Japanese schools

ARC Academy Kyoto

ARC Kyoto is part of the ARC Academy group of Japanese language schools in Japan. They specialize in both long-term and short-term courses. Focus is placed on teaching students how to acquire fluent communication skills to have a successful future in Japan. Also, all Japanese teachers are fully certified and training is conducted to refine teaching techniques on a regular basis.

Prices starting from

¥202,000

Prices starting from

¥484,000

Prices starting from

¥868,000

Prices starting from

¥1,252,000

24 months

¥1,636,000

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JANUARY 2025 FIRST INTAKE DEADLINE FOR COURSES WITH A STUDENT VISA: JULY 19TH

Spots are limited, and deadlines are subject to change. We recommend all students to contact Go! Go! Nihon and submit their application well in advance of the deadline.

ARC Academy Kyoto

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International student body

Every year there are students from up to 25 countries enrolled, so there is a very rich international atmosphere.

WiFi available

Free Wifi is available to students.

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.

Part time job support

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

Full time employment support

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.

Location

Our school is located in Marutamachi, Kyoto.

MARUTAMACHI – Located within a 6 minute walk from Marutamachi station, and a 10 minute walk from Karasuma Oike station on the Karasuma line. The school is located in a very convenient location for access to Osaka, Shiga, and Nara as it takes only 15 minutes to Kyoto station by train. Additionally, the school is located near both Sanjo and Shijo, which are convenient areas for shopping, sightseeing, and plenty of after school activities. You also have easy access to Nijo Castle which is listed as a world heritage site, Kyoto Imperial Palace which is the former palace for the imperial family, and many others by foot from the school.

DISTANCE TO TRAIN STATIONS (Walking time)

Marutamachi (5 min)
Karasuma Line
Karasuma (10 min)
Hankyu Karasuma Line

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We are now accepting applications for October 2024 term

ARC Academy Kyoto

Our Japanese Courses

ARC Academy Kyoto

GENERAL JAPANESE COURSE

This course includes standard lessons, JLPT and EJU preparation, and cultural activities throughout the year.

Course length

WITHOUT STUDENT VISA
3 months
WITH STUDENT VISA
6 - 24 months

Available starts

January - April - July - October

Schedule (weekdays)

Morning class 09:15 to 12:30
Or
Afternoon class 13:30 to 16:45
Course hours per week: 20
Classes are either in the morning or in the afternoon, based on your level of Japanese.

Other 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.

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.

3 months

¥202,000

6 months

¥484,000

12 months

¥868,000

18 months

¥1,252,000

21 months

¥1,444,000

24 months

¥1,636,000

Costs

Total course costs

The total tuition cost includes tuition, staff guidance, as well as some activities. For long-term students (6 months or longer), this also includes student insurance. Material fees are not included and must be purchased separately. For short-term students, the 10,000 yen enrollment fee has been included in the total.

COURSE DETAILS

Term breakdown

TERM 1 - 3
BEGINNER - 9 MONTHS
Main focus will be on daily conversation. You will receive strong verbal training plus instruction in grammar and sentence structures. Upon completion, you will be JLPT N4 level. Main textbook: Minna no Nihongo

TERM 4 - 6
INTERMEDIATE - 9 MONTHS
Focus will shift from basic topics to things more useful for real-world application. You will learn important and appropriate vocabulary and expressions that will help you fit into Japanese society. In addition, you’ll learn how to effectively express opinions. Main Textbook: Learn Intermediate Japanese

TERM 7 - 9
ADVANCED - 9 MONTHS
Gain the ability to read and understand newspapers and watch the news. Heavy focus is placed on learning high level Japanese for business situations, research, and beyond. Main textbook: Learn Advanced Japanese

ARC Academy Kyoto

Student demographics

Students come from all over the world to study at this school.

China
28%
Taiwan
21%
USA
10%
United Kingdom
5%
Italy
4%
France
4%
Mexico
3%
Spain
2%
Germany
1%
Sweden
1%
Other
21%

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Tuition Costs Breakdown

Weekly course fees

3 months fees

Enrollment Fee ¥10,000
Tuition Fee ¥192,000

6 months fees

Application Fee ¥30,000
Enrollment Fee ¥70,000
Tuition Fee ¥384,000

9 months fees

12 months fees

Application Fee ¥30,000
Enrollment Fee ¥70,000
Tuition Fee ¥768,000

15 months fees

18 months fees

Application Fee ¥30,000
Enrollment Fee ¥70,000
Tuition Fee ¥1,152,000

21 months fees

Application Fee ¥30,000
Enrollment Fee ¥70,000
Tuition Fee ¥1,344,000

24 months fees

Application Fee ¥30,000
Enrollment Fee ¥70,000
Tuition Fee ¥1,536,000

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