Genki Japanese and Culture School Fukuoka

School

The Japanese School GenkiJACS Fukuoka is located in the centre of Fukuoka, a city chosen as one of the best in Asia

Information

Genki Japanese School Fukuoka is a Japanese language school founded in 2004.

The Genki Japanese school is specialized in teaching communicative Japanese.

Unlike most Japanese schools, courses are aimed at speakers of languages other than Kanji (mainly European).

The Japanese school in Fukuoka is just 5 minutes from Hakata station, the main station in Fukuoka and the biggest station in Kyushu. Also, Fukuoka airport is just 10 minutes away by subway and Fukuoka beach is only 30 minutes away.

The school has 16 classrooms, a reception area for students with friendly staff who are always ready to help you and speak perfect English, a student lounge, microwave, PC with broadband Internet access, free WIFI, Wii game console with a large selection of games, sizeable on-screen video projector and library with free instant coffee and tea.

All Japanese teachers are qualified to teach Japanese as a foreign language.

The government of Japan accredits Japanese Genki schools, it is also one of only two Japanese schools accredited by the International Association of Language Centres and the first Japanese school to be voted a Star World Language School in Japan, the highest award in the industry.

Why Genki Japanese and Culture School Fukuoka is the best language school to learn Japanese in Fukuoka, Japan

  • Best location in Fukuoka, only a five-minute walk from the central Hakata station (the biggest station in Kyushu).
  • Can study for as long as you want, from 1 week to a year or more.
  • Combined programs among the 3 schools (Tokyo, Fukuoka, Kyoto) allow students to experience all cities.
  • Flexible schedules with courses start every Monday year-round.
  • School is open all year round.
  • Small classes, maximum 8 students, average 6.
  • Voted Star World Language School in 2016, the industry's highest award. First Japanese school to ever get it.
  • We are one of only two Japanese schools accredited by the International Association of Language Centres.

Most popular activities that Genki Japanese and Culture School Fukuoka organises in the afternoons, evenings and weekends in Fukuoka

  • High school exchange. Make friends with Japanese high schoolers and join their club activities.
  • Language exchange program. We pair students with native Japanese speakers to make friends and practise their language.
  • Language lounge. Weekly language exchange event with Japanese residents learning English.
  • Movie night (once per week, Japanese movie screening in the student lounge, with free popcorn).
  • City tour once per week. The school staff show students around the city.
  • Game nights (learn hanafuda, goh, shogi and more, held around once a month).
  • Festivals (join traditional seasonal Japanese festivals, sometimes over weekends).
  • Public holiday field trips. A free field trip every public holiday means you'll never be bored.
  • Traditional Culture/Pop Culture classes on Saturdays.
  • Weekly Friday party (usually at a traditional Japanese restaurant or Genki JACS, with our staff or Japanese volunteer).
  • Bowling/karaoke/etc. parties (usually arranged by university students).

Location

SchoolGenki Japanese and Culture School Fukuoka
Address1 Chome-16-23 Hakataekihigashi, Hakata Ward
Code812-0013
CityFukuoka
Province/StateKyushu
CountryJapan
Latitude33.590655
Longitude130.424618
Phone (emergencies)+81 90 49935365
Street viewGoogle Street View
Virtual tourGoogle 360 Virtual Tour

Facilities

Library Library
Student Lounge Common Area Student Lounge Common Area
Kitchen Kitchen
Free Wifi Free Wifi
Wheelchair Access Wheelchair Access
Computer Room Computer Room
Interactive White Board Interactive White Board
Terrace Terrace

Summary

Total students capacity160
Number of classrooms16
Age minimum16
AccreditationsBILDUNGSURLAUBCSN SweenIALCStudyTravel Star Awards
Year 2022
Holidays (school)31/Dic → 01/Jan
Holidays (country)01/Jan → 10/Jan, 11/Feb, 23/Feb, 21/Mar, 29/Apr, 02/May, 03/May, 04/May, 18/Jul, 11/Aug, 19/Sep, 23/Sep, 10/Oct, 03/Nov, 23/Nov
Year 2023
Holidays (school)30/Dic → 01/Jan
Holidays (country)01/Jan, 02/Jan, 09/Jan, 23/Feb, 21/Mar, 29/Apr, 03/May, 04/May, 05/May, 17/Jul, 11/Aug, 18/Sep, 09/Oct, 03/Nov, 23/Nov

Statistics on ages

Low Season

Students total average90
Students per classroom maximum8
Students per classroom average4

High Season

Students total average150
Students per classroom maximum8
Students per classroom average6

Statistics on nationalities

Low Season

Total nationalities24

High Season

Total nationalities31

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Prices

Year 2022
JPY
Enrolment fee11,000¥ ≈ 0
Placement fee10,000¥ ≈ 0
Material general (choose weeks and dates) course (total)11,000¥ ≈ 0
Year 2023
JPY
Enrolment fee11,000¥ ≈ 0
Placement fee10,000¥ ≈ 0
Material general (choose weeks and dates) course (total)11,000¥ ≈ 0

Accommodation

Homestay accommodation in Fukuoka

Homestay accommodation in Fukuoka

Live the experience of full immersion living with a japanese host family in Fukuoka

Private apartment in Fukuoka

Private apartment in Fukuoka

Studio Apartments for individual living in Fukuoka is the best option for students seeking independent living

Private residence in Fukuoka

Private residence in Fukuoka

Student Shared apartment in Fukuoka is the best option for students seeking independent living with other international students

Courses

#LanguageCourseWeeksLessons WeekAge MinimumProfilesLevelsRelated ExamsPrice Week from (JPY)Price Week from ()
     
1JAJapanese Course 20L MAX24Excellent General Japanese course Standard 20 lessons per week for a maximum of 24 weeks in Fukuoka, Japan {794}1-24 2016Adults 16+General JapaneseA1A2B1B2C123,666¥≈ 0
2JAJapanese Course + Conversation 20+5L MAX24The Most Popular combined Japanese course Standard 20 lessons plus 5 lessons per week of conversation for a maximum of 24 week in Fukuoka, Japan {797}1-24 2516Adults 16+General JapaneseA1A2B1B2C133,666¥≈ 0
3JAJapanese Course + Cultural Activities 20+6LCombined Japanese course Standard 20 lessons per week plus 6 lessons of Japanese Cultural Activities in Fukuoka, Japan {791}1-4 2616Adults 16+Language + ActivitiesLanguage + CultureA1A2B1B2C143,000¥≈ 0
4JAJapanese Course 20L Student VisaExcellent General Japanese course Standard 20 lessons per week for 40 or 60 weeks tuition in Fukuoka, Japan {1032}40-60 2016Adults 16+General JapaneseA1A2B1B2C122,800¥≈ 0