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International House Sanjo1 (for international researchers)

Request for move-in can be accepted at the General Affairs Section of your department 6 months prior to your desired date of occupancy. When there is a vacancy, you should submit an application form to your department's General Affairs Section.
Location:
19-1, Sanjo-machi, Aoba-ku, Sendai, 981-0935
TEL: 022-275-9901
Email: tohokudaigakuryo@jsb-g.co.jp

For inquiries related to residency applications, please contact your department's General Affairs Section first. If your question is still unanswered, feel free to contact General Affairs Section at Student Exchange Division.

  1. Your department's General Affiars Section
  2. General Affiars Section at Student Exchange Division
    TEL:022-795-3774
    E-MAIL:ihome@grp.tohoku.ac.jp

Eligibility

Researchers who collaborates with Tohoku University faculty. Details are here

Fees

Type Floor space No. of Rooms Rent (Monthly) Maintenance Fee
(Monthly)
Single 18m² 12 13,000 yen 1,000 yen
Married from 48 to 49m² 14 21,000 yen
Family 60m² 8 28,000 yen

※The above fees do not include electricity, water, or gas fees.

Duration of stay

from 14 days to 12 months

Equipment

Single rooms are equipped with:

kitchen (gas stove, refrigerator, electric kettle), cupboard, dining table, wardrobe, bookshelf, study desk, chair, bed (bedding not provided), gas heater, air conditioner.
Shared facilities include: showers, toilets, and vacuum cleaners. Building has coin-operated laundry machines.

Married/family rooms are equipped with:

kitchen (gas stove, refrigerator, water heater), cupboard, dining table, wardrobe, bookshelf, study desk, chair, bed (bedding not provided), gas heater, air conditioner, vacuum cleaner, washing machine, dryer, in-unit bathroom

※It takes 5-10 days to get an Internet connection.
※ Parking lot is available (2700 yen / month). You need to perform a procedure to use the lot.

University House Katahira (for international researchers)

University House Katahira Request for move-in can be accepted at the General Affairs Section of your department 6 months prior to your desired date of occupancy. When there is a vacancy, you should submit an application form to your department's General Affairs Section.
Location:
1-14-15, Ichiban-cho, Aoba-ku, Sendai, 980-0811
Tel: 022-297-9301
E-mail: tohokudaigakuryo@jsb-g.co.jp

For inquiries related to residency applications, please contact your department's General Affairs Section first. If your question is still unanswered, please contact Life Support Section, Student Support Division.

  1. Your department's General Affiars Section
  2. Life Support Section, Student Support Division

Eligibility

  1. Foreign researchers who have been invited to Tohoku University to participate in collaborative research, and will be employed as researchers for a predetermined period of time
  2. Other foreign researchers deemed eligible by the university

※Those eligible for Tohoku University staff housing cannot apply.

Duration of stay

from 1 month to 2 years

Fees

Type Floor space No. of Rooms Rent (Monthly) Maintenance Fee
(Monthly)
Single 28m² 21 27,000 yen 1,000 yen
Married 44m² 9 36,000 yen
Family 56m² 3 46,000 yen

※Other fees, such as utilities, bedding rental, room cleaning before moving out etc. must be paid by the resident.
※Smoking is not allowed anywhere in the building.
※All rooms use an IC card auto-lock system.
※Tableware, cooking pots etc. are not provided.
※There is no parking for residents. There is a bicycle stand, but it cannot accommodate motorized vehicles.
※Residents who require an Internet connection in their rooms must arrange this themselves with a service provider.
※Applications should be submitted 6 months to 1 month prior to the planned moving date through the staff of the applicant's department.

Notification of Outcome

Applicants will be informed via their departments two weeks prior their planned moving date.
Those who are accepted will be issued a Residence Permit.

Equipment

modular bath (shower, bathtub, toilet, washstand), air conditioner, kitchen equipped with electromagnetic cooker, refrigerator, cupboard, rice cooker, microwave oven, liquid crystal display television, bed, desk, chair, desk light, dining table and chair, closet, washing dryer machine, iron, ironing board, vacuum cleaner, dryer, shoebox, phone, curtain etc.

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