Yamaguchi Gakuen is one of the largest vocational schools, located in Osaka, with over 3,000 students. We emphasize on Japanese language proficiency, and provide high quality lessons that are enjoynable. Our international students have a lot of opprtunities to interact with our Japanese students on a daily basis.

No. of Students■International Students :approx. 1,000 students 
■Japanese Students :approx. 2,000 students
( Total number of students in Yamaguchi Gakuen)
No. of Classes30( February, 2021 )
Class SizeAverage 13 students in class(Maximum 20 students in class )
No. of Levels8 levels(The number of levels could vary, depending on students' language level.)
Major Nationalities representedTaiwan, China, Thai, Vietnam, Korea, Italy, Indonesia, Canada, U.S.A., U.K., France, and more.
Age Limits18 years old or older(Based on the entrance standard of vocational schools in Japan)
Start Dates■Long-Term Course(April, October) ■Short-Term Course(April, july, October, January)
Minimum Enrollment■Long-Term Course(1 year) ■Short-Term Course(45 days)
AccommodationApartment, Domitory, Share-House, Homestay, and more.
School Details
①ECC KOKUSAI COLLEGE OF FOREIGN LANGUAGES is one of the vocational schools among Yamaguchi Gakuen with a lot of Japanese students enrolling. We offer many interactive events with Japanese students, such as Buddy Program which help students encourage to communicate in Japanese language, on a daily basis. ( except long holiday and test terms )

②Students can participate a variety of volunteer works with local Japanese people and Japanese students actively through our ECC Social Action & International Exchange Center.

③Students can develop strong Japanese skills from a beginner level.

④Using the textbook, "Dekiru Nihongo" , we provide the lessons to learn practical Japanese language, used in real life situation. We also take proficiency seriously so that students improve good commands of Japanese language.

⑤JLPT elective lessons are available from the intermediate level.

⑥Students can be led to pass admission tests for the universities, that they aim for, by one-on-one guidance with our teachers.

⑦Students can go on to our vocational courses in ECC COLLEGE OF COMPUTER AND MULTIMEDIA or ECC KOKUSAI COLLEGE OF FOREIGN LANGUAGES, and acquire specific skills, such as IT, game, and business.

⑧We offer some career guidance to the students, aiming to find jobs in Japan, so they can learn necessary skills to find jobs, such as how to write resume, how to find hiring information, and job hunting etiquette in Japanese way.

⑨Schools are located in the centre of Osaka, Umeda, so there are many commercial facilities, such as big shopping malls and leisure facilities. Many public transports, JR line, Subway Tanimachi line, Subway Midosuji line, Hankyu line, and Hanshin line, are easily accessible.

⑩Students, taking long-term courses, can get 50 to 60% discount on their commuter pass as a student of vocational school.

⑪Staffs, speaking several languages (Chinese, Korean, English, Thai, and Vietnam), are present to support your study in Japan.