Living & Life support
Assistance is provided for international students by Supporters for the first month after arrival. Supporters and Tutors are either Japanese students or senior international students. Besides assisting new international students to check into the dorms on the day of arrival. Supporters also provide help in daily needs (shopping, taking public transport, etc.), and official documentation in the city hall, in addition to opening bank accounts and applying for mobile phones.
Tutors takes over from the second month onwards, helping international students with academic matters. Tutors are normally assigned for up to one year, and if necessary, the assigned period may be extended depending on the situation.
(1) International student dormitory / private apartment
International student dormitory
A few international students of Faculty of Agriculture are living in Hanazono Dormitory, but because they are a little far away, most international students live in apartments around the Faculty of Agriculture.
The monthly living expenses of the average international student are shown below
|Light, heating and water utility costs||¥10,000|
(2) Insurance costs
|National Health Insurance||¥20,000/year|
|Personal Accident Insurance for Students Pursuing Education |
|Supplementary Personal Accident Insurance of Students |
Pursuing Education and Research