Residences for International Students & Researchers

These student dormitories aim to accommodate international students studying at Osaka University and contribute to the promotion of international friendship exchanges.

For information on these dormitories and application qualification, refer to pages linked in the table below.

Dormitory Name

intended for

Size (m2)

Number of rooms

Monthly Rate (Yen)*2

Address

Distance from Station

AVailbility (as of 10/14)

Toneyama Student Dormitory *1

Men only

10

142 (60 for international students)

7,300

1-11 Machikaneyama-cho, Toynaka

15-minute walk from Shibahara-handai-mae Station (Osaka Monorail)

Seimei Student Dormitory *1

Men only

13

152 rooms (76 for international students)

7,300

3-24-1 Miyayama-cho, Toyonaka

15-minute walk from Shibahara-handai-mae Station (Osaka Monorail)

Suita International Student Dormitory

Men only

12

76

12,000

2-9 Satsukigaoka-Kita, Suita

20-minute walk from Minamisenri Station (Hankyu Line) or Take Hankyu Bus from Minamisenri Station (Hankyu Line) and get off at the Satakedai 6-chome bust stop

Tsukumodai International Student Dormitory

Co-ed

10

119

13,000

3-10-D81 Tsukumodai, Suita

15-minute walk from Yamada Station (Hankyu line/Osaka Monorail)

Men:×
Women:×

C Wing, International House, Toyonaka (Single)*3

Co-ed

14

70

16,000

1-18 Machikaneyama-cho, Toyonaka

10-minute walk from Shibahara-handai-mae Station (Osaka Monorail)

×

C Wing, International House, Toyonaka (Couple) *3

Co-ed

34

17

16,000

1-18 Machikaneyama-cho, Toyonaka

10-minute walk from Shibahara-handai-mae Station (Osaka Monorail)

×

C Wing, International House, Toyonaka (Family)*3

Co-ed

56

13

18,000

1-18 Machikaneyama-cho, Toyonaka

10-minute walk from Shibahara-handai-mae Station (Osaka Monorail)

×

Global Village Tsukumodai (5-person unit)*1

Co-ed

9

35 (Mixed dormitory)

40,500

5-14-1-1 Tsukumodai, Suita

3-minute walk from Yamada Station (Hankyu Line/Osaka Monorail)

Global Village Tsukumodai (7-person unit)*1

Co-ed

9

49 (Mixed dormitory)

39,000

5-14-1-1 Tsukumodai, Suita

3-minute walk from Yamada Station (Hankyu Line/Osaka Monorail)

Global Village Tsukumodai (9-person unit)*1

Co-ed

9

216 (Mixed dormitory)

37,400

5-14-1-1 Tsukumodai, Suita

3-minute walk from Yamada Station (Hankyu Line/Osaka Monorail)

Global Village Tsukumodai (Single)*1

Co-ed

25

96 (Mixed dormitory)

56,000

5-14-1-2 Tsukumodai, Suita

3-minute walk from Yamada Station (Hankyu Line/Osaka Monorail)

×

Rooms available: ◎→ more than 10; 〇→ 5~9; △→ 1~4; ×→ none

*1 These international dormitories are mixed ones for both Japanese and international students.

*2 The rent listed is subject to change.

*3 See below for details about C Wing, International House, Toyonaka

Applications

Toneyama Student Dormitory

Seimei Student Dormitory

Suita International Student Dormitory

Tsukumodai International Student Dormitory

C Wing, International House

Please send the information in this form to the following email address:

gakuryo@ml.office.osaka-u.ac.jp

(For C Wing, International House, send your information to International House, Toyonaka at: kokuryutoyonaka@ml.office.osaka-u.ac.jp)

*The application period is from 3 months before the month you wish to enter your dormitory.

*You cannot move in or out on Saturdays, Sundays, or holidays.

*You can stay in a dormitory for up to 12 months.

*As many new comer are moving in April and October, we are kindly asking occupants planning to move out in March or September to do so by the 25th of the month.

*While you are living in a university's dormitory, you cannot apply and move into another one.

*As many newcomers are moving in in April and October, we are kindly asking occupants planning to move out in March or September to do so by the 25th of the month.

*While you are living in a university's dormitory, you cannot apply and move into another one.

Global Village Tsukumodai

Please check the following webpage for Global Village: https://globalvillage.icho.osaka-u.ac.jp/

Regarding outage of the Residence Reservation System (RRS)

The RRS has been experiencing issues since December 1, 2020, and is currently unavailable.

For information regarding room availability, applications, and inquiries, please contact the email address listed above, namely the addresses written in bold.

Contact

For information regarding dormitories (room availability check, applications, and inquiries): Housing Section, Asset Management Division

Tel: 06-6879-4968 / 06-6105-5887

Email: gakuryo@ml.office.osaka-u.ac.jp

*Hours: Monday~Friday 9:00~17:00 (Excluding holidays and New Year's holidays (December 29~January 3)

Osaka University International House, Toyonaka

Residences for International Students & Researchers

Osaka University International House, Toyonaka was established to provide accommodation for international researchers and international students engaged in research and education at Osaka University. Furthermore, the goal of the establishment of Osaka University International House was to promote international exchange. The Main Buildings (A and B Wings) were opened in January 1979, and the Annex (C Wing) was opened in June 1995.

Individuals who wish to reside in the International House should click here to make a reservation via the RRS (Residence Reservation System).

Regarding outage of the Residence Reservation System (RRS)

The RRS has been experiencing issues since December 1, 2020, and is currently unavailable. We are currently investigating these issues and information regarding resumption of service will be posted to the Osaka University official homepage when available. We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused and we humbly ask for your patience and understanding. Reservations and other emergencies should be directed to the email address listed below. Thank you for your cooperation.

Facilities Management, Housing Division, Osaka University
housing-unei@office.osaka-u.ac.jp

Reservations and inquiries should be directed to the Facilities Management of the Housing Division by email. Please note that we will not be able to accept reservations or answer inquiries from Monday, December 28 through Sunday, January 3, 2021.

Osaka University International House organizes exchange meetings to promote international exchange between residents of the House and members of the local community, such as support groups and volunteers. Furthermore, local volunteer groups organize events for residents of Osaka University International House: Welcome Party for new residents, Summer Dance Festival, kimono-party, Christmas Party, and Hinamatsuri Festival. In addition, cultural activities like Ikebana [flower arrangement] classes, tea ceremony classes and Japanese language classes (beginner, intermediate, advanced) are organized.

Name

Osaka University International House, Toyonaka

Address

1-18 Machikaneyama, Toyonaka, Osaka 560-0043
Tel: +81-6-6850-5010
Directions: Take the Hankyu Takarazuka Line and get off at Ishibashi Station. Walk 20 minutes uphill to the east. Or, take the Subway (Midosuji Line) bound for Senri-Chuo. From Senri-Chuo Station, change to the Osaka Monorail bound for Osaka Airport, and get off at Shibahara Station. Walk 10 minutes to the north.

Hours of Operation

Monday~Friday
8:45~16:00

For international RESEARCHERS (total: 64 units)

Apartments & rent

A Wing (total: 22 units)

Type

Floor Space (m2)

# of units

Rent (per month)

Rent (per day)

Two-Bedroom

56.00

4

99,000 yen

3,300 yen

One-Bedroom A

37.10

4

67,000 yen

2,300 yen

Studio A

18.55

1

37,000 yen

1,300 yen

B Wing (total: 42 units)

Type

Floor Space (m2)

# of units

Rent (per month)

Rent (per day)

Two-Bedroom B

49.35

8

91,000 yen

3,100 yen

One-Bedroom B

49.35

8

87,000 yen

2,900 yen

Studio B

32.90

26

59,000 yen

2,000 yen

*If international researchers enter after the first day of the month, they only have to pay rent from the day of their admission until the end of the month, calculated as a fraction of the number of days remaining in the month over the number of days in the month multiplied by the rent for one month.
*Common service and bedding expenses are included in the rent prices. However, if you wish to receive additional bedding, it will come at an additional charge.
*Fees cannot be refunded once they have been paid.

Other expens

Cleaning charges (move-in only), electricity, gas, etc. Please refer to the "Outline" at this link for detailed information.

Furnishings and equipment

Air conditioner, hot water heater, kitchen, refrigerator, microwave oven, bath, toilet, bed(s), furniture, washing machine (Two-Bedroom only), WiFi connectivity possible, CATV port

Length of residence

No more than 1 year and no less than 1 month

Application period

Application should be made between 14 days ~ 180 days prior to the beginning of your expected period of residence.

Cancellation Fees

Details on the cancellation policy can be found here.

For international STUDENTS

C Wing (total: 100 units)

Type

Floor Space (m2)

# of units

Rent (per month)

Notes

Family

55.60

13

18,000 yen

Couple

34.00

17

16,000 yen

Single

14.30

70

16,000 yen

*Those who enter or leave during the course of the month must pay rent for the whole month.
*Fees cannot be refunded once they have been paid.

Other expenses

Cleaning charges (move-in only), common service expenses, utility charges, bedding (upon request), etc. 
Please refer to the "Outline" at this link for detailed information.

Furnishings and equipment

Air conditioner, hot water heater, kitchen, refrigerator, washing machine, bath, toilet, beds (w/ mattress, w/o bedding), furniture,  WiFi connectivity possible, TV port

Length of residence

No more than 12 months and no less than 1 month

Application period

Application should be made between the 1st day of the month three months before your expected residence and 14 days before you wish to begin residency.

Cancellation Fees

Details on the cancellation policy can be found here.

Osaka University International House, Suita

Residences for International Students & Researchers

Regarding outage of the Residence Reservation System (RRS)

The RRS has been experiencing issues since December 1, 2020, and is currently unavailable. We are currently investigating these issues and information regarding resumption of service will be posted to the Osaka University official homepage when available. We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused and we humbly ask for you patience and understanding. Reservations and other emergencies should be directed to the email address listed below. Thank you for your cooperation.

Facilities Management, Housing Division, Osaka University
housing-unei@office.osaka-u.ac.jp

Reservations and inquiries should be directed to the Facilities Management of the Housing Division by email. Please note that we will not be able to accept reservations or answer inquiries from Monday, December 28 through Sunday, January 3, 2021.

Name

Osaka University International House, Suita (total:13 units)

Address

3-1 Yamadaoka, Suita-shi, Osaka 565-0871 
Tel : +81-6-6879-7142 (Manager)

  1. Take the Hankyu Senri Line and get off at Kita-Senri Station. Walk east for about 20 minutes.
  2. Take the Osaka Monorail and get off at Handai-Byoin-Mae, and walk for about 20 minutes to the University.
  3. Take the subway (Midosuji Line) and get off at Senri-Chuo. Take the Hankyu Bus bound for Handai-Honbu-Mae or Ibaraki Mihogaoka, and get off at Handai-Honbu-Mae. Walk north for about 15 minutes.
  4. Take the Hankyu Line in the direction of Kyoto, and get off at Ibaraki Station. Take the Kintetsu Bus bound for Handai-Honbu-Mae, and get off at Handai-Honbu-Mae. Walk north for about 15 minutes.
  5. Take the JR Tokaido-Line and get off at Ibaraki Station. Take the Kintetsu Bus bound for Handai-Honbu-Mae, and get off at Handai-Honbu-Mae. Walk north for about 15 minutes.

Hours of Operation

Monday ~ Friday
10:00 ~ 16:00

Rent Fee

Room Type

Floor Space (m2)

# of units

Rent (per day)

Two-Bedroom

64.0

1

5,500 yen

One-Bedroom

36.6

4

4,500 yen

Studio

13.5

8

3,500 yen

Total

 

13

 

Duration of Stay

No more than 60 nights.

Application

Application should be made between 3 days and 6 months prior to the scheduled day of entrance.

Room Furnishings

TV, Air conditioner, kitchen, refrigerator, bath, toilet, bed, furniture

Other Facilities

Lounge: sofa and table
Laundry Room: dual washer and dryer

Cancellation Fees

Details on the cancellation policy can be found here.

*Fees cannot be refunded once they have been paid.

University dormitories information for International Students and Researchers

University Dormitory Section, Housing Division
Email:
Dormitories: gakuryo@ml.office.osaka-u.ac.jp
International House Suita: kokuryusuita@ml.office.osaka-u.ac.jp
International House Toyonaka: kokuryutoyonaka@ml.office.osaka-u.ac.jp

For other general housing information for International Students and Researchers
Support Office for International Students and Scholars
Email: supportinfo@ml.office.osaka-u.ac.jp

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