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Housing for International Students

There are three Nagoya University residences available to international students: Foreign Students House (Ryugakusei Kaikan), International Residence, and International Ohmeikan House.
The period of residency in each residence is limited to 6 months.

Nagoya University Dormitories for International Students

1. Foreign Students House (20 minutes by bus. )

Foreign Students House

Address: 2-23, Tosei-cho, Showa-ku, Nagoya

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Facilities 49 rooms for single persons (12.5 m2)
5 rooms for couples (35 m2)
2 rooms for families (50 m2)
Each room is equipped with kitchenette, bath, toilet, bed, dresser, storage, desk, chair, and air-conditioner (The kitchens, baths, and toilets for single persons are shared).
Room rent 5,900 yen per month (plus a monthly service fee (6,000 yen) and utility charges) for a single room.
11,900 yen per month (plus a monthly service fee (4,500 yen) and utility charges) for a couple room.
14,200 yen per month (plus a monthly service fee (4,500 yen) and utility charges).for a family room.
2. International Residence Higashiyama (on Higashiyama campus)

International Residence
Higashiyama

Address: 1 Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya

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Facilities 25 rooms for couples (34 m2)
Each room is equipped with kitchenette, bath, toilet, bed, dresser, storage, desk, chair, air-conditioner, refrigerator and washer
Room rent 11,900 yen per month (plus a monthly service fee (4,700 yen) and utility charges)
Facilities 95 rooms for single persons (16 m2)
Each room is equipped with kitchenette, bath, toilet, bed, dresser, storage, desk, chair and refrigerator
Room rent 5,900 yen per month (plus a monthly service fee (3,580 yen) and utility charges)

 

3. International Ohmeikan House (10 minutes on foot. Japanese students are also housed in this dormitory. )

International Ohmeikan House

Address: 165-1, Takamine-cho, Showa-ku, Nagoya

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Facilities 60 Rooms for single persons (13 m2) for international students and 232 rooms for Japanese students.
Each room is equipped with desk, chair, bed, dresser, shoe storage, cabinet, bath, toilet, multi-purpose table, and air-conditioner
Room rent 4,700 yen per month (plus a monthly service fee (4,000 yen), electricity charge (4,300 yen) and utility charges ).

 

4. International Residence Yamate (10 minutes on foot)

International Residence Yamate

Address: 165-1, Takamine-cho, Showa-ku, Nagoya

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Facilities 106 rooms for single persons (15 m2)
Each room is equipped with kitchenette, bath, toilet, bed, dresser, storage, desk, desk lighting, chair, air-conditioner, refrigerator and washer, microwave, launderette
Room rent 21,000 yen per month (plus a monthly service fee (4,000 yen) and utility charges)

 

5. Ishida Memorial International Residence Myoken (10 minutes on foot)
Ishida Memorial
International Residence Myoken

Address: 40, Myoken-cho, Showa-ku, Nagoya

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Facilities 93 rooms for single persons (15 m2)
Each room is equipped with kitchenette, bath, toilet, bed, dresser, storage, desk, desk lighting, chair, air-conditioner, refrigerator and washer, microwave, launderette
Room rent 21,000 yen per month (plus a monthly service fee (4,000 yen) and utility charges)

 

6. International Student Center (ISC)

The International Student Center provides accomodation, training courses, consultation services and information for international students studying at universities in Aichi Prefecture.

International Student Center (ISC)
Address 2-2-29 Koei, Minato-ku, Nagoya 455-0015
Tel +81-(0)52-654-3511
E-mail isc@nic-nagoya.or.jp 
URL http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/japanese/ryugakusei_kaikan/index.htm

Housing for International Researchers

There are six Nagoya University residences available to international research fellows: International Residence Higashiyama, Researchers Village HIGASHIYAMA, Noyori Conference Hall, Idaka-cho Residence, Researchers Village DAIKO and Researchers Village YAKUMO.

The period of residency in each residence is more than 1 month, and limited to 1 year.

Nagoya University Dormitories for Internaitonal Researchers

1. International Residence Higashiyama (on campus)

International Residence
Higashiyama

Address: Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya

Facilities 15 rooms for couples (34 m2)
Each room is equipped with kitchenette, bath, toilet, bed, dresser, storage, desk, chair, air-conditioner, and refrigerator, etc.
Room rent 18,627 yen per month (plus a monthly service fee (4,700 yen) and utility charges)
Facilities 2 rooms for families (51.84 m2)
Each room is equipped with kitchenette, bath, toilet, bed, dresser, storage, desk, chair, air-conditioner, and refrigerator, etc.
Room rent 30,999 yen per month (plus a monthly service fee (4,700 yen) and utility charges)

 

2. Researchers Village HIGASHIYAMA (on Higashiyama campus)

Researchers Village HIGASHIYAMA

Address: Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya

Facilities 6 rooms for families (76.45 m2, 78.33 m2, 67.5 m2)
Each room is equipped with kitchenette, bath, toilet, bed, dresser, storage, desk, chair, air-conditioner, microwave oven, refrigerator, washer-dryer, etc.
Room rent 64,003 yen per month for 76.45 m2 room.
65,003 yen per month for 78.33 m2 room.
59,003 yen per month for 67.5 m2 room.
(In addition to rent, there is a monthly service fee (4,700 yen), as well as utility charges)

 

3. Housing in Noyori Conference Hall (on Higashiyama campus)

Housing in Noyori Conference Hall

Address: Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya

Facilities 3 rooms for single persons (50.98-54.15 m2)
5 rooms for couples (81.01-91.10 m2)
2 rooms for families (97.17-107.35 m2)
Each room is equipped with kitchenette, bath, toilet, bed, dresser, storage, desk, chair, air-conditioner, microwave oven, refrigerator, washer-dryer, TV, dishwasher , etc.
Room rent 55,003 yen per month for single room
77,003-85,003 yen per month for couple room
89,003-97,003 yen per month for family room
(In addition to rent, there is a monthly service fee (4,700 yen), as well as utility charges)

 

4. Idaka-cho Residence (3 minutes on foot from Issha station on subway Higashiyama Line. )

Idaka-cho Residence

Address: 2-38, Kamenoi, Meito-ku, Nagoya

Facilities 26 rooms for single persons (For men only) (21.06 m2-21.99 m2)
Each room is equipped with bed, dresser, storage, desk, chair, air-conditioner, refrigerator, etc
(The kichens, baths, toilets, washer (1 load : 100 yen), and dryer (free) are shared.)
Room rent 8,648 yen per month
(In addition to rent, there is a monthly service fee (6,000 yen), as well as utility charges)

 

5. Researchers Village DAIKO (on Daiko campus)

Researchers Village DAIKO

Address: 1-1-20, Daikominami, Higashi-ku, Nagoya

Facilities 14 rooms for single persons (28 m2)
Each room is equipped with bed, dresser, storage, desk, chair, air-conditioner, refrigerator, kichenette, microwave oven, TV, bath, toilet, washer-dryer etc.
Room rent 53,003 yen per month
(In addition to rent, there is a monthly service fee (5,000 yen), as well as utility charges)

 

6. Researchers Village YAKUMO

Address: 28-1, Yakumo-cho, Showa-ku, Nagoya

Facilities 9 rooms for couples and families (53.00 m2)
Each room is equipped with kitchenette, bath, toilet, bed, desk, chair, air-conditioner, refrigerator, microwave oven, TV and washer, etc.
Room rent 61,003 yen per month
(In addition to rent, there is a monthly service fee (4,700 yen), and bedding lease fee as well as utility charges)

 

Public Housing

1.Municipal Housing

>>Application procedure:

  1. Lots are drawn four times a year (May, August, November and February). Application forms for lots will be distributed during the application periods at ward offices and the office called 'Sumai no Madoguchi' in Sakae. Fill in the form and send it by postel mail.
  2. Students can apply to join the waiting list anytime. Applicants on the waiting list must submit their alien registration certificate and other necessary documents at the time of application directly to 'Sumai no Madoguchi' in Sakae.

>>Eligibility

  • Applicants should be Nagoya city residents.
  • Applicants are required to live with family members (spouse / children). A single person cannot apply.
  • Applicants do not need a guarantor, but a contact person for emergencies is necessary (The Joint Surety Service for Residential Lease by the Nagoya University International Student Support Association may act as your contact person).
  • Applicants must join the International Student Housing General Compensation Plan (Ryugakusei Jutaku Sogo Hosho).

>>Facilities
The apartment's bathroom is not installed with a bathtub and boiler. Their installation costs need to be paid by the resident.

>>Deposit
Applicants must pay a deposit that is equivalent to three months' rent.

>>Rent
10,000 - 15,000 yen per month, depending on the location and floor space

>>Many International students of Nagoya University live in "Umemori-sou" (Meito-ku), "Honji-sou"(Moriyama-ku), and "Inokoishi-so" (Meito-ku)

>>Students must be prepared to be on standby on the waiting list for at least six months or more.

Nagoya-shi Jutaku Kyokyu Kosha

Address 1-6, Joshin 1-chome, Nishi-ku, Nagoya (about 1 minute walk from 'Joshin' station on Tsurumai line, exit No.6)
Business Hours 8:45am - 5:15pm, 8:45am - 7:00pm on Thursday (Closed on Saturdays, Sundays, National holidays and New Year holiday)
Tel +81-(0)52-523-3875
E-mail isc@nic-nagoya.or.jp 
URL http://www.jkk-nagoya.or.jp/otoiawase/siei.html
Sumai no Madoguchi
Address 5-12, Sakae 3-chome, Naka-ku, Nagoya (at Sakae underground shopping mall)
Tel +81-(0)52-264-4682, 4683
Business Hours 10:00am - 7:00pm (Closed: Thursdays, 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, National holidays and New Year holiday)
E-mail isc@nic-nagoya.or.jp 
URL http://www.city.nagoya.jp/en/index.html
2. Prefectural Housing

>>Application procedure

  1. Lots are drawn three times a year (May, September, and January)
  2. Students can apply to join the waiting list anytime.

>>Eligibility

  • Applicants are required to live with family members (spouse / children).A single person cannot apply.
  • Applicants are required to name a guarantor with a fixed income and a contact person in case of emergency (The Nagoya University International Student Support Association cannot act as your contact person).
  • Applicants are strongly recommended to join the International Student Housing General Compensation Plan (Ryugakusei Jutaku Sogo Hosho).

>>Older apartments' bathrooms will have no bathtub or boiler.

>>Deposit: Applicants must pay a deposit that is equivalent to three months' rent.

 

Nagoya Administrative Office of Aichi-ken Jutaku Kyokyu Kosha

Address 19-30, 3-chome, Marunouchi, Naka-ku, Nagoya (about 1 minuit walk from 'Hisaya-odori' station on Meijyo or Sakura-dori line, exit No.2)
Tel +81-(0)52-973-1791
Business Hours 9:00am - 5:00pm (Closed on Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays and New Year holiday)
URL http://www.aichi-kousha.or.jp
Sumai no Madoguchi
Address 5-12, Sakae 3-chome, Naka-ku, Nagoya (at Sakae underground shopping mall)
Tel +81-(0)52-259-2672
Business Hours 10:00am - 7:00pm (Closed on Thursdays, 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, National holidays and New Year holiday)

 

3. Urban Renaissance Agency (Toshi Saisei Kikou)
  • Only MonbukagakuSho students are eligible.Single students are also eligible to apply.
  • Applicants are required to prove that their monthly income is least 4 times the value of the rent.
  • Required documents: Alien registration certificate and certificate of Monbukagakusho scholarship.
Urban Renaissance Agency Chubu Branch, UR Nagoya Eigyo Center
Address 1st floor, Sakae Chu-o bldg. 3-5-27, Nishiki, Naka-ku, Nagoya (about 2 minutes from Hisaya-dori station)
Tel +81-(0)52-968-3100
Business Hours 9:30am - 6:00pm (Closed on National holidays and New Year holiday)
UR Nagoya Eigyo Center Sakae Corner
Address Sumai no Madoguchi in Sakae
Tel +81-(0)52-264-4711
Business Hours 10:00am - 7:00pm (Closed on Thursdays, second and fourth Wednesdays, and New Year holidays)
URL http://www.ur-net.go.jp/chubu/

Company Housing

Some companies make their staff dormitories available to international students. Eligibility and other requirements are as follows.

  • Company housing is available only for independently financed degree seeking students.
  • Most of the company housing is for single students.
  • Japanese language ability, familiarity with Japanese customs and lifestyle, and a willingness to mingle with company employees are prerequisites.
  • Application period: Mostly in January for moving in April, but the time of entry varies. Information is posted on the bulletin board of each school.
  • Place to Apply: International Student Exchange Division of Nagoya University (1st floor, ECIS)
  • Interviews will be held after the applications, and sometimes the balance of applicants' nationalities will be considered.
  • Applicants must join the International Student Housing General Compensation Plan (Ryugakusei Jutaku Sogo Hosho).

Private Apartments

Private accommodation is usually found through an estate agent.A deposit, key money (non-refundable gratuity money), commission, one month's advance rent, fire and housing insurance, common service charge etc, must be paid at the outset. Altogether 6 or 7 times the value of one month's rent will be necessary. In Nagoya, the average rent will range from 35,000 yen to 60,000 yen per month for a single room. Usually a guarantor is required, and students may ask the Nagoya University International Student Support Association to act as one.

Joint Surety Service for Residential Leases of the Nagoya University International Student Support Association

The Nagoya University International Student Support Association offers a Joint Surety Service for Residential Leases to international students enrolled in Nagoya University on the condition that students join the International Student Housing General Compensation Plan (Ryugakusei jutaku sogo Hosho) of the Japan Educational Exchange and Services (JEES).
The insurance period of the International Student Housing General Compensation Plan of JEES lasts one or two years. You must be insured at all times when you have a lease of an apartment.
For details, please contact the International Student Exchange Division.

Other Means of Finding Accommodation

1. Resources

There are several real estate agents nearby the campus.Housing information is also available at the on-campus places stated below;

Nagoya University Co-op Housing Service Corner (Sumai no Assen Corner)

Tel +81-(0)52-781-7503
Business Hours 11:00am - 2:00pm, 2:30pm - 4:00pm (except Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays)
Location Hokubu-Kosei-Kaikan (North Co-op)
  • Nagoya University Co-op introduces accommodation to students. The commission depends on the accommodation.
  • Housing information directly provided Nagoya University International Student Advising Office (ISA Office) and ECIS is placed on bulletin boards on the 1st floor of the ECIS building.
2. Advising Offices for Housing

The following offices provide consultation to students who need new accommodation. There are "Moving Home" workshops twice a year

Tel +81-(0)52-789-2193 (ISA Office)
+81-(0)52-789-5404 (ECIS Advisors' Office #204)