Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, Osaka University

Japanese

Before Arriving

After successfully passing the exam

Entry and Residence in Japan (Visa, Status of Residence)

Tuition Fees and Tuition Fee Exemption

Housing

Osaka University Guarantor System for Foreign Student Rental Housing

The Osaka University Guarantor System for Foreign Student Rental Housing (hereafter referred to as the "institutional guarantor system") allows the university to be the guarantor, in the name of the Director of the Department of International Affairs, for a foreign student enrolled at Osaka University who is unable to find another guarantor when entering rental housing. The procedure can be performed through the office of the school/graduate school where the student is enrolled.

[Requirements for use of the institutional guarantor system]

  1. Types of foreign students who qualify
    Undergraduate students, graduate students, special auditors, special research students, research students
  2. Conditions
    1. The prescribed format must be used for the contact (Building Rental Agreement For the Osaka Area Student Rental Housing Guarantor System).
    2. The student must sign up for the "comprehensive renter's insurance for foreign students studying inn Japan" offered by Japan Educational Exchanges and Services, and must renew this insurance if the student continues to meet the qualifying conditions and live in the same residence.
    3. The housing may be shared only in the following circumstances.
      • Sharing with family members
        "Family members" shall be limited to a spouse, children, and young siblings studying in Japan with student visa.
      • Room sharing
        Any foreign student who is enrolled at Osaka University, one of the student types listed in No. 1 above.
        * In this case, all residents must sign up for the "comprehensive renter's insurance for foreign students studying in Japan"