International House/University House (for Researchers)

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

  1. Your department’s General Affairs Section
  2. Life Support Section at Student Services Division
    TEL: 022-795-3774
    E-MAIL: ihome@grp.tohoku.ac.jp

Eligibility

Researchers who participate in collaborative research with Tohoku University’s faculty member(s), etc.

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Fees

Typea. Floor space
b. No. of Rooms
a. Rent (Monthly)
b. Maintenance Fee
(Monthly)
Singlea) 18m²
b) 12
a) 13,000
b) 1,000
Marrieda) from 48 to 49m²
b) 14
a) 21,000
b) 1,000
Familya) 60m²
b) 8
a) 25,000
b) 1,000
(Currency:Japanese yen)

※The above fees do not include electricity, water, or gas fees.
※There will be a cleaning fee of 30,000 yen (stays of 3 months or longer) for deposit or an amount equal to the actual cleaning costs (stays shorter than 3 months).

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.

Single room

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 (2800 yen / month). You need to perform a procedure to use the lot.

University House Katahira (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: 1-14-15, Ichiban-cho, Aoba-ku, Sendai, 980-0811
Tel: 022-797-9301
E-mail: tohokudaigakuryo@jsb-g.co.jp

For inquiries related to residency applications

  1. Your department’s General Affairs Section
  2. Life Support Section at Student Services Division
    TEL: 022-795-3774
    E-MAIL: ihome@grp.tohoku.ac.jp

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

Typea. Floor space
b. No. of Rooms
a. Rent(Monthly)
b. Maintenance Fee(Monthly)
SInglea) 28m²
b) 21
a) 27,000
b) 1,000
Marrieda) 44m²
b) 9
a) 36,000
b) 1,000
Familya) 56m²
b) 3
a) 46,000
b) 1,000
(Currency:Japanese yen)
  • Other fees, such as utilities, bedding rental, room cleaning before moving out etc. must be paid by the resident.
  • There will be a cleaning fee of 30,000 yen (stays of 3 months or longer) for deposit or an amount equal to the actual cleaning costs (stays shorter than 3 months).
  • 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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