- Updated on January 4, 2023
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.
Information for new residents from October, 2023
Number of Rooms Available
Single: approx. a few rooms in total
Married couple: approx. 9 rooms in total
Family: approx. 2 room in total
*Please submit the application to Academic/Student Affairs Section of
your Faculty/Graduate School.
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.
Information about renting private 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.
- Hyogo Prefecture Housing (Japanese only)
- Kobe Housing & Urban Development Corporation (Japanese only)
Rental Guarantor System at Kobe University
In Japan, a guarantor is usually required when renting private housing. Kobe University does not serve as an institutional guarantor for housing lease agreements. If a guarantor us required for a lease contract, students must use a private guarantor company (as specified by the real estate agencies, etc.)
The existing guarantor contracts under the current Rental Guarantor System at Kobe University will be continued throughout the remaining lease contract period or until graduation, as long as the contract is not changed.
Please refer to this document: Rental Guarantor System at Kobe University
When moving out
The steps to take when moving out.