Summer Research: RIKEN

RIKEN is Japan’s largest comprehensive research institution renowned for high-quality research in a diverse range of scientific disciplines. Founded in 1917 as a private research foundation in Tokyo, RIKEN has grown rapidly in size and scope, today encompassing a network of world-class research centers and institutes across Japan. Students have participated in research programs in Life Sciences.


Pre-approved credits: CSB397Y0 (tbc)

Research projects: Division of Genomic Medicine

Housing: On-campus housing not available, shared rooms


Subjects Available at Host: Arts and Science

Program Type: Research

Accepting Applications: No

Application Deadline: December 3, 2019

Timeline: 10-12 weeks, May-August

Country: Japan

City: Tokyo

Institution: University

Language of Study: English

Level of Study: Undergrad

Credit: Yes

Open to Programs at UofT: Arts and Science (St. George), Arts and Science (UTM), Arts and Science (UTSC)

Tuition & Incidentals: Paid to UofT

Program Fees: No fees

Funding: Full funding provided by host

Eligibility Requirements: Minimum cGPA: 3.0, 3+ years of study and research experience