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Kyoto University Lodging Facilities and International House

Kyoto University International Houses
(International Students and Researchers)
Other Accommodation Options (Students Only)

Kyoto University has seven accommodation facilities available for international students and researchers, located in the Shugakuin, Yoshida, Hyakumanben (for students only), Okazaki, Misasagi (for students only), Uji and Ohbaku areas of Kyoto.
International students at Kyoto University can also stay at other accommodation facilities provided by external parties with which Kyoto University has a leasing agreement.
(Such facilities are also occupied by international and domestic students attending other universities. The lease contract will be made through the International Service Office.)

Applications must be made on the researcher’s behalf by their host professor or an appropriate staff member of their faculty/department of affiliation.

Kyoto University International Houses
Kyoto University International Houses

Other Accommodation Options (Students only) Facility Information

Nearest campus

Yoshida campus

The following facilities are shared in this dormitory.

  • Kitchen, hot water supply
  • toilet
  • shower room
  • Washing machine, dryer

For details on the equipment, please refer to the PDF file below.

International House and Other Accommondations Location

International House and Other Accommondations Location

Access Information of International Houses and Other Accommodations

【Kyoto University International Houses】

Facility name Address Nearest
Station
To Yoshida
Campus
To Uji
Campus
To Katsura
Campus
Shugakuin
Address
1 Yamabana
Itchoda-cho,
Sakyo-ku, Kyoto
Nearest Station
Eizan Train
Shugakuin Sta.
(1 min. walk)
To Yoshida
Campus
20 min.
(bus/train)
To Uji
Campus
70 min.
(train)
To Katsura
Campus
70 min.
(train/bus)
Yoshida
Address
64 Yoshida
Nihonmatsu-cho,
Sakyo-ku, Kyoto
Nearest Station
Kyoto City Bus
Konoedori
(1 min. walk)
To Yoshida
Campus
On the
Yoshida-South
Campus
To Uji
Campus
60 min.
(train/bus)
To Katsura
Campus
60 min.
(train/bus)
Hyakumanben
(for students only)
Address
1 Yoshida
Izumidono-cho,
Sakyo-ku, Kyoto
Nearest Station
Kyoto City Bus
Hyakumanben
(Next to the bus stop)
To Yoshida
Campus
5 min.
(walk)
To Uji
Campus
60 min.
(subway/bus)
To Katsura
Campus
60 min.
(subway/bus)
Okazaki
Address
2-1 Okazaki
Seishoji-cho,
Sakyo-ku, Kyoto
Nearest Station
Kyoto City Bus
Higashiyamanijo
(5 min. walk)
To Yoshida
Campus
5 min.
(bicycle)
To Uji
Campus
50 min.
(subway/bus)
To Katsura
Campus
60 min.
(subway/bus)
Misasagi
(for students only)
Address
28 Misasagi
Iketsutsumi-cho,
Yamashina-ku, Kyoto
Nearest Station
Kyoto City Subway
Misasagi Sta.
(10 min. walk)
To Yoshida
Campus
40 min.
(subway/bus)
To Uji
Campus
40 min.
(subway/train)
To Katsura
Campus
80 min.
(subway/bus)
Uji
Address
46-1
Kawarazuka Gokasho,
Uji-City
Nearest Station
Keihan Train
Obaku Sta.
(10 min. walk)
To Yoshida
Campus
60 min.
(train/ bus)
To Uji
Campus
3 min.
(walk)
To Katsura
Campus
70 min.
(train/bus)
Ohbaku
Address
Kanyuuchi,
Sanbanwari Gokasho,
Uji-City
Nearest Station
Keihan Train
Obaku Sta.
(12 min. walk)
To Yoshida
Campus
60 min.
(train/bus)
To Uji
Campus
10 min.
(walk)
To Katsura
Campus
80 min.
(train/bus)

・No International House has parking lot.

【Other Accommodations (for students only)】

Facility name Address Nearest
Station
To Yoshida
Campus
To Uji
Campus
To Katsura
Campus
Satsuki
Address
120-2
Kanbee-cho
Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto
Nearest Station
Kyoto City Bus
Horikawa-Shimodachiuri
(4 min. walk)
To Yoshida
Campus
20 min.
(bus)
To Uji
Campus
60 min.
(train/ bus)
To Katsura
Campus
60 min.
(train/ bus)
Mizuki
Address
26-88
Yoshida
Konoe-cho
Sakyo-ku, Kyoto
Nearest Station
Kyoto City Bus
Konoedori
(4 min. walk)
To Yoshida
Campus
5 min.
(walk)
To Uji
Campus
60 min.
(train/ bus)
To Katsura
Campus
60 min.
(train/ bus)
Kyoto
Ryugakusei
House
Address
493-1
Hanatate-cho,
Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto
Nearest Station
Kyoto City Subway
Imadegawa Sta.
(8 min. walk)
To Yoshida
Campus
15 min.
(bus)
To Uji
Campus
60 min.
(train/ bus)
To Katsura
Campus
60 min.
(train/ bus)

Note: The contents above are subject to change.

Outline

For Students

International students who will enroll at Kyoto University within one year of their arrival in Japan are eligible to apply.

Regular Application
The move-in periods are April and October. Applications are accepted in January and July (three months prior to the desired move-in period).

Temporary Application (Outside of regular application periods)
Applications for short-term stays will only be accepted if there is a vacancy. Please check our website and apply through the application system.

Period of Tenancy

  • International Houses

    • Shugakuin / Yoshida / Hyakumanben / Okazaki / Misasagi : From one month (minimum) to one year (maximum)
    • Uji/Ohbaku: From one month (minimum) to two years (maximum)*

      * The maximum period of tenancy at the Uji and Ohbaku International House will change from ONE to TWO years in April 2021. This applies to students who will move into Uji or Ohbaku International Houses after April 2021. Please note that those who have already resided or made a successful application for residence are not applied to.
  • Other accommodation options

    • Mizuki and Satsuki Dormitories, Kyoto Ryugakusei House: six months or one year
For Researchers

Applications must be made on the researcher’s behalf by their host professor or an appropriate staff member of their faculty/department of affiliation. Please note that if the number of applicants exceeds the number of available units, successful applicants will be decided by lottery.

Period of Tenancy

  • Shugakuin/Yoshida/Okazaki: From one month (minimum) to one year (maximum)
  • Uji/Ohabku: From two weeks (minimum) to two years (maximum)*

    * The maximum period of tenancy at the Uji and Ohbaku International Houses will change from ONE year to TWO years. This applies to researchers who will apply for accommodation at the International Houses after January 2021 and move into Uji or Ohbaku International Houses after April 2021. Please note that those who have already resided or made a successful application for residence are not applied to.

Procedure

1. Application

application

2. After receiveing notification of successful application

notification
Kyoto University Obaku Lodging Facilities in Uji Campus
(for international researchers only)
Room Type ① Family room (3LDK/63.4㎡)
② Twin room (2LDK/52.7㎡)
③ Double room (2LDK/52.7㎡)
Tenancy Period In general, from a minimu of onemonth to a maximum of one year.
Inquires Kyoto University Property Management Division
Facilities Department
TEL: 075-753-2152
FAX: 075-753-2194
* Application shall be made by the researcher’s host professor or the appropriate staff member in the researcher’s office of affiliations.
URL: https://www.kyoto-u.ac.jp/ja/about/facilities/campus/kyoshokuin
(intranet website / Japanese text only)