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Study Japanese in Fukuoka, Japan

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NILS Japanese Language School:
With two campuses in the Fukuoka area of southern Japan, NILS Japanese Language School provides a range of short and long-term Japanese language courses to students from all over the world. Our Fukuoka Campus is located near the central area of the city, just 1 minute's walk from Nishitetsu Ohashi Station. Our Ogori City campus, about 30 minutes from Fukuoka City, houses the students in our long-term programs. Established in 2003, we tailor our Japanese programs to suit the needs of each individual, making sure that you are truly comfortable with the language before your course is over. We offer Long and Short-Term study programs, intensive courses, summer programs, and a homestay program.

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Japanese Language Courses for International Students:

Photo of Study Japanese in Fukuoka, JapanWe offer various terms of programs according to student requests. We teach speaking, listening, reading, and writing with equal emphasis. Most of students master up to intermediate level of conversation within 3 months.

- Intensive Japanese Courses:
Long-term course for Japanese university preparation. A Student Visa is needed. The programs cover Basic to High Advanced levels. Students receive high quality lessons with our certified teachers, and cover Listening, Pronunciation, Speaking, Reading, Grammar, Vocabulary, and Writing skills.

The program is designed for students who would like to gain enough language skills to enter University, or to work in Japan after graduation. Not only do we support our students to gain vital language skills, but also to enjoy and understand Japanese culture.

- Short-Term Japanese Courses:
3 month, 2 month and 1 month General Japanese Courses, designed for students who do not intend to go to university in Japan, or students from overseas who already live in Japan, but do not have sufficient language skills.

Students cover Listening, Pronunciation, Speaking, Reading, Grammar & Vocabulary, and Writing skills, and can learn daily conversation with native teachers, or may want to try to achieve a high enough score on the Japanese Language Proficiency Test. There is no set starting date, as long as student has already covered an average level of Japanese.

- Homestay Program - Stay with a Japanese host family.

Student Testimonials:

Image of Study Japanese in Fukuoka, JapanOur students come from all over the world, including the U.S., Brazil, France,  Canada, Austria, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the U.K.

"At NILS, I learn new things every day. The lessons are always relevant, interesting, and it is easy to notice how fast I improve my Japanese skills. The teachers are also very kind and are always there to help students."
- Carl, Sweden

 "I always have fun with my new friends from other countries. I would like to thank all teachers at NILS for being nice to us and for guiding us. I can see myself improving Japanese language skills, I am happy to be here."
- Meghana, India

"I can say selecting NILS among many Japanese school was right. I hardly could speak Japanese when I came to Japan but I can communicate with Japanese people now. This area is really perfect place to learn, local people living here is very kind and warm. I can also learn Japanese real culture here."
- Nei, China

School Locations:

Photos of NILS Japanese Language SchoolNILS has two campuses in the Kyushu region of south-west Japan. Our Fukuoka Campus is the main campus for students in our short term programs located near the central area of Fukuoka City, just 1 minute's walk from Nishitetsu Ohashi Station. Our Ogori City campus, about 30 minutes from Fukuoka City, houses the students in our intensive programs (long-term programs).

Fukuoka City is a bustling city of modern buildings, that offers a number of important museums and sites to visit, as well as beautiful scenery and  a moderate climate. Fukuoka International Airport is one of the most conveniently located airports of Japan, very close to Fukuoka city, and is the one of biggest International gateways for the whole of Asia.

The area surrounding the school is very quiet, and it is the perfect place for any student to study. Things are calm, and the scenery is beautiful. When it's time to go out, students can enjoy the convenience of simply hopping on board a train and enjoying all of the benefits of being near a large city.

Our student dormitories are within walking distance of our campus. Each room is furnished with own bed, bedclothese,air-conditioner, desk and chair, TV, laundry, microwave, vacuum cleaner and so on. Bathroom and kitchen are shared. Homestay accommodation is also available.

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Address: Sato Building, 1-17-6 Ohashi, Minamiku, Fukuoka, Japan
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2023-04-30 were from:

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