Opened in 2000, Sapporo International Student Center is a dormitory owned by the City of Sapporo for international students. International students and their families from around the world can live in the 100 safe and comfortable rooms, along with a few Japanese students who support their dormitory life.

Location 5-35, Toyohira 6-6, Toyohira-ku, Sapporo 062-0906
Site Area 3264.44㎡ (jointly used with Sapporo International Youth Hostel)
Building Area 962.18㎡
Total Floor Area 5022.28㎡, including 188.94㎡ Bicycle Parking
Structure Steel-frame reinforced concrete building with 11 floors above ground and 1 basement
Owner City of Sapporo
Designated Administrator Sapporo International Communication Plaza Foundation (from April 1, 2018)
Floor Organization
9th - 11th floor Rooms for families (a part of the 9th floor are rooms for single persons)
3rd – 8th floor Rooms for single persons
2nd floor Conference Room, Kitchen, Study Room, Lounge
1st floor Lounge, Gymnasium, Management office, Outside bicycle parking (144 bicycle)
Start of the Construction September, 1998
Completion December, 1999
Opening April 1, 2000

Sapporo International Student Center aims to support international students by providing comfortable accommodation, and to contribute to the development of internationalization in the City of Sapporo by deepening friendship and mutual understanding between international students and the surrounding community by holding interactive social events.

We have 100 rooms, with 80 single persons use dorm rooms and 20 family use dorm rooms on floors 3-11. Rooms are for international students who go to universities in the City of Sapporo and the surrounding districts, their families, and some Japanese students called RA: Resident Assistant. International students from 20-25 countries and regions having various mother tongues, cultures, and customs live here and study. We have a management office, lounge, gymnasium, and conference rooms are available for both residents and citizens on floors 1-2. In addition, a study room for residents is on floor 2.

We, Sapporo International Communication Plaza Foundation as designated administrator, support international students to have a comfortable life in the City of Sapporo and work on contributing to the development of a multicultural city by utilizing our experiences and skills accumulated from international exchange and multicultural projects. We often join local events with residents and also hold various events for both international students and citizens all year round.

  • Spring

    New residents welcome party, flower planting with neighbors, etc.

  • Summer

    Joining local festivals, etc.

  • Autumn

    New residents welcome party, Japanese culture workshop, etc.

  • Winter

    World Exploration Festival: a culture festival organized by residents at the center. Anyone can come and enjoy.

  • Year-round

    Free Japanese language lessons 3 days a week by Nihongo Volunteer Group "Mado".

  • Single persons dorm rooms: 18㎡ (80 rooms)

    Study desk, chair, desk light, bed, wardrobes, cabinet, shoe box, bathroom, refrigerator, telephone, internet connection, hot water supply system, heating

    Monthly rent: 27,600 yen

    Utility fees are calculated by the centers' meters. In addition, heating during winter and telephone fees are separately calculated. Internet is available in each room for an additional monthly fee.

  • Family dorm rooms: 36㎡(20rooms)

    Study desks, chairs, desk lights, beds, closet, cabinet, shoe box, bathroom, kitchen, dining table, cupboard, refrigerator, microwave oven, laundry machine, telephone, internet connection, hot water supply system, heating, trunk room (Separately installed outside each room)

    Monthly rent: 35,500 yen

    Utility fees are calculated by the centers' meters. In addition, heating during winter and telephone fees are separately calculated. Internet is available in each room for an additional monthly fee.

  • Shared facilities

    Kitchen, dining room, laundry room (available on each floor for single persons dorm rooms), study room, gymnasium, lounge, bicycle parking

Please inquire vacancy to the Sapporo International Student Center Management Office before applying.

How to use the Conference Rooms and Gymnasium

You need to submit an application form with the appropriate fee money. Application period is from the first day of the month before the month of intended use, and up until the date of intended use.
In principle, the sale of goods and solicitation of donations are not permitted in this center.

ACCESS

5-35, Toyohira 6-jo 6-chome, Toyohira-ku, Sapporo 062-0906
1 min. walk from Exit 2 at Gakuen-mae Station (H10), Sapporo City Subway Toho-line

CONTACT

The Sapporo International Student Center (SISC)
5-35, Toyohira 6-jo 6-chome, Toyohira-ku, Sapporo 062-0906
Phone 011-817-3615  FAX 011-812-6157
Office hours: Weekdays 09:00-17:45
(Closed on Sat., Sun., National Holidays and 29Dec.-3Jan.)
envelope Contact

Designated Administrator of SISC
Sapporo International Communication Plaza Foundation