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Kyoto JaLS, Kyoto, Japan

Among the Top 20% most popular Japanese schools in Japan in the last 12 monthsOrganized social activities were rated by students as the best or among the top 20% of all schools in JapanAverage student rating for this school was the best or in the top 20% among all schools in Japan
4.7

Rating: 4.7/5.0

What we like about the school

  • Small class sizes
  • Excellent rating of teaching quality
  • Top rated social activities
  • Top rated school facilities

Kyoto JaLS

The language school Kyoto JaLS was founded in Kyoto, Japan in 2018. Kyoto JaLS is looking within a short walking distance from the Shijo subway and Karasuma train stations in the middle of Kyoto City. The school's location makes for easy access to popular tourist destinations and neighboring cities and prefectures. Kyoto JaLS operated previously under the name .

The school address is: Fukutoku Bldg.2F, 670 Tearaimizu-cho, 060-0002 - Kyoto, Japan (see on map)
Legal name / parent company: CO&CO Co., Ltd. | Tax registration ID: 00586986

Covid-19 related security measures that are taken by Kyoto JaLS

Our staff help students test their temperature everyday.
We also tell teachers, students and staff to wear masks, wash hands, gargle and keep social distance all the time.

Accreditations and Quality seals

ALTOPreferential Terms in Case of Visa RefusalEaquals

Facilities

  • Library

  • Lounge

  • Student support desk

  • Copy machine

  • Free WIFI

Classroom equipment

  • Air conditioning in most classrooms

  • Heating in most classrooms

  • Ample natural light in some classrooms

Number of classrooms:

17

Number of public PC workstations:

1

Facilities for disabled students

  • Wheelchair access to classroom

  • Wheelchair access to reception

Course material:

Generally course material has to be purchased by the student. The costs of course material will be approximately 4000 ¥ per course level.

Minimum age of students

  • 14 years
  • 14 years for specific Junior courses

Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school):

Days without class

In 2020 (including national and regional bank holidays): 01 Jan. 2020 - 05 Jan. 2020, 11 Feb. 2020, 29 Apr. 2020, 03 Nov. 2020, 21 Dec. 2020 - 31 Dec. 2020.

Japanese Courses

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Starting dates
For all levels except from absolute beginners:
Every Monday.
General course schedule
3 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:30  - 12:30
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Starting dates
For all levels except from absolute beginners:
Every Monday.
General course schedule
4-5 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:30  - 12:30
Afternoon: 13:30  - 15:30
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Price in ¥ 36200 34390 72400 68780 108600 103170 144800 137560 177380 168511 -- -- -- -- -- --
Autumn in Japan is already a special season, but the momiji period turns a city as amazing as Kyoto even more fascinating! Take the opportunity to study Japanese, while engaging in cultural activities twice per week in a wonderful scenery! The school organises activities on free afternoons (subject to extra fees).The enrollment date of complete beginners who have no Japanese foundation should be 05 Oct or 02 Nov.
Starting dates
2020: 05 Oct. 2020, 12 Oct. 2020, 19 Oct. 2020, 26 Oct. 2020, 02 Nov. 2020.
General course schedule
3 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:30  - 12:20
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Price in ¥ 32700 31065 65400 62130 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
This programme includes the Standard Course plus 2 fashion activities per week: Japanese make-up, nails, and fashion in general. You will study popular make-up and hair arrange methods, and talk to fashionable dressers in town.This course might potentially not take place on the desired dates. Availability needs to be checked before confirmation.
Starting dates
For all levels except from absolute beginners:
Every Monday.
General course schedule
3-4 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:30  - 12:20
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Are you crazy about manga and anime? Then this is the course for you! This programme includes the Standard Course plus 2 activities per week to explore Japanese pop culture: assist in manga drawing classes, go to a Maid Café, take pictures in character costumes... This course might potentially not take place on the desired dates. Availability needs to be checked before confirmation.
Starting dates
For all levels except from absolute beginners:
Every Monday.
General course schedule
3-4 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:30  - 12:20
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Price in ¥ 36200 34390 72400 68780 108600 103170 144800 137560 177380 168511 209960 199462 -- -- -- -- --
Study Japanese in the morning and participate in seasonal cultural activities twice per week. The rest of the days, the school plans social activities (a supplement for this will be charged). Why don't you study Japanese during the cherry blossom season? The enrollment date of complete beginners who have no Japanese foundation should be 06 Apr or 04 May.
Starting dates
2020: 06 Apr. 2020, 13 Apr. 2020, 20 Apr. 2020, 27 Apr. 2020, 04 May 2020, 11 May 2020.
General course schedule
3 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:30  - 12:20
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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This programme consists of 15 lessons of Japanese in the morning and two cultural activities per week. The rest of afternoons you can join the activities that the schools has prepared so you can socialise with your classmates from all over the world!Course A: from 01 Jun to 10 Jul.
Course B: from 13 Jul to 21 Aug.
Enrollment date of complete beginners who have no Japanese foundation should be 01 Jun, 13 Jul or 03 Aug.
Starting dates
2020: 01 Jun. 2020, 08 Jun. 2020, 15 Jun. 2020, 22 Jun. 2020, 29 Jun. 2020, 06 Jul. 2020, 13 Jul. 2020, 20 Jul. 2020, 27 Jul. 2020, 03 Aug. 2020, 10 Aug. 2020, 17 Aug. 2020.
General course schedule
3 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:30  - 12:20
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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This programme includes the Standard Course plus 2 activities per week to explore Japanese traditional culture. Some of these activities include a tea ceremony, flower arrangement, calligraphy, karate, sweets baking, sushi-making…
Starting dates
For all levels except from absolute beginners:
Every Monday.
General course schedule
3-4 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:30  - 12:20
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Price in ¥ 36200 34390 72400 68780 108600 103170 144800 137560 177380 168511 209960 199462 -- -- -- -- --
Contemplate the falling snow on the temples The enrollment date of complete beginners who have no Japanese foundation should be 06 Jan or 03 Feb.
Starting dates
For all levels except from absolute beginners:
2020: 06 Jan. 2020, 13 Jan. 2020, 20 Jan. 2020, 27 Jan. 2020, 03 Feb. 2020, 10 Feb. 2020.
General course schedule
3 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:30  - 12:20
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Price in ¥ 27000 25650 54000 51300 81000 76950 108000 102600 132300 125685 156600 148770 180900 171855 205200 194940 229500 218025 253800 241110 302400 287280
Is this your first time in Japan? Then this is the perfect course for you! You will learn all the essentials to communicative effectively on your daily routine: ordering food, asking for directions...
Starting dates
For all levels except from absolute beginners:
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Work & Study
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Price in ¥ -- -- -- -- -- 246000 233700 287000 272650 328000 311600 369000 350550 410000 389500 492000 467400
Standard course plus 20 hours of internship experience per week.
Starting dates
For all levels except from absolute beginners:
Every Monday.
General course schedule
3 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:30  - 12:30
Afternoon: 13:30  - 16:30
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Exam Preparation
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Intensive classes designed to practice and train for the N2 and N3 levels. Students are expected to work a minimum of 3 hours on their own (self-study, homework and preparation for the following class). Students are allowed to use the schools facilities to study (from 9:00 to 21:00).
Starting dates
2020: 09 Nov. 2020.
General course schedule
3 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:30  - 12:30
Afternoon: 13:30  - 16:30
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
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Lesson duration: 50 minutes
School's administrative fee: 21000.00 ¥
Comments about courses:International Bank Transfer Lifting Charge: JPY 4000.

Accommodation

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(charged by school)
Price in ¥ 66000 66000 66000 66000 79200 92400 105600 118800 145200 171600 13200 15000
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Please note that the above facilities may vary by accommodation.
Stays of less than a month are possible with payment of the full month's fee. Utilities are included.
Price extra night:
2200 ¥ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
40 minutes by public transport
Includes:
Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Air conditioning, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in ¥ 26400 52800 79200 105600 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 15000
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Please note that the above facilities may vary by accommodation.
Price extra night:
4400 ¥ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
60 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Air conditioning, Breakfast & 1 meal, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 14
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in ¥ 32350 64700 97050 118250 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 15000
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Please note that the above facilities may vary by accommodation.
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
40 minutes by public transport
Includes:
Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Heating, Air conditioning, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
Payment for accommodation must be received at least two weeks in advance of a student's anticipated check-in date. Because of this, students who need the school to book an accommodation on their behalf should book at least 3 weeks in advance.

As a general rule, students requesting a homestay accommodation must also use airport pickup service. Please book a flight arriving at either Kansai Airport (KIX) or Itami Airport (ITM) by 15:00 to ensure the smoothest check-in possible.
Kyoto Airport Pickup: JPY 4,200.

Leisure activities

activity possibledistance from school
Cooking 
Dancing 
Music 

Reviews

4.7

Rating: 4.7/5.0

Location of the school

Rating: 5.0/5.0

5.0
Organisation

Rating: 5.0/5.0

5.0
Facilities

Rating: 4.9/5.0

4.9
Social activities

Rating: 4.7/5.0

4.7
Course quality / Progress in language

Rating: 4.7/5.0

4.7
Value for money

Rating: 4.7/5.0

4.7
Accommodation
Homestay

Rating: 5.0/5.0

5.0
Shared Flat (apartment)

Rating: 4.3/5.0

4.3
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What students liked about Kyoto JaLS, Kyoto
Nice lounge where students, teachers, and staff can meet.
Overall rating
5.0
Value for money
5.0
Detailed review
City/place
5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0
School organization
5.0
Social activities
4.0
Accommodation
Homestay
5.0
Other
5.0
Shared House
5.0
I really liked the studying environment of the school. Teachers were switched a lot so that I could experience different types of teaching which I loved it. They provide many courses that you have lots of course choices in your level. The lounge was perfect place to making friends.
Overall rating
5.0
Value for money
5.0
Detailed review
City/place
5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
5.0
School organization
5.0
Social activities
5.0
Accommodation
Additional information
Insider tips about what future students should not miss: The text book they used in class was 'minna no nihongo'. If you have this book already, you should not buy new one.

Brochures

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  • Ceramics class
    Ceramics class6/18
  • Osaka Castle
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  • Fushimi Inari excursion
    Fushimi Inari excursion8/18
  • Flower Arranging
    Flower Arranging9/18
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  • Naginata experience
    Naginata experience11/18
  • Students in Kyoto
    Students in Kyoto12/18
  • Exploring
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  • Excursions
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  • Enjoying the city
    Enjoying the city15/18
  • Seeing the city
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  • Learning about Japanese culture
    Learning about Japanese culture17/18
  • Seeing Kyoto
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    FAQ about Kyoto JaLS, Kyoto

  • Japanese courses at Kyoto JaLS start at 25650 ¥ for Standard Course course with 15 lessons per week. When booking here you benefit from an exclusive discount.
  • The accommodation Shared House is the most popular among all our clients of JaLS
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at JaLS varies from 6 students (Standard + Internship) to 8 students (Standard Course)
  • % of teachers at Kyoto JaLS hold a university degree.
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • Kyoto JaLS offers courses from 14 years to 99. Average age is 0 during the summer and 0 for the rest of the year.
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