Short term intensive courses

The foundation courses

The goal of our foundation courses is to prepare the students for various higher educational institutions in Japan. We offer experienced and professional instruction from basic to advanced levels. There is an emphasis on guiding students through the entrance examinations of their desired institutions. Important tests like the EJU (Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students) and JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Tests) are to be one of our main focuses. Besides the previously note main goals, we also provide opportunities for the students to learn other subjects in the fields of Japanese study like culture, everyday life, and customs.

Target groups
Academic course : Students with the aspirations of studying in higher educational institutions in Japan like  universities, post-graduate programs and professional training colleges. Students who need assistance to obtain student visa.
Integrated-studies course : Setting a goal to obtain N2, N1 of Japanese Language Proficiency Test, those who aim at employment in a Japanese company etc. in Japan or the home country or those who aim at deep study of the history, culture, entertainments, etc. of Japan.
Levels
All levels from Basics to Intermediate and Advanced
School terms
< Academic courses>
2 year course : April
21 months course: July
18 months course: October
15 months course: January
< Integrated-studies courses – Business class/Cross-cultural experience course >
2 year course   : October and January
21 months course: July
Period of application
< Academic courses>
2 year course    : 09/01~11/30
21 months course  : 12/01~02/28
18 months course  : 03/01~05/31
15 months course  : 06/01~08/31
< Integrated-studies courses – Business class/Cross-cultural experience course >
2 year course (October admissions)  : 03/01~05/31
2 year course (January admissions)  : 06/01~08/31
Daily class schedule
The schedule is 2 classes daily, morning or afternoon.
The class schedule
Morning class    : 8:30-12:30
Afternoon class  : 14:00-18:00
We divide students into classes depending on the result of the Japanese placement test.
Tuition fee
  First year April Admissions Second year
(2 year course)
July Admissions Second year
(21 months course)
October Admissions Second year
(18 months course)
January Admissions
Second year
(15 months course)
入学金 50,000 Yen free free free free
授業料 600,000 Yen 564,000 Yen 423,000 Yen 282,000 Yen 141,000 Yen
施設費 24,000 Yen 24,000 Yen 18,000 Yen 12,000 Yen 6,000 Yen
合計 674,000 Yen 588,000 Yen 441,000 Yen 294,000 Yen 143,500 Yen
(Text books etc.:Actual cost)
Before-tax price (Net of tax).
※The above prices are subject to change without notice

Download Requirements for Application. Please note that the following guidelines are for students applying for student visa in order to study with the aim of entering to the higher educational institutions in Japan. For students apply for short term intensive courses, please refer to the link “The Courses”.

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How to proceed with your application step by step

Submitting application

Fill out and check documents
Our representative explains about the application procedure and documents and he/she helps the applicant to fill out and check the many necessary documents.
Interview
An Interview between a representative from the school and the student with his/her financial guarantor is usually arranged whether in Japan or in the country of the applicant.
Application period
An application fee of 30,000 Yen is required.

Checking and acceptance of application

Screening by the school
The school submits the required documentation of the successful applicants to the Immigration office.
Issuing resident permit (from the Immigration Office in Japan)
The handling procedure at the Immigration Office usually takes about 3 months.
The Immigration Office sends resident permits to the school.
In case the application is not accepted, the school will then inform the applicant on the reasons why.

Payment of tuition fee

Invoice (from the school)
The school sends a copy of the resident permit and the invoice to the applicant.
Payment of school fees (the applicant)
The applicant is required to transfer an agreed amount of money.
Permit forwarded to the applicant (from the school)
Upon receiving the transferred agreed amount of money, the school sends the original resident permit to the applicant.

Issuing student visa

Application for pre-college student visa (at the Japanese consular office)
The applicant applies for student visa at the Japanese consular office bringing along necessary documents like own passport, resident permit and school entrance permit.
The applicant is advised to apply for student visa at the consular office as early as possible as the resident permit expires after 3 months from the date of issue.

Coming to Japan and entering school

School Opening Ceremony
placement test is conducted at the school on any suitable day before the Opening Ceremony.
The Opening ceremony
Around April 10 for April Admission
Around July 10 for July Admission
Around October 10 for October
Admission Around January 10 for January Admission

School Opening Ceremony

Scholarships

3 kinds of scholarships are endowed for students of Kyoto Minsai Japanese Language School.

Scholarships from (MEXT) Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.

Award period:  Award for 1 year
Allowance:  30.000 Yen per month
Number of scholarships:  2 scholarships
                   Number of scholarships: 2 scholarships per year (in the near future the number of this scholarship might increase)
Applicants:  Pre-college students who had studied at least 6 months at Kyoto Minsai Japanese Language School.

Scholarships from the Support Committee of Kyoto Minsai Japanese Language School

Award period:  Award for 1 year
Allowance:  30.000 Yen per month
Number of scholarships:  1 scholarship each year (in the near future the number of this scholarship might increase).
Applicants: Pre-college students who had studied at least 6 months at Kyoto Minsai Japanese Language School.

Scholarships from the Support Committee of Kyoto Minsai Japanese Language School

Award period:  Award for 6 months
Allowance:  10.000 to 50.000 Yen per month
Number of scholarships:  from 1 to 4
Applicants:  Pre-college students who have studied at least 6 months at Kyoto Minsai Japanese Language School.

General requirements for applicants
1. School attendance rate at least 95%.
2. Having shown role-model behavior
3. Excellent scores in tests or exams

In selection of benefactors of scholarships, special consideration is paid to students from non-kanji countries

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