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Kobe University Residential Facilities

  • Updated on March 1, 2016

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* Maximum period of residency: one year for single room, three years for married couple/family room.

Kobe University International Residence

The Kobe University International Residence, located on Port Island, was built in March 1981 as a residence hall for international students and researchers. In March 1986, a new annex was built. In March 2014, both buildings were totally renovated. The five-story reinforced concrete facility has 109 single rooms, 8 married couple rooms, and 4 family rooms. All rooms have unit bath, toilet, mini kitchen and air-conditioner.

Monthly Rent

Rent: Single room: ¥18,000 (D type), ¥21,000(E type)
         Married Couple's room: ¥45,000 (B type)
         Family room: ¥49,000 (A type)

Common-area charge: ¥2,300

Other Charges

Electricities, water and utilities (actual costs each), Cleaning fee to ready the room for the next occupant. (once only)
[Cleaning fee:¥11,000 (D type), ¥12,000 (E type), ¥20,000 (B type), ¥27,000 (A type)]

Common facilities

Common room, laundry, library, Japanese-style (tatami) room, meeting room

Individual facilities

Desk, chair, bed, wardrobe, shoe box, desk lamp, IH-hob, mini-refrigerator *Vary according to room type.

Floor Plan

  • For Singles (Type D) 13.00m²
  • For Singles (Type E) 16.64m²
  • For Couples (Type B) 40.56m²
  • For Families (Type A) 51.63m²

Commute

40-50 min. by Port Liner and Hankyu train

Address

2-4-2 Minatojima Nakamachi, Chuo-Ku, Kobe, 650-0046 [MAP]

Transportation Fee

To Rokkodai Campus, ¥12,000~/month

Application

Apply at the Academic/Student Affairs Section of the respective faculties in July and January

Kobe University Sumiyoshi International Student House

The Kobe University Sumiyoshi International Student House was built in March 1997 to provide a good environment for study and to promote international exchange. The five-story reinforced concrete facility is a residence where Japanese and international students live and study together. There are 45 single rooms (30 rooms for male, 15 rooms for female) in the residence available for international students only.

Monthly Rent

Rent: ¥4,700 / Common-area charge: ¥3,300

Other Charges

Water charge: Added to common-area charge by every 2 months.
Electricity: Individual contract with Kansai Electric Power Co.,Inc.
Resident council membership fee.

Common facilities

Meeting room, kitchen, laundry room (washing machine and dryer), bathroom, shower room *No dining room

Individual facilities

Desk, chair, bed, wardrobe, air-conditioner, shoe boxes, toilet, plug socket for internet connection, mini kitchen

Floor Plan

For Singles 12m²

Commute

40-50 min. either on foot or by bus and train

Address

7-3-1 Sumiyoshi-Yamate, Higashinada-ku, Kobe 658-0063 [MAP ]

Transportation Fee

To Rokkodai Campus, ¥7,000/month

Application

Apply at the Academic/Student Affairs Section of the respective faculties in July and January

Kobe University Sumiyoshi Residence (men's domitory)

The Kobe University Sumiyoshi Residence was built in October 1960 to provide a study-friendly environment for students. The renovation of all the rooms was completed in March 2014. The four-story reinforced concrete facility is a residence where Japanese and international students live and study together. There are 15 single rooms in the residence available for male international students only. All rooms have unit bath, toilet, mini kitchen and air-conditioner.

Monthly Rent

¥18,000 / Common-area charge: ¥2,600

Other Charges

Water charge: Added to common-area charge every 2 months. Electricity: Individually contract with Kansai Electric Power Co.,Inc. Resident council membership fee.

Common facilities

Study room, library, meeting room, laundry, training gym *No dining room

Individual facilities

Desk, chair, bed, wardrobe, shoe boxes, plug socket for internet connection

Floor Plan

For Singles 12m²

Commute

40-50 min. either on foot or by bus and train

Address

7-3-1 Sumiyoshi-Yamate, Higashinada-ku, Kobe 658-0063 [MAP ]

Transportation Fee

To Rokkodai Campus, ¥7,000/month

Application

Apply at the Academic/Student Affairs Section of the respective faculties in July and January

International House (Fukae area), for Married Couples and Families Only

There are 8 couple rooms and 3 family rooms for international students. Each room has a unit bath, toilet, sink, and air conditioner.

Monthly Rent

Married Couple room: ¥9,500
Family room: ¥11,900

Other Charges

Electricities, water and gas (actual costs each), Garbage disposal fee: ¥1,200/month, Cleaning fee to ready the room for the next occupant. (once only)
[Cleaning fee: ¥37,800(Couple room), ¥43,200(Family room)]

Common facilities

Study room, library, meeting room, laundry, training gym *No dining room

Individual facilities

(Married couple room)
Refrigerator, washing/dryer machine, cupboard, telephone, bed, dinner table/chairs
(Family room)
Refrigerator, washing/dryer machine, cupboard, telephone, bed, dinner table/chairs, bookshelf, desk, chair, child's bed, desk and chair

Floor Plan

  • For Couples 39.3m²
  • For Couples 50.50m²

Commute

To Rokkodai Campus, about 50 min. by train and bus
To Fukae Campus, about 8 min on foot

Address

1-4-50 Motoyama-minami-machi, Higasi-Nada-ku, Kobe 658-0015 [MAP ]

Transportation Fee

To Fukae Campus (Faculty of Maritime Sciences), 300 meters.
To Rokkodai Campus: ¥15,000/month

Application

Apply at the Academic/Student Affairs Section of the respective faculties in July and January

Hakuo Dormitory (Fukae area)

There are 24 single tooms in the residence available for international students only (16 rooms for male, 8 rooms for female). One unit consists of 4 separate rooms.

Monthly Rent

Rent:¥5,900 / Common-area charge:¥12,000 (including rental fee for bedclothes, laundry charge for sheets)

Other Charges

Water and electricity charge (actual costs each) Resident council membership fee.

Common facilities

(inside of the unit) Meeting room, kitchen, bathroom, laundry room

Individual facilities

Desk, bookshelf, chair, bed, bedclothes, wardrobe, air-conditioner, toilet, plug socket for internet connection, cable TV (¥3,980/month)

Floor Plan

For Singles 17.5m²

Commute

To Rokkodai Campus, about 50 min. by train and bus

To Fukae Campus, about 10min. on foot

Address

1-4-50 Motoyama-minami-machi, Higashi-Nada-ku, Kobe 658-0015 [MAP ]

Transportation Fee

To Fukae Campus (Faculty of Maritime Sciences), 300 meters.
To Rokkodai Campus: ¥15,000/month

Application

Apply at the Academic/Student Affairs Section of the respective faculties in July and January

Kokui Residence

Kokui Residence was built in 1966 as the Japanese male students' residence. It has been reinforced with earthquake-resistant construction and reopened as the international and Japanese students unisex residence in October 2011. The five-story reinforced concrete facility has 109 rooms for international students. All rooms have unit bath, toilet, minikitchen and air-conditioner.

Monthly Rent

Rent: ¥18,000 / Common-area charge: ¥3,400

Other Charges

Entrance Charge: ¥20,000 (Once only) Water charge: Added to common-area charge by every 2 months. Electricity: Individually contract with Kansai Electric Power Co.,Inc.

Common facilities

Study room, meeting room, Japanese style room, laundy

Individual facilities

Desk, chair, folding bed, wardrobe, shoe boxes, plug socket for internet connection

Floor Plan

For Singles 12m²

Commute

To Rokkodai Campus, 30 min. on foot or 20 min. by bus

Address

3-2-33, Takao-dori, Nada-ku, Kobe 657-0813 [MAP ]

Transportation Fee

To Rokkodai Campus: ¥8,000/month (Bus)

Application

Apply at the Academic/Student Affairs Section of the respective faculties in July and January

Kobe University Joshi Ryo (women's domitory)

The Kobe University Joshi Ryo was built in October 1960 to provide a study-friendly environment for students. The renovation of all the rooms was completed in 2012. The four-story reinforced concrete facility is a residence where Japanese and international students live and study together. There are 9 single rooms in the residence available for international students only. All rooms have unit bath, toilet, mini kitchen and air-conditioner.

Monthly Rent

¥18,000 / Common-area charge: ¥3,200

Other Charges

Water charge: Added to common-area charge every 2 months. Electricity: Individually contract with Kansai Electric Power Co.,Inc. Resident council membership fee.

Common facilities

Study room, library, meeting room, laundry *No dining room

Individual facilities

Desk, chair, bed, wardrobe, shoe boxes, plug socket for internet connection

Floor Plan

For Singles 13m²

Commute

40-50 min. either on foot or by bus and train

Address

The address is not put on the homepage for security reasons.

Transportation Fee

To Rokkodai Campus, ¥7,000/month

Application

Apply at the Academic/Student Affairs Section of the respective faculties in July and January

Contact us

International Exchange Division, KOBE UNIVERSITY
1-1 Rokkodai-cho, Nada-ku, Kobe 650-8501 Japan
Tel: +81 (78) 803-5264
E-mail: intl-ryulife@office.kobe-u. ac.jp
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