Students studying for longer periods usually obtain a student visa (Ryuugaku visa in Japanese). The procedure is somewhat time consuming so students need to apply well in advance of the date they hope to start classes.
When studying for just one term, citizens of many countries can easily obtain tourist visas for travel to Japan. These are typically three-month visas but this differs depending on your nationality.
Japanese is said by some to be a difficult language to learn, but by coming to Tokyo and immersing yourself in Japanese culture while studying every day, you’ll find that it can be a very enjoyable experience!
Each class runs for a little over three hours and during that time students work on improving speaking, reading, writing and listening skills.
We are very grateful that we are about to reach the maximum number of applicants for the April 2023 course, so we are closing applications for the April course as of today. Due to Japanese government restrictions on immigration last year, students who should have enrolled at an earlier date will now enroll for the April 2022 term. Because of this, not many will graduate in 2023. This is the reason why there is not as much capacity to accept applications for the year 2023 as in previous years. This trend is expected to continue throughout next year. On the other hand, entry restrictions are becoming more lax by theRead More
Dear our Students It is Yoshida writting. Are you enjoying your summer vacation? At Yoshida, our office is open from 10:00 to 16:00 during the summer vacation. If you have any trouble during the summer vacation, please contact us or visit your school. Enjoy your summer in Japan, although there are still some infectious diseases to worry about. And don’t forget to stay hydrated and salted!Read More
https://asia.nikkei.com/…/Japan-to-ease-entry-for… This news was released late yesterday. It is reported that the Japanese government has finally made a move to reopen the entry of foreign students. The Japanese version of the article says that it will start as early as November 8. To all of you who are waiting to enter the country, thank you so much for your patience. We will let you know by the end of today via email.Read More
Yoshida Institute of Japanese Language was successfully certified as an 適正校 again this year. This is a term that may be unfamiliar to many of you, but it is a document that states that the school is doing a good job of enrolling students and teaching them how to live in Japan in a responsible manner. What this means, in a very simple way, is that you will need much less documentation when you apply for your CoE. Which documents will be reduced varies from country to country, so that will be discussed on a case-by-case basis, but there are very few. Also, the visa you get when you firstRead More