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  • All travelers must quarantine for 14 days upon arrival in Japan.
  • In public people must stay 1.8 metres apart and it's mandatory to wear a mask. It’s also recommended by the World Health Organisation.
  • Hygiene measures: all schools are subjected to follow a protocol on cleaning and disinfection which is in accordance with national laws and recommendations. Students have to maintain a distance of 1.8 metres in the class and school in general and they have to wash and disinfect their hands often and constantly; hand sanitizers are provided in all rooms and in the common areas. The use of masks is obligatory.
  • Accommodation: shared rooms are not available at the moment due to the distancing rules, but single rooms are available in residences.
  • Bars and restaurants are adhering to strict social distancing regulation and strict cleaning protocols.
Last revision/update: 08 July 2020
Lexis Japan, Kobe

Lexis Japan

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Rating: 4.1/5.0

4.1/5.012 reviews
Quality of teaching:

Rating: 4.0/5.0

Social activity and excursion program:

Rating: 3.9/5.0

Intensive Japanese (15) - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 12
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79500¥ 76550¥
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What our students said about Kobe

The atmosphere at the academy was wonderful.

The atmosphere at the academy was wonderful.

South Korea

Most recent student reviews of language schools in Kobe

Rating: 4.1/5.0

4.1/5.0 | 12 reviews

Location in Kobe, quality of education, teachers are very professioal

31 October 2018
Course: Intensive Japanese (15) - 2 weeks
Student age: 53 years


Rating: 4.1/5.0

4.1/5.0 | 12 reviews

The teachers are fantastic.
I loved learning Japanese at Lexis. It was an unforgettable experience and I will do everything I can in order to go back in the future.

9 April 2018
Course: Intensive Japanese (25) - 4 weeks
Student age: 25 years

England UK

Rating: 4.1/5.0

4.1/5.0 | 12 reviews

Very friendly and helpful staff. Great atmosphere.
Great organisation, looking forward to going back.

6 April 2017
Course: Intensive Japanese (25) - 1 week
Student age: 37 years


Rating: 4.1/5.0

4.1/5.0 | 12 reviews

Location location location and school environment

30 August 2016
Course: Intensive Japanese (15) - 3 weeks
Student age: 16 years

United States

Key Facts about Kobe

Kobe: The city of Kobe is located on the island of Honshu and is located on a scenic harbour beside a mountain which offers stunning views across the region. You can visit monuments and memorials and also check out some very scenic gardens and pretty impressive waterfalls. Of course a trip to Kobe wouldn't be complete unless you try the city’s famous Kobe beef- which is beef marbled with fat making it super tender and juicy.

Population: 1,529,000

Time zone: +1h. (GMT +9)

Region: Hyōgo,

Currency: JPY (1 JPY = 0.0655 CNY)

Name of city in Japanese: 神戸市

Kobe quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.8/5.0

4.8/5.0 (12 reviews by our former students)

Visa: Nationals from China require a visa to enter and study in Japan. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.

universities: 18 (rankings of universities in Kobe)

High season: July

Low season: December

Average course price per week (High season): 46,402 ¥

Average course price per week (Low season): 30,381 ¥

Cost of Living:

* 100 = prices in Shanghai

  • Student price index excluding rent:133* (33% more expensive than Shanghai)
  • Student price index including rent:211* (111% more expensive than Shanghai)
  • Price index food only:103* (3% more expensive than Shanghai)
  • Big Mac price (Japan average):383.84 ¥ (18% more expensive than in China)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type A
  • Plug Type B
  • Residential voltage: 100 V
  • Frequency: 60 Hz / 50 Hz

Arrival Airport

Kansai International (KIX) - 29 km. from Kobe city center

Public transportation to city center:


Every 60 minutes, 2 247,00 JPY, 60 minutes.

Main stops: Kansai Airport, Kobe Airport + Kobe Airport, Sannomiya(Port Liner)

Every 20 minutes, 2 247,00 JPY, 70 minutes.

Main stops: Kansai Airport Terminal 1, Kobe Sannomiya

Taxi: 25.933 ¥, 50 minutes drive to city center of Kobe

Direct international flights from:
  • New Zealand: Auckland International
  • China: Beijing Capital, Changchun, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dalian, Fuzhou, Guangzhou, Guiyang, Hangzhou, Harbin, Nanking / Nanjing, Ningbo, Qingdao, Shanghai Pu Dong, Shenyang, Shenzhen Bao'an International, Tianjin, Wuhan, Wuxi, Xi An Xianyang, Xiamen, Yangzhou Taizhou Airport, Yanji, Yantai
  • Australia: Cairns
  • USA: Honolulu International, Los Angeles International, San Francisco International
  • Singapore: Singapore Changi
  • Canada: Vancouver International

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