Department of Infection Control Science (ICS)
21st Century Center of Excellence Program (COE) has been founded in 2002, based on a Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) report entitled "A Policy for the Structual Reform of University". This program cultivate a competitive academic environment among Japanese Universities by giving targeted support to the creation of world-standard research and education bases.
Juntendo University Graduate School of Medicine established "Department of Infection Control Science (ICS)" in 2004, under the support of COE program. The aim of the ICS is to create the Infection Control specialist of the Japanese Hospital.The curriculum is unique; the education is assisted in several different fields included in dermatology, pediatrics, pediatrics surgery, plastic surgery, urology, and respiratory medicine from clinical medicine, and bacteriology, immunology, parasitology, public health, biochemistry, and pathology from basic science.