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Yokohama International Education Academy

Yokohama International Education Academy has provided quality Japanese language education since 1988. Located in the beautiful port city of Yokohama, this school focuses on helping its students gain skills they can put to practical use to achieve their goals.

Prices starting from

¥200,000

Prices starting from

¥460,000

Prices starting from

¥820,000

Prices starting from

¥1,000,000

Prices starting from

¥1,180,000

24 months

¥1,540,000
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APPLY NOW FOR OCTOBER 2024! FINAL INTAKE DEADLINE FOR COURSES WITH A STUDENT VISA: JULY 5TH

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. We are also accepting applications for the January 2025 term.

Yokohama International Education Academy

Overview

Incredible staff support

From personal consultation in regards to study and elective choices, the school provides above and beyond support in regards to employment. Specific counseling is offered to the student even after their language studies.

Comprehensive curriculum

The school’s robust curriculum helps students develop a strong foundation in Japanese, with a focus on developing both language input and output and collaborative learning. The program includes activities like speech contests, sports days, field trips, and cultural exchanges.

Dedicated staff and teachers

There are over 50 experienced teachers who are passionate about helping students learn the language and culture.

Elective classes

Classes such as business Japanese, JLPT N1/N2 preparation, university entrance exam preparation, current events and culture, and more are available for students of an advanced level.

Support for higher education

The Academy offers opportunities for students to attend college fairs both at the school and externally. It also has a special graduate school preparation class. These are designed to help support students who plan to study at universities and vocational schools after they complete the language program.

Guidance for job seekers

Students can find support in how to search for employment and how to successfully obtain a Japan work visa.

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.

Full time employement 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.

Part time job support

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

Location

Our school is located in Yokohama.

Yokohama International Education Academy is located in the heart of the city’s downtown area, just a 20-minute walk from the iconic Red Brick Warehouses, the contemporary Osanbashi ferry terminal, and the lovely waterfront.

Yokohama is the second largest city by population in Japan and is situated in the greater Tokyo metropolitan area. Due to it long being a popular international port city, Yokohama has a distinct Western flair that is absent from most other places in Japan. It also boasts Japan’s largest Chinatown, located 20 minutes away by train from the Academy.

DISTANCE TO TRAIN STATIONS (Walking time)

Sakuragicho Station (4 min)
JR and Subway
Hinodecho Station (8 min)
Keihinkyuko Line
Minato Mirai Station (6 min)
Minato Mirai Line

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We are now accepting applications for October 2024 term

Yokohama International Education Academy

Our Japanese Courses

Yokohama International Education Academy

STANDARD JAPANESE

This is the Academy's main language course. Divided into 11 levels, students build strong foundations in reading, writing, speaking, and listening, and develop natural conversation abilities. The course offers complimentary kanji classes at the elementary level, while advanced level students enjoy elective classes to help them deepen their language skills.

Course length

WITHOUT VISA
3 months
WITH STUDENT VISA
6 - 24 months

Available starts

January - April - July - October

Schedule (weekdays)

Morning class 09:10 to 12:30
Or
Afternoon class 13:10 to 16:30
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
The Academy’s JLPT prep classes help students prepare for JLPT N2 and N1 by focusing on the techniques you need to pass the exams.

Higher education prep
The Academy’s university prep classes will help students prepare to take classes at universities in Japan.

Business Japanese classes
The Academy’s business class is for advanced students only and focuses on teaching business protocols and language for a work environment.

Japanese culture class
For advanced students only. The Academy’s culture class explores both traditional and modern Japanese culture.

Manga class
Collaborative course with a manga school in Tokyo is available.

School Intensity
This school is of Medium-High Intensity which means that they teach material at a very efficient pace. In general, you can expect to study daily for about 2 hours outside of class, depending on your level. So if you're someone who is serious about Japanese and committed to learning quickly yet still want some free time, this school could be right for you!

3 months

¥200,000

6 months

¥460,000

12 months

¥820,000

15 months

¥1,000,000

18 months

¥1,180,000

21 months

¥1,360,000

24 months

¥1,540,000

Costs

Total course costs

The total course costs in these charts include textbooks, extended insurance, and some school activities for long-term students (studying 6 months or more).

COURSE DETAILS

Term breakdown

TERM 1 - 2
BEGINNER - 6 MONTHS
In order to build a strong language base, beginner students focus on basic grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, and everyday conversation skills. Complimentary kanji lessons are available to ensure students develop well-rounded skills in all areas of the language.

TERM 3 - 6
INTERMEDIATE - 12 MONTHS
Intermediate students continue to progress their grammar and vocabulary, with an emphasis on developing conversation skills and short essay writing.

TERM 7 - 9
ADVANCED - 9 MONTHS
Advanced students work towards full Japanese competency, focusing on advanced expressions, skills in public speaking and debate, and higher level writing skills.

TERM 10 - 11
SEMINAR - 6 MONTHS
For students who are beyond advanced level, to help them understand university lectures and engage in conversations in a business context.

Yokohama International Education Academy

GRADUATE SCHOOL PREPARATORY CLASS

In order to join this class, students must:
1. Have a Bachelor's Degree and be eligible for graduate studies
2. Have a clearly defined field of study
3. Have passed JLPT N2 or above
The Academy supports students in their journey through Japan's graduate school entrance system and provides continued language classes and preparation classes for JLPT N1.

Course length

WITH STUDENT VISA
9 months*
*It may be possible to extend the period of study, but additional tuition fees will apply.

Schedule (weekdays)

Morning class 09:10 to 12:30
Or
Afternoon class 13:10 to 16:30
Course hours per week: 20

Other features

School Intensity
This school is of Medium-High Intensity which means that they teach material at a very efficient pace. In general, you can expect to study daily for about 2 hours outside of class, depending on your level. So if you're someone who is serious about Japanese and committed to learning quickly yet still want some free time, this school could be right for you!

9 months

¥640,000

Costs

Total course costs

Tuition includes textbooks, scheduled school events and student insurance.

Yokohama International Education Academy

Student demographics

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

China
47%
Vietnam
14%
Sri Lanka
13%
Myanmar
5%
Taiwan, Hong Kong
3%
Philippines
3%
Other countries
11%

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Tuition Costs Breakdown

Weekly course fees

3 months fees

Registration Fee ¥20,000
Tuition Fee ¥180,000

6 months fees

Application Fee ¥20,000
Registration Fee ¥80,000
Tuition Fee ¥360,000

9 months fees

12 months fees

Application Fee ¥20,000
Registration Fee ¥80,000
Tuition Fee ¥720,000

15 months fees

Application Fee ¥20,000
Registration Fee ¥80,000
Tuition Fee ¥900,000

18 months fees

Application Fee ¥20,000
Registration Fee ¥80,000
Tuition Fee ¥1,080,000

21 months fees

Application Fee ¥20,000
Registration Fee ¥80,000
Tuition Fee ¥1,260,000

24 months fees

Application Fee ¥20,000
Registration Fee ¥80,000
Tuition Fee ¥1,440,000

Weekly course fees

3 months fees

6 months fees

9 months fees

Application Fee ¥20,000
Registration Fee ¥80,000
Tuition fee¥540,000

12 months fees

15 months fees

18 months fees

21 months fees

24 months fees

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