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International Lodge, Shirokanedai Lodge

Shirokanedai LodgeShirokanedai Lodge is accommodation for international students and foreign researchers engaged in education or research at UTokyo. The Lodge consists of three building (A, B, and C buildings) and there are three types of rooms - single, couple, and family type rooms. The Lodge is located next to the Institute of Medical Science. In addition to having a good location, the Lodge has a good natural environment.

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Eligibility & Permitted Period of Stay

International students and foreign researchers enrolled at UTokyo

※ In principle, a room for a couple is available only to the successful applicant and his/her spouse. They are expected to move in together and live together throughout the permitted term of residence. Please open the following files for more information.

【 (Occupancy by Researcher) (Occupancy by Student) 】

※ A room for a family is available only to the successful applicant, his/her spouse and their children. In principle, they are expected to move in together and live together throughout the permitted term of residence.

International students: one month to one year
Foreign researchers: two weeks to one year

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Location

4-6-41 Shorokanedai, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-0071
The University of Tokyo International Lodge, Shirokanedai Lodge

【Map (Google Map) (Sirokanedai Lodge GUIDE MAP)】

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Facilities & Equipment

Renovation: 1999(A and B buildings)
Construction: 1983(C building)

Single Rooms:
bath/toilet unit, hot-water supply equipment, air conditioner, kitchen, refrigerator, bed, desk, chair, bookshelf, closet, desk lamp, dining table, curtain

Couple & Family Rooms:
bath/toilet unit, hot-water supply equipment, air conditioner, kitchen, refrigerator, bed, desk, chair, bookshelf, closet, desk lamp, dining table, living-room set, dining-room set, vacuum cleaner, washing machine, curtain

Common Facilities:
lounge, meeting room, library, Japanese-style room, laundry, bicycle parking (motorbikes are prohibited),
Elevator ※ An elevator is available only in Building C.

Others:
There is no bedding provided. So, please prepare your own.
Or you can use the bedding rental service. Application Form
*Bed Size

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Rooms

Room Category Room Size Number of Rooms / Building
International Students Foreign Researchers
Single Room 13.69m2 10 rooms A 13 rooms B
Single Room 16.86m2 0 - 1 room B
Single Room 18m2 24 rooms C 10 rooms C
Couple Room 22.38m2 3 rooms A 3 rooms B
Couple Room 26.83m2 4 rooms A 7 rooms B
Couple Room 36m2 6 rooms C 18 rooms C
Family Room 41.47m2 6 rooms A 3 rooms B
Family Room 54m2 3 rooms C 8 rooms C
 
Single room Single room Single room
Single room (13.69m2) Single room (16.86m2) Single room (18m2)
Couple room Couple room Couple room
Couple room (22.38m2) Couple room (26.83m2) Couple room (36m2)
Family room Family room
Family room (41.47m2) Family room (54m2)

 

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Fees (as of April 1,2017)


Please note that new cleaning fees will be effective from April 1, 2017.  
Room Category Room Size International Students Foreign Researchers
Single Room 13.69m2 24,300 yen 24,300 yen
Single Room 16.86m2 - 24,300 yen
Single Room 18m2 24,300 yen 24,300 yen
Couple Room 22.38m2 34,100 yen 34,100 yen
Couple Room 26.83m2 34,100 yen 34,100 yen
Couple Room 36m2 34,100 yen 34,100 yen
Family Room 41.47m2 43,800 yen 43,800 yen
Family Room 54m2 43,800 yen 43,800 yen
 
Room Category Room Size International Students Foreign Researchers
monthly ※1 daily monthly ※1 daily
Single Room 13.69m2 5,900 yen 200 yen 9,600 yen 320 yen
Single Room 16.86m2 - - 11,100 yen 370 yen
Single Room 18m2 5,900 yen 200 yen 12,000 yen 400 yen
Couple Room 22.38m2 9,500 yen 320 yen 18,000 yen 600 yen
Couple Room 26.83m2 9,500 yen 320 yen 21,300 yen 710 yen
Couple Room 36m2 11,900 yen 400 yen 23,100 yen 770 yen
Family Room 41.47m2 14,200 yen 480 yen 31,500 yen 1,050 yen
Family Room 54m2 14,200 yen 480 yen 33,000 yen 1,100 yen
 
Room Category Common Service Fees Internet Access Fees
monthly ※1 daily
Single Room 2,000 yen※2 1,200 yen 40 yen
Couple Room 3,200 yen※2 1,200 yen 40 yen
Family Room 3,700 yen※2 1,200 yen 40 yen
 

Usage charges
* Residents pay utilities together with accommodation fees by depositing the amount to the UTokyo bank account. The Shirokanedai Lodge office will contact utility companies and undertake the necessary procedures when moving in and out.
 

※1  If the product of a daily rate and the number of days of stay is greater than the monthly amount, the monthly amount will be adopted. The monthly amount is billed for the stay from the first to the 28th  or 29th of February.

※2  Common service fee should be paid on a monthly basis in the move-in or move-out months regardless of the number of days of stay.

◎  The fees cannot be refunded once it is paid.

If you plan to leave the lodge well before the final day of your permitted term of residence, please submit “Notification of Departure of the University of Tokyo International Lodge” 14 days before the departure date at the latest.
If a resident fails to submit the notification by the deadline of 14 days before the date of departure, the product of a daily rate and the number of days of delay will be added to the last bill. (For example, if the departure date is 20 November and the submission date is 10 November, the amount for four additional days will be charged.)

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Application Period, How to Apply & Selection Criterion for Staying at the International Lodge for Foreign Researchers

International students: Applications are accepted twice a year - in January for applicants moving into the Lodge in April, and in June for applicants moving into the Lodge in September.

Foreign Researchers: Applications are accepted every month from six months before the preferred moving-in date.

You can apply for accommodations of the University of Tokyo through our online application system - OSTA. Please click “OSTA Online System for UTokyo Accommodations” above for detailed information.

※A room for a couple is available only to the successful applicant and his/her spouse. In principle, they are expected to move in together and live together throughout the permitted term of residence.

※ A room for a family is available only to the successful applicant, his/her spouse and their children. In principle, they are expected to move in together and live together throughout the permitted term of residence.

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Area Information

Information about facilities for international students and foreign researchers staying at the Shirokanedai Lodge

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FAQs

Frequently asked questions and answers about International Lodges

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Nearest Station & Access from the Airport

・ About a 10-minute walk from "Shirokanedai" station on the Tokyo metro Namboku line or Toei subway Mita line
・ About a 15-minute walk from "Meguro" station on the JR Yamanote line
・ About a 15-minute walk from "Hiro-o" station on the Tokyo metro Hibiya line

*Please note that the time in the following table does not include transfer or waiting times but just indicates the time spent on transport.

・ Airport Limousine Bus:Airport Transport Service Co., Ltd. (external website)

Narita Airport → Shirokanedai Lodge

crossing-over map

Haneda Airport → Shirokanedai Lodge

crossing-over map