SAMU Japanese Language School

SAMU Japanese Language School in Tokyo focuses on culture experience, has great interest in student diversity, and supports students in finding part-time job.

Why study at SAMU Japanese Language School

Friendly & helpful staff and experienced & professional teachers
We are committed to taking care of each single SAMU student. All our staff has worked in this field for many years and they themselves have the experience of studying abroad, so they know your needs and are willing to help you to make your study life smooth and problem free. Our faculty crew is a team with diversity in terms of age, gender and background. All our teachers are licensed and have experience in teaching Japanese abroad. Our passion and professionalism is the foundation to keep the teaching quality high and make the course both practical and fun. 


Japanese courses

Course term

Long-term course on a student visa (half year - 2 years), starting 4 times a year (January, April, July, October), 20 hours a week, either morning or afternoon class. Application period: 6 months prior to the start of school term.

Short term course (1-3 months) on other visas (tourist or visa waiver program), enrolling on the same schedule of long-term course, with one month application period. 

Elective classes

Available to intermediate level and above students, in which students are able to strengthen weak subjects, and prepare for the Japanese Proficiency Exam. Preparation courses for the Examination for Japanese University Admission are also available. 

Culture experience together with language acquisition 

We have designed an academic year full of exciting events, from traditional Japanese culture experience like tea ceremony, flower arrangement, kimono trying, extracurricular activities like museum visiting;  singing/sports/speech contest to BBQ and hot spring trips. We believe that study is for fun, fun is the best motivation to study well. SAMU language school strives to continuously evolve and provide the best education to our students.


The language school in Shin-Okubo, Tokyo

School history and location
SAMU Language School has a long history as a Japanese school, created in 1986 to offer Japanese language education to the international world and to welcome students from all parts of the world interested in learning about Japanese language and culture. Students are able to enjoy a comfortable campus life in our brand new school building completed in 2012. The campus is located in Shinjuku, the center of Tokyo, 2 minutes walk from the Shin-Okubo Station. Libraries, banks, post offices, sports center, parks and public facilities are conveniently nearby.


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Subjects you can take at SAMU Japanese Language School


Number of students: 450

Intake: January, April, July, October

Student nationalities: We have students from countries such as China, Korean, Vietnam, Nepal, Burma, Sweden, Russia, Thailand and many other countries studying at SAMU

Facilities: Library, PC room , Lecture rooms, Students’ Lounge, Vending Machines, Counseling Room, Japanese media for learning

Levels: From beginner to advanced

Accreditation: The Association for the promotion of the Japanese Language Education

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