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Admission of Researchers and International Students

Researchers

Status Visiting research fellow
Employment No
Conditions Equivalent status to a University of Toyama professor, associate professor, lecturer, assistant professor or research associate
Period One year or less  *With the possibility of extension
Affiliation Departments
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Status Research collaborator
Employment No
Conditions - Has regular work at an institution other than the University of Toyama
- Has a PhD or the equivalent
Period One year or less
Affiliation Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Pharmacy, Institute of Natural Medicine
Notes 10 or less positions per course per academic year

 

Status Overseas researcher
Employment As full-time staff employed for a specific period
Conditions A screening process will be used
Period One year or less  *With the possibility of renewal
Affiliation Faculties, graduate schools, graduate schools for research, research institutes, organizations to promote regional collaboration and joint-use facilities for education and research within the University of Toyama
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Status Researcher
Employment Contracted employee or part-time employee
Conditions A screening process will be used
Period One year or less  *With the possibility of renewal
Affiliation Departments
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Status Research assistant
Employment Contracted employee or part-time employee
Conditions A screening process will be used
Period One year or less  *With the possibility of renewal
Affiliation Departments
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International Students

International Student Categories

Status Privately funded international student
Conditions [Undergraduate student]
- Has (or expects to have) completed 12 years of formal education overseas, or is 18 years or older and in possession of an International Baccalaureate
- Has taken the Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students and is taking courses/subjects stipulated by the University of Toyama
*The faculties of Economics, Science and Engineering require international students to take TOEFL

[Graduate student]
Has a university degree, or has the equivalent of a university degree and has completed at least 16 years of formal education
Scholarships Yes
Period of enrolment Depends on the faculty
Number A few
Link
Other information  

 

Status Government-sponsored international student
Conditions [International undergraduate student]
- Has completed 12 years of formal education, or has completed, or is expected to complete, the equivalent of a high school education
- Is under 22 years of age

[International research student]
- Has graduated from university, or is expected to graduate, or is recognized as possessing academic abilities equivalent to, or exceeding, a university degree
- Is under 35 years of age

[International teacher training student]
- Has graduated from a university or teacher training school, is currently employed in primary or secondary education, teaches at a teacher training school in his or her own country and is an education specialist at an educational administrative agency (Must have been doing this for 5 years or longer)
- Is under 35 years of age

[International student of Japanese language and culture]
- Is enrolled in an undergraduate course at university
- Is majoring in Japanese language/Japanese culture/contemporary Japan
- Is under 30 years of age
Scholarships Yes
Period of enrolment [International undergraduate student]
Depends on the faculty

[International research student]
Depends on the course

[International teacher training student]
18 months or less

[International student of Japanese language and culture]
One year or less
Number A few
Link Japan Student Services Organization HP / Information about studying in Japan

http://www.jasso.go.jp/study_j/info_e.html

Other information  

 

Status Exchange student
Conditions - Is an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled at an overseas university which has an exchange agreement with the University of Toyama
List of academic exchange agreements
- Has been accepted under the screening process of the University of  Toyama
Scholarships Yes
Period of enrolment One year or less
Number A few
Link  
Other information Inquiries:

 

Status Research student
Conditions Has a university degree, or is recognized as possessing academic abilities equivalent to, or exceeding, a university degree (in the case of graduate school, has a Masters degree)
Scholarships No
Period of enrolment Between six months and two years
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Other information Inquiries:

 

Status Non-degree student, auditor
Conditions Is recognized as having the academic ability appropriate for the course to be taken or audited
Scholarships No
Period of enrolment One year or less
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Status RA (research assistant)
Employment Part-time employee
Conditions A student enrolled in a graduate school (Doctoral program), in a graduate school of medicine for research (Doctoral program), or in a graduate school for education (Doctoral program) at the University of Toyama
Period One year or less  *With the possibility of renewal
Affiliation The faculty, graduate school, graduate school for research, Institute of Natural Medicine or joint-use facility for education and research within the University of Toyama where the project is being run
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Status TA (teaching assistant)
Employment Part-time employee
Conditions Graduate student enrolled at the University of Toyama
Period One year or less  *With the possibility of renewal
Affiliation A faculty, or the Masters program of a graduate school or graduate school for education
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