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Why JDP?JDPとは?

Tokyo Medical and Dental University strives “To train medical professionals with a rich international quality” and to enhance global competitiveness. To this end, TMDU created the following three joint degree programs with Chulalongkorn University, University of Chile and Mahidol University, which build upon the long-established relationships.

A joint degree (JD), is a single academic degree jointly conferred on students who have completed a single joint educational program established by universities that jointly set up the said program.

In the "Tokyo Medical and Dental University and Chulalongkorn University International Joint Degree Doctor of Philosophy Program in Orthodontics", will award "Doctor of Philosophy" by the joint name of both universities. In the "University of Chile and TMDU Joint Degree Doctoral Program in Medical Sciences with mention of a medical specialty", will award "Ph.D. in Medicine (Doctor of Philosophy in Medicine)" and in the "Joint Degree Doctoral Program in Medical Sciences between Tokyo Medical and Dental University and Mahidol University", will award "Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Sciences", by the joint name of both universities.




Why JDP?
  • チュラロンコーン大学
  • チリ大学
  • マヒドン大学

Significance of the JDP

Significance to students学生にとっての意義

  • Gaining advanced and value-added learning opportunities that could not be gained at a single university


  • Demonstrating their predominance as a result of completing educational programs provided jointly by higher educational institutions in more than one country


  • Developing careers that are globally valued in the labor market and academic career


  • Acquiring degrees in the names of more than one university in a shorter period of time possibly at a lower cost


Significance to society (companies, local communities, etc.)社会(企業・地域等)にとっての意義

  • Developing global human resources demanded by society (companies, local communities, etc.)


  • Easily evaluating the capacity of students who have degrees both from Japanese and foreign universities


  • Gaining human networks of students completing JD program in Japanese and foreign universities


  • Understanding the characteristics of universities and taking advantage of the knowledge for recruitment activities if JD program becomes common and grouping of universities is fostered; some universities becoming known for their international education


  • Enabling students to instantly take advantage of their experience of campus life and internship at foreign universities, which they could not gain at a university in Japan alone, for the international activities of companies and local communities