Tokyo International Exchange Center

Tokyo International Exchange Center (TIEC) is a residence in Odaiba district mainly for students, which also accepts researchers when there is availability.

The following rent amounts and eligibility requirements are those specific to researchers.

Room Types

  • Single Rooms
    (Type A) 62,000 yen per month
    (Type B) 78,000 yen per month
  • Couple/Family Rooms
    (Type C) 112,000 yen per month
    (Type D) 129,500 yen per month


  • 3 minutes walk from Fune-no-Kagakukan station on Yurikamome line
  • 15 minutes walk from Tokyo Teleport station on Rinkai line
  • 30 minutes by train to Ookayama
  • 75 minutes by train to Suzukakedai


Those who can currently apply through Tokyo Institute of Technology must satisfy all of the following conditions:

    1. Affiliated with Tokyo Institute of Technology and able to commute from TIEC
    2. Holding a residence status of “Professor”, “Research”, or “Cultural Activities”
    3. Meeting or expected to meet the following status when moving in:
      PhD obtained within the past 8 years, who are not full-time employees of research institutions in Japan
      Note: Excludes full-time employees affiliated with research institutes within Japan or
      those who are taking/planning to take leave.

Application Procedures

FY2023 Application for Residence in the Tokyo International Exchange Center for Researchers
Published: January 4, 2023
The Tokyo International Exchange Center (TIEC) is a residence in Odaiba district mainly for students that also accepts researchers when there is availability.

■ Application Procedure

Applications may only be submitted through university personnel. International and Japanese researchers at Tokyo Tech who meet requirements can apply for a room through the International Affairs Division of the Research Promotion Department. Please first contact the division by email (, and submit the required documents.

■ Application Documents

Other required documents as specified in the application guidelines.

■ Application Deadlines (Tokyo Tech deadlines are set two weeks prior to the JASSO official deadlines)

■ Where to Submit Application Documents

Please upload relevant files to the link below:

■ Initial Contact by Email

To start the procedure, please provide us with the following details for the applicant by email at
• Subject line: “TIEC Residence Application (and applicant’s name)”
• Send applicant’s (1) affiliation, (2) name, (3) status at Tokyo Tech, (4) contract period at Tokyo Tech, (5) desired period of residence, (6) expected number of residents, and (7) expected submission date of application documents.

■ JASSO Official Website

■ Application for Current Students

Students who wish to apply can do so through the Student Support Division, Student Services Department.
Please refer to the page below.

■ Contact Information
International Infrastructure Group
International Affairs Division
Research Promotion Department
Email :
Tel : 03-5734-2014 (Ext. 2014)
Mailbox: IE-2