International Student Support

Life Guide



■ Residence & Daily Life

 ○ Access around Campus: Higashi-Hiroshima Campus   Kasumi Campus   Higashi-Senda Campus

 ○ Housing for International Students

  Finding Private Accomodations

 ○ Necessary Procedures at the City Office: Higashi-Hiroshima City   Hiroshima City

 ○ National Health Insurance Scheme

 ○ National Pension System

     ★Exemption / Defferal System

 ○ The "My Number" System

 ○ Regarding Bank Accounts

 ○ Garbage Disposal

 ○ When moving out



■ Car and Bike Information

 ○ Driver's License Information

 ○ Compulsory Automobile Liability Insurance & Optional Automobile Insurance

       (*Make sure to purchase optional automobile insurance.)

 ○ Abandoned Bicycle and Registration

 ○ One-Handed Bike Riding Prohibited

 ○ Do you know rules of riding a bicycle?

■ Disaster Prevention / Safety / Emergency

[Higashi-Hirshima City]

 ○ The 119 for emergencies is available in multiple languages

 ○ How to get disasters information (before & after)

 ○ Hazard Map (multiple languages)

 ○ Evacuation Areas in Higashi-Hiroshima Campus (in case of earthquake)

 ○ Map of Evacuation Areas Around Higashi-Hiroshima Campus

 ○ What to do when an earthquake occures


[Hiroshima City / Hiroshima Prefecture]

 ○ Portal Site of Hiroshima City for Disaster Prevention

 ○ Preparing for heavy rain, typhoons and earthquakes

 ○ Hiroshima-City Evacuation Guide App

 ○ Hiroshima Pref. Disaster Prevention Web


■ Useful Links

 ○ Communication Corner (in Sun-square Higashihiroshima)

 ○ Higashihiroshima City Hall

   * Living Information for foreign residents

 ○ Hiroshima City Hall

   * Life in Hiroshima: A Guide for Internatoinal Residents

 ○ A Guide to Higashihiroshima Municipal Elementary and Junior High Schools for International Residents

 ○ Hiroshima International Center

 ○ Guidebook for Starting School (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology)

 ○ A daily life support portal for foreign nationals (Ministry of Justice)



◆日本語のページへ Click here for Japanese website


Latest update: June 7th, 2022