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Asunaro Nursery School helps Nagoya University faculty and staff members to maintain a health work-life balance while assisting in their children's development. Asunaro provides an environment that flexibly accommodates the work/study schedules of university faculty, staff and students. With the support of Nagoya University and neighboring communities, Asunaro provides services aimed at helping university personnel to raise confident, considerate children.

UP Outline
July 1, 2009
Opening Hours
Monday to Friday: 7:30AM to 10:00PM
Saturdays: 7:30AM to 7:00PM
(Closed Days : Sundays, Public holidays, New Year, university holidays)
*Hours for sick-child daycare are Monday to Friday 8:00AM to 6:00PM
Total: 80 children (Regular Daycare: 73 children; Temporary Daycare: 5 children, Sick-child Daycare: 2 children)
57 days old to pre-elementary age
Daycare Types
Regular Daycare, Temporary Daycare, and Sick-child Daycare
Sick-child Daycare
Please see "Sick-child Daycare at Nagoya University"
Regular Staff: Director, full-time nursery teachers (allocated depending on ages and number of children), 1 nurse, 2 cooks, Part-time staff

Operational Structure

Asunaro Nursery School is operated by Nagoya University in accordance with the Nagoya University Asunaro Nursery School Consortium. Daycare work is operated by a company under contract to the university.

Operating Expense

Asunaro is run by the university and the university hospital's operating expenses and user fees.
UP Daycare Hours
Opening Hours Monday to Friday* 7:30AM to 10:00PM    ×
Both Regular and Temporary Daycare    *excluding holidays
7:30AM   10:00PM

Saturday*    7:30AM - 7:00PM    ×
Both Regular and Temporary Daycare    *excluding holidays
7:30   19:00

Regular Daycare  Please choose Core time A (10 hours) or Core time B (8 hours)
  (1) Basic daycare
  (Monday to Friday)
      Core time A
10 hours during this period 7:00PM
      Core time B
8 hours during this period 7:00PM

  (2) Non-basic daycare hours
7:30AM   7:00PM〜10:00PM
7:30AM    per 15 minutes           7:00PM

Temporary Daycare
7:30AM    per 15 minutes           7:00PM 10:00PM
7:30AM    per 15 minutes           7:00PM

Sick-child Daycare
8:00AM   per 15 minutes   6:00PM

UP Fees
Regular Daycare
Admission fee \20,000

Basic daycare fees (including lunches and snacks)
*Age    Core Time A (10 hours/day) Core Time B (8 hours/day)
0   \40,000/month \35,000/month
1   \38,000/month \33,000/month
2   \35,000/month \30,000/month
3 to pre-elementary age   \28,000/month \23,000/month
* Ages are as of April 1 of that year.
* If the first child is in daycare, for a second or subsequent child the admission fee is discounted to half-price.

Additional daycare fees
Additional daycare fee  (daycare during non-basic daycare hours) \125/ 15 mins
Non-basic hours daycare fee 
(Daycare for times other than the basic time and on Saturdays)
\150/ 15 mins
Sick-child Daycare fee (weekdays 8:00AM to 6:00PM)
(in the case where a child has not recovered completely but meets the
acceptance criteria and has no sudden changes in symptoms)
\75/ 15 mins
Meals (per meal)
Dinner\ 420
*For regular daycare users of Asunaro and Cosmos, the Sick-child Daycare fee is the above additional daycare fee (\75/15 minutes).
For all others, the Sick-child Daycare fee is \150/15 mins.

Temporary Daycare
Registration fee \5,000

Daycare fees
Basic daycare hours (weekdays 7:30AM to 7:00PM) \125/ 15 mins
Non-basic daycare hours (weekdays 7:00PM to 10:00PM, Saturdays) \150/ 15 mins
Meals (per meal)
Lunch\ 420
Dinner\ 420
Snack \210
*After registering, please reserve a space by phone or e-mail by 5:00 pm, two days prior to the request date (excluding closed days of the daycare). Reservation can be made within 90 days of the usage.

Sick-child Daycare
Please see the page for details.

UP Cancellation Fees from Cancelling Reservations (starting May 1, 2012)
Regular daycare
* Reservation cancellation fee
 [Reservation for non-basic daycare hours reservation]
Period Cancellation fee
On or after 7:00PM on the operating day directly before the day of the reservation.(*1) One half of the fees associated with the reservation(*2)

* Dinner cancellation fee
Period Cancellation fee
1:00PM and after on the day of the reservation(*1) 420yen

Temporary daycare
* Reservation cancellation fee
Period Cancellation fee
On or after 7:00PM on the operating day directly before the day of the reservation.(*1) One half of the fees associated with the reservation. (*2)

* Meal cancellation fee
Period Cancellation fee
On or after 7:00PM on the operating day directly before the day of the reservation. (*1) Lunch and dinner: 420 yen each
Snacks: 210yen

(*1) Does not include Saturdays, Sundays, Holidays, New Years (12/29 to 1/3), and Breaks established by the University.
(*2) Rounded up to the nearest yen.
Applies to everything above

UP Contact

For questions regarding acceptance, registration and application for Temporary Daycare,
or about Asunaro Nursery School, please contact:

Personal Management and Labor Relation No.3 Division, General Affairs Department, Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya University

Tel: 052-744-2778
Fax: 052-744-2428
E-mail :

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