To all MERIT Course students
All students are required to undertake one of the Practical Research Training as listed below, in
order to complete the MERIT Course.
・Self-directed Joint Research
・Long-term Overseas Dispatch
Please note that applications for Long-term Overseas Dispatch and Corporate Internship (Outside
Japan) will be accepted only three times a year: The ends of March, July, and November.
・The period of all the Trainings is for 1-3 months.
・The hosting organization of the Corporate Internship includes companies, institutes, government offices and agencies, etc.
MERIT Errantry is an oversea seminar tour to visit universities and research institutes. Attendance at international conferences is also permitted. (Students may not go on an errantry solely to attend a
Applications will be accepted throughout the year.
Guidelines on how to apply for the above opportunities have been uploaded along with application forms: