Become a Resident or Scholar

House of Encounter

Call for New Residents from October 2018

  Application Guidline 2018(EN)募集要項2018(JPN)

Applications will be accepted until Monday 23 July.  The interview will be held on 4th August

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)

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)