Campus Life

Housing Information

  • Updated on March 1, 2016

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Kobe University Residential Facilities

The university dormitories were built for current and new international students (including matriculates) of Kobe University. Recruitment is generally announced in January and July, but only on vacancy basis.

Private Dormitories and Residences

The dormitories and residences managed by private organizations for current international students of Kobe University. Applications can be submitted through Kobe University.

Private Housing

"KOBE UNIVERSITY Student Apartment Search System" is the information retrieval system operated by National Student Information Center (Nasic) for Kobe University's international students. All information available in this system is attributed to Nasic and has no relation to Kobe University. Any inquiries concerning apartments or applications, please contact Nasic.

Public Housing

Houses owned by Hyogo Prefecture or Kobe City. The number of rooms available for international students is limited. Application should be submitted to Hyogo Prefecture or Kobe City individually.

Comprehensive Renter's Insurance for Foreign Students Studying in Japan

In Japan, a guarantor is usually required to rent a private apartment. If a student cannot find a guarantor, the chief of International Exchange Division will serve as an institutional guarantor, provided that the student enrolls in Comprehensive Renter's Insurance for Foreign Students Studying in Japan.

When moving out

The steps to take when moving out.