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January 30th, 2014
IPE Training Course 2014 at Gunma University

Goals and Objectives of the Program

Objectives: To provide technical information and a model for the establishment or development of IPE program



  1. To capture the current state and future agenda of IPE and CP
  2. To learn the basic principles how to establish or develop an IPE program
  3. To discuss the possible availability of the model to the participants’ university curricula
  4. To explore the possibilities of research collaboration


Possible Participants:

Educators or health practitioners who are interested in the introduction of IPE curricula to their educational/health care institutions, especially in the Western Pacific Region.


Program Schedule

Late August, every year   Full version:  one week

             Short version: four days

Proposed dates for 2014: Aug 26 – 29 (short version) or Sep 1 (full version)

Refer to the “Time Table” for further details of the program.

Time Table (click here)


Traveling Award  – Now available until 2016 –

*  Recruitment guides

・  Maximum four to five persons.

・  Maximum two persons per one institute.

・  Airfare and accommodation fee are to be paid by this scholarship

*  Deadline for application: End of April

* More detailed information of this scholarship can be downloaded here.

       Guide for Traveling Award (click here)


Of course, we welcome any person without traveling award.



Please submit “Application form” as attachment files via e-mail with the title (mail subject) of “Application form for IPE training course 2014”. Confirmation e-mail will be sent. The application deadline is 30 April 2014.


Template files can be downloaded here.

   Application form (click here)


E-mail address: ytokita@gunma-u.ac.jp

(Yoshiharu Tokita, Gunma University, Staff of IPE Training Course)


The acceptance of Traveling Award will be announced by the end of May, 2014.


Visa Application


To visit Japan, you must carry a valid passport. A visa is required for citizens of countries which do not have visa-exempt agreements with Japan. Please contact the nearest Japanese Embassy or Consulate for visa application.


Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan:




If you have any question, please contact us at:

e-mail ytokita@gunma-u.ac.jp