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OVERSEAS FELLOWS

OVERSEAS FELLOWS

Tokyo Dental College offers various courses to students and professionals from overseas. We think that the opportunity to share cultures and engage in mutual communication will greatly benefit all and help foster internationally-minded human resources. They can expect to enjoy a fruitful time in a friendly atmosphere in full cooperation with their Japanese colleagues.

To take a doctor degree

Graduate School Students

Tokyo Dental College Graduate School offers a four-year PhD course. PhD students will be required to study specific subjects under the supervision of the professor of the department of his/her choice. On successfully completing the required credits, they will be required to defend their thesis and pass a final examination in order to obtain the degree of PhD.

In the Graduate School, each department has its own specific curriculum for PhD Students. Students can expect to gain an advanced knowledge of dental science and its related fields, enabling them to become a leader in research and education in their area of specialization.

This course is available to :

  1. Those who have graduated dental school/ faculties of dentistry or who will graduate in March of the applicable year.
  2. Those who have been recognized as having qualifications equivalent or superior to those of graduates of dental school/ faculties of dentistry.
  3. Those who have graduated the medical college/ the faculties of medicine (these may study basic dentistry, except dental materials science).
  4. Foreign dental or medical school graduates when recognized as possessing an academic qualification equivalent to dental or medical school graduates in Japan.
  5. Commencement Date:April 1st
  6. Study Duration:Over 3 years and up to 4 years

Dentistry Majors

This course is available to doctors or dentists with at least 2 years’ clinical experience and a proven record of research. The successful applicant will be required to study specific subjects under the supervision of the professor of the department of his/her choice. On successfully completing the course of study, the applicant will be required to defend their thesis in order to obtain the degree of Ph.D.

Commencement Date:from any selected date
Study Duration:Over 4 years for Basic Research / Over 5 years for Clinical Research

Note : A Masters degree which the applicant took in his/her native country will not be taken into account in calculating duration of study.

To do research and expand your experience

General Specialists

The successful applicant will be required to acquire advanced knowledge and skills of dentistry under the supervision of the professor of the department of his/her choice.
On successfully completing the course of study, the applicant will be awarded a certificate.

This course is available to :

  1. Certified dentists or applicants with equivalent qualifications from their native country.

Commencement Date:from any selected date
Study Duration:3 months

Dental Research Students (Fulltime)

This course is available to :

  1. Graduates of dental colleges who are certified dentists.
  2. Graduates of medical or science colleges.
  3. Applicants who have passed the National Board Examination for physicians in his/her native country.

Commencement Date:from any selected date
Study Duration:1 year

Dental Research Students (Short-term)

This course is available to :

  1. Graduates of dental colleges who are certified dentists.
  2. Graduates of medical or science colleges.
  3. Applicants who have passed the National Board Examination for physicians in his/her native country.

Commencement Date:from any selected date
Study Duration:3 months

Dispatched Research Fellows

This course is available to :

  1. A technical expert and the current holder of a position in a company or academic institution.
  2. A technical expert with the required academic background (completed graduate school or equivalent).
  3. A technical expert dispatched by the company or academic institution to which he/she belongs.

Related expenses must be covered by the company at which they are employed. Dispatched research fellows will be required to study specific subjects under the supervision of professor who will be assigned to them according to the area in which they are interested.

Visiting Research Fellows

This course is available to :

  1. Qualified dentists who wish to observe clinical work or upgrade their skills.
  2. Scholar at dental colleges on sabbatical leave who wish to observe clinical work or upgrade their skills.

Applicant should send an e-mail with his/her curriculum vitae first. When it is needed, he/she will have to provide us the required document such as a recommendation letter from his/her immediate superior. On successfully completing the course of study, the applicant will be awarded a certificate.

Dormitory

Dormitory

Dormitory facilities are available. They are located approximately 50 minutes away from Tokyo Dental College by bus and train. The room charge is JPY 24,000 or JPY 48,000 per month, depending on the size of room required. The rooms are furnished with a bed, writing desk, chair, refrigerator, washer-dryer, and air conditioner. Applicants must apply for a room at least 30 days prior to the date on which they wish to move in. We have 9 single rooms and 2 double rooms.

Contact

For further information, please visit
http://www.tdc.ac.jp/ip or contact to Office of International Relations
int@tdc.ac.jp