ICLC Okinawa Japanese Language School

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October 2024
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End of May 2024
ICLC Okinawa  Japanese Language School
  • Recommended for Westerners

    The school’s curriculum has accounted for students who need more time and support to learn Kanji, etc.

  • 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.

  • Dormitories Available

    This school introduces affordable shared living spaces.

  • Homestay Available

    This school introduces local Japanese families where students can live while studying.

  • 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.

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School Introduction

The Center for International Language and Culture (ICLC) hopes that each learner will become a true "international person" and become a human resource who can play an active role in the world.
People who are active in the world are not only excellent in the sense of balance that allows smooth communication with anyone regardless of different cultures, religions, ethnic groups, values etc., but also have language skills. ICLC is an environment where learners from all over the world can study in the same class and work hard together to grow.
Here in Okinawa, students can broaden their horizons by interacting with classmates with diverse values, acquire Japanese proficiency, and explore the culture.

Total Number of Students: 340
Class Size: 15-8
School Staff Support Languages: Japanese, English, Viet, Nepal, Chinese
Enrolment Terms: April, July, October, January
Minimum Course Duration: Short Term: 3 MonthsLong Term: 3 Months

Main Features

Careful guidance on career paths
The ICLC has friendly staff with long teaching experience and knowledge. Homeroom teachers and career guidance staff provide warm and individual support to students regarding their post-graduation career paths.
Various events to better understand Okinawa
ICLC organizes seasonal Japanese and Okinawan cultural grand experiences. There are also private stays and other opportunities to experience Okinawan life, which will make your study abroad experience unforgettable.
Students from a wide range of countries
ICLC attracts students from all over the world, mainly from Asia, but also from Europe and the Americas. You can make friends from many different countries while learning Japanese.

School Location

The Center for International Language and Culture (ICLC) is located in Naha, Okinawa, in the South of Japan. This is an admired tourist resort which attracts Japanese but also international tourists, because of its great weather, wonderful location where beautiful landscapes and the sea come together, but also because of its unique culture. Naha is the major city in Okinawa where students can find gourmet food, many part time job opportunities and experience the tropical city with many cultural aspects such as the “Shisa”, the lion statues. The school is also located nearby the Oroku station and has a convenient access to AEON shopping mall and parks. From there, you can easily access popular tourist attractions in Naha like the Kokusai street and the famous Shuri Castle.

Here in Okinawa, students can broaden their horizons by interacting with classmates with diverse values, acquire Japanese proficiency, and explore the culture.

 

Nearest Station:

Oroku Station (5-minute walk)

Available Courses

  • Student-Visa Course - Long Term
  • Short Term Course
  • Essential Japanese Course - Short Term

Student-Visa Course - Long Term

Course Description

The Student-Visa Course is designed for students who wish to obtain a student visa and study Japanese with the final goal to enter a Japanese University or Vocational School.
The course offers lessons for students from beginner to advanced language level.

 

  • 1

    2-year course

  • 2

    1 year and 9 months course

  • 3

    1 year and 6 months course

  • 4

    1 year and 3 months course

Enrolment Periods & Duration

 

Intake Duration Application Start Date Application Deadline
April 1 Year / 2 Years Early September

Late October

July 1 Year 9 Months Early December

Late January

October 1 Year 6 Months Early March

Late April

January 1 Year 3 Months Early June

Late July

 

Morning or afternoon classes:

 

  • Morning classes are held from 8:45 to 12:00 (Monday to Friday)
  • Afternoon classes are held from 13:15 to 16:30 (Monday to Friday)

Course Features & Electives

  • 4 BASIC SKILLS

    Reading, writing, speaking, listening in a well-balanced manner

  • JLPT PREPARATORY (OPTIONAL)

    Preparation class for JLPT

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees
1 Year ¥744,000
1 Year 3 Months ¥930,000
1 Year 6 Months ¥1,116,000
1 Year 9 Months ¥1,302,000
2 Years ¥1,488,000

 

Other fees
Screening fee ¥22,000
Enrollment fee ¥77,000
Insurance & Health Management ¥18,000 (1 year)
¥36,000 (1 year 3 months)
¥36,000 (1 year 6 months)
¥36,000 (1 year 9 months)
¥36,000 (2 years)
Textbooks Included in tuition

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

Short Term Course

Course Description

The Short Term Course is for students who already obtain a Short-term or Working Holiday Visa and offers lessons for students from beginner to advanced language level with a focus on conversational Japanese.

 

  • 1

    3 months course (To enroll in this course Short-term/Working Holiday Visa is required)

Enrolment Periods & Duration

Intake Duration Application Deadline
January 3 months

2 weeks before intake

April
July
October

 

Morning or afternoon classes:

 

  • Morning classes are held from 8:45 to 12:00 (Monday to Friday)
  • Afternoon classes are held from 13:15 to 16:30 (Monday to Friday)

Course Features & Electives

  • 4 BASIC SKILLS

    Reading, writing, speaking, listening in a well-balanced manner

  • CONVERSATIONAL JAPANESE

    Conversational Japanese for daily life

  • CULTURAL ACTIVITIES

    The school offers several cultural activities such as Karate, Ryukyu dance, historical heritage sites

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees
3 Months ¥180,000

 

Other fees
Enrollment fee ¥33,000
Textbooks Included in tuition

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

Essential Japanese Course - Short Term

Course Description

The Essential Japanese Course is for students who already obtain Resident, Permanent Resident, Spouse, Family Stay, Work, SOFA or other long-term visa.
It offers lessons for students of the beginner level and focuses on daily expressions.

Enrolment Periods & Duration

Intake Duration Application Deadline
April 3 months

2 weeks before intake

October

 

Morning or afternoon classes:

 

  • Morning classes are held from 8:45 to 12:00 (Monday to Friday)
  • Afternoon classes are held from 13:15 to 16:30 (Monday to Friday)

Course Features & Electives

  • DAILY EXPRESSIONS

    Useful expressions for daily life in Japan

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees
3 Months ¥138,000

 

Other fees
Enrollment fee ¥33,000
Textbooks Included in tuition

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

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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