Genki Japanese and Culture School Kyoto

School

The Japanese School GenkiJACS Kyoto is located a few minutes from the historic Gion district and next to the famous Kamo River

Information

Genki Japanese and Culture school Kyoto is the Newest addition to the family, opening the doors to our first students in July 2019.

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 is only minutes away from the beautiful Gion district. Take a subway ride; it will take only twenty minutes to get to Kyoto Station. A 25-minute stroll and you will reach the world-famous Kiyomizu-dera.

The school has 9 classrooms, a student reception with friendly and always wanting to help staff who speak perfect English, a student’s lounge, microwaves, PCs with broadband Internet access, free wireless Internet access, Switch game console with a good selection of games, big-screen, manga/book library and free instant coffee/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 Kyoto is the best language school to learn Japanese in Kyoto, Japan

  • Best location in Kyoto and only a 5-minute walk from Kawaramachi Station.
  • You can study from 1 to 24 weeks (6 months).
  • 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 Kyoto organises in the afternoons, evenings and weekends in Kyoto

  • Language exchange program (we pair students with native Japanese speakers to make friends and practise their language).
  • Movie night (once per week, Japanese movie screening in the student lounge, with free popcorn).
  • City tour (once per week, our 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 on 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 Kyoto
Address2F Hayashi Building, 454-1 Shimizuchou, Shimogyou-ku
Code600-8025
CityKyoto
Province/StateKansai
CountryJapan
Latitude35.000013
Longitude135.768063
Phone (emergencies)+81 75 3530003
Street viewGoogle Street View
Virtual tourGoogle 360 Virtual Tour

Facilities

Library Library
Student Lounge Common Area Student Lounge Common Area
Air Conditioning Air Conditioning
Kitchen Kitchen
Free Wifi Free Wifi
Computer Room Computer Room

Summary

Total students capacity90
Number of classrooms9
Age minimum14
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 average50
Students per classroom maximum8
Students per classroom average4

High Season

Students total average100
Students per classroom maximum8
Students per classroom average6

Statistics on nationalities

Low Season

Total nationalities33

High Season

Total nationalities40

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Prices

Year 2022
JPY
Enrolment fee11,000¥ ≈ 0
Placement fee20,000¥ ≈ 0
Material general (choose weeks and dates) course (total)11,000¥ ≈ 0
Year 2023
JPY
Enrolment fee11,000¥ ≈ 0
Placement fee20,000¥ ≈ 0
Material general (choose weeks and dates) course (total)11,000¥ ≈ 0

Accommodation

Homestay accommodation in Kyoto

Homestay accommodation in Kyoto

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

Private apartment in Kyoto

Private apartment in Kyoto

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

Private residence in Kyoto

Private residence in Kyoto

Student Shared apartment in Kyoto 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 Kyoto, Japan {795}1-80 2014Adults 16+General JapaneseA1A2B1B2C123,160¥≈ 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 Kyoto, Japan {796}1-24 2514Adults 16+General JapaneseB1B2C133,666¥≈ 0
3JAJapanese Course + Cultural Activities 20+6LCombined Japanese course Standard 20 lessons per week plus 6 lessons of Japanese Cultural Activities in Kyoto, Japan {792}1-4 2614Adults 16+Language + ActivitiesLanguage + CultureA1A2B1B2C143,000¥≈ 0