Residence Hall Entrance Guide

1. Composition of residents to be accepted (planned)

International students: about 60 percent of the total
Japanese students: about 30 percent of the total
Researchers: about 10 percent of the total

2. Qualification for residence

International students International students who have "student" visa status, can commute from the TIEC to the universities, and meet one of the following conditions. (The term of residence needs to be over 30 days.)
1. International students who are enrolled in postgraduate school of Japanese universities. (include international research students who are accepted to postgraduate school of Japanese universities)
2. International students who are enrolled in undergraduate school of Japanese universities in the 5th or 6th grade of faculty of medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, or veterinary medicine.
3. International students who are enrolled in Japanese universities’ postgraduate level program.
Japanese students Japanese students 【(include students who have “permanent resident” or “special permanent resident” visa status)】 who can commute from the TIEC to the universities and meet all the following conditions.
1. Japanese students who are enrolled in postgraduate school of Japanese universities or in undergraduate school of Japanese universities in the 5th or 6th grade of faculty of medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, or veterinary medicine.
2. Japanese students who have English or other foreign language ability.
3. Japanese students who are willing to work as Resident Assistants.
Researchers Foreign researchers
Outstanding foreign researchers who register to Japanese universities or research institutes, have “professor”, “researcher”, “cultural activities” “Highly Skilled Professional (i) (a) ”,【 or ”Highly Skilled Professional (ii) (a)”】 visa status, can commute from the TIEC to the universities or institutes and hold a doctoral degree awarded in less than eight years at the time of application. (Excluding full-time staff of a university or research institute)
Japanese researchers
Outstanding Japanese researchers 【(include researchers who have “permanent resident” or “special permanent resident” visa status)】 who register to Japanese universities or research institutes and hold a doctoral degree awarded in less than eight years at the time of application. (Excluding full-time staff of a university or research institute)

The above 【】 qualification will be applied from April 1st, 2022.
About the detailed entering qualification, please confirm it here.

3. Period of Residence

【International students and Japanese students】
The maximum period of residence shall be 3 years within the term of study. (include the period of residence in the past)

【Researchers】
The maximum period of residence shall be 3 years within the enrollment period. Researchers can reapply and the maximum period of residence shall be 3 years within the enrollment period. (the maximum period of residence shall be 6 years in total and include the period of residence in the past)

※Hall C,D residents, an accompanying family’s period of residence in the past also includes applicant’s period of residence and the longer period is applied. The period of residence in the past as an applicant’s child excludes applicant’s period of residence.

4. Rent and other expenses

Entrance fee:
Additional payment of one month’s rent as an entrance fee (non-returnable) is required.

Rent:
Residence Hall A

International Students ¥35,000 monthly
Japanese Students ¥56,000 monthly
Researchers ¥62,000 monthly

Residence Hall B

International Students ¥52,000 monthly
Japanese Students ¥70,000 monthly
Researchers ¥78,000 monthly

Residence Hall C

International Students ¥74,500 monthly
Japanese Students ¥101,000 monthly
Researchers ¥112,000 monthly

Residence Hall D

International Students ¥86,500 monthly
Japanese Students ¥118,000 monthly
Researchers ¥129,500 monthly

Utilities and Telephone charge:
Residents must pay for their actual expenses by pre-paid system.

5. Admission method

The recruitment of residents is notified to Japanese universities and research institutes and posted on JASSO website.

6. Procedure of application

Applicants submit required documents and application forms through their host universities / institutes.
Direct application to TIEC is not acceptable.

Inquiries
Tokyo International Exchange Center, International Student Housing Office Student Exchange Programs Planning Division Student Exchange Department Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO)
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  • FAX +81-3-5520-6034
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