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Recruitment of Students

by Kimihito Ito on April 1, 2020

We are supervising Ph.D. students in Graduate School of Infectious Diseases in Hokkaido University. To join our laboratory as a graduate student, you need to be enrolled at the Doctoral Program of the Graduate School of Infectious Diseases. The graduate school has only Ph.D. courses. Please check the Applicant Qualifications section in the Application Guidelines of the graduate school. All classes of the doctoral program are lectured in English. English ability of each applicant is tested by the score of standardized English tests such as TOEFL.

Tuition and Scholarship.

See the admissions page of Hokkaido University for latest information on tuition fee. General information on scholarships are available at here.

Knowledge Required to Study in Our Division

Programming
Biology
Statistics
Mathematics
Bioinformatics and Phylogenetics
Infectious Disease Modelling
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