The word “MINSAI” expresses the idea that “people of different
cultures, ages and genders respect each other and acknowledge each other,
so that small encounters lead to a large swell
and lead to world peace” in just its word.
We not only provide high-quality Japanese language education,
but also actively provide opportunities to know Japanese culture
and have opportunities for students to enjoy interaction.

  • A variety of cultural lessons and extracurricular activities

  • Having an impressive track record of getting its students into famous national and public universities.

  • There are also short-term courses that you can learn Japanese readily



  • Long-term course from 1 year, aiming for further education/getting a jobLong-Term Course
  • Short-term course that you can learn readily from two weeksShort-term course
  • Students from various countries, mainly in Asia and Europe, are studying at KYOTO MINSAI. We have prepared a learning environment where students can study Japanese and have international exchanges in Japan.

  • It is most often high school graduates. Most of them hope to go to university. In the case of university graduates, many of them wish to go to graduate school or find a job. The age of students is around 80% in their teens and 20s, and around 20% in their 30s and older.

  • After graduating from KYOTO MINSAI, those who go on to graduate schools, universities, vocational schools in Japan and those who get a job account for 80% of all students.
    And also there are a lot of the students pass the JLPT N2 or N1 and take active parts in various fields using Japanese in their home countries.

  • The short-term course is “MINSAI World” in which people from more than 40 ountries around the world, mainly in Asia and Europe. Students are improving their communication skills in Japanese in a multinational environment with mixed cultures.

  • The ages of students vary from teens to 70s. By providing careful guidance considering the composition of the class, “MINSAI” friendship beyond the boundaries of generations grows up between the students.

  • Students seek a variety of conversation and communication skills. Regardless of your purpose, you can learn Japanese firmly in the desired study period. A lot of students come to study at KYOTO MINSAI over again and again.

Place of origin

The distinguishing feature of the short-term course is being able to interact with people from all over the world.

The distinguishing feature of the short-term course is being able to interact with people from all over the world.

Asian region Indonesia, South Korea, Cambodia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Taiwan, China, Nepal, Philippines, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Mongolia
European region United Kingdom, Italy, Ukraine, Netherlands, Kyrgyz, Switzerland, Spain, Slovakia, Denmark, Germany, Norway, Finland, France, Belarus, Belgium, Portugal, Poland, Romania, Russia
North American region USA, Canada, Puerto Rico (Puerto Rico, United States of America)
Latin American and the Caribbean region Argentina, Ecuador, Brazil, Mexico
Oceanian region Australia
Middle Eastern region Israel, Turkey
African region Egypt, Tanzania


KYOTO MINSAI painstakingly supports you towards your goal after graduation.We provide experience-based guidance, backed by a rich track record of having students go on to higher educational institutions and find employment.

Results of graduate school examinations Kyoto University, Osaka University, Kobe University, Kyushu University, Yokohama National University, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Shiga University, Kyoto City University of Arts etc.
Results of university examinations Waseda University, Doshisha University, Ritsumeikan University, Kwansei Gakuin University, Rikkyo University, Okayama University, Osaka City University, Otaru University of Commerce, Osaka City, Hyogo Prefecture, Shiga Prefecture, Kyoto University of Art and Design, Kyoto Koka Women’s University etc.
Results of vocational school examinations ECC Kokusai College of Foreign Language, Ehle Institute, Osaka YMCA International school, Kyoto Computer Gakuin, Kyoto Career College of Foreign Languages, YIC Kyoto Technical College, O-HARA etc.
The finding employment results Trading company, manufacturer, IT, construction, tourism, etc.


  • Wi-Fi is available

  • Accommodation can be arranged by KYOTO MINSAI

  • Within 15 minutes to the center of Kyoto

It’s located in a very convenient place where student can go shopping and doing part-time job within 15 minutes to the center of Kyoto

Learning Environment


  • Japanese Culture

  • Nature

  • Good access to transportation

Kyoto, with a history of 1200 years, is a city that inherits traditions and continues to introduce the good old Japanese culture and traditions both in Japan and abroad. And also as a student city, Kyoto is accepting students from all over the world.In addition, as the most famous tourist city in Japan, more than 50 million tourists visit from all over the world every year. Experiences in Kyoto with tradition, innovation and international elements will greatly enhance the learner’s experience.