YAMASAis a highly regarded Japanese language school that has been operating for over25 yearsin Okazaki: a peaceful and highly livable community. It has hosted students from over80 countriessince it's founding and providesintensive and effective programsandunique elective classesto 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 ofhighly professional teachersand supportive and internationally minded customer service staffin 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.
Application for student visa Spring 2019 will start soon!
8th of August 2018
One of the best seasons to start life in Japan is spring, when cherry blossoms are in full bloom. YAMASA will start receiving applications for student visa to enroll in AIJP/AJSP course next April from the middle of September. The documents can be downloaded through our website. For more information, please visit our website and feel free to contact us.
Sakura blossoms and Okazaki will welcome you!
SCSP course stopped accepting applicants from July 12th to August 2nd
25th of June 2018
We are glad that we have received a lot of applications for SCSP (SILAC Comprehensive Summer Program) course. Unfortunately the number of applicants has reached the quota and we have stopped accepting any more applicants during the period below. We are suggesting that students who are thinking about SCSP course avoid the period. SILAC course is still available even during the period and we are receiving applications. We apologize for any inconvenience, but we appreciate your understanding.
【SCSP course application suspension period】
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - Thursday, August 2 (Thursday)
You can enroll from August 2 (Thursday)
Room availability in July
16th of Apr 2018
We are glad to receive a lot of applications for our summer courses. Especially we are receiving many inquiries about stay in July. Please note that we only have a limited number of the rooms we can provide, so we recommend you to make an application as soon as you can. We will be able to introduce some hotels or apartments after our accommodations are full.
We are receiving applications for student visa for AIJP/AJSP course for Fall 2018
11th of Apr 2018
YAMASA is receiving applications for student visa to enroll in AIJP/AJSP course this October from March 20th (Tuesday) until May 31st (Thursday). 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.
※ The announcement about the exact submission period was delayed because the notice from Immigration Bureau had been delayed. We apologize for this inconvenience.
Subsidy for commuting expenses to homestay program will be discontinued after April 2018.
20th of Dec 2017
We are glad to receive a lot of applications to our homestay program and have received good reviews. However, due to various circumstances, we have decided to suspend the subsidy of transportation expenses currently being offered to students who do home stay in distant areas from April 1, 2018. We hope you will understand this change.