Housing

Finding Accommodations

1. Tohoku University International House and University House

International House
University House

2. Furnished Short term and Long term Dormitories for International Students and Researchers

Kyoritsu「Gakusyu - Shorei」 Dormitories
(19 Dormitories in Sendai Area)

Within 90 days

¥53,000/month
(incl. electricity charge & two meals a day)

Application Form

http://www.gakuseikaikan.com/
international/english/

http://www.gakuseikaikan.com/
placehall/sendai/

Tel : 022-223-2655
Fax : 022-223-8371

More than 91 days

First month : ¥104,000 plus ¥5,250 for electricity charge (incl. two meals a day)
From the second month : ¥43,000 plus ¥5,250 for electricity charge (including two meals a day)

Urban Castle Kawauchi

Admission Fee:¥30,000

Rent:¥21,000/m

Administrative Fee:¥8,856/m

Management Fee:¥7,776/m

plus electricity charge

Tel : +81-22-713-8366
Fax : +81-22-713-8367

E-mail : uc-kawauchi*live.jp

(Please replace * with @)

Short Stays(From 1 night)

¥2,900/night (excl. tax) 〜

Hachiman

Admission Fee:¥30,000

Rent:¥3,6000/m

Administrative Fee:¥8,500/m

Management Fee:¥8,500/m

plus electricity charge

Tel : +81-22-728-9088
Fax : +81-22-728-9089

E-mail : uc-kawauchi*live.jp

(Please replace * with @)

Short Stays(From 1 night)

¥3,700/night (excl. tax) 〜

Yamayashiki

Admission Fee:¥30,000

Rent:¥3,6000/m, ¥25,000/m, ¥24,000

Administrative Fee:¥8,640/m

Management Fee:¥8,100/m

plus electricity charge

Tel : +81-22-226-8280
Fax : +81-22-226-8281

E-mail : uc-kawauchi*live.jp

(Please replace * with @)

3. Private Apartments and Houses

Vacant Room Information
Guidebook for Tenants

 

(1)Tohoku University

  • Head of Housing, Student Management Section, Student Exchange Division
    Head of Housing provides housing services for international students throughout the year.
    They also help you to apply for the guarantor program. To make an appointment,
    please send e-mail along with the application form.
    e-mail : search-housing*bureau.tohoku.ac.jp (Please replace * with @)
    Kawauchi North Campus Phone: +81-(0)22-795-7776)
  • Life Support Section, Student Services Division, Education and Student Support Department
    (Kawauchi North Campus Phone: +81-(0)22-795-3943, 3944)
  • Tohoku University COOP Real Estate Division
    Map-based Apartment Search Engine
    Online Appointing
    E-mail: apart*tohoku-u.coop (Please replace * with @)
    (Kawauchi North Campus Phone: +81-(0)22-262-1775)

(2)Outside the university

Real Estate Agent near Amamiya campus

Heiwa Juutaku Joho Center Kokubun-cho (Apaman Shop Kokubun-cho)
Korean and English speaking 757-4243 available
Address : 2-8-17 Kokubun-cho, Aoba-ku, Sendai, 980-0803
TEL : 022-263-7998
FAX : 022-263-0305
E-mail : kokubun*heiwajuutaku.com (Please replace * with @)

If you have difficulties in speaking and understanding Japanese, it is advisable to take Japanese friends when visiting real estate agents.

Heart-Full House (Japanese) (MAP) 2-1 Kimachidori Aoba-ku Sendai Tel:022-234-8628

Closed National Holidays, every Sunday (Apr. to Dec.) & every Wednesday (Jan. to Mar.)

Apartments for international students in Japan (UniLife)

4.Public Housing

(1)Miyagi Prefectural Housing

(2)Sendai Municipal Housing Application Guide for Sendai City Municipal Housing

(3) Miyagi Public Rental Housing

Applicants need to meet the income requirements.

(4) UR Rental Housing

UR rental housing is one type of public rental housing provided in Japan. No guarantor is required to rent the unit, but applicants’ monthly income should be four times the amount of the rent or balance in the bank exceeding a fixed amount. A Guide for Residents

5. Tohoku University International Student Housing Rent Joint Guarantor Program

Tohoku University International Student Housing Rent Guarantor Program is a support program for international students who need Tohoku University to be the joint guarantor of the apartment contract. The guarantee period is effective while the student is in Tohoku University.

Please note that only those who bought Comprehensive Renters' Insurance for Foreign Students Studying in Japan are eligible for this program.

 

(1) Application Procedures

(2) Comprehensive Renters' Insurance for Foreign Students Studying in Japan
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6.Moving

Tohoku University Inform the Student Affairs Section (Kyomu-Gakari) of your change of address.
Ward Office You need to register your new address at the ward office within 14 days after you moved. Please don't forget to bring your residence card there so that your new address will be shown on it.
Post Office Go through the procedure for your change of address, so that mail sent to your old address will be automatically transferred to your new address for one year.
Gas, Electricity and Water Call each utility office at least one week prior to moving out.
Telephone Company For mobile phones, inform your provider of your new address.
Financial Institutions Address changes should be informed to all banks and credit card companies with which you have accounts.
Police Station If you have a driver's license, you are expected to submit an address-change notice to the police department or the Driver Licensing Center that has jurisdiction over your new address.

*Moving-out of your apartment, settling fees, and departing (Japan Departure Guide)
SENDAI Living Information
Life in Sendai

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