A warm and family-like school
offering life-changing opportunities.
Hokkaido JaLS specializes in short-term Japanese language study. We have won numerous awards since our establishment in 2012, combining professional Japanese tuition in our intensive language programs with opportunities to use Japanese in practical rea-life situations through a variety of activities and cultural experiences. We welcome all students and provide warm, family-like environment where they receive the support necessary to be successful. It is our desire for students to have such wonderful, memorable, and deep Japanese cultural experiences that they fall in love with the country and return to study here in the future.
Make friends from across the world! Annually, student from over 30 countries join us, and almost every global area is represented. At Hokkaido JaLS, students can make lifelong friends and be part of a strong, vibrant, international community.
Whatever your age, you are welcome at Hokkaido JaLS! We accept students aged 14 and above, but we have no upper age limit. Every year we see multiple generations able to study Japanese together and enjoy their life in Japan.
We also see a good balance of male and female students studying with us across a variety of Japanese levels. We welcome those wishing to study with friends or family, alongside students who are traveling to Japan by themselves. JaLS is the place to be part of a great community!
- Facilities and Services
- Modern and freshly designed classrooms, ideal for small-group learning.
- Power Access
- Convenient locations to plug in your laptop, phone or other device.
- Good Access
- We are conveniently located within a 5-minute walk from Sapporo Station.
- Small Class Size
- We cap class sizes at 8 people to maximise individual learning and effectiveness.
- Various learning, travel, and language resourses are available for browsing and buying.
- Relax and enjoy our international community space, with regular events to take part in.
- Free Wi-Fi
- Fast and convenient internet access is available throughout the facility.
- Freshly brewed coffee and local snacks available from morning to evening.
- Study Hall
- Focus more intensively using our quiet study area when you need to concentrate.
Choose from our variety of courses to suit your needs.Details
Take part in a variety of activities to get the most out of your Japanese experience.Details
Choose from a variety of accommodations for your comfort and budget.Details
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We are conveniently located within 5-minute walk from Sapporo Station.Details
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The First Language School
in Japan to be Accredited by Eaquals.
Eaquals-accredited language centres have achieved the highest international standards, verified by our demanding inspection scheme
2020 Star Awards: World Language School - ST Magazine
2019/2020: World Language School of the Year Japan
2018/2019: World Language School of the Year Japan
2019 Star Awards: World Language School - ST Magazine
2018 Star Awards: World Language School - ST Magazine
2015: Top Language School in the World - GoAbroad
2016: Top Language School in the World - GoAbroad
2016/17 Top Language School in Japan - iStudy Awards
2017/18 Top Language School in Japan - iStudy Awards
Accredited since 2017
The first in Japan
A Member of ALTO
Committed to language education, professional development, and the exchange of ideas and information.