Learn Japanese at Kyoto Japanese Language School in Kyoto


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Study Japanese, Enjoy Japan, Make Friends in Japan♪

At Kyoto JaLS not only can you learn Japanese, you can actually USE Japanese and have fun in Japan. The concept of our school is for the students to make friends and have fun in Japan, and we believe that is the best way to learn Japanese.
Our small classes, with a maximum of 8 students, enables warm and individual attention to each student. Enjoy studying Japanese and have fun in Kyoto, the heart of Japanese traditional culture which offers plenty of opportunities to sample some of the best food, nature and entertainment in Japan.

8 Features of Kyoto JaLS

  • Japanese School that specializes in short term stays.

  • All teachers have professional Japanese teaching licenses.

  • 7 Levels of Small Classes from Basic to Advanced.

  • An attractive culture course that includes tradition, comics, fashion and etc.

  • Activities that will make your stay in Japan more exciting!

  • Courses start every Monday and can be taken from as short as 1 week.

  • Warm and detailed student support.

  • 1 minute walking distance from Shijo and Karasuma Stations. Easy access and perfect location for after-school exploration!

Kyoto JaLS Courses

At Kyoto JaLS, not only do we provide Japanese language courses, but also cultural courses such as Japanese tradition, pop culture, and fashion culture. These take place both in and outside the classrooms. We make sure that you can practice and learn Japanese in a fun, efficient way, by offering many activities and the chance to stay with a host family.

  • Standard Course
  • Pop Culture Course
  • Fashion Culture Course
  • Traditional Culture Course
  • Travel Japanese Course

Multinational classmates

Students from over 20 countries and regions

Students from over 20 countries and regions gather in JaLS GROUP.

There is a good balance of students from Asian and Western countries. It’s possible to make friends from all over the world!

Because our students come from various backgrounds, Japanese is often the only language they share – hence it’s an ideal environment to improve your Japanese.
※Record of nationalities that have come to Kyoto JaLS

[North America] America, Canada

[Europe] United Kingdom, France, Germany, Switzerland, Finland, Netherlands, Romania, Russia

[Oceania] Australia

[East Asia] Taiwan, Korea, Hong Kong, Macau, China

[Southeast Asia] Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia

Different ages, one group

In most Japanese language schools, the average age of students is often around 20 years old. In JaLS GROUP, students of all ages gather to study Japanese. Due to our friendly and homely atmosphere, all students get along happily and learn Japanese, regardless of their age and nationality.

Friendship Program

At Kyoto JaLS, we care whether students can apply what they have learnt in daily life.
In other to encourage and provide more chances for our students to speak Japanese, we specially designed the Friendship Program through which our students can make friends and take part in various activities with local Japanese.

Come and join us !!