Kudan Japanese Language Institute is one of the Japanese language schools in Japan where multinational students are enrolled. In addition to learning Japanese, we would like to increase and reach out to more people in the world by providing the opportunity to learn about Japanese culture and the country’s history through activities that can only be experienced in Japan. Further, we aim to furnish a place to deepen international exchange for students coming from all over the world.


Kudan Institute is located in Kandamisaki-Cho in Chiyoda-ku. The school is surrounded by affordable shops and restaurants such as gyudon and curry shops that would cater to students budget. The school is also accessible using different train lines.

  • JR Suidobashi station (JR Sobu line) East Exit about 300m/ 4 minutes
  • Jimbochostation(Hanzomon line, Toei Shinjuku line , Toei Mitaline)Exit A4 about 600m/8 minutes
  • Kudanshitastation(Tozai line, Hanzomon line, Toei Shinjuku line)Exit 5 about 700m /9 minutes
  • Toei Suidobashistation(Toei Mita line) Exit A2 about 400m/ 5 minutes


  1. A variety of Japanese programs
  2. Homestay arrangements
  3. Experienced teaching staff
  4. Japanese, English, Korean speaking staff
  5. Various school activities
  6. Opportunities to make Japanese friends
  7. Students from over 35 countries
  8. Recognition by The Association for the Promotion of Japanese Language Education


  1. Long-term courses (12 months and more) – Intensive

This course is focused on improving 4 language skills: reading, writing, speaking and listening. Kudan Institute of Japanese Language offers the lessons which can help you acquire the ability of making natural conversations in Japanese so that you will be able to adjust yourself to the Japanese society without any trouble.

This course can also get you prepared for Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) and Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU). If you plan to advance to postgraduate school, university or two-year college, this course is also one of the best choices.

Higher advanced class is perfect even for the students who have already passed Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT).

Start Date January, April, July, October
Duration 2 weeks – 2 years
Schedule Mon-Fri 13:30-17:00 (or 9:10-12:40)
Number of lessons 20 lessons / week
Class Size Ave.12 – 20 students per class
Required Japanese skills Basic knowledge is required
  1. Long-term courses (12 months and more) – Conversation

For complete beginners or others who want to focus on conversation mainly.

Start Date January, April, July, October
Duration 2 weeks – 2 years
Schedule Mon-Fri 9:10-12:40
Number of lessons 20 lessons / week
Class Size Ave. 12 – 20 students per class
Required Japanese skills Beginners accepted
  1. Short-term courses (1 to 6 months)

Conversation course focuses on basic grammar, vocabulary, and Japanese culture & customs in order to improve your fluency. This course will enable you to speak Japanese with confidence.

Start Date January, April, July, October
Duration 2 weeks – 12 weeks
Schedule Mon-Fri 9:10-12:40
Number of Lessons 20 lessons / week
Japanese Skills Basic knowledge is required
Tuition 16,000 yen/week


At Kudan Institutes, you will attend lessons in class but also many kinds of activities to have chances of experiencing Japanese culture. For example, Tokyo Disneyland, excursion to Kamakura, Nikko, Hakone, and watching Sumo, Christmas Party, wearing Kimono and so on.




It is not easy for students to meet Japanese friends since only the teachers are Japanese. This is why this school regularly provides them with an opportunity to meet high school students, university students, business people through visits to high schools, universities, but also activities such as cooking, BBQ, games, chatting, bowling, tea ceremony, calligraphy.


  1. Homestay

At Kudan Institute of Japanese Language and Culture,Homestayis prepared as a means of accommodation for our students. Japanese language skills are firstly improved while staying with a Japanese family. Also, through everyday meals and living the day-to-day life with a host family, you will be able to personally experience Japanese culture itself.

  1. Private Dormitory/ Sharehouse

For those who want to live alone, we also introduce furnished apartments. An advantage of these kinds of living places is that the distance to the school is closer compared to that of a homestay.



Here is the estimated cost for one academic year at Kudan Institute. It is based on homestay. The estimated cost will be changed depending on how you stay.

Intensive Course (Japanese yen)
Processing Fee 30,000
Translation Fee 5,000
Registration Fee 60,000
Tuition for Intensive Course 640,000
Others (Text materials, Field trip & Excursion and Maintenance fee) 90,000
Insurance 10,000
Accommodation Placement 5,000
Private Dormitory (Guest House) 780,000
Airport Pick Up Fee (SAT) 15,000
Total 1,635,000 yen