menu

Housing and Living Environment

International House (Kokusai koryu kaikan)

Outline of nternational House

A dormitory on campus surrounded by nature for International students and researchers. Meet new friends, live and learn together.



Private room for international students A type (30 rooms)

The A type is a private single room for students who want alone time. Students can interact with their peers in the lounge and/or assembly room.

  • Room size : About 12㎡ 
     
     
  • Facility : kitchen, toilet, desk, chair, bed, mattress, refrigerator, air-conditioner, curtain, Wardrobe, book shelf, laundry hook, kitchen drawer, wireless LAN
  • Fee
    Residence application (Length of stay : 6 months - 2 years)
     Rent (including utilities)
      36,000yen/month
     Facility handling charge
      30,000 yen (you pay only one time at the first withdrawal.)
    Short stay (Length of stay : 7 days - 3 months)
     Up to 30 nights :
      3,000yen/day
     Up to 90 nights :
      2,500yen/day
    ●Internet access fee
     Up to 12 months : 24,200yen
     Up to 6 months : 11,000yen
    Bedding set rental fee(option)
     Up to 12 months : 11,000yen
     Up to 6 months : 5,500yen
  • Voise
    Faculty of Science and Engineering YU DAE HEEKorea】 

    My first impression of the international house is very clean. Caretakers are nice and kind. When I have a problem, they explained politely. I have kitchen in my room, so I can cook any time I want. It comes with bathroom, too. I can spend a very productive time in my room.

Share house for international students D type (48 rooms)

Students share kitchen and shower. They also have private time in their own dorm room with a lock on the door. They can enjoy meals and conversations with roommates.

  • Room size : Share unit type(Living and dining room, kitchen) about 17㎡, Private room about 10㎡
    ●Share unit type(Living and dining room, kitchen)
       
    ●Private room
     
  • Facility :
    Share space〉kitchen, toilet, coin-operated shower, refrigerator, microwave, dining table, chairs, cupboard, kitchen drawer
    Private space〉desk, chair, bed, mattress, air-conditioner, curtain,Wardrobe, book shelf, laundry hook, wireless LAN, drawer
  • Fee :
    Residence application (Length of stay : 6 months - 2 years)
     Rent (including utilities)
      33,000yen/month
     Facility handling charge
      30,000 yen (you pay only one time at the first withdrawal.)
    Short stay (Length of stay : 7 days - 3 months)
     Up to 30 nights :
      3,000yen/day
     Up to 90 nights :
      2,500yen/day
    ●Internet access fee
     Up to 12 months : 24,200yen
     Up to 6 months : 11,000yen
    Bedding set rental fee(option)
     Up to 12 months : 11,000yen
     Up to 6 months : 5,500yen
  • Voise
    Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences YAZMAMMEDOVA AYNUR Turkmenistan

    We stay together with students from different countries. We can exchange our language, culture, and lifestyles. Even though we are far away from our families, staying with our roommates makes us feel like family. We can talk about our daily lives. If someone among us is in trouble we to sort it out together.

How to be a resident for A type and D type

Long term stay
 Length of stay : Six months - two years
 Application period : Feb. for April move-in, Aug. for Oct. move-in
 Requirements : International students scheduled to enter or enrolled in Iwate University

STEP1 Download the application form on "Iwate University International" website (http://www.iwate-u.jp/iuic/) 

STEP2 Submit the form to the International Office. E-mail address : gryugaku@iwate-ac.jp Results announcement : Middle of March for April move-in, Middle of September for October move-in.

STEP3 Move in April or October. Rent shall be paid after moving in.

Short stay
 Length of stay : Seven days - three months 
 Application period : Applicable at any time
 Requirement : Overseas students visiting Iwate University for a short period of time

STEP1 Download the application form on "Iwate University International" website (http://www.iwate-u.jp/iuic/) 

STEP2 Submit the form to the International Office. E-mail address : gryugaku@iwate-ac.jp Results announcement : A week later after application submission.

STEP3 Move in your preferred date except on Sundays or national holidays. Rent shall be paid before moving in by credit card, or in cash on the move in day.

Researcher room Type B (6 rooms), Type C (3 rooms)

Private room for researchers. There is a kitchen, bathroom, and toilet. Room is comfortable for even a short stay. It is very accessible to the campus.

  • Room size : about 16 m²
       
  • Facility : kitchen, bath, toilet, desk, side wagon, chair, bed, mattress, refrigerator, air conditioner, curtain, wardrobe, book shelf, laundry hook, wireless LAN
  • Fee :
    Residence application (Length of stay : 6 months - 2 years)
     Rent (including utilities)
      Type B 50,000yen/month
      Type C 48,000yen/month
    ●Internet access fee
     Up to 12 months : 24,200yen
     Up to 6 months : 11,000yen
    Bedding set rental fee(option)
     Up to 12 months : 11,000yen
     Up to 6 months : 5,500yen
  • Applicable at any time (On a first come, first served)

*Facilities in Type B and C are same. Type B has balcony.

Access

  • Address
    3-18-27 Ueda, Morioka 020-0066 Japan (on university campus)
  • How to get to the International House from Morioka station
    BusBus stop No. 9 at Morioka station (For Takizawa bus office) Tatesaka bus stop (150 yen) → Walk five minutes
    Taxi】Five minutes (about 1,200 yen)
  • Map

Dormitories

International House (Kokusai Koryu Kaikan) Iwate University operates four dormitories where international and Japanese students can live together. Jikeiryo is for men. Kobairyo is for women. International students wishing to live in these dormitories should have a higher competency in the Japanese language. Applications will be accepted twice a year: February (occupancy from April) and July (occupancy from October). Application for Jikeiryo is accepted once since it only accepts new occupants in April. Notice of the application procedure will be posted on bulletin boards and the International Center's homepage, along with information for the International House.


Men' s dormWomen' s dorm
JikeiryoKobairyo
No. of rooms 5 (2-person) 7 (Single)
Mounthly Rent ¥14,000
Length of stay 2 years 1 year

* Other charges: Utilities and a small monthly dormitory activity fee

  • Room furnishings : toilet, kitchenette, refrigerator, heater, desk, bed Common Facilities : shower room (coin operated), bathroom, laundry room (coin operated).

  • JikeiryoKobairyo

  • Jikeiryo

  • Kobairyo

Address

Jikeiryo 3-18-15 Ueda, Morioka 020-0066 Iwate (In campus)

Kobairyo 4-17-18 Takamatsu, Morioka 020-0114 Iwate (a 15-minute walk from campus)

Private Housing

Students can search for private housing at the on-campus student Co-op's division of housing and local real estate. In Japan, before moving into a rental property, the renter needs a joint guarantor and is required to pay a deposit, a possible landlord gratuity, a possible handling charge and one month's rent in advance. Iwate University can serve as a joint guarantor of any international student who decides to buy "Comprehensive Renter's Insurance for Foreign Students Studying in Japan." The average monthly rent in Morioka City is ¥ 20,000 - ¥ 50,000.