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University of Adelaide and Nagoya University - Joint PhD Degree Program

In 2015, the University of Adelaide and Nagoya University signed a formal agreement to offer a Joint PhD Program in the area of medical and biomedical research. In this program, PhD students are fully enrolled in both universities and will be supervised by experts from each university in their field of research. At PhD completion, students will receive a jointly awarded PhD degree.

Students in the joint PhD program will spend most of their candidature at the University of Adelaide and at least one year under academic supervision within the School of Medicine, Nagoya University.

What are the Benefits?

  • Obtain world class training and experience in quality research environments at two highly ranked universities
  • Build international networks between researchers in Adelaide and Nagoya
  • Attend Japanese language and culture training before departure to Japan
  • Receive a Joint PhD Degree at completion
  • Scholarships are available

Who is eligible?

Students interested in a biomedical or medical research area that who received a first class Honours or research Master degree. You must be interested in working on your research project at both universities.

Are you interested?

If you would like to learn more about the program, the application process and how to get in contact with suitable supervisors at both universities, please contact the Office of Research Development and Research Education at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Adelaide,, phone (08) 8313 9996.

Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences

Level 2
Barr Smith South
The University of Adelaide

Office of the Executive Dean

T: +61 8 8313 1461

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