学部横断型教育プログラム

Finnancial Support

Finnancial Support

Short-Term Study Abroad

In principle, all students will be sent abroad to study in their third year (second year for students in the four-year medical doctoral program) for up to six months from summer vacation (August) through the winter semester. Travel expenses will be furnished.

  • University of Michigan: It is planned for 20 out of 30 students of the doctoral program to attend a semester of the University of Michigan’s gerontology course. A staff will be stationed in an international liaison office at the university.
  • University of Missouri: Students interested in researching the legal aspects of gerontology are planned to attend the University of Missouri.
  • University of Oxford: Students who wish to study abroad as an intern or wish to study at specialized courses of their interest may choose to attend the gerontology summer course as an alternative.
  • Students who are interested in researching gerontology in Asia may take advantage of our collaborations with National University of Singapore and Seoul National University.
  • Other: Students may study abroad at universities or courses related to their dissertation theme.
  • Short term study abroad may include internship in international companies instead of studying at universities.
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Scholarships

To ensure that outstanding students are not prevented from entering GLAFS for financial reasons, scholarships are provided for students according to their academic ability and desire for a scholarship. Students in the second year of the master’s program may receive scholarships to cover their tuition fees, and students in the doctoral program may receive up to 200,000 yen per month depending on their academic performance.