and Technology||2017.1|
|China||Southern Medical University||2010.11|
|China||Shanghai University of Medicine&Health Sciences||2016.3|
|China||Industrial and Commercial College,Anhui University of Technology||2016.8|
|Taiwan||Tzu Chi College of Technology,Office of Research & Development||2013.7|
|Taiwan||Taipei Medical University,College of Nursing||2013.11|
|Mongolia||Mongolian University of Science and Technology||2013.8|
|Thai||Phetchaburi Rajabhat University,Faculty of Nursing Science||2017.8|
|Hong Kong||University of Hong Kong, School of Nursing||2018.7|
|Sudan||Faculty of Medicine Alzaiem Alazhari University,Sudan Faculty of Medical Technical Sciences||2017.1|
Foreign Students in our School
History of academic exchange
Division of Health Science, Center for International Academic Programs
Center for International Academic Programs was established in 2009 to promote global academic exchange. The center willingly assists in conducting inter-faculty academic exchange agreements with overseas universities, to realize globalization of students and faculty members. There are variety of short-term programs (2 weeks) for students, hosted by partner universities including Tzu Chi University of Science and Technology, Taipei Medical University and Hong Kong University. The Summer School for long-term care for the elderly, organized by geriatric offices of Osaka University, has enjoyed high reputation from partner universities in Asia since 2016. In addition, a new project 'Digital Health Module in postgraduate higher education' was launched in 2018, collaborated with Oulu University, Finland.
The cent er also supports special lectures given by overseas guest speakers and Japanese researchers of foreign base several times a year.