International Residence V
■ Individual rooms. Four residents to one unit, with a shared kitchen, shower room, toilet and laundry machine
■ Kitchens in each unit. International Residence V is the only dorm which has kitchens outside of shared spaces
■ Resident Assistants (RAs) chosen by KGU provide support for international students, while living alongside them
■ About 30 minutes from Kobe and Osaka by train
■ Also has good access to the Kobe-Sanda Campus (KSC)
■ Exchange students
■ International students in undergraduate and graduate schools
■ Short-term international students
- ■ Those who want to experience community life together with Japanese students
21-10 Sakuragaoka, Takarazuka, Hyogo
Required time to reach campus
About 50 minutes to the Nishinomiya Uegahara Campus by train and on foot
About an hour to the Kobe Sanda Campus by train, bus, and on foot
Four rooms in one unit (shared kitchenette, shower, toilet, laundry machine. Units are gender-segregated. Some units have Japanese RAs)
■Total number of rooms: 72
■Desk, chair, shelf, closet, bed (single size), curtain, air conditioner, internet (Wi-Fi)
Kitchen, toilet, shower room, electric stove, refrigerator, laundry machine
Kitchen area, dining area, refrigerator, microwave, rice cooker, toaster, cookware, table, chairs, TV
Smoking is strictly prohibited outside of the outdoor designated area
|Target||Expenses||Amount||Payment date||Payment method|
|All residents||Dormitory move-in fee *1||20,000 yen||On the 27th of the month after moving in||Bank transfer *2|
|All residents||Dormitory fees||33,000 yen a month||27th of the previous month|
|All residents||Miscellaneous expenses||10,200 yen a month||27th of the previous month|
|All residents||Utilities||Actual amount||27th of the following month|
|All residents||Disaster insurance||5,000 yen a year||Pay before the due date listed on the transfer slip||Convenience stores and other methods designated by the insurance society|
|Interested residents||Futon rental||*3||On the 27th of the month after moving in||Bank transfter|
*1 You only have to pay this once, when moving in.
*2 Pay at a convenience store until account registration is completed.
*3 Refer to the chart below for futon rental prices.
* Expenses for the month of moving in will be billed the following month in a lump sum
|Duration||Cost (excluding tax)||Payment method|
|With blanket||Without blanket|
|One month||3,550 yen||3,450 yen||Monthly payment|
|Six months||7,140 yen||6,960 yen||One-time payment, paid the month after moving in|
|One year||12,960 yen||12,600 yen||One-time payment, paid the month after moving in|
|Two years||25,920 yen||25,200 yen||One-time payment, paid the month after moving in|
There are no refunds for a cancellation partway through the rental period.
Contact us separately as soon as possible if you wish to extend the duration.
Note that it takes at least one week to arrange for a rental futon.
Message from the Dormitory Manager
Welcome to International Residence V! We're happy that you will start your new lives in Japan at Residence V, where the residents are like a friendly family. This is a place where you will learn together and form bonds that will last a lifetime through community life with the wonderful friends you make here. RA-organized events are a feature of International Residence V. By actively participating, you will be able to enjoy your resident life even more. We're looking forward to meeting you all.
Message from Residents
■ I love the Dormitory Manager and the other people who assist us! They always ask us how we're doing and help us out. They've made our lives in Japan memorable. They're like a second family.
■ The community space and kitchen were good.
■ The RAs were very kind. They helped out with everything from Japanese homework to our day-to-day lives.
■ The RA-organized events were fun.
Message from RAs
Hi! It's the RAs from Residence V. At Residence V, we plan monthly fun events, and even outside of events, residents come together in the community spaces and have fun together. If you have something you're worried about, the RAs will provide whatever support they can!
We're waiting for you at Residence V!
A: There are separate coin-operated laundry machines for men and women.
A: Meals are not provided. You can cook in the shared kitchen, and eat in the cafeteria. Clean up after using the kitchen.
A: Takarazuka Station (JR/Hankyu) is about 20 minutes away on foot. There are supermarkets, shops, banks and other places around the station area.
A: The community space is a place where RAs and exchange students can interact outside their units, and it is often used as a venue for RA-sponsored events.