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43 Japanese Language Schools in Japan Ranking 2024

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4.8

Rating: 4.8

(193 reviews)
Top Destinations: Tokyo (city thumbnail)
4.7

Rating: 4.7

(13 reviews)
Top Destinations: Kobe (city thumbnail)
4.5

Rating: 4.5

(44 reviews)
Top Destinations: Fukuoka (city thumbnail)
4.8

Rating: 4.8

(35 reviews)
Top Destinations: Kyoto (city thumbnail)
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Best Japanese schools in Nishinomiya by category - student age group, value for money

TOP Rated by
Students < 18 years
Genki Japanese and Culture School
Students < 18 years
4.4

Rating: 4.4

(10)
Students < 18 years
4.4

Rating: 4.4

(5)
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TOP Rated by
Students 18-30 years
Genki Japanese and Culture School
Students 18-30 years
5.0

Rating: 5

(5)
Students 18-30 years
5.0

Rating: 5

(3)
Students 18-30 years
4.8

Rating: 4.8

(6)
TOP Rated by
Students 31-49 years
Hokkaido JaLS
Students 31-49 years
5.0

Rating: 5

(3)
Students 31-49 years
4.7

Rating: 4.7

(7)
Students 31-49 years
4.7

Rating: 4.7

(6)
TOP Rated by
Students 50+ years
Hokkaido JaLS
Students 50+ years
5.0

Rating: 5

(7)
Students 50+ years
5.0

Rating: 5

(3)
Students 50+ years
5.0

Rating: 5

(2)
TOP Rated by
Students all ages
Study & Live in your Teacher's Home
Students all ages
5.0

Rating: 5

(3)
Students all ages
4.9

Rating: 4.9

(22)
Students all ages
4.8

Rating: 4.8

(21)
TOP Rated by
Quality of teaching
Study & Live in your Teacher's Home
Quality of teaching
5.0

Rating: 5

(2)
Quality of teaching
4.8

Rating: 4.8

(20)
Quality of teaching
4.6

Rating: 4.6

(33)
TOP Rated by
Leisure programme
Kyoto JaLS
Leisure programme
4.7

Rating: 4.7

(19)
Leisure programme
4.6

Rating: 4.6

(21)
Leisure programme
4.6

Rating: 4.6

(7)
TOP Rated by
Value for money
Hokkaido JaLS
Value for money
4.9

Rating: 4.9

(21)
Value for money
4.6

Rating: 4.6

(19)
Value for money
4.6

Rating: 4.6

(7)
TOP Rated by
Location of school
Genki Japanese and Culture School
Location of school
5.0

Rating: 5

(9)
Location of school
5.0

Rating: 5

(21)
Location of school
4.9

Rating: 4.9

(19)
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Information about Japan

The island nation of Japan in East Asia is comprised of over 3000 islands. Contrary to what you would expect, Japan is one of the easiest countries to travel around. If you like traditional culture visit Kyoto and Nara and get your fill of temples, shrines, tea ceremonies and museums. If you prefer modern culture and technology visit Tokyo, Osaka or Niseko and enjoy the trend-setting cafés and fabulous sushi restaurants. You will love the hospitality of the Japanese people.
Population: 126,530,000
Capital: Tokyo
Time zone: GMT +9
Currency: JPY (1 JPY = 0.0067 USD)
Telephone country code: +81
Name of country in Japanese: 日本
Largest cities in Japan:
  • 1. Tokyo: 8,300,000
  • 2. Yokohoma: 3,600,000
  • 3. Osaka: 2,600,000
  • 4. Nagoya: 2,200,000
  • 5. Sapporo: 1,900,000
Visa: Nationals from USA do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 90 days. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.
Visa requirements data last updated on 01 Dec. 2022 (Source)
For the most up-to-date visa information please consult with the embassy or consulate of Japan in your country. List of embassies and consulates of Japan on the official website - Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.
Largest international airport in Japan:
Narita International Airport (NRT): 63 km. from Tokyo city center
Cost of Living:
  • Big Mac price (Japan average): 424.76 ¥
    (45% cheaper than in USA)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type A
  • Plug Type B
  • Residential voltage: 100 V
  • Frequency: 60 Hz / 50 Hz

Most popular regions in Japan for language travel

Q&A - Questions and answers about Japan

  • The Genki School in Tokyo itself does not offer an internship, but it does work with an organisation that plans internships. At the same time, you can also attend a language course at the Genki School.
    Lisa Saskia Schiwy, LanguageCourse.Net - Sep 27, 2023
  • You can book a course through us for any of the schools we work with in Japan. Optionally, you can also choose to book one of the accommodation options offered by the school in question. Unfortunately, we do not take care of flights.
    Rubén De Haro, LanguageCourse.Net - Apr 24, 2023
  • Unfortunately, we do not have a school in Kanazawa that offers educational leave. The school that has the most accreditations is Genki School with locations in Tokyo, Kyoto and Fukuoka.
    Lisa Saskia Schiwy, LanguageCourse.Net - Mar 23, 2023
  • We only work with accredited schools, not just Japanese, so we can recommend any of the schools we work with, although the main thing we take into account when recommending one school or another are the evaluations, the experiences of our former students, which can be consulted on our website.
    Rubén De Haro, LanguageCourse.Net - Dec 05, 2022
  • No, high school diplomas are not required, but are often an advantage in student visa approval.
    Lisa Saskia Schiwy, LanguageCourse.Net - Nov 21, 2022
  • In order to apply for a student visa in Japan the minimum length requirement is 1 year.
    Lisa Lebret, LanguageCourse.net - Mar 24, 2022
  • In order to apply for a student visa in Japan the minimum length requirement is 1 year.
    Lisa Lebret, LanguageCourse.net - Mar 24, 2022

FAQ about schools in Japan

  • When you register with us, you'll receive the following benefits!

    - Language support: When you register for a course through us, we communicate with the school, so you'll receive service support in your mother tongue, not English or Japanese.
    - Discounted tuition: We offer special tuition discounts to make your course more affordable. This means it's cheaper than enrolling directly with the school.
    - Free service: We don't charge students for our services, so there are no additional fees on top of your tuition.

    Please send us the following information so that we can check with the school to see if you can enroll in the class.

    - Your current Japanese level:
    - Starting date:
    - Duration:
    - Accommodation Type (if you want to use school's accommodation)
    Mindlere Shin, Language Travel Consultant from LanguageCourse.Net - Jun 16, 2023
  • In Fukuoka, I would love to offer a few schools there. Its access to great beaches, a variety of beautiful nature, and the rich historical legacy of Kyushu as a whole make it one of the best cities in Japan, definetely worth it to visit.
    Maksym Sterpul, Language Travel Consultant from LanguageCourse.Net - Mar 30, 2023
  • As a rule, all Japanese families picked by the local organizer speak English, perhaps not fluently, or at a high level, but enough to keep up a conversation or explain to a student the organization of activities or excursions.
    Maksym Sterpul, Language Travel Consultant from LanguageCourse.Net - Mar 14, 2023
  • Only Home Language International in Tokyo can provide senior courses, you can live and have one-to-one lessons in a teacher's home.
    If you don't mind studying with younger students, you can also check our other partner schools in Japan.
    Click the school name to to check all the the course information of that school, or click "Course Type" at the top of the page to select the course you are interested in, and then click "Calculate Price Comparison" to display all the courses that meet your requirements.
    Susan Wang, Language Travel Consultant from LanguageCourse.Net - Feb 28, 2023
  • We do not take part in making travel arrangements - the student must do this on his/her own.
    Upon arrival, most schools can help arrange airport transfers for an additional fee.
    Gosia Mazur, Language Travel Consultant from LanguageCourse.Net - Nov 29, 2022
  • We currently work with schools offering Junior programmes for students from 13 years old and above. If you are looking for Japanese courses for students under the age of 13, the best option would be to go for an immersion programme at the a teacher's house. This type of progamme welcome students from age 5 and provides excellent private courses.
    Madly Simba, FR Consultant from LanguageCourse.net - Jul 28, 2022
  • Yes we offer a selection of junior courses in Japan. Please contact one of our agents in order to receive all the details.
    Lisa Lebret, language travel agent from LanguageCourse.net - Jun 28, 2022
  • To join a Japanese beginners course the minimum requirement is knowing and understanding the hiragana and katakana alphabet.
    Robin Rebecca Pietersma, Dutch Consultant from Languagecourse.net - Jul 05, 2021
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