Osaka Ibaraki Campus (OIC)

International Student Dormitory

OIC International House

OIC International House

In March 2018, the OIC International House (OIC I-House) opened near the Ritsumeikan University Osaka Ibaraki Campus. The OIC International House aims to help international students transition to living in Japan while providing an environment where students can adjust to the local language and culture as well as interact with fellow scholars from around the world.


・All share-type rooms, with 6 people living in 1 unit (individual bedrooms)
・Bilingual Resident Mentors (RMs) who provide support to residents
・Building manager available during the day
・Auto-lock entrance

OIC International House Guidebook

Fee Table (Ritsumeikan Students)

Type Fee
Security deposit (returned when moving out)
1 month's rent
Rent JPY 50,000/month
Utilities & Internet
JPY 7,200/month
Bedding rental
JPY 2,000/month
Entrance fee (covers move-out inspection and cleaning)
10,000 yen

Fees are current as of March 2018.

Initial fees consist of the security deposit, 1.5 months' rent (if moving in on or before the 15th of the month) / 2 months' rent (if moving in on the 16th of the month or later), 2 months' of utilities and internet, 2 months' of bedding rental, and the entrance fee.

*Separate enrollment in fire insurance is also required.

Period of Residence: 1 year

April Enrollees: From the date in mid March designated by the University to the last day of February in the following year.
September Enrollees: From the date in September designated by the University to the last day of August in the following year.


The dormitory consists of 28 units of 6 people per unit, for a total of 168 rooms. The 5th floor is designated as female-only occupancy.

Rooms Include:

Individual room

・Bed & bedding (with cleaning)
・Internet connection
・Desk & chair
・Air conditioning & lighting
・Wardrobe (including 3 clothes hangers)
・Trash can
・3-drawer cabinet

Units Include:

Unit living room/dining room/kitchen

・Living room/dining room/kitchen
・Shower room, sink, clothes basket (for shower)
・Toilets (2 per unit)
・Shared refrigerator, microwave oven, television
・Dining table and chairs

・Vacuum cleaner, garbage cans, garbage bags, broom and dustpan set, cleaning supplies
・Shoe rack
・Door phone/intercom
・Frying pan, 2 pots, kettle, cooking utensils, chopping board, strainer/bowl
・Dish drainer, dish towel, sponge, detergent

Common Use Facilities

Common use multi-purpose room and patio

・Multi-purpose room
・Laundry rooms with dryers (coin laundry)
・Drying area (1F)
・Patio/smoking area
・Vending machines
・Table tennis table, DVD player
・Bicycle parking

Visiting the Ritsumeikan University OIC International House (I-House)

Those wishing to visit OIC I-House should download the application form below and fax or email the completed form to the OIC I-House building manager’s office. If you cannot fax or email the form, please call the building manager’s office.


Application to Visit OIC I-House

<Where to submit the application form>

Ritsumeikan University OIC International House (OIC I-House) Building Manager’s Office

FAX/TEL: 072-625-0100



Visiting hours are from 9:00 – 16:00 on weekdays only.

The building manager will guide visitors for a tour of approximately 15 – 30 minutes.


Please submit applications by 1 week before the requested date of visit.

Please wait until you have received a reply from the building manager’s office before coming.

There may be times when applications are rejected due to dormitory events, etc.


Please direct questions to:

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