Call for Applications: CiRA Research Internship Program




Domestic university students: May 29 (Fri.), 2020
Overseas university students: March 6 (Fri.), 2020

The CiRA Research Internship Program welcomes graduate students and undergraduates to conduct research at CiRA for a short period.


Undergraduate (mainly the 3rd and 4th year) and graduate student who wish to enroll in CiRA


1-8 consecutive weeks in summer season (from June to October, depending on the host lab)


Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA),
Kyoto University

※Overseas university students will be accepted under the Kyoto University Short-Term International Students System.

※Students affiliated with the overseas university which concludes the Academic Exchange Agreement with Kyoto University are free from the above-mentioned fee.
Please refer to the following site.

Travel and lodging expenses

  •  Travel expenses: Return fare to CiRA

  •  Lodging expenses: Maximum 5,000 yen per day

※Travel expenses are paid in accordance with the Kyoto University Regulations. Please note that travel expenses will not be provided if you have other affairs before and/or after the participation.

Number of positions

Each lab can host maximum two students, including maximum one student from overseas university. (depending on the labs)


  •  Engage in fundamental research activities at each lab

  •  Observe and conduct basic experiments

  •  Give a presentation on internship results to CiRA faculty

Application form