The Kyoto Center for Japanese Linguistic Studies Kyoto Japanese Language School (Kyoto)

 Taking advantage of the characteristics of the region of Kyoto, you will also study culture and business in Japanese. It is a Japanese language school where you can study the language well from the background of its culture and develop a certain ability in a homely atmosphere. We will celebrate the 70th anniversary of our founding in 2020 and will make further use of this wide range of experience.

No. of Students130 (maximum)
No. of Classes5 to 8 approx.
Class Size13 beginners and advanced, 18 intermediate
No. of Levels4 (beginner, intermediate 1, intermediate 2, advanced) or 5 (+ pre-intermediate)
Major Nationalities representedFrance, China, Italy, Taiwan, Indonesia, etc.
Age Limitsminimum age: 18 years old, (any age for private lessons)
Start DatesApril and October (special courses are available at any time;
for other courses, please refer to the website)
Minimum EnrollmentStudent visa: 1 year (2 semesters) is recommended, other visas: 10 weeks
AccommodationDormitories, homestays, flats, etc.
School Details
●You can learn Japanese culture at the intermediate level, and business at the advanced level, using Japanese.

●Practical and fun classes, including opportunities to use Japanese outside the school from the beginner level.

●Compared to other schools, many of our students have experience working, so the atmosphere is serious and relaxed.

●Good location: close to the Imperial Palace, elementary and junior high schools and university. 10 minutes by underground or 20 minutes by bicycle to the city centre.

●Besides the Intensive Course(full time course), we also offer short term courses, online courses and private lessons to students from companies and universities abroad, and foreign diplomats.

●We also publish a journal and Japanese language textbooks, hold lectures and train volunteers.