Housing & Life Support

International Student Accommodation

Accommodation for international students includes some housing managed by Osaka Metropolitan University and some managed by other organizations, including international student support foundations. If there are more applicants than rooms available, a screening procedure may be used.
Currently, international students are resident in the following accommodation.

International student accommodation managed by Osaka Metropolitan University

Applications are accepted from around 2 months before the start of each semester (information will be published on the student portal OMU UNIPA and elsewhere). In principle, only international students are eligible to live in this housing, and the residence period is one year.

International Residence (Uenoshiba) is full at this time and cannot be applied for. 

International Residence
(Uenoshiba)

国際交流宿舎 International House(Uenoshba)
Rooms 29 rooms(For Single):14 rooms for Men / 15rooms for female
2rooms for family
Location 2-438 Higashi-Uenoshiba-cho, Kita-ku, Sakai City
Eligibility Priority will be given to privately financial students, regular students,
and new enrollment students.
The period of occupancy April - March 28 of the following year
(One year from moving in)
Rent fee (monthly) Single 7,500yen
Family 16,300yen
Common service charge
(monthly)
Single Included in Rent fees
Family Included in Rent fees
Deposit Single 7,500yen
Family 16,300yen
Note Water fee is included in the rent fee

 

Shirasagi Dormitory
(Private property
contracted
by the university)

白鷺留学生宿舎 (大学が契約する民間物件) Shirasagi Dormitory (Private property contracted by the university)
Rooms 3 rooms(For family)
Location 1-24, Shirasagi-cho, Higashi-ku, Sakai City
Eligibility International students(priority for regular students and new enrollment students)
The period of occupancy First semester: March 30 - March 25 of the following year (one year after moving in)
Second semester: September 20 - September 15 of the following year (one year after moving in)
Rent fee (monthly) 39,000yen
Common service charge
(monthly)
9,000yen
Deposit 48,000yen
Note Electricity, water, and gas are included in the common service charge.

 

Rinku Dormitory
(Private property
contracted
by the university)

りんくう留学生宿舎 (大学が契約する民間物件) Rinku Dormitory (Private property contracted by the university)
Rooms 8rooms(For single),3rooms (For family)
Location Izumisano City (various locations)
Eligibility International students(priority for regular students and new enrollment students)
The period of occupancy First semester: March 30 - March 25 of the following year (one year after moving in)
Second semester: September 20 - September 15 of the following year (one year after moving in)
Rent fee (monthly) Single 29,000yen
Family 39,000yen
Common service charge
(monthly)
Single 7,000yen
Family 9,000yen
Deposit Single 36,000yen
Family 48,000yen
Note Electricity, water, and gas are included in the common service charge.

 

I-wing Nakamozu

国際交流会館 I-wing なかもず I-wing Nakamozu
Rooms 80 private rooms for students
(4 rooms for men and 4 rooms for women make 1 unit, 20 units)
Location 1-1 Gakuen-cho, Naka-ku, Sakai City
Eligibility International students
(priority for exchange students)
The period of occupancy First semester: March 30 - March 25 of the following year (one year after moving in)
Second semester: September 20 - September 15 of the following year (one year after moving in)
Rent fee (monthly) 29,000yen
Common service charge
(monthly)
8,800yen
Deposit 37,800yen
Note Electricity and water are included in the common service charge.

 

Accommodation managed by international student support foundations (external organizations)

The university is able to make arrangements for international students to be housed in the foreign international student accommodation listed below.

Sakai International Hall (Orion International House)/Osaka Foundation of International Exchange (OFIX)

https://www.ofix.or.jp/english/dormitory/

  • Address: 2-226 Higashi-Uenoshiba, Kita-ku, Sakai
  • Residence period: 2 years (extendable)
  • Monthly rent: ¥33,000 (including water, gas, and Wi-Fi)
    *If a student moves in or out partway through the month, that entire month’s rent is payable.

 

Details will be published on OMU UNIPA and elsewhere during the application periods (late January/early August). If a room is available, it is also possible to move in at other times, so please inquire if interested.

Uenoshiba Student Dormitory (women’s dormitory)/Ono-Shogakukai Foundation

http://ono-syougakukai.com/uenoshiba/ [In Japanese]

  • Address: 6-2-3 Unenoshiba Mukogaoka-cho, Nishi-ku, Sakai
  • Residence period: Shortest duration of course
  • Monthly rent: ¥5,500
  • Eligibility for residence: Single female international students. Please note that there is a curfew (23:00).

 

Details will be published on OMU UNIPA and elsewhere during the dormitory application period (around January).

Inquiries: Student Affairs Division

Sugimoto Campus
 TEL: 06-6605-3608
Nakamozu Campus
 TEL:072-254-6243

 Email(common address):gr-gks-intlstu[at]omu.ac.jp  Please change "[at]" to @.

Guest House (For Researchers)

The OMU Guest House is housing for the accommodation of researchers and others visiting for the purposes of international academic exchange or teaching and research. It is located at the northeast of the Sugimoto Campus, and is less than 10 minutes’ walk from JR Sugimotocho Station. Its location, offering easy access to central Osaka, is one of its attractions.

Exterior

Exterior

Common space

Common space

Single room

Single room

Single room

Single room

Further information

OMU Guest House