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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

Yoshida house

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.

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≫
Ⅰ. ApplicationFacilities 01 en
Ⅱ. After receiveing notification of successful applicationFacilities 02 en

Kyoto University Obaku Lodging Facilities in Uji Campus
(for international researchers only)

Room Type①Family room(3LDK/63.4㎡)
②Twin room(2LDK/52.7㎡)
③Double room(2LDK/52.7㎡)
Tenancy PeriodIn general, from a minimu of onemonth to a maximum of one year.
InquiresKyoto 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)