On-campus / off-campus accommodation facilities

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On-campus/off-campus accommodation facilities

The University of Tsukuba has convenient, low-cost accommodation facilities available for international researchers on campus. Furnished facilities for one person, couples or families are available for researchers staying one month or longer. The maximum period of occupation, however, is limited within 1 year. The university also has facilities for short-term stays of up to one month. Please apply through your host professor prior to your arrival in Japan.

These are some off-campus accommodation facilities for international researchers. However, it may not be able to provide the accommodation of your choice,  Depending upon availability, please check availability beforehand.

▼Information on University of Tsukuba accommodation facilities

■ On-campus accommodation facilities (As of April, 2020 )
*Residence are under construction in Tsukuba Campus Kasuga area (scheduled to be available from October 2020).

Name Contact/Inquirry Location Specifications Accomodation Rattes Remarks
University Guest House (In principle, Within 7 concecutive days) University Guest House Hall Annex 4th Floor (Tel 2386)

Tsukuba Campus Central Area 

1-1-1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki

Twin-2 Rooms
Single-18 Rooms

1 night: 2,600~3,700 Yen

  • Single 2,600 Yen
  • Twin (2 people) 2,600 Yen (/person)
  • Twin (1 person) 3,700 Yen
Reservations accepted from 6 months prior to lodging date
Foreign Scholars Residence (For stays of more than 1 month and within 1 year)

Division of Facilities Management, Department of Facilities (Tel 8683)
*Interpreter required when moving in

2-1-1 Amakubo, Tsukuba, Ibaraki

Single-28 Rooms
*Scheduled to be closed from September 2020

Depending on the size of the room 7,884 Yen or 8,248 Yen (/month)
Other: Common Area Service Fee 2,886 Yen (/month)
Cleaning Costs 10,200 Yen (at time of departure)

  • For those who are not directly employed by the university (Visiting Foreign Research Fellow, etc.)
  • Stay period is within 1 year
  • Furnished
  • Parking fee 5,079 Yen (/month)
  • Utility charges up to using
Family-6 Rooms

39,674 Yen (/month)
Other: Common Area Service Fee 1,080 Yen (/month)
Cleaning Costs 38,700 Yen (at time of departure)

Couples-6 Rooms

15,093 Yen (/month)
Other: Common Area Service Fee 1,080 Yen (/month)
Cleaning Costs 32,600 Yen (at time of departure)

Employee Housing (Up to 5 years from date of hiring)

Division of Facilities Management, Department of Facilities (Tel 2193)
*Interpreter required when moving in

1-18-1 Azuma, Tsukuba, Ibaraki

Family-63 Rooms 75m2

63,300 Yen (/month)
  • For Full-time employees and reserchers (Non-Full-time)
  • Unfurnished
  • Parking fee 5,079 Yen (/month)
  • Utility charges and common area service fee (neighborhood community association dues), up to using

3-6 Takezono, Tsukuba, Ibaraki
3-8-1 Takezono, Tsukuba, Ibaraki                                  

Family-34 Rooms 92~94m2 78,800 Yen (/month)


■Off -campus accommodation facilities

Facility Who can apply When to apply How to apply Remarks
JST International Residence for Researchers
・Takezono House
・Ninomiya House
International Researchers As needed (1 month before occupancy) Application is coordinated by the University of Tsukuba. Takezono/Ninomiya Tsukuba, Ibaraki
Single/Couple/Family type available
63,000-106,000 yen(/month)
Tokyo International Exchange Center (Residence Halls for International Sudents and Researchers) JSPS International Students, International Researchers, Japanese Researchers As needed (1 to 2 months before occupancy)
Application is coordinated by the University of Tsukuba. *Application is limited to those who can commute from the Tokyo International Exchange Center (Nearest
Station: Fune-no-Kagakukan Station on the Yurikamome Line, Tokyo) to the University of Tsukuba.

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