Short Introduction

YAMASA is a highly regarded Japanese language school that has been operating for over 25 years in Okazaki: a peaceful and highly livable community. It has hosted students from over 80 countries since it's founding and provides intensive and effective programs and unique elective classes to meet your learning needs.

Additionally, we provide a wide selection of YAMASA owned apartments and dormitories for you to stay in whilst you study at our institute. Furthermore, YAMASA employs a bevy of highly professional teachers and supportive and internationally minded customer service staff in order to make your time here as productive and comfortable as possible.

These are the very reasons that we are "your world first choice" for Japanese language education.

Important Announcements
Academic Intensive Japanese Program & Advanced Japanese Study Program Winter 2018
New semester will start on January 10th, 2018!
8th of December 2017

Period:January 10th, 2018 to March 23, 2018
Hours: 24 hours per week / Total 207 hours
Tuition fee: 1st semester 298,000 yen, 2nd semester 258,000 yen, after 3rd semester 205,000 yen


Fore more information, please click: http://www.yamasa.org/en/programs.html


Now Accepting Applications for Winter 2017-18 SCSP
22nd of September 2017

Yamasa's summer course SCSP (SILAC Comprehensive Summer Program) is a program designed to help students achieve significant improvement in their Japanese abilities in a short period of time, through a combination of comprehensive Japanese classes and private lessons that allow students to study the things that interest them. It is a course exclusive to Yamasa that we can confidently recommend. In the summer of 2017, there were so many applicants that we unfortunately had to turn some away, and we received excellent feedback from the course participants. Therefore, in response to students' requests, we have decided to offer the SCSP course in not only the summer, but the winter season as well. (The name of the course will also be changing from Summer Program to Special Program.) We have already opened applications for the Winter 2017-18 and Summer 2018 courses. We wholeheartedly recommend the SCSP course to anyone who wants to make use of a short holiday to rapidly improve their Japanese abilities in a limited period of time.


We are receiving applications for student visa for AIJP/AJSP course
8th of November 2017

YAMASA is receiving applications for student visa to enroll in AIJP/AJSP course next April. The application deadline is November 20th, but it is expected that applications will concentrate just before the deadline. To smoothly and surely carry out application procedures, it is highly recommended to send necessary application documents to YAMASA as early as possible. The documents can be downloaded through our website. For more information, please visit our website and feel free to contact us.
e-mail; admissions@yamasa.org


Now Accepting Applications for Winter 2017-18 SCSP
22nd of September 2017

Yamasa's summer course SCSP (SILAC Comprehensive Summer Program) is a program designed to help students achieve significant improvement in their Japanese abilities in a short period of time, through a combination of comprehensive Japanese classes and private lessons that allow students to study the things that interest them. It is a course exclusive to Yamasa that we can confidently recommend. In the summer of 2017, there were so many applicants that we unfortunately had to turn some away, and we received excellent feedback from the course participants. Therefore, in response to students' requests, we have decided to offer the SCSP course in not only the summer, but the winter season as well. (The name of the course will also be changing from Summer Program to Special Program.) We have already opened applications for the Winter 2017-18 and Summer 2018 courses. We wholeheartedly recommend the SCSP course to anyone who wants to make use of a short holiday to rapidly improve their Japanese abilities in a limited period of time.


SCSP vacancies shortages
21th of July 2017

Thank you for many inquiries regarding SCSP (SILAC Comprehensive Summer Program) course.

We are afraid we cannot accept new applications anymore for the following start dates:
SCSP course - July 27th, 2017 (Thu) and August 3rd, 2017 (Thu)

We are looking forward to hearing from you soon.


SILAC and SCSP vacancies shortages
14th of July 2017

Thank you for many inquiries regarding SILAC(Short Intensive Language Acquisition Course) and SCSP (SILAC Comprehensive Summer Program) courses.

We are afraid we cannot accept new applications anymore for the following courses/start dates:
SCSP course - July 20th, 2017 (Thu) and July 27th, 2017 (Thu)
SILAC course - July 20th, 2017 (Thu)

We are looking forward to hearing from you soon.


Join us this Summer for SCSP!
10th of March 2017

What would you say is your ideal summer? Does it involve travelling to unique locations? Or partaking in events that are both culturally enriching and take you beyond the everyday? Or do you just want to improve your Japanese language ability?

If you answered yes to any of these questions and you haven't got any plans for this summer vacation yet, then YAMASA's SILAC comprehensive Summer Program is your solution.

Available from beginner to intermediate levels, SCSP combines the conversational focus of SILAC with the comprehensive approach of our long term courses. To find out more more, be sure to check out our SCSP page!





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