Tokyo International Japanese School

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April 2022
Deadline to apply:
November 15th, 2021
Tokyo International Japanese School
  • Recommended for Westerners

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

  • 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.

  • 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. Not a feature of this school.

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School Introduction

The Tokyo International Japanese School was founded in 1983, and has gained a reputation over its 30-year development with over 12,000 students from over 100 countries having studied here. The academy is located conveniently in the heart of the commercial and cultural center of Shinjuku in an area well-known by all people travelling to Tokyo, and is convenient for studying and living as well. At the academy, the international student population come from various countries, ages and walks of life, and include not only those who plan to enter universities and graduate schools, but also short-term researchers, company & stsate employees working and living with host families in Japan, as well as students who are married and currently living in Japan.
Total Number of Students: 300
Class Size: 12-15
School Staff Support Languages: English, French, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, Chinese
School Intensity: Medium-intensity
Enrolment Terms: January, April, July, October
Minimum Course Duration: Short-term: 1 week
Long-term: 1 year

Main Features

Convenient location
The school is located right in the commercial & cultural center of Shinjuku, Tokyo city, a 7-minute walk from Shinjuku station and a 2-minute walk from Shinjuku Sanchoume subway station and Shinjuku Gyoen Mae Station. The is nestled among many shopping & business centers and shops, very close to Shinjuku Gyoen, a wide national park where famous cherry blossoms can be witnessed.
Excellent and experienced teachers
All staff and teachers are Japanese native speakers who are also fluent in other languages such as English, French, Chinese, and Korean, and can listen to and sympathize with students’ should they have any issues in their student life abroad in Japan. Even if it’s the first time to come to Japan, students can feel comfortable & secure in both life and study.
High visa acceptance rate
Since its establishment, with 30 years of experience, the school thoroughly checks the records of its international students to ensure it is complete and sufficient for smoothly obtaining the visa necessary. As a result, the school is highly regarded by the Immigration Department and is one of the standard destinations for students studying abroad.

School Location

Nearest Stations
・9 minutes walk from Shinjuku station
・3 minutes walk from Shinjukusanchome station/ Shunjuku Gyoen station

This school is very convenient for commuting to school and shopping. There are many famous department stores such as Isetan Department Store., Takashimaya, Marui, and Lumine. In addition, Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, which is famous for its cherry blossoms, is also nearby, making it a great environment.

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

  • 24-Hour
    Emergency Assistance

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