April 11,2019

The 6th GI-CoRE Summer School for Medical Physics 2019 & Hokkaido Summer Institute

We are pleased to announce GI-CoRE Summer School for Medical Physics will be jointly conducted with Medical Physics School which is one of the courses provided by Hokkaido Summer Institute (HSI) from 19th-23rd August 2019. If you are interested in radiation therapy from a medical physics perspective, please join us!

<Course Outline>

Lectures on medical physics in English by international lecturers from Hokkaido University and Stanford University as the partner of GI-CoRE* and related institutions. The basic and state-of-art medical physics including particle beam therapy, radiomics, real-time tumor-tracking technology can be learnt in the lectures and hands-on practices.

HSI Medical Physics School is open for all graduate students, whereas GI-CoRE Summer School is open for early career researchers.

Please see below for more information.

NOTE: Application procedure is different between HSI Medical Physics School and GI-CoRE Summer School. Please read the following information carefully.

The 6th GI-CoRE Summer School for Medical Physics 2019

UPDATE: The application period for the Summer School has ended on 6 May, 2019. Thank you for your applications!

Target: Early career researchers (Medical Physicists, Clinical Physicists, Engineers, Technologists, Trainers and MDs)

Dates:  19 – 23 August 2019

Program: GI-CoRE Summer School for Medical Physics_2019

Lecturers List: Lecturers List GI-CoRE Summer School for Medical Physics

Tuition fee: Free, but you are expected to play a role as a mentor to help participating students in HSI.

Credit: No credits offered

Certificate: Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants who complete the course successfully.

Language: English

Capacity: 30 seats including participants from HSI(This is a preliminary figure and is subject to change.)

Application Period: From Dec 25, 2018 to May 6, 2019 ( 5:00 pm. Japan Standard Time)

How to apply:

To apply for a place, please submit the following to SummerschoolQMSE@oia.hokudai.ac.jp

1) Application form (Word)

2) CV including research interests

3) Abstract of the presentation about your research (approximately 5 minutes)

All participants of the summer school are expected to make a 5-minute oral presentations during the course.

Screening Results: Screening results will be notified to applicants via e-mail by the end of May.


Fellowship opportunity is available for early career researchers. This fellowship aims to support and nurture young researchers.

Coverage of Fellowship: Return flight tickets and accommodation for 6 nights

How to apply: Please indicate your interest in the fellowship and motivation with a focus on academic excellence and ambitions to pursue a successful research career.

Award Notification:  Selected fellowship recipients will be contacted by GSQ office via e-mail to notify of award selection  by the end of May.

For further details, please contact GSQ** office at SummerschoolQMSE@oia.hokudai.ac.jp

Hokkaido Summer Institute -Medical Physics School-

UPDATE: Online application has been closed. Thank you for your applications!

(Official website:   https://hokkaidosummerinstitute.oia.hokudai.ac.jp/courses/CourseDetail=G101)

Target: Graduate students

Dates: 19– 23 August 2019

Program: HSI Medical Physics School_2019

Lecturers List: Lecturers List HSI Medical Physics School

Tuition fee: JPY29,600

This fee will be waived for students who enroll in the program as exchange students from Hokkaido University’s partner institutions. Please see HSI’s official website for further details.

Credit: 2

Language: English

Capacity: 30 seats including participants from Summer School (This is a preliminary figure and is subject to change.)



GI-CoRE *:  Global Institution for Collaborative Research and Education

GSQ**:    Global Station for Quantum Medical Science and Engineering