Housing

University housing

Nagasaki University International House

As a place where foreign students and foreign researches can visit, the “Nagasaki University International House” in Nishimachi (Nishimachi Main Building, Nishimachi Building A and Nishimachi Building B) was built in Sakamoto.
Entrance Qualifications Eligibility
A person has to meet the following conditions
  • Must be a foreign student at Nagasaki university
  • Must be a foreign researcher at Nagasaki university or a family member
Admission Period
From March 16 to September 15, and from September 16 to March 15 divided every half-terms each.
In principle, housing is for six months, however, international students are able to reside for one-year.
Recruitment time
April Applicants・・・In January
October Applicants・・・In July
As a general rule, new applicants are given priority when selecting foreign residents.
Application method
Those wishing to apply must complete and submit the application forms during the application period. In addition, in the case of many applicants, a lottery system will be used to determine results.
Attention When Moving
Time for entering is between from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on weekdays. One cannot move on weekends, holidays, and evenings.
Number of Facilities
Four Buildings (Nishimachi Main Building, Nishimachi A Building, Nishimachi B Building, Sakamoto Annex)
Other Points
  • A tutor (a Japanese student or foreign student accustomed to life in Japan) lives in both the Nishimachi Building and the Sakamoto Building and are available for consultation and guidance.
  • All residents must participate in orientation and fire drills.
Utilities and Internet
  • In addition to rent, utilities (actual expenses) cost extra
  • As for the Internet, Sakamoto Annex and Nishimachi Main Building are equipted with LAN cable, Building A and Building B have Wi-fi access.
  • The cost of the Internet is 1,080 yen for the Nishimachi Main Building, 972 yen for Building A and B, 1,296 yen for Sakamoto Annex (this monthly price includes tax). Internet fees are part of the monthly utilities.
Apartment and Room Options for International Students
International House Room type Room Size Capacity Housing (Monthly Rent) Restoration Fee
Nishimachi Main Building Shared Residence (2 people) 51.00㎡ 12 ¥12,516 ¥8,500
Shared Residence (2 people) 34.20㎡ 4 ¥12,560 ¥7,500
Single Residence(A) 27.60㎡ 2 ¥20,589 ¥14,000
Single Residence(B) 15.66㎡ 30 ¥11,384 ¥12,000
Nishimachi A Shared Residence (4 people) 53.98㎡ 60 ¥19,275 ¥15,000
Nishimachi B Shared Residence (4 people) 55.25㎡ 24 ¥19,275 ¥15,000
Sakamoto Single Residence 14.57㎡ 32 ¥8,177 ¥12,000
Apartment and Room Options for Researchers
International House Room type Room Size Capacity Housing (Monthly Rent) Restoration Fee
Nishimachi Main Building Family Residence 51.00㎡ Single Room ¥36,506 ¥17,000
Couple Residence 34.20㎡ Three Room ¥26,231 ¥15,000
Single Residence 27.60㎡ 3 ¥21,087 ¥14,000
Sakamoto Single Residence 14.57㎡ 9 ¥8,177 ¥12,000
  • ※Rent, fee for use and the restoration fee are priced for a single resident.
  • ※restoration fee covers the charges for professional cleaning and it is one-time charge when moving in.
Nagasaki University International House Nishimachi Main Building
Location
Nagasaki City, Nishimachi 12-1, 852-8043
Telephone
095-845-0201 (Main Building Manager’s Office)
Facilities
Washing room, Lunch Room (on each floor), Seminar Room
Amenities available in each room
Air-conditioner, bed, desk, chair, electric desk lamp, refrigerator, wardrobe, bookshelf, unit-type bath and toilet
Main Items Shared in Facility
Microwave oven, cupboard (for individual use), washing machine, dryer, vacuum cleaner
  • Single International Student Residence
  • Shared International Student Residence
  • Shared International Student Residence
Nagasaki University International House Building A / Building B(Nishimachi Building A/Building B)
Location
Nagasaki City, Nishimachi 12-1, 852-8043
(On the same site as the Nishimachi Main Building)
Telephone
095-845-0201 (Main Building Manager’s Office)
Facilities
Seminar room in the Main Building may be used.
Amenities available in each room
Air conditioner, bed, desk, chair, light stand
Main Items Shared in Facility
Shower room, washroom, toilet, kitchen, washing machine, dryer, vacuum cleaner, refrigerator, microwave oven, dining table, chair, kitchen cabinet, IH-heater compatible cooking pots
  • Shared room for 4 international students
Nagasaki University International House Sakamoto
Location
Nagasaki City, Sakamoto 1-7-1, Nagasaki 852-8102
Telephone
095-819-7519
Facilities
Washing Room, Lunch Room (on each floor), Lounge (2F), Reading Room (3F)
Amenities available in each room
Air-conditioner, bed, desk, chair, electric desk lamp, refrigerator, wardrobe, bookshelf, unit-type bath and toilet
Main Items Shared in Facility
Microwave oven, cupboard (for individual use), washing machine, dryer, vacuum cleaner
  • Single room for one international student

Private Apartment

Housing Situation in Nagasaki

In Japan, when making a housing contract, it is customary to pay a deposit and a gratuity to the landlord. A guarantor is necessary for making a contract. In Nagasaki, rent for a unit with a small kitchen and bath is around 30,000 to 40,000 yen.
  • Funds needed when borrowing an apartment

    • Deposit : This money is used for repairs and must be paid as a security. It is usually the amount of 1-3months of rent.
    • Application Fee : These charges are paid to the real estate agent. It is usually in the amount of one month of rent.
    • First month rent
  • Funds needed monthly

    • Rent
    • Shared Service Fee : Fees that cover cleaning costs and electricity. May be included in the rent.
    • Utilities: Electricity, gas, water and sewage, etc.

Cost of Living

Cost of living (monthly basis)

  • Private Apartment : 20,000 – 50,000 yen (1 kitchen type)
  • Food expenses : around 20,000 – 30,000 yen
  • Utilities : Utilities
  • Communication Expenses (Cell-phone and Internet) : around 4,000 – around 6,000 yen
  • Other Notes :
    ・Part-time job minimum wage: 762 yen (revised in October 2018)
    ・5 kg of Rice: 1,500~2,000 yen
    ・1 kg of Flour: 300 yen

Nagasaki University International Student Housing Guarantor

When renting a room in Japan, a guarantor is generally necessary. At Nagasaki University, there is the system of performing joint liability on guarantee for internatioinal students having difficulty in finding a guarantor. However, it is necessary for the international student to meet certain conditions to receive a guarantor. For more detailed information on how to apply please come to the International Education Liaison Center when you are looking for an apartment.
Method of searching for an apartment
When you are looking for a room, please consider all the above options. Many international students tend to look for an apartment through the mediation of a real estate agent and the student cooperative at the university. If you have any questions, please visit the International Education Liaison Center.