Other Student Support
The University of Toyama offers the following support for international students. Depending on your needs, contact each office below for more information
- - Gofuku Campus
- ：Study-abroad Support Division, International Affairs Department
- - Sugitani Campus
- ：Student Support Team, Educational Affairs Division
- - Takaoka Campus
- ：Administration Division, Faculty of Art and Design
Apply Now! Toyama Prefecture's Financial Support for National Health Insurance
Application period for the Toyama Prefecture's Financial Support for the privately financed International Students having National Insurance has started. Please confirm your eligibility and criteria, and then submit all the required documents to relevant office on each campus.
- - Application Period
- ：Monday, NOV 14 2016 ～ Friday, DEC 9 2016
Housing Guaranty Support for International Students
In order for International students to be able to rent an apartment or lodging houses, the prefectural Toyama International Center may act as a joint guarantor for the rental agreement between the foreign student and the landlord. As a requirement, applicants should join the Comprehensive tenant Insurance for Foreign Students. However, this system does not apply for any public housing such as municipal housing.
Foundation for Supporting International Students (Loan Information)
This is a financial loan system to support international students who are facing financial problem caused by unexpected events.
- - The maximum amount
- ：50,000 yen
- - Interest rate
- - Repayment
- ：Repayment must be completed within a year either in a lump or by installments.
Toyama Prefectural National Health Insurance Grant
All international students must join the National Health Insurance. By holding this insurance, students are charged only 30% of their full medical expenses. To take out this cover, you have to pay the insurance fee. There is a financial aid from the Toyama prefecture’s Financial Aid for National Health Insurance. This is a grant to assist privately funded students’ insurance fee. For details, please check the information for application which will be posted on the bulletin board on each campus around the application period. (December or July for those who graduate in September).