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Genki Japanese and Culture School, Fukuoka
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Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.041 reviews
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Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0
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Rating: 4.0/5.0

4.0/5.0
Standard Course - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 8
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What our students said about Fukuoka

10
The best city in Japan

The best city in Japan

Michael
Germany

Most recent student reviews of language schools in Fukuoka

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0 | 41 reviews

In my opinion, teachers were very kind and high qualified. It was a pleasure for me to communicate with them. Also, students were very outgoing. It was really interesting to connect with people from other countries and learn something new about new different cultures.

14 June 2019
Course: Japanese Plus Conversation - 3 weeks
Student age: 16 years

Platon
Russia

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0 | 41 reviews

Very engaging teachers

29 April 2019
Course: Standard Course - 6 weeks
Student age: 53 years

Michael
Germany

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0 | 41 reviews

Liked it

18 December 2018
Course: Standard Course - 2 weeks
Student age: 66 years

Tom
Australia

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0 | 41 reviews

The relation with the teachers, though it is expected if we take into account the price of the course.
Not everything is perfect. Some things in the organisation are hard to understand. It is a school that accepts young students so some teachers should improve their methodology. But the teachers are eager to help.

28 November 2018
Course: Standard Course - 12 weeks
Student age: 18 years

Keita
Spain

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0 | 41 reviews

Teachers, and special thanks to Demi.

24 September 2018
Course: Standard Course - 8 weeks
Student age: 18 years

Oleksandr
Ukraine

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0 | 41 reviews

I really enjoyed the lessons. They were really fun and engaging and the teachers were extremely helpful and friendly.
I thoroughly enjoyed my time studying in Fukuoka. GenkiJACS helped me find great accomodation and my Japanese improved despite just being there for 3 short weeks. I can definitely say that I am more confident with Japanese conversation due to the ample practice that I had in the classes there.

26 June 2018
Course: Japanese Plus Conversation - 3 weeks
Student age: 17 years

Megan
Singapore

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0 | 41 reviews

Very friendly and very competent

9 October 2017
Course: Standard Course - 3 weeks
Student age: 52 years

Michael
Germany

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0 | 41 reviews

The quality of the teaching
I would definitely recommend it

21 October 2015
Course: General Japanese Course (Short-Term) - 1 week
Student age: 67 years

Maggie
France

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0 | 41 reviews

The teacher

21 September 2015
Course: Standard Course - 1 week
Student age: 35 years

Gabriela
Germany

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0 | 41 reviews

teacher

17 August 2015
Course: Standard Course - 6 weeks
Student age: 20 years

NARUTM
Thailand

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0 | 41 reviews

It's like a second house where you come and learn so much. The teachers are very good and also very friendly.
I had such an amazing time here. The teachers, the other students and the people from Fukuoka made that possible. I met a lot of people from all over the world and a lot of Japanese people. I will definitely comeback soon, because I liked it so much and I want to speak Japanese even better.

6 May 2013
Course: Standard Course - 4 weeks
Student age: 19 years

Max
Netherlands

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0 | 41 reviews

The atmosphere of the course and the school in general.

1 November 2011
Course: Standard Course - 2 weeks
Student age: 18 years

Sabet
France

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0 | 41 reviews

The teaching and the laid back atmosphere.

12 January 2011
Course: Standard Course - 4 weeks
Student age: 36 years

Martin
Ceska Republika

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0 | 41 reviews

The staff is very friendly and helpful. They'll help you with anything and go out of their way to do so. Also, you get a free personal cup while you're there. You have a selection of beverages, microwave, DVD/Manga/bookselection you can rent or even keep (the books) for free. Also, you get flash cards, so you can learn all the vocab and Kanji quickly and, if your a woman, you get a personal alarm (not that it's really necessary but it's definitely reassuring).
You can get a language exchange partner for free, if you ask at the school or mention it when you book the course. They'll find you a suitable Japanese exchange partner, so you really get to speak as much Japanese as possible.

24 August 2010
Course: Standard Course - 10 weeks
Student age: 21 years

Dimitra
Schweiz

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0 | 41 reviews

The spirit

11 December 2009
Course: Standard Course - 10 weeks
Student age: 25 years

Aurelie
française

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0 | 41 reviews

Teachers.
School is great for people who want to learn japanese in holidays and for those who want to study hard.

6 October 2009
Course: Standard Course - 3 weeks
Student age: 35 years

Piotr
Polska

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0 | 41 reviews

good teachers

3 June 2009
Course: Standard Course - 2 weeks
Student age: 29 years

Till
deutsch

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0 | 41 reviews

Really nice ambience. Good teaching in really small groups ( <6 ).
No problem at all. Everything was done quickly and efficiently !

12 May 2009
Course: Standard Course - 4 weeks
Student age: 22 years

Romain
Francaise

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0 | 41 reviews

The atmosphere during class is very good. The teachers are so funny, but you still learn a lot.
I recommend you this language school. Everybody is very nice and funny, so that it is fun to go to school. Together with the other pupils you can discover the city. It is an unforgetable experience!

22 August 2008
Course: Standard Course - 4 weeks
Student age: 20 years

Kathrin
deutsch

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0 | 41 reviews

Every one was very kind
Be aware not to take two courses if you stay more than 2 weeks. 4hours/day is enough and let yourself time to enjoy your stay.

9 July 2008
Course: Standard Course - 4 weeks
Student age: 37 years

Jean Claude
FRANCAISE

Key Facts about Fukuoka

Fukuoka: The busy city of Fukuoka is the biggest city on the Japanese island of Kyushu. In this waterfront city beaches and resorts are never more than a few metro stops away. The Fukuoka area is famous for fresh seafood and its local annual festivals, which are some of Japan's oldest and draw huge crowds. Don´t miss the Fukuoka tower, the tallest coastal tower in Japan which offer breathtaking views. For carousel-lovers, Fukuoka has Asia´s largest Ferris wheel - 120 meters high!

Population: 1,393,000

Time zone: +19h. (GMT +9)

Region: Fukuoka,

Currency: JPY (1 JPY = 0.0093 USD)

Name of city in Japanese: 福岡市

Fukuoka quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.6/5.0

4.6/5.0 (41 reviews by our former students)

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.

universities: 12 (rankings of universities in Fukuoka)

High season: July

Low season: December

Average course price per week: 36,012 ¥

Cost of Living:

* 100 = prices in New York

  • Student price index excluding rent:86* (14% cheaper than New York)
  • Student price index including rent:114* (14% more expensive than New York)
  • Price index food only:85* (15% cheaper than New York)
  • Big Mac price (Japan average):386.63 ¥ (37% cheaper than in USA)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type A
  • Plug Type B
  • Residential voltage: 100 V
  • Frequency: 60 Hz / 50 Hz

Arrival Airport

Fukuoka (FUK) - 3 km. from Fukuoka city center

Public transportation to city center:

Every 15 minutes, 270,00 JPY, 6 minutes.

Main stops: Fukuoka Airport, Hakata

Taxi: 1.934 ¥, 6 minutes drive to city center of Fukuoka

Direct international flights from:
  • Singapore: Singapore Changi

Weather in Fukuoka

Climate Table
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Midday Temperature
Night-time Temperature
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 °F10 °F20 °F30 °F40 °F50 °F60 °F70 °F80 °F90 °FTemperature in °F
Hours of Sunshine
33.755.56.14.95.76.75.35.64.43.4
Water Temperature
57.2 °F55.4 °F55.4 °F60.8 °F64.4 °F69.8 °F75.2 °F80.6 °F77 °F71.6 °F66.2 °F62.6 °F
Rainfall
23mm22mm47mm73mm87mm117mm95mm103mm97mm62mm43mm28mm

Events in FukuokaBest time to take a language course in Fukuoka

July
Hakata Gion Yamakasa Festival
Hakata Gion Yamakasa Festival

01 July 2020 - 15 July 2020The Hakata Gion Yamakasa is a folk festival that is thought to be almost 800 years old and features elaborate, colourful floats, some over 13 metres high. It is famous for its float races, where teams of scantily dressed men carry large floats through the streets of the city.

August
Ohori Fireworks Show
Ohori Fireworks Show

01 August 2020The largest fireworks display of the year is set off from an island in the middle of Ohori park pond. It is easy to find a good place to sit back and enjoy the spectacle of this traditional summer event.

November
Kyushu Sumo tournament
Kyushu Sumo tournament

08 November 2020 - 22 November 2020The Kyushu Grand Tournament is the last major sumo event of the season and Fukuoka is a great city to host it. Residents get very excited about the tournament and wrestlers can often be found at local restaurants.

What to do in Fukuoka

Hakata Machiya Furusato-kan
Hakata Machiya Furusato-kan
Shrines & Temples
Shrines & Temples
Fukuoka Tower
Fukuoka Tower
Rakusui-en
Rakusui-en
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