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Nagoya University operates one mixed Japanese/international student dormitory, International Ohmeikan, and four dormitories used exclusively by international students: International Residence -Higashiyama, International Residence-Yamate North & South, and Foreign Students House. Unless correspondence to the contrary has been exchanged, all NUPACE students will live in one of these university dormitories, although they do not have the option of choosing in which residence they will reside. Further information on your dormitory (dorm name, room number and access) will be provided in late August by e-mail.

International Residence - Higashiyama is located on-campus, and International Residence - Yamate and International Ohmeikan are approximately 10 minutes’ walk from Nagoya University’s main campus (see below for details). Foreign Students House, although off-campus, is easily accessible by bus or bicycle.

There are no university-managed canteens in any of the residences and, as such, students should bear in mind that they will have to cater for themselves or eat out.
Please be noticed that visitors are not allowed to stay overnight.

Residents must pay monthly rent in full even if residing for only one day of a particular month. Rent cannot be calculated on a per day basis. Please also note that the monthly residential fees (including the bedding lease fee) will NOT be waived or refunded during a period of absence.


A. University Dormitories
1. [International Ohmeikan] (Japanese and International Residents)
Address: 165, Takamine-cho, Showa-ku, Nagoya 466-0811, Japan
Tel: +81-52-832-2736 (Office)
(As of June 2017)
Monthly charges
Single room
Room and Communal Charges
¥10,500(〜 Mar. 2018)
¥12,300(Apr. 2018 〜)
Individual Utilities
(electricity, gas and water)

Approximately ¥10,000 depending on usage

 (For electricity, ¥3,500 will be charged temporarily for the first two months and this will be adjusted according to the actual use when moving-out)

Bedding Lease Fee
¥1,700
Total Monthly Fee
¥22,200〜 (〜 Mar. 2018)
¥24,000〜 (Apr. 2018 〜)

Those who will stay for 4 to 6 months are required to pay the entire amount of beddin lease fee in April.
 ex) ¥1,700 × 4 months = ¥6,800    ¥1,700 × 6 months =¥10,200.

*Those who will stay over 7 months are required to pay for the total bedding lease fee of the first 7 months´ fee, ¥11,900 in April.

International Ohmeikan consists of a total of 292 single rooms (12m²), 232 Japanese students and 60 foreign students reside in this dormitory. Each floor has a shared kitchen, laundry room, and living room for common use. Each room comes equipped with air conditioner, bed, wardrobe, cabinet, shoebox, desk, chair, and unit-bath/shower.

Internet Access
Subscribing to an Internet connection costs ¥3,000〜¥4,500 per month, and any expenses incurred shall be paid by individual students. Applications for an Internet connection can only be made after arrival in Japan. An Internet orientation will be provided for new residents, at which students will receive all necessary information, such as monthly fees and method of payment. Connecting will take 2 weeks after registering at the orientation.


2. [International Residence Higashiyama]  (International Residents Only)
Address: 1 Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya, 464-0814, Japan
Tel: +81-52-789-2197 (Office)
              (As of June 2017)
Monthly charges
Single room
Studio room (couples)
Room and Communal Charges
¥15,000 ¥22,000
Individual Utilities
(electricity, gas and water)
Approximately ¥10,000
depending on usage

Approximately ¥10,000
depending on usage

Bedding Lease Fee
¥1,700
¥1,820
Total Monthly Fees
¥26,700〜
¥33,820〜
International Residence-Higashiyama is an eight-story building with 95 single rooms (17m²) and 20 rooms (34m²) for couples. It houses an administrative office, a lounge area, Japanese style room, meeting rooms, and laundry rooms. Each room is equipped with air conditioner, kitchen space with refrigerator, unit-bath/shower, bed, wardrobe, cabinet, shoebox, desk, and chair. Cooking utensils and tableware are not provided in the dormitory. There are five Resident Assistants (RA).

Internet Access: A wireless LAN service is available at no additional expense.


3.  [International Residence Yamate North] (International Residents Only)
Address: 165, Takamine-cho, Showa-ku, Nagoya 466-0811, Japan
Tel: +81-52-835-5575 (Office)
             (As of June 2017)
Monthly charges
Single room
Room and Communal Charges ¥32,000
Individual Utilities
(electricity, gas and water)
Approximately ¥10,000 depending on usage
Total Monthly Fees
¥42,000 〜
International Residence Yamate North is a three-story building with 102 single rooms (approximately 15m²). It houses a lounge, a recyclable trash area, two laundry rooms, mail boxes, and an administrative office. Each room is equipped with air conditioner, kitchen space with refrigerator, IH cooker and microwave oven, unit-bath/shower, bed/bedding, desk, chair, desk lamp, open closet, storage shelf, air conditioner, and TV connection.

Internet Access
A wireless LAN service is available at no additional expense in the Multi-Purpose Room from 8:30 to 22:00 on weekdays and 9:00 to 22:00 on weekends. Subscribing to an Internet connection for each room costs ¥2,200 per month, and any expenses incurred shall be paid by individual students. Application forms will be provided after arrival at the dormitory, and connecting will take about 2 weeks after submitting the application form.


4.  [International Residence Yamate South] (International Residents Only)
Address: 165, Takamine-cho, Showa-ku, Nagoya 466-0811, Japan
Tel: +81-52-835-5575 (Office)
             (As of June 2017)
Monthly charges
Single room
Room and Communal Charges
¥26,000
Individual Utilities
(electricity and water)

Approximately ¥10,000 depending on usage
Total Monthly Fees
¥36,000 〜
International Residence Yamate South is a seven-story building. It has 14 units accommodating 112 international students. Each unit consists of a communal area and 8 single rooms (7m²). Each room is equipped with air conditioner, bed/bedding, open closet, desk, chair, and desk lamp. The communal area is equipped with a kitchen, refrigerator, microwave oven, dining table, 2 shower booths, 3 vanity sinks, and 2 washing machines. There are six resident Japanese tutors in both Yamate North and South.

Internet Access
A wireless LAN service is available at no additional expense in your room. In addition, wired connection to the Internet is available in the Multi-Purpose Room and your room. (NB. The number of the wires is limited, and usage is only possible until 10 pm.)


5.  [Foreign Students House] (International Residents Only)
Address: 2-23 Tosei-cho, Showa-ku, Nagoya 466-0026, Japan
Tel: +81-52-853-2901 (Office)
(As of June 2017.)
Monthly charges
Single room
Couple room
Family room
Room and Communal Charges
¥15,000
¥20,000
¥22,000
Individual Utilities
(electricity, gas and water)

Approximately ¥10,000 depending on usage
Approximately ¥10,000 depending on usage
Approximately ¥10,000 depending on usage
Bedding Lease Fee
¥1,700 ¥1,820 ¥1,700(Single Bed)
¥1,820(Double Bed)
Total Monthly Fees
¥26,700〜
¥31,820〜
¥35,520〜
Foreign Students House is a three-story building with 49 single rooms (13m²), 5 couples´ rooms (35m²) and 2 family rooms (53m²). It houses a library, a common lounge, shared kitchens, shared shower areas, a Japanese style room, a computer room, laundry rooms, and an administrative office. Each room is furnished with a bed, wardrobe, desk, chair, air conditioner, bookshelf, refrigerator, and shoebox.

B.    Amenities
1.    [Bedding Lease]
Bedding will automatically be leased in International Ohmeikan and International Residence Higashiyama during the period of exchange. Bedding consists of a bed pad, pillow and pillowcase, two quilts, and one sheet. For the rental charges, please refer to A-1 and 2.
International Residence Yamate North and South room charge includes bedding lease fee.

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