This program is a 5-year or 4-year (4-year doctorate course students) doctoral program.
Eligible Students/Enrollment Period
Students who enrolled the one of following departments.

Graduate schoolDepartments
Graduate School of MedicineMedicine, Medical Science, Public Health, Human Health Sciences
Graduate School of Pharmaceutical SciencesPharmaceutical Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Bioinformatics and Chemical Genomics

Recruitment for the program begins in April and the program commences in June.

Recruitment for Academic Year 2021

Here we announce the recruitment of students for the Kyoto University Graduate Program for Medical Innovation (MIP) for the 2021 academic year.
Students who have passed the selection process will start to enroll in the MIP beginning July 1st, 2021.

An explanation of the program will be given at the guidance of your department in early April.
(Added on 2021.3.31) Course registration information has been added to “Other information”.

Eligibility Requirement for applicantsFirst year students
Students who meet both of the following criteria:
(1) Students who enrolled in the Master’s course or the 4-year Doctoral course in any of the following departments in April 2021;
Graduate School of Medicine: Medicine, Medical Science, Human Health Sciences
Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences: Pharmaceutical Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Bioinformatics and Chemical Genomics
(2) Students who intend to proceed to the doctoral degree (PhD) course in any of the above departments

Special selection for the second year
Students who meet both of the following criteria:
(1)Students who advanced to the second year of the Master’s course or the 4-year Doctoral course in any of the following departments in April 2021:
Graduate School of Medicine: Medicine, Medical Science, Human Health Sciences
Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences: Pharmaceutical Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Bioinformatics and Chemical Genomics
(2) Students who intend to proceed to the doctoral degree (PhD) course in any of the above departments

Transfer to the third year
Students who enrolled the doctoral course in any of the following departments in April 2021:
Graduate School of Medicine: Medical Science, Public Health, or Human Health Sciences
Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences: Pharmaceutical Sciences, Bioinformatics and Chemical Genomics
Enrollment CapacityFirst year students:20 students
Special selection for the second year:A few students
Transfer to the third year:A few students
Selection scheduleApplication period: From Monday, April 5 until 3:00 pm on Tuesday, April 20,2021
Oral examination: Examinees who need oral examination are individually contacted.
Selection results will be posted on the MIP website by the end of June.
Application GuidelinesApplication Guidelines for first-year students
Application Guidelines for second-year students
Application Guidelines for third-year students
Application formApplication Form
Transfer request formTransfer Request Form
*Required for transfer admission of third-year students and special selection for second-year students
Other information・The requirements for completion of the MIP and the curriculum of the MIP are available at 
https://www.mip.med.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/curriculum/

・Students who have passed the selection process will start to enroll in the MIP beginning July 1st, 2021. But applicants are required course registration for the full-year and first semester course.
・Please read carefully “the Graduate Program for Medical Innovation Guideline” and “Course Registration for the Graduate Program in Medical Innovation” on the following URL before registering for the course . The deadline is 3:00 p.m. on Friday, 16 April.
https://www.mip.med.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/2021course_registration/