Each student is special!
Kyoshin Language Academy (KLA) has 10 schools in Japan; 4 in Tokyo, one each in Aichi, Shiga, Kyoto, Osaka, Hyogo and Fukuoka respectively. They are one of the biggest Japanese Language Institute groups in Japan!
Their diverse student population consists of students from 29 countries, all studying together at KLA for various purposes. Most students are looking to further studies in Japan. Their Tokyo OLJ, Kyoto and Osaka schools also help students in exploring further education, improving Japanese and job-seeking. Also, there are Singaporean students at these schools.
Curriculums at Kyoshin Language Academy are based on Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT). 8 levels of Japanese classes ranging from Beginner to Upper Advanced (N5 to N1+) are offered. In addition, the school also holds many group events such as speech, essay and design contests. They also support students in their studies, daily lives and mental well-being. Original Student Handbooks are available as well!
Know more about the details of each course by clicking on the respective links.
This is a general Japanese language course, it is also a preparatory course for further education in universities and vocational schools.
There are 8 levels ranging from beginner to upper advanced. KLA teaches Japanese in Japanese, even in beginner classes.
They have 4 enrolment intakes per year, but beginner class is not available for enrolment in January.
This course is suitable for students who would like to learn the Japanese language and immerse themselves in the culture
for a short period of time.
You should be at least 18 years old.
Summer Program (short-term)
This program is suitable for students who would like to learn Japanese language and immerse themselves in the culture.
Students can look forward to Japanese language course, cultural experience and home stay with a Japanese host family.
You should be at least 16 years old.
(1) This is an optional course for Long-term Course students.
(2) This is a preparatory course for students who would like to enter Art University in Kyoto.
You can learn Japanese style dessins for your further education. For beginner class students, English interpreters are available to support your learning.
School Location and Accommodation
KLA has 10 schools in Japan; 4 in Tokyo, one each in Aichi, Shiga, Kyoto, Osaka, Hyogo and Fukuoka respectively.
It is recommended to stay at share-houses or homestay. KLA can introduce the relevant agencies.
TCK Building 3F,4F, 2-18-18, Nishiwaseda, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 169-0051 Japan
10 minutes on foot from JR Takadanobaba station
3 minutes on foot from Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin line Nishi-waseda station
UBG Higashi Ikebukuro Building 2F,3F, 2-23-2, Higashiikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo 170-0013 Japan
8 minutes on foot from JR Otsuka station
Mizukoshi building 2F,3F, 5-50-8, Higashinippori, Arakawa-ku, Tokyo 116-0014 Japan
3 minutes on foot from JR Nippori station
2-51-8, Nishinippori, Arakawa-ku, Tokyo 116-0013 Japan
5 minutes on foot from JR Nippori station
3-9-15, Kozojicho-kita, Kasugai-shi, Aichi 487-0016 Japan
3 minutes on foot from JR Kozoji station
272 Bando-ya cho, Gojo agaru, Muromachi-dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-city, Kyoto 600-8439 Japan
3 minutes on foot from Gojo station
2-2-19, Nagaihigashi, Sumiyoshi-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka 558-0004 Japan
3 minutes on foot from Nagai station
4-1-3, Syogundori, Nada-ku, Kobe-shi, Hyogo 657-0058 Japan
15 minutes on foot from JR Rokkomichi station
15 minutes on foot from Hankyu Railway Oji-Koen station
12 minutes on foot from Hanshin Electric Railway Oishi station
31-11, Ino, Umi-machi, Kasuya-gun, Fukuoka 811-2104 Japan
16 minutes on foot from JR Umi station
15 minutes by car from Fukuoka airport
3-11-1, Taishogun, Otsu-shi, Shiga 520-2145 Japan
5 minutes on foot from JR Seta station (Biwako line)
KLA offers a one-time ￥88,000 to students.
New applicants/students who possess JLPT N2 or higher
School Application Process
How to apply?
(For Long-term Course students)
Apply for Certificate of Eligibility (COE)
COE is a fundamental document you need to have to apply for a student visa. It is not the Visa itself, just one of the steps for student visa application.
Screening by Japan Immigration
This will take 2 to 3 months.
Receive result of COE application
If successful, please pay the tuition fees.
Apply for student visa
Bring the COE to Embassy of Japan in your home country and apply for student visa
Arrive in Japan