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    Nihongo Center, the school Nihongo Center is a Japanese school located in the heart of Kyoto. We have more than 40 years of experience in teaching the Japanese language to foreign students from all over the world. We have established ourselves with our unique teaching methods as well as the talent and ability of our experienced instructors. The very diverse student population at our school is our identity, with a good proportion of students from western countries. We are very proud to have more than 30 different nationalities in our school. Our JLPT-based curriculum helps ensure a high pass-rate for any level of the test every session. In addition, we […]

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School Application News


News: Application for Certificate of Eligibility October 2024: OPEN

The application process for the Certificate of Eligibility for the October 2024 intake is now open.
Be sure to contact us if you want further information.


News: Short term courses between April and September 2024

We have some available seats for different programs between April and September this year. Please be sure to check out periods and conditions here.


JSUS&Nihongo Center Graduation

On this Tuesday, March 19th, 2024, the 4 students from Ukraine we accepted in 2022 finished their 2 years course. 


Yearly Event News


News! December 2023 JLPT Result

Held twice a year, the JLPT remains the most done Japanese language test …


News! EVENT February 3rd, 2024 : Miyama Ski

On Saturday, February 3rd, we held our first event in 2024, where we experience some winter sports with students in Miyama. Click here for more !


News! EVENT November 25th : Fall leaves at Nagaokakyo

The second event of this Autmun semester took place at Nagaokakyo. It was really beautiful and it has a different atmophere from Arashiyama and other famous spot in Kyoto.
Check here for the pictures.


News! EVENT August 1st to 3rd: Mount Fuji

Here are some photos from the Mount Fuji hiking held from August 1st to 3rd. That is a beautiful view.


News! EVENT July 29th: BBQ at Biwako

Already 4 years have past since we last went to the school annual BBQ at Biwako but we finally managed to return there. Click here for more screenshots !