Due to the strict procedures of Japanese immigration, we are unable to assist students from countries not listed in the MOFA exemption list.
If you do have dual citizenship and hold another passport, please enter those details and try again.
*NOTE: Spots are limited. Applying for the first intake gives you a higher chance of reserving a spot at the school of your choice! We are also accepting applications for the April term.
Located near the famous electric town of Tokyo, Intercultural Institute boasts a great mix of students from all around the world. They also have an extremely friendly and inviting study atmosphere that students of all backgrounds can enjoy.
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 helped over 7,000 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.
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.
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.
With a variety of levels and elective courses, this school offers the most choices for Japanese study. Ranging from JLPT and EJU preparation, to business Japanese and cultural study, Intercultural Institute is the right school for whatever your goals are.
Even if you’ve never studied Japanese before, that’s not a problem! You can start from scratch at this school.
Free Wifi is available to students.
Mix and mingle with your fellow students or do some last minute studying in the student lounge.
There will be English-speaking staff available to assist you with any issues that may arise during your time at the school.
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.
The school provides support by posting available part-time jobs in the area and preparing you for the interview.
Students will also have the opportunity to meet and mingle with Japanese Students through various events organised by the school.
Akihabara, also known as "Electric Town", is world famous as the IT mecca of Tokyo. When you walk through Akihabara, don't be surprised to see people wearing cosplay clothing as you may lose your sense of reality and feel like you've been pulled inside an episode of your favorite anime series. Akihabara is very popular among local "otakus", which has lead to hundreds of anime, manga, and video game shops being located here.
Whether you are looking for the latest high-tech gadget or you want to buy an old Nintendo game, Akihabara is the place to go! Also located in close proximity to the school is Asakusa. You can experience traditional Japan in Asakusa with its many temples and shrines. With a clear view of Tokyo's new Sky Tree, you can definitely feel the mixing of old and new Japan.
This course includes standard lessons, JLPT and EJU preparation, and cultural activities throughout the year.
Without Student Visa
With Student Visa
6 - 24 months
Can't commit that long?
School usually starts in the first or second week of the month’s term start.
Course hours per week:20
CLASSES ARE EITHER IN THE MORNING OR IN THE AFTERNOON BASED ON YOUR LEVEL OF JAPANESE
Beginner - 6 Months
Their motto is "to acquire real functional Japanese ability" so you will be focusing on how to express what you want to say from the very first day. From basic grammar to basic conversational skills, you’ll gain the ability to understand and express ideas. Upon Completion, you will be JLPT N4 level. Main textbooks: Survival Japanese, Minna no Nihongo 1&2.
Intermediate - 9 Months
Students will be allowed to choose their respect elective classes once at the intermediate level. University entrance examination preparation, business Japanese, Japanese culture, and more will be offered as elective courses. Focus will be placed on expressing and understanding complex ideas using appropriate language for the situation. Upon completion, you will be JLPT N3-N2 level. Main textbooks: New Approach Japanese (Intermediate), Learning 700 Kanji through Stories
Advanced - 9 Months
Debating and negotiating skills, plus proper usage of advanced vocabulary will be practiced. Complete ability to understand Japanese TV and newspapers, plus the ability to discuss to a variety of topics will be the main goal. All skills will be mastered and refined so you learn to naturally use your Japanese. Upon completion, you will be JLPT N2-N1 level. Main textbooks: New Approach Japanese (Pre-Advanced/Advanced), Kanji for Foreign Students Advanced 1,000
Other Course Features
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.
This elective class prepares you for the EJU test, which is required for all students aiming to attend university in Japan.
Study proper business Japanese and etiquette. This class is perfect for all students, especially those who are looking for full-time employment in Japan.
Tuition Cost Breakdown
Note: The total course costs in these charts includes class time and staff guidance. For long-term students (6 months or more), it also includes extended student insurance. Textbooks are not included and need to be purchased separately.
We partner with language schools all over Japan!
Click a city below to browse more schools