Accommodation - ISI, Kyoto

Option 1) School organises accommodation

Pros: Simpler & no hassles.

Cons: Placement fee, cannot choose exact location.

Option 2) Organise accommodation yourself

Pros: Choose the exact location & no placement fee.

Cons: May be more expensive rates and takes time.

We can also help you find accommodation; just ask!

Please see below for the school's options:

Student House | Homestay




Homestay/Host Family

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  • High cost
  • Stay up to 12 weeks
  • Rules may apply
  • Meals provided
  • High amount of support; get treated as a member of the family.
  • Single rooms
  • 30 to 1 hr public transport to school
  • Recommended for those who want to practice their Japanese, enjoy home-cooked Japanese food and learn the culture first-hand. Students under 18 should choose homestay.
  • 1 month fee: 165,100 JPY
  • (Includes placement fee, breakfast & dinner).

Student House

  • Reasonable rates
  • Special rates for 3 months or more (see above)
  • Live with resident staff.
  • Meals not provided; shared kitchen.
  • Shared bathroom
  • Make friends with students and Japanese people in your share house
  • Single, double or triple bed rooms
  • Distance from 20 mins on foot to 40 mins on train.
  • Recommended for those who want to make friends and learn about different cultures.

You do not need to decide on accommodation yet; simply if your would like the school to organise it or not.

School organises = Placement fee applies but simpler.

Organise Yourself = More time but you get to decide everything.

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