Japanese is a difficult language to master than the majority of international students have not learned their arrival in Japan. If universities can offer tutoring in the curriculum prepared by the student, the vast majority of international students must spend one to two years of preparation before returning to the university to learn Japanese. For this period of language learning, both types of organizations exist to help students integrate into student life in Japan. Universities offering pre-university program, or Japanese language schools, specializing in the integration of students in Japanese society.

Learning programs in Japanese universities:

Public universities do not offer such programs, you need so you must turn to private universities or “Junior Colleges.” Numbering 66, these two types of institutions offer programs that combine learning language, Japanese culture, and bases to live in Japan. It is not always necessary to have got the ferry to join these programs, so if you want to leave earlier, here is a list of organizations recognized by the Japanese state offering these services.


These programs can then after a year or two to join a Japanese university. often students can choose to stay in the institution that has welcomed and benefit from favorable conditions to be able to enter or choose to apply other universities. It is advisable to choose its establishment because it is the easiest solution, but only because it is the one that suits you best, so do not hesitate to apply elsewhere, mastering Japanese is already acquired! Here is the list in 2012 institutions offering pre-university courses in Japanese.

Learning programs in Japanese organizations language courses:

Language schools in Japan are organizations specializing in learning Japanese, and know how to respond to the needs of international students. Their main purpose is to help students learn the language over a period ranging from three weeks to two years and facilitate their integration thereafter within a company, a university or an internship. They often have partnerships with other companies and universities. they offer programs to the card, so that you can keep the length you want, learn at your rhythm and live your experience. They are therefore less restrictive than the pre-university programs classics, and more freedom to the student. It should, however, be more independent and learn to take charge.