Become a Resident or Scholar

Now Call for New Residents from April 2019  

  Application Guidline 2019(EN)募集要項2019(JPN)

Applications for second round interview will be accepted until 5p.m. Thursday 7 Feburary.  
The interview will be held on Sunday 17th February.

Application Form 申請書(PDF)Application Form 申請書(XLS)Guarantor Form 保証人証書(PDF)Emergency Contact Form身元引受受諾書(PDF)Rule book(PDF)

What’s the difference?

HdB has both residents and scholars. In general, residents are students that want to live in a friendly community and scholars are employed short-term in a research postion.


benefits & requirements

  • Student
  • Interview before entering (2x a year; February or August)
  • Stay for 1 or more YEARS (max 3, re-interview after 2)
  • Active involvement in community and activities
  • 34.600¥ + electricity /month
  • Limit: 33% Japanese / max 3 per foreign country


benefits & requirements

  • Researcher / Student
  • Stay for 1 or more MONTHS
  • Room cleaning
  • 54.000¥+ /month
  • Resident activities not covered (participation optional)