Short-term Japanese Language Program
Continual Progress in Japanese in a Short Time
Small class sizes of 3-12 students
Classes are divided by Japanese proficiency level
Authentic Japan Experience
Our program offers a deep insight into the language and culture.
|Regular courses||9 January –
|20 March –
|22 July –
|9 October –
|Extension||24 January –
|4 April –
|6 August –
|24 October –
|1||Afternoon||Onsen (Hot spring) Tour||8||Afternoon||Noh|
|2||Afternoon||Kikuchi Sightseeing||9||Afternoon||Martial arts（Aikido, Judo, Karate）|
|3||All day||Day trip||10||Afternoon||Shodo (Japanese calligraphy)|
|4||Afternoon||Wagashi (traditional sweets) making||11||Afternoon||Ikebana (flower arrangement)
|5||Afternoon||Kimono wearing||12||Afternoon/ Morning|
|6||Afternoon||Traditional Japanese dance||13||Afternoon/ Morning||Farming experience|
|7||Afternoon||Traditional musical instruments (shamisen and koto)||14||Afternoon/ Morning||School visit (primary / junior / high schools)|
|Mochi rice-cake making, coming-of-age ceremony, cherry blossom viewing (Hanami), Kikuchi Gorge trip, fireworks, viewing of autumnal foliage, seasonal festivals, events held by Kikuchi City with the local residents.
|AM||Japanese||Japanese||Japanese||Japanese||Day trip to Aso, Hita or Oita||Free time|
|PM||Introduction to life in Kikuchi||Cultural experiences and activities|
|AM||Japanese||Japanese||Japanese||Japanese||Japanese||Graduation ceremony &
|PM||Cultural experiences and activities|
|Enrollment fee||10,000 JPY
(Charged for first course only)
|Payment must be made one month before the course begins.
*Group discounts are available
|Tuition fee||100,000 JPY
(Extension: 50,000 JPY per week)
|Fees for cultural activities included,
50% of the fee is due one month before the course starts, the remainder is due upon arrival.
|Course materials||2,000 JPY
(Extension: 1,000 JPY per week）
|Payment must be made upon arrival.|
|Accommodations and miscellaneous fees||Homestay: from 1,500 JPY per day
Hotel / Private house or room rent: from 3,500 JPY per day
|*Shared rooms available
*From 3,500 JPY per day, including breakfast and dinner
|Pickup service from Fukuoka, Kumamoto Station, Kumamoto Airport
Insurance: from 3800 JPY per month
Bicycle rental: 300 JPY per day
|*Group discounts are available
Pickup service: from 1,000 JPY (if conditions are met)
*Enrollment Fee Exemption: Groups of three or more students applying at the same time will receive an enrollment fee exemption.
Pickup Group Discount: Contact the office for details as the pickup service fee depends on the location.
Applications: Please email your application form two months before the course starts. You must transfer the enrollment and 50% of the tuition fee within one month of our receiving of your admission letter. These fees are non-refundable in the case of cancellation. The remaining balance of the tuition fee must be paid upon arrival.