Our philosophy

The Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine aims to offer world-class education in order to produce doctors and medical researchers who possess a spirit of academic enquiry, creativity, compassion, and strong ethical values.

Based on this philosophy, the department has outlined the following goals:

Education goals:
  1. To train doctors and medical researchers who are compassionate, with strong ethical values and advanced specialist knowledge and skills.
  2. To train doctors and medical researchers who have a spirit of academic enquiry and creativity
  3. To train top doctors and medical researchers who can contribute to medicine on the international stage
  4. In order to fulfil these goals and promote increased medical research and studies in medicine, in 2001 the structure of this school was altered to increase its focus on graduate studies and research. Through these changes we have worked to achieve a more coherent academic system linking the School and Graduate School of Medicine.

Key Information

  • Degree Programme
    Doctor of Philosophy
  • Subject area
    Medicine, Basic
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Total Intake (AY 2015)


Contact Us

7-5-1 Kusunoki-cho, Chuo-ku, Kobe 650-0017 Japan
Tel. +81(0)78-382-5205
E-mail: daigaku@med.kobe-u. ac.jp
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