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Learn Japanese in Fukuoka Japan

Learn Japanese in Fukuoka, Japan, in a language school that focuses on the needs of foreign language students. The Fukuoka based school specializes in teaching Japanese for communication purposes.  These programmes are ideal for adults and students looking to improve their Japanese in a small school with a relaxed, friendly atmosphere.

2022 Enrolment update:
Japanese Ministry rules mean that Fukuoka will be fully booked with adults on Student Visas in 2022. So all Teenage courses (and other short term courses) will take please in Tokyo and Kyoto. Fukuoka will be offering Teenage courses from 2023 onwards once again.


The Japanese courses are aimed to meet the needs of non-kanji speakers (and attract predominantly European nationals).

Fukuoka city centre is built on a human scale and is a comfortable living and study environment for Westerners looking to experience Japan, it’s culture and it’s language without becoming lost in the crowd.

Students can start on any Monday throughout the year, and study for as many weeks as required. The school aims to be the most flexible, fun and rewarding Japanese school in Japan!

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I was expecting to find it difficult linguistically!  CESA gave me lots of information about the school and the course so my expectations generally were based on that!  Honestly – yes it was hard work – but the teachers were good so they encouraged me to work even harder.

Rob – Twelve week course

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  • School established: 2005
  • Course duration:
    Group tuition: 1 week +
    Private tuition: 1 week +
  • Minutes per lesson: 50
  • Minimum age: 14
    Average age: 20-25
  • No. of classrooms: 13
  • Number of students:
    Quietest weeks: 30 per week
    Busiest weeks: 100 per week
  • Exam preparation: JLPT

About the School

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The Japanese school is situated in the centre of Fukuoka (Tenjin district), just a few hundred metres from the central train/subway station and one of the main streets of the city.  The building is modern, bright and airy (but please note there is no wheelchair access).  There is a large student lounge area, with TV, movie projector and free coffee and tea facilities. The Japanese school classrooms are equipped with DVD players, TV`s, stereos, whiteboards, and fully air-conditioned. There are multiple computers with internet access, Japanese study software and other applications provided, a Wii console with a range of games and a library of books, DVDs and manga for student use. Free wireless internet is available for students with their own laptops.

A wide range of amenities; banks, post offices and shops are within walking distance of the Japanese language school. In addition, the immediate area has very active night-life, and there are several large parks close by. The closest swimming pool is just 10 minutes away by bicycle, or bus, and there is a beautiful beach and resort area (Momochi) less than 20 minutes away.

The Japanese school teachers in Fukuoka are all native speakers of Japanese, with University degrees, who specialise in teaching Japanese as a second language, many of whom have taught abroad, before coming to work in Fukuoka.