Japanese Language School
Nihongo Center is a Japanese school located in the heart of Kyoto. With over 39 years of experience teaching the Japanese language, we have established ourselves with our unique teaching methods as well as the talent and ability of our experienced instructors.
We have a very diverse student population at our school, with a good majority of students from western countries. Our JLPT-based curriculum helps ensure a high pass-rate for any level of the test. In addition, we help students grow and develop their self-expression and communication skills through project work, class discussions, etc.
Because of our rich and varied curriculum, many of our Japanese language students have been able to pass the entrance exams needed to continue on to universities throughout Japan without any worries about language barriers.
Our students come from all over the world, with about 60% from western and 40% from Asian countries. With over 30 different countries represented at our school, we are proud of our great cultural diversity.
Our professional instructors use a uniquely developed teaching method to guide students through the learning process. Even complete beginners find they are able to start communicating from the very first week, and…
“I want to do more than just study…” If you’re looking for something more than hitting the textbooks every day, then our school is for you. With our Discover Kyoto Program, you have the chance to explore the rich history and traditional culture still present in Kyoto today, …
Studying Japanese in Kyoto will give you the ability to see the numerous sightseeing spots of what was once the capital of Japan for over a thousand years. Kyoto has a very rich history and is known for its beautifully designed temples and shrines. The balance of studying Japanese in the morning and enjoying the city life in the afternoon makes Kyoto one of the most attractive locations for students in Japan. There are lots of universities and other educational institutions where you can continue to utilize your Japanese language skills.