The Regular Program:Overview

Meeting 5 days a week (9:00 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.), the Regular Program offers an opportunity for intensive Japanese learning with immediate business and practical application. Depending on the student’s time frame and visa status, the Program is split into a 2-year General Course and a Short-term Course.

Term 3 months to 2 years (depending on the course)
Course Depending on the student’s time frame and visa status, there are two courses.
  • 2-year General Course:Those who obtain a valid student visa and plan to study for 1 to 2 years.
  • Short-term Course:Those with visas other than the student visa may enroll and renew every term (3 months).
Days 5 days per week (Monday~Friday)
Hours 9:00 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.
(45 minutes x 4 sessions per day, for a total of 20 sessions per week)
Eligibility for Admission
  1. Be a college junior or higher, or have completed an undergraduate degree
  2. Have a legal permit to enter the country, or be expecting such a permit
  3. Have guaranteed financial resources during the stay in Japan
Number of students 140 (14 students maximum per class)
Tuition Admission fee: 40,000 yen
Tuition fee:199,000 yen /term
Facility fee:2,500 yen /1 term
Material fee 4,000-10,000 yen /term

Tuition / Fees

Term System

Each term runs 3 months (10 weeks), making it a 4-term academic year. You may enroll in any term.

Spring Term(Apr.–June)→Break→Summer Term(July–Sep.)→Break→Fall Term(Oct.–Dec.)→Break→ Winter Term(Jan.–Mar.)→Break

Class Schedule (Summer Term 2020 – Spring Term 2021)

Term Instruction begins Instruction ends No class
Summer Term 2020
Aug. 3, 2020 Oct. 9, 2020 Aug. 10, Sept. 21, Sept. 22
Fall Term 2020
Oct. 19, 2020 Dec. 25, 2020 Nov. 3, Nov. 23
Winter Term 2021
Jan. 12, 2021 Mar. 19, 2021 Feb. 11, 23
Spring Term 2021
Apr. 5, 2021 June 18, 2021 Apr. 29 - May 5

Application Update

How to select a Course


There are 8 levels, from Basic to Advanced. 10 weeks per term.

Click here to see the details of the classes.


Basic level focuses on elementary communication skills necessary for work and day-to-day life, including conversation skills required for ordinary job performance and daily interchanges.

Intermediate level develops the communication ability needed for handling various situations at work and in daily life, as well as the proper use of keigo.

Advanced level hones the communication ability to fluently interact with native Japanese in all contexts both in the office and in day-to-day living.

Class Placement

  • Beginners will be placed in Basic 1.
  • For those who have studied some Japanese in the past, we conduct a level-check test and interview, upon which we will determine the appropriate level.

Level Completion

We will decide whether a student has completed a given level on the basis of their attendance record, class evaluation and term-end test.

Where the students come from

glaf: Where the students come from

The students come from various countries around the world.
As of April 2018

Client Corporations and Organizations

Here is a partial list of companies and organizations that have used our services.

  • Mitsui & Co., Ltd.
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
  • Okasan Securities Co., Ltd.
  • Inabata & Co., Ltd.
  • Nihon Tetra Pak K.K.
  • Sony Corporation
  • Marubeni Automotive Corporation
  • Nichifutsu Boueki Corporation
  • QVC Japan, Inc.
  • CJ korea express Corporation
  • Rikkyo University Williams Foundation
  • Society of Jesus
  • Catholic Diocese of Yokohama

Contact Us

  • 03-3359-9600
  • Reception Hours: Mon.-Thu. 9:00-19:30 / Fri.-Sat. 9:00-17:00
  • 3minute walk from Yotsuya Station
  • 1-6-2 Yotsuya, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan 160-0004 Nearest Station Yotsuya Station JR Chuo and Sobu Lines/Subway Marunouchi and Namboku Lines

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