Housing Information


Note: If you are an international student who falls into any of the following groups, you do not need to apply for residence in UTokyo’s accommodations through OSTA. If you are Newly-arrived international students (Research Students) awarded the MEXT scholarship or Taiwan Interchange Association Scholarship, click here.

1.  Prospective international students enrolling at the Junior Division of the College of Arts and
     Sciences under the PEAK (Programs in English at Komaba)

2.  International students enrolling in the Japan-Korea Joint Government Scholarship Program
     at Science and Engineering Departments

Regarding application procedures, please contact a person responsible for housing of international students in your department (graduate school, research institute, research center, etc.).
Again, please do not apply for housing through OSTA.

OSTA Login Password

A Login Password is required to make an application through OSTA. If you do not know the password, please contact:

  • Person in charge of support for international students at your faculty, graduate school, research institute or research centre
  • Housing Office (housing-office.adm@gs.mail.u-tokyo.ac.jp)

Important Notes for using OSTA (for International Students)

 ◆Your term of residence at the International Lodge:
      April 2017 – Late March 2018 (1 year)

 ◆Your term of residence at the International Halls of Residence:
      First year student in master's programme
      April 2017 – Late March 2019 (2 years)
      Student in doctoral programme
      April 2017 – Late March 2020 (3 years)

    *Your term of residence at Toshima International Halls of Residence A Building
      expires  at the end of March 2020 at the longest due to renovation work.

The application period for residence is from 26 December 2016 – 25 January (JST 24:00) 2017.
Notification of selection results  ・・・・・  Late February 2017
If you do not receive the Notification e-mail until 28 February, please contact UTokyo Housing Office.
   * You may receive the "Notification of Admission to the University of Tokyo Accommodation"
      before the announcement of entrance examination results. However, your residence
      will be effective only if you pass the examination.

Moving-in date:
       Beginning of April 2017
    <International Hall of Residence>
If you have any questions regarding OSTA or accommodations in general,
please contact Housing Office.

                                                Click below for OSTA application.

     Please note that you can access application pages only during the application period.