Japanese Immersion Programs in Fukuoka, Japan

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NILS Japanese Language School, Fukuoka area:
Experience Japanese culture first-hand and improve your Japanese language skills by studying with NILS Japanese Language School in the Fukuoka area of south-west Japan, only an hour by air from Tokyo and Osaka. We provide a range of long-term (1-2 years) and short-term (4-12 weeks) Japanese language courses to students from all over the world. We have two campuses: our long-term Japanese programs take place at our Ogori City campus (about 30 minutes from Fukuoka City), and our short-term programs are held at our Central Fukuoka City campus. We ensure that all of our students will truly be able to experience real Japanese lifestyle and culture.

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Student Testimonials:

Photo of Japanese Immersion Programs in Fukuoka, JapanWe welcome students from all around the world, including the U.S., Canada, France, Austria, Brazil, Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and the U.K. 

"Japanese life has been great. The tasks and challenges you will face have been chosen for a reason by the NILS staff, who are always there to guide you and help you learn from your mistakes. In turn, your language skills and vocabulary will flourish and grow rapidly.

I arrived at NILS Campus with a very low or almost no understanding of the Japanese language, barely knowing Hiragana and Katakana. But in less than two months, I can politely greet local people in the street and ask how they are, I can ask what the price of something is at a store, even dates and time I understand well. Thanks to the hard work and continued effort from the school staffs, my Japanese has greatly improved and will continue to do so in this warm welcoming environment."

James, Canada

"I think the level of the class I was assigned to is just right for me, even if I did not join it from the start and have a different background from most of the other students.  The teachers are all wonderful and I particularly like the fact they take turns to teach a class, as they each have their own qualities and it gives more variety to the lessons.  Ogori is a nice place to study as it is very calm.

My stay here is already coming to an end, and if I regret that I cannot stay more, I am very thankful to the school, its staff and all the students for that rewarding experience."

- Charles, France

"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

Japanese Language Courses for International Students:


Intensive Japanese Courses:
- Long-term course for Japanese university preparation
- Japanese Language Proficiency Test Preparation
- Intensive 1-year program
- Intensive 1.5-year program
- Intensive 2-year program
- Homestay program

Short-Term Japanese Courses:
- General Japanese Courses (4-12 weeks)
- Japanese Summer program

School Locations:

Image of Japanese Immersion Programs in Fukuoka, JapanNILS has two campuses in the Fukuoka area in the Kyushu Island region of south-west Japan. Our Ogori City campus, about 30 minutes from Fukuoka City, houses the students in our intensive programs (long-term programs). 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.

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. 

Accommodation Options:

- Student Dormitories: Our student dormitories are within walking distance of our campus. Each room is furnished with own bed, bed clothes, air-conditioner, desk and chair, TV, laundry, microwave, vacuum cleaner and so on. Bathroom and kitchen are shared.

- Homestay with Local Host Family:  Staying with a Japanese family will be a great opportunity for you to learn the culture and traditions while improving your Japanese. Your needs or preferences also will be taken into account when arranging families. All host families are located within one hour from school by public transport.

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Address: 760-5 Ogori, Ogori City, Japan
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2020-03-16 were from:

Dhaka, Bangladesh;   Georgia;   Andizhan, Uzbekistan;   Kab. Agam Indonesia, Indonesia;   Ilorin, Nigeria;   Oohasi, Japan;   sharjah, UAE;   Australia;   Delhi, India;   Chittagong, Bangladesh;   and more.