Human Academy Japanese Language School

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July 2023
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Late February
Human Academy Japanese Language School
  • Recommended for Westerners

    The school’s curriculum has accounted for students who need more time and support to learn Kanji, etc. Not a feature of this school.

  • Flexible Class Schedule

    You are able to request an AM or PM class schedule based on your needs.

  • Wifi Available

    Rest assured that this school has wifi available.

  • Part-time Job Support

    This school introduces part-time job opportunities so you can work while studying.

  • Higher Education Counselling

    This school provides specialized counseling to prepare and apply to colleges and universities after graduation.

  • Career Support

    counsellors are available to provide specialized support for full-time employment after graduation.

  • Dormitories Available

    This school introduces affordable shared living spaces. Not a feature of this school.

  • Apartments Available

    This school introduces private apartments. Not a feature of this school.

  • Homestay Available

    This school introduceslocal Japanese families where students can live while studying. Not a feature of this school.

  • In-School Activities

    This school organizes regular interactive & cultural activities in the school.

  • Out-of-School Activities

    This school organizes out-of-school day-trips, excursions and events throughout the year.

  • Student Lounge

    Space outside of the classroom is available for students to interact casually and/or study.

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School Introduction

Human Academy Japanese Language School was first established in Osaka in 1987 and has now expanded to 2 more branches in Tokyo (1991) and Saga (2015). The school focuses on the "SELFing" (Self Defining and Development) method to support students in discovering their own abilities and achieve their goals in the future. In addition to teaching Japanese, Human Academy also aims to convey useful knowledge and give tools to students through easy-to-understand classes so that students experience the joy of studying and speaking. The school's main success is the large number of their students who pass the JLPT exam every year as well as go on to enter famous universities and colleges after graduation.
Total Number of Students: 1688
Class Size: 15-20 students
School Staff Support Languages: English, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Spanish
Enrolment Terms: April, July, October, January
Minimum Course Duration: Short term : 1 month
Long term : 1 year and 3 months

Main Features

Comprehensive vocational support
The school supports students comprehensively not only in the process of learning Japanese but also in encouraging students to shape their own learning process as well as providing career-related support through orientations, etc. In the former, students can choose courses according to their needs and goals, be they intellectual or future career-related. In the case of high school students, this school is proud to have successfully trained & preapred many of their students to successfully enter and later graduate from well-known schools, including Waseda, Meiji, Ritsumeikan, Sophia, etc.
The lively class provides an opportunity for students to contribute idea
The special teaching method unique to Human Academy entails collaboration in the learning process between teachers and students. Additionally, the school provides many opportunities for students to interact with native speakers by organizing events that connect students with Japanese people through culture & language exchanges and schools visits. In this way, students have the opportunity to learn more about Japanese culture and Japanese people’s way of thinking.
Opportunities for learning through language and cultural exchange
Human Academy regularly organizes cultural exchange events and social events only exclusively for their students. The multinational learning environment creates opportunities for you to learn the culture of different countries as well as practice your Japanese skills with fellow students from more than 40 different countries.

School Location

This school campus located in Osaka is facing the street that is famous for its ginkgo trees. You can enjoy the beautiful scenery, illuminations, and festivals every season.

Nearest Station: Honmachi station (5-minute walk)

Available Courses

  • Advancement Course - Long Term
  • Practical Japanese Course - Long Term
  • Short Term Intensive Course

Advancement Course - Long Term

Course Description

If you want to enter a Japanese University, the advancement course with various durations will prepare you for university entrance examinations and Japanese proficiency tests.

  • 1

    2-year course

  • 2

    1 year and 9 months course

  • 3

    1 year and 6 months course (To enroll in this course an intermediate level of Japanese is required.)

  • 4

    1 year and 3 months course (To enroll in this course an intermediate level of Japanese is required.)

Enrolment Periods & Duration


Intake Duration Application Start Date Application Deadline
April 2 years Early August

Late November

July 1 Year 9 Months Early November

Late February

October 1 Year 6 Months Early March

Late May

January 1 Year 3 Months Early June

Late August



Morning or afternoon classes (depending on Japanese level):

  • Morning classes are held from 9:15 to 12:30 (Monday to Friday)
  • Afternoon classes are held from 13:30 to 16:45 (Monday to Friday)

Course Features & Electives

  • PREPARATION FOR THE JLPT

    Classes for those who wish to pass the Japanese Language Proficiency Test

  • PREPARATION FOR THE EJU

    Classes for those who wish to pass the Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students test

  • DEVELOP THE 4 MAJOR SKILLS IN A WELL-BALANCED MANNER

    Reading, writing, speaking, and listening

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees
1 Year 3 months ¥987,250
1 year 6 months ¥1,171,500
1 year 9 months ¥1,355,750
2 years ¥1,540,000


Other fees
Screening fee ¥22,000

Because our counselling service is free,
the tuition fees listed here will be the same as the school’s original tuition fees.

Practical Japanese Course - Long Term

Course Description

This long term study abroad course is great for students that want to improve their reading, writing, listening, speaking skills without having the explicit goal of entering a Japanese university. However, this course also offers guidance for job hunting by teaching how to write a CV and take interviews for those who are interested in working in Japan.

Enrolment Periods & Duration


Intake Duration Application Start Date Application Deadline
April 2 years Early August

Late November

July Early November

Late February

October Early March

Late May

January Early June

Late August



Morning or afternoon classes (depending on Japanese level):

  • Morning classes are held from 9:15 to 12:30 (Monday to Friday)
  • Afternoon classes are held from 13:30 to 16:45 (Monday to Friday)

Course Features & Electives

  • JOB HUNTING GUIDANCE

    You will earn how to write a Japanese CV and will get prepared for interviews

  • DEVELOP THE 4 MAJOR SKILLS IN A WELL-BALANCED MANNER

    Reading, writing, speaking, and listening

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees
2 years ¥1,540,000


Other fees
Screening fee ¥22,000

Because our counselling service is free,
the tuition fees listed here will be the same as the school’s original tuition fees.

Short Term Intensive Course

Course Description

The short term intensive is designed for students who want to learn practical Japanese in a short period of 1 to 3 months. Furthermore, this program offers weekend activities for students.

Enrolment Periods & Duration

1~3 Months Program

Intake Application Deadline
January

2~3 weeks before intake

April
July
October



Morning or afternoon classes (depending on Japanese level):

  • Morning classes are held from 9:15 to 12:30 (Monday to Friday)
  • Afternoon classes are held from 13:30 to 16:45 (Monday to Friday)

Course Features & Electives

  • WEEKEND ACTIVITIES

    Activities for students on weekends

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees
1 month ¥55,000
2 months ¥110,000
3 months ¥165,000


Other fees
Screening fee ¥22,000
Textbooks ¥10,000 max.

* Screening fee does not apply for Working Holiday Visa holders

Because our counselling service is free,
the tuition fees listed here will be the same as the school’s original tuition fees.

Student Demographics

China

43%

South Asia

26%

South Korea

6%

Vietnam

6%

Philippines

3%

West Asia

1%

Europe

1%

America

1%

Other

13%

Our Free Services

We aim to support all students who are interested in coming to Japan to study & live.
For this reason, we provide all of these services at not cost to you.
  • School & Visa
    Application Support

  • Free Japanese
    Language Lessons

  • Accommodation
    Setup

  • 24-Hour
    Emergency Assistance

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