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APPLY NOW FOR JULY 2019:
STUDENT VISA FIRST INTAKE DEADLINES
ALL CITIES: 25th of January

*NOTE: Spots are limited. Applying for the first intake gives you a higher chance of reserving a spot at the school of your choice and makes the application process faster

SCHOOL INTRODUCTION

Communica Institute is based in Kobe and was founded in 1988. The school offers comprehensive and practical language courses, including courses that teach business Japanese and language skills required for grauate school in Japan. Communica Institute also approaches language education as something intercultural and encourages students to celebrate all cultures as well as their own.

SCHOOL INTENSITY

Medium intensity means the school gives you a perfect balance between study pace and free time. This means that you’ll be able to enjoy your life in Japan, while still being able to effectively progress your studies.

WHY USE GO! GO! NIHON?

WE HAVE THE EXPERIENCE

We have helped over 6,000 students come to Japan since 2009. Most of our staff have been language students at the exact schools that you are looking at, so we can give you first-hand information on the application process and potential issues.

HIGHEST CHANCE FOR ACCEPTANCE

Our staff are native English speakers, so nothing gets lost in translation. The schools use us to translate cultural and language barriers, so we can make sure your application for the school and visa is perfect.

OUR SERVICE IS FOR YOU

We are here to tell you all the ins and outs of each school and let you choose which one you think would be the best for you. Your success in Japan is our success.

School Features

Tailored to your needs

Communica Institute gives you the freedom to create your own path. Play to your strengths and work on your weaknesses at the same time using the school's unique approach, as the school offers you the possibility to take the classes best suited to YOUR level. You will be able to free yourself from the model conversations of textbooks and learn how to say what you really want to say in Japanese from the start.

ACCEPTS BEGINNER STUDENTS

Even if you’ve never studied Japanese before, that’s not a problem! You can start from scratch at this school.

PART-TIME JOB SUPPORT

The school provides support by posting available part-time jobs in the area and preparing you for the interview.

SUPPORT FOR FINDING FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT

From preparing you for interviews to teaching you proper business Japanese, this school provides support for when you’re ready to join the Japanese workforce.

ENGLISH-SPEAKING STAFF AVAILABLE

There will be English-speaking staff available to assist you with any issues that may arise during your time at the school.

WIFI AVAILABLE

Free Wifi is available to students.

STUDENT LOUNGE AVAILABLE

Mix and mingle with your fellow students or do some last minute studying in the student lounge.

School Location

KOBE

Kobe is a port city, which means there is a diverse range of cultural, architectural and historical influences from the diplomats, traders, academics, artists and journalists who arrived in the city. The history of Kobe and its great natural environment, surrounded by sea and mountains, make the city a comfortable place to live for foreigners.

Distance to Train Stations
Walking Time
Sannomiya Station (7 min)
JR Line, Hankyu and Hanshin railways

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

GENERAL JAPANESE COURSE
GRADUATE SCHOOL ENTRY CLASS
Basic / Practical Business Japanese Course
GENERAL JAPANESE COURSE
COURSE INTRODUCTION

This is a course for those who plan to enter a Japanese college and university or those who want to improve their working knowledge of Japanese.

Course Length

Without Student Visa

3 months

With Student Visa

6 - 24 months

Available Term starts each Year
  • January
  • April
  • July
  • October

Schedule

Weekdays

Morning Class

9:00

To

12:50 / 11:00

To

15:20

Or

Afternoon Class

11:00

To

15:20 / 13:30

To

17:20

Course hours per week:

20

Term Breakdown

Beginner

Course End

TERM 1

Beginner

The beginner level teaches students basic Japanese such as how to respond to simple questions, how to talk about yourself as well as reading and writing basic Japanese on everyday topics. In three months, the school will give students handy Japanese skills that can be used both in and out of the classroom.

Other Course Features

JLPT PREP ELECTIVE CLASSES

These JLPT classes will prepare you for levels N2 or N1. They will focus on teaching you techniques to pass the test and will focus on the different sections that you will encounter in the test.

HIGHER EDUCATION PREP

This elective class prepares you for the EJU test, which is required for all students aiming to attend university in Japan.

CONVERSATION CLASSES

In this elective class, you’ll practice speaking and listening to increase your overall verbal communication skills.

BUSINESS JAPANESE CLASSES

Study proper business Japanese and etiquette. This class is perfect for all students, especially those who are looking for full-time employment in Japan.

JAPANESE CULTURE CLASS

Learn many different aspects of Japanese culture and life in this class. You’ll probably learn about things that you never knew were particular to Japanese culture.

Total Course Costs

3 months
¥195,000 in total
6 months
¥442,500 in total
12 months
¥795,000 in total
18 months
¥1,147,500 in total
24 months
¥1,500,000 in total

Note: Textbooks fees not included

GRADUATE SCHOOL ENTRY CLASS
Course introduction

The Graduate School course offers individual guidance for students writing their “Research Plan”, which is required for entering graduate schools in Japan. This course introduces graduate schools from Communica Institute's extensive academic network that match students' preferences. This course also develops students' "Academic Japanese" skills required for research at a graduate level.

Course Length

With Student Visa

9 months / Jul. intake

With Student Visa

6months / Oct. intake

Available Term starts each Year
  • July
  • October

Schedule

Weekdays

Morning Class

09:00

To

12:50

Other Course Features

JLPT PREP ELECTIVE CLASSES

These JLPT classes will prepare you for levels N2 or N1. They will focus on teaching you techniques to pass the test and will focus on the different sections that you will encounter in the test.

HIGHER EDUCATION PREP

This elective class prepares you for the EJU test, which is required for all students aiming to attend university in Japan.

CONVERSATION CLASSES

In this elective class, you’ll practice speaking and listening to increase your overall verbal communication skills.

JAPANESE CULTURE CLASS

Learn many different aspects of Japanese culture and life in this class. You’ll probably learn about things that you never knew were particular to Japanese culture.

Total Course Costs

6 months
¥442,500 in total
9 months
¥618,750 in total

Note: Textbooks fees not included
Insurance is included in the tuition

Basic / Practical Business Japanese Course
COURSE INTRODUCTION

Communica Institute offers great teachers that have business and language teaching backgrounds and who can work together with students to plan their futures. Course materials include original business Japanese textbooks targeted for three levels and internships are available at Japanese companies.

Course Length

With Student Visa

Basic / 6 months , Practical / 6 months

Schedule

Weekdays

Morning Class

09:00

To

12:50

Other Course Features

JLPT PREP ELECTIVE CLASSES

These JLPT classes will prepare you for levels N2 or N1. They will focus on teaching you techniques to pass the test and will focus on the different sections that you will encounter in the test.

CONVERSATION CLASSES

In this elective class, you’ll practice speaking and listening to increase your overall verbal communication skills.

BUSINESS JAPANESE CLASSES

Study proper business Japanese and etiquette. This class is perfect for all students, especially those who are looking for full-time employment in Japan.

JAPANESE CULTURE CLASS

Learn many different aspects of Japanese culture and life in this class. You’ll probably learn about things that you never knew were particular to Japanese culture.

Total Course Costs

6 months
¥442,500 in total

Note: Textbooks fees not included
Insurance is included in the tuition

Student Demographics

Taiwan
31%
Korea
20%
Vietnam
10%
Hong Kong
6%
China
5%
Other Asian Countries
13%
Other Western Countries
15%
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