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 from the YAMASA Institute
Att: All future and current users of YAMASA operated accommodation.
7th of September 2016

From October 1st 2016, the YAMASA Institute will be overhauling it's current system of accommodation fees and replacing it with a new system that we believe to be more equitable.
a) If you are a student who is currently staying in YAMASA operated accommodation beyond the 1st of October or
b) if you are a student who has recently booked accommodation and whose period of stay overlaps October 1st
please read this PDF file for all relevant information concerning the changes that are to be made.
Thanks for your co-operation in advance.


Student visa application periods for AIJP/AJSP are now open!
15th of April 2016

The Yamasa Institute is currently taking applications for those interested in procuring student visas in order to commence study during our October quarter this year.
The application period close on May 31st. For this reason, we highly recommend that you have your paperwork completed and mailed off so that it will reach our offices before the above listed closing date.
You are able to download the necessary paperwork from the YAMASA website.
For more information, please refer to our school's handbook or if you have any other questions, please feel free to e-mail admissions@yamasa.org


21st of March 2016

We are nearly three months away but now is a good time to start getting your applications ready for YAMASA’s Acceleration Program (ACCP)!
ACCP is a great opportunity for you to boost your Japanese language ability in the most efficient way possible. It is also ideal for university students on summer vacation to continue their Japanese language abilities in a completely immersive environment. The course itself can run from 4 to 12 weeks (depending on student preferences). We will receive our first intake of students on June 2nd and will continue taking in students at periodic intervals until August 11th. For further information, please check out our ACCP page!


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