International Liaison

KIV

Kashiwanoha International Village (KIV)

The Graduate School of Frontier Sciences (GSFS) provides a furnished housing facility at the Kashiwanoha International Village (KIV- 14Fl. Park Axis Kashiwanoha) located in front of Kashiwanoha Campus Station. This housing facility is open for international students, researchers, and some Japanese students as well (currently the quota for the Japanese residents are filled).

Japanese culture-specific customs such as deposits (shiki-kin), key money (reikin), and the guarantor system are unnecessary to live in KIV, therefore you can start your new life in Japan smoothly.

Studio Type rooms

Applications are due by the 1st of the month two months prior to the month you wish to move in.
Studio type room is available for short term stay researchers affiliated with GSFS only, from a minimum of 7 days to a maximum of 184 days.

  • 2 rooms will be available in December.
  • 1 room will be available in January.

Application Deadline: December 1st, 2022. The result will be sent via email by Decemebr 10th.

Common Type rooms

  • Currently no vacant rooms.

Share Type rooms

  • Currently no vacant rooms.

*We do not disclose which room number will be offered. Also residents can not choose a room number.

*If you are looking for a room due to a delay in your graduation schedule due to Covid-19, please describe your situation in the "Reasons for applying to enter the dormitory"

*Extension of stays for all room types are not possible, so please make sure of your graduation date.

【Notice】
KIV fees have been revised.
The new fees will be applied on July 1, 2019 and thereafter.
For details, please seehere.

KIV- General description

KIV has three types of rooms, Share house type, Common type, and Studio type. There are a total of 41 rooms. Shared facilities include the kitchen, living and dining room, gender-segregated shower rooms and the laundry room. The shared kitchen is equipped with rice cookers, microwave ovens and other kitchenware. Each room has a desk, a chair and a bed.

From the bus stop in front of KIV to Kashiwa campus, it takes about 10 minutes by the 'Todai shuttle bus'.

Resident Eligibility

  1. International students admitted or enrolled in GSFS
  2. Exchange students who belong to official GSFS student exchange programs
  3. International researchers who work at GSFS
  4. Japanese students enrolled in GSFS who agree to act as a resident assistant and provide the following support to non-Japanese residents. *English skills above conversation level are necessary

      • Participate in planning and implementation of regular meetings and events for residents
      • Cooperate with ILO in offering support to other residents

There are university housing policies developed to support an environment of mutual respect in the housing facility. Residents are expected to follow the housing standards and encourage others to do the same. Residents are responsible for taking ownership in developing a safe, secure, and healthy living environment.

All rooms are for individual use only.

The Studio type rooms managed by the ILO are limited to foreign researchers who are or will be affiliated with GSFS. Full time students enrolled in regular courses should apply for Shared or Common type rooms.

Room description and how to apply

Share house type

Each unit has 3 or 5 individual rooms, a kitchen, and two bathrooms. Each room has desk, chair, and bed. GSFS owns 13 rooms.

Rent

  1. 55,000 yen/ month
    (Utility costs, water bill, and Internet fee are included)
  2. Should occupancy of university housing be less than one (1) full month, rent for that period shall be pro-rated on a daily basis. Rent per day 1,840 yen
  3. Resident must pay 6,500 yen (excluding consumption tax) as a pre-payment to cover cleaning expenses incurred upon vacating the rented housing.
  4. Maintenance Fee 1,100 yen / month
    Should occupancy of university housing be less than one (1) full month, maintenance fee for that period shall be pro-rated on a daily basis. Maintenance fee per day 37 yen

Period of Stay

  1. Students: the standard period of academic study for the degree being pursued
    In principle; master students 2 years, doctoral students 3 years
    [cf.「東京大学大学院学則」(The University of Tokyo Regulations, Article 2 Item 5).]
  2. Researchers: contract period or three (3) years, whichever is shorter.
  3. 3Residents are expected to occupy the residence space for the contracted period unless some unavoidable circumstances occur.

How to Apply

Please fill out the application form (Attachment 1) and submit by the deadline from the link below.

  • KIV Application
  • Common type

    Toilet with bathroom vanity, desk, chair, and bed. GSFS owns 8 rooms.

    Rent

    1. 60,000 yen/ month
      (Utility costs, water bill, and Internet fee are included)
      Should occupancy of university housing be less than one (1) full month, rent for that period shall be pro-rated on a daily basis. Rent per day 2,000 yen
    2. Resident must pay 9,500 yen (excluding consumption tax) as a pre-payment to cover cleaning expenses incurred upon vacating the rented housing.
    3. Maintenance Fee 1,200 yen / month
      Should occupancy of university housing be less than one (1) full month, maintenance fee for that period shall be pro-rated on a daily basis. Maintenance fee per day 40 yen

    Period of Stay

    1. Students: the standard period of academic study for the degree being pursued
      In principle; master students 2 years, doctoral students 3 years
      [cf.「東京大学大学院学則」(The University of Tokyo Regulations, Article 2 Item 5).]
    2. Researchers: contract period or three (3) years, whichever is shorter.
    3. Residents are expected to occupy the residence space for the contracted period unless some unavoidable circumstances occur.

    How to Apply

    Please fill out the application form (Attachment 1) and submit by the deadline from the link below.

  • KIV Application
  • Studio Type for short term use

    Mini-kitchen, toilet with bathroom vanity, bathtub, desk, chair, and bed. GSFS owns 6 rooms.

    Rent

    1. 2,340 yen/ day
      (Utility costs, water bill, and Internet fee are included)
    2. 2. Resident must pay 9,500 yen (excluding consumption tax) as a pre-payment to cover cleaning expenses incurred upon vacating the rented housing.
    3. 3. Maintenance Fee 47 yen /day

    Period of stay

    More than 7days and within 184 days

    How to apply

    The application deadline for Studio Type Room is the first day of the month two months prior to the month in which you wish to move in. Please fill out the application form (Attachment 2) and submit by the deadline from the link below.

  • KIV Application
  • Decision

    All submitted applications will be reviewed according to the GSFS regulations concerning eligibility mentioned in 2. ILO will notify each applicant of the result by e-mail.

    Damage/Repairs

    In the event of any damage to 1) the main structure part of the building, or 2) furniture, appliances, equipment, fixtures, or the like in the rented housing, kitchen area, and all other spaces of common use by residents, which is determined to have been the fault of the resident, the resident shall assume all financial responsibility thereto in accordance with university regulations.

    ※Tenant Liability Insurance

    Liability insurance will cover the cost of the damages, if a tenant damages a rented room due to an accident and becomes liable for damages. The University strongly suggests all tenant to buy a Tenant Liability Insurance.

    Application form

    Attachment 1 Application Form Share type and Common type
    Attachment 2 Application Studio type for short term use

    Inquiry

    The international Liaison Office, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences
    E-mail: ilo.secretariat@edu.k.u-tokyo.ac.jp (*Please note that @ is displayed as an image to prevent SPAM.)